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Report: Consumer Spending on the Rise

More people are loosening the purse strings

Summer travel accounting for much of the spending increase.

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Amazon Launches Mobile Payment Service

Retailer enters mobile payment market

Early birds get a discount.

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Aaron’s Marketing VP Andrea Freeman Talks Consumer Trends

American workers still face challenges

Baby boomers were most likely to say they were significantly impacted financially.

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How Fake $100 Bills Avoided Detection

Forgeries were so good they were only detected by Fed Reserve

Clever counterfeiters evaded Secret Service for more than a decade. Here’s how.

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Infographic: How to Save Money on Auto Insurance

Tips for keeping cash in your pocket

A few quick questions can save you a bundle

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FTC Refunds More than $16 Million to Tax Scam Victims

Those affected will get about 16% of the money they lost

If you have a high tax bill, know that you have options.

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Infographic: Best Time to Buy a Car

Here’s a hint: it’s right now

You won’t have to wait until the end of the year to get the best…

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FTC Study: Mobile Shopping App Disclosures are Lacking

Is your mobile payment app safe?

The FTC analyzes 121 popular apps used by consumers to conduct mobile payments.

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Better Business Bureau Issues Warning about Online Car Shopping

If a deal is too good to be true, it usually is

Be very careful about purchasing a car online.

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CFPB Speaks out Against High Overdraft Charges

Most debit card overdraft fees triggered by transactions of $24 or less

The CFPB is concerned about expensive overdraft fees for debit card and ATM transactions.

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Infographic: World’s Bestselling Products

Here's some fun consumer trivia

Consumers often stay loyal to one brand for many years.

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CFPB Launches Initiative to Provide Financial Education to Low-Income Consumers

CFPB enlists partners to train social services staff

Consumers with low-to-moderate income face unique stressors.

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Nielsen Study: African American Income, Education Exceeds Expectations

Infographic: Do Consumers Really Have Freedom of Choice?

An analysis of food reports from the U.S. Department of Agriculture and others

The products purchased by consumers often belong to a single food conglomerate.

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CFPB and FTC Fight Foreclosure Relief Scammers

The organizations will file lawsuits

The CFPB is pushing for the victims to be compensated.

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Economy Bounces Back in Second Quarter

Things are looking up for the nation's outlook

The U.S. economy is looking the best it has in five years.

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Goodshop App Combines Shopping with Charity

You can buy while giving to a good cause

With this app, you can choose from a list of schools and nonprofits in the…

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Car Title Lenders Find Loopholes to Overcharge Customers

Florida-based TMX Finance is allegedly one of the chief offenders

Customers are being subjected to triple-digit interest rates.

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Watch out for Business Directory Scams

Always verify the legitimacy of a business

Three telemarketing agencies in Canada might be pulling a fast one on consumers.

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Consumer Alert: Malware Threat at Hotel Business Centers

Business travelers must be on guard

Houstonian Hotel suffered data breach that lasted six months between Dec. 28, 2013, and June…

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Kim Kardashian New Video Game On Track To Net $200 Million

Kardashian empire expansion beyond clothing, jewelery and cosmetics pays off big

Kardashian empire expansion beyond clothing, jewelery and cosmetics pays off big.

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How to Start a Profitable T-Shirt Business

T-shirts are contemporary wardrobe staples for men, women, and children today. Building an online T-shirt…

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How to Invest in Cannabis Stocks

While some stocks in these sectors have been high fliers, even more have gone bust…

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