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In tonight's Saving You Money, alarming news for parents of young children. A recent study shows more than 10% of children age five and under have someone else using their social security numbers.
That's more than a 50% increase from last year. We all know how much identity theft can end up costing. If you missed Data Privacy Day yesterday, it's not too late to take steps now to protect your pocketbook and your credit. One easy way is to change your passwords.
Michelle Dennedy with McAfee Security says, "That's one of the easiest things you can do. Make a very complicated password. Check your security settings . You should not have a security question that is answered by something you routinely post on Facebook for example. So, make sure that your security question is truly secure."
If you're like me, you never pay full price for anything and JCPenney is making that easier. The retail chain had nixed its targeted sales last year, but is now bringing those periodic sales back. The retail chain says it wants to lure shoppers back who were turned off when the discounts disappeared.
Wednesday, January 30 2013, 12:12 AM CST
Man charged with faking marriage to visit inmate
May 22, 2013 13:32 GMT
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) -- Washington County authorities say a man faked a marriage certificate so he could visit a woman held in the Johnson City Detention Facility.
The Johnson City Press (http://bit.ly/14QBr9L ) reports investigators discovered the ruse after the May 14 visit by 32-year-old Robert S. Hicks of Elizabethton. Hicks was arrested Tuesday on a charge of criminal simulation. He was jailed at the Washington County Detention Center in lieu of $10,000 bond, pending a court appearance Wednesday.
Information from: Johnson City Press, http://www.johnsoncitypress.com
Asia stocks rise as Fed official backs easy policy
BANGKOK (AP) -- Asian stock markets were mostly higher today after investor confidence was boosted by a Federal Reserve official's comments that the U.S. central bank should stick with its super-easy monetary policy.
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NEW YORK (AP) -- When the Dow first crossed 14,000, investors were overjoyed. ...
IN THE NEWS: TEENS MOVING TO TWITTER TO DODGE PARENTS, OTHER BORES
WASHINGTON (AP) -- If you're one of those parents who are on Facebook in part to keep an eye on what your kids are up to -- here's a news flash: your kids are on to you and have moved to Twitter.
DOG BEACH WEAR
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- From bikinis to Hawaiian shirts -- it's time to gear up for the beach.