Do data breaches lead to identity theft or fraud?

UPDATE: Security breaches are becoming all too common and costly for consumers. Global Payments is the latest company hit. The company says less than 1.5 million Visa and MasterCard account holders may be impacted. Global Payments says while credit card data was compromised; individuals names, addresses and social security numbers were not accessed. While the…

Free access to your credit score?

You have a right to your credit report every year for free, but not your credit score. This confuses a lot of consumers who don’t really understand why you get one and not the other. What’s the difference? It’s all personal information about you. Now, Consumers Union is leading the charge to give you access…

Free phones and tablets offered at T-Mobile

Need a new cell phone or want a tablet? This Saturday, T-Mobile is offering free devices. The deal is good for new and existing customers who sign a two year contract. T-Mobile says the deal will be extended to all phones. Usually these deals are reserved for lower end models. Before you buy, make sure…