A website that offers best practices for identity theft prevention and services for consumers and businesses has been launched by the Consumer Federation of America.
Best practices aimed at helping consumers protect themselves from identity theft and when choosing services.
It looks to be another big year for the “dump your bank” marketing campaigns that were fired up by credit unions in 2010 as media coverage mounted on the woes of big banks.
The $1 billion Gesa Credit Union has no problem with the widening industry campaigns of bank-bashing.
Illinois credit unions have joined banks and one of the state’s financial regulators to help working families save more.
Educating consumers about the dangers of fake checks is the goal of a joint credit union-bank effort now under way in New York.
A new study revealed that 71% of small businesses who offer direct deposit provide the option for employees to split their earnings into other accounts as one way to save.
Millions of Americans are increasingly putting personal information, family photos and documents in the public cloud through Gmail, Flickr and Facebook and may not realize the problems that could present.
Credit unions and other financial institutions are likely to face an added regulatory burden as a result of the regulatory overhaul bill passed by Congress this year.
The Consumer Federation of America has released a report listing best practices it would like to see followed by providers of cloud-based computing services.