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SmartMeters: Is your credit card number safe?
Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Wed, 10/08/2014 - 4:35pm.

videoOn Monday, the city announced the smart meters would eventually take the place of all existing meters. These allow you to use a credit card, but some folks are wondering, how safe is this option?

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Home Depot says malware affected 56M payment cards
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 09/18/2014 - 4:18pm.

videoThe Home Depot estimates that a cyberattack earlier this year affected 56 million unique payment cards.

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MARINO ON MONEY: Advice for first time credit card holders
Submitted by Daniel Seamans on Fri, 08/15/2014 - 6:05pm.

videoLast week Certified Financial Planner Ross Marino gave us lessons to teach younger ones about credit cards. Now young ones with their first credit cards should listen up.

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Marino on Money: Teach kids about credit early
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 08/13/2014 - 8:01am.

videoRunning up the balance on a credit card is easy at any age, but knowledge is power. If kids learn about credit before they get it, it could save them money down the road.

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Woman arrested after questions about credit cards
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 12/30/2013 - 1:06pm.

videoNew Hanover County Sheriff's deputies arrested a woman yesterday after responding to a call about possible credit card fraud.

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Target: 40M accounts may be involved in breach
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 12/19/2013 - 10:21am.

Target says about 40 million credit and debit card accounts may have been affected by a data breach. The chain said Thursday that the accounts may have been impacted between Nov. 27 and Dec. 15.

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Guarding against credit card fraud
Submitted by Matt Ray on Fri, 11/30/2012 - 6:00pm.

videoIt may be the season of goodwill, but identity thieves don't take a holiday.

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Poll: Debit card fees might change behavior
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 07/14/2011 - 11:32am.

Americans prefer using debit over credit at the register. But a small fee could change that.

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Credit card fees cutting into small businesses
Submitted by Joe Mauceri on Fri, 06/25/2010 - 4:17pm.

Credit card companies can no longer increase interest rates for responsible consumers, but they have increased fees for small businesses. At 17th Street Deli in Downtown Wilmington credit card companies increased the fee on each transaction by half a percent. Just to swipe the card costs at least 12 cents for a credit card and 25 cents for a debit card.

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