What’s New With……Credit Management?

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May 17, 2018
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Identity Theft, Credit Cards, Credit Scores, Credit Reports, Mortgages

This second quarter update deals mostly with credit cards and credit scores, but we touch on managing mortgages and financial infidelity.

Credit Cards/Score

Credit Cards/security

This year, losses from counterfeit payment card losses are expected to hit $1.8 billion—down 28% from where they were three years ago. On the other hand, card-no-present (CNP) fraud is  up 106% in that same time.

Security (General)

Mortgages

Financial Infidelity

About the Author

Beth Tallman

Beth Tallman entered the working world armed with an M.B.A. in finance and thoroughly enjoyed her first career working in manufacturing and telecommunications, including a stint overseas. She took advantage of an involuntary separation to try teaching high school math, something she had always dreamed of doing. When fate stepped in once again, Beth jumped on the opportunity to combine her passion for numbers, money, and education to develop curriculum and teach personal finance at Oberlin College. Beth now spends her time writing on personal finance and financial education, conducting student workshops, and developing finance curricula and educational content. She is also the Treasurer of Ohio Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy.