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Bill Hardekopf

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Bill Hardekopf is chief executive of LowCards.com, which compares and rates more than 1,000 credit cards. He is the co-author of "The Credit Card Guidebook."

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5 Credit Card Companies Punished by the CFPB

By Bill Hardekopf

Last week it was Bank of America, but the consumer agency has been busy with several companies these past two years.

09:30AM 04/14/14

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Health Care Saves Your Life, Then Gives It Away With Bad Tech Policies

By Bill Hardekopf

A study indicates an astounding 43% of identity theft cases last year were the result of poor security practices by those caring for your health.

09:30AM 03/31/14

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How to Choose an Emergency Card for Your Teen

By Bill Hardekopf

How responsible are your kids? The cards they carry for emergencies are ultimately your responsibility.

09:30AM 03/24/14

Article

Young Love for Prepaid Debit Cards? We Take Them Out Once a Month

By Bill Hardekopf

Prepaid debit cards have become a popular alternative to checking accounts for more of us, especially those of us under the age of 50.

09:30AM 03/17/14

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You Can Pay Your Taxes with a Credit Card. Should You?

By Bill Hardekopf

Consider all your options before paying taxes with a credit card. A smarter solution may be out there.

09:30AM 03/10/14

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ID Thieves Took Less Money Last Year

By Bill Hardekopf

Don't relax, though. Identity theft is happening all the time, literally.

09:30AM 03/03/14

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In U.S., Massive Card Fraud Is Still Cheaper Than Safety

By Bill Hardekopf

The United States still lags behind the rest of the world on moving to more secure EMV credit cards.

09:30AM 02/03/14

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Here Are the Credit Card Companies We Complain About Most

By Bill Hardekopf

The results of this collection of complaints flip when you look at purchase volume.

09:30AM 01/28/14

Article

10 Signs Your Identity's Been Stolen

By Bill Hardekopf

Your personal information, email, credit cards and bank accounts are not as private and protected as you think.

09:30AM 01/27/14

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What Happened Last Year in Credit, Debit Cards

By Bill Hardekopf

Identity theft and reforms by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau dominated the credit card headlines in 2013.

09:30AM 01/04/14

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