Personal Finance

Personal identity theft can easily become a professional problem. One in 3 identity theft victims say they experienced difficulties at their place of employment, either with their boss or co-workers, as a result of the crime, according an initial analysis of 2017 trends from The Identity Theft Resource Center, a consumer advocate. (The full report
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With the government shutdown now in its third week, financial regulators are urging creditors to work with borrowers who may have seen their paychecks stop. Federal workers unable to meet their mortgages, student loans or credit cards bills should be met with “safe-and-sound” lending practices, wrote a group of agencies, including the Consumer Financial Protection
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Some 800,000 federal workers across the country find themselves in financial uncertainty as the government shutdown crawls into its 12thday. Some 420,000 employees are considered “essential,” and are working without pay, while another 380,000 have been ordered to stay home, according to calculations provided to CNBC by Paul Light, a professor of public service at
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