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The cat fights in Congress over the debt ceiling aren't just an inside-the-Beltway problem -- they're already a Wall Street problem, and they're becoming a Main Street problem. There was little to celebrate Wednesday night after the Senate passed the...
With everyone from the Treasury Department to the International Monetary Fund to the World Bank to several of the country's top economists warning about massive international economic disruption if the U.S. fails to raise the debt ceiling, thereby triggering...
Many Americans this week may be asking themselves: Why should I care about the debt ceiling, or the -- barring Congressional action -- coming default? You've heard about it in the news but, much like the sequester or the...
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- Consumer Protection
- Data breach
- Data Security
- DIY Cyber
- Financial Literacy
- health care
- Identity Theft
- Personal Finance
- Social Media
- student loans
- Third Certainty
- What the Hack with Adam Levin
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With everyone from the Treasury Department to the International Monetary Fund to the World Bank to several of the country's top economists warning about...
Many Americans this week may be asking themselves: Why should I care about the debt ceiling, or the -- barring Congressional action -- coming...
Everyone is in a hurry -- overbooked, overworked, and generally overwhelmed. With life churning forward at a pace that makes the "rat race" of...
Here's a scary scenario. You're innocently surfing the Web, maybe on an unfamiliar site, not paying close attention. Suddenly your computer screen fills with...
Al Franken joins fellow SNL alum Laraine Newman with a cameo by Susan Bennett (the real Siri) in this mock Big Tech takedown.
The new smart cars are a privacy nightmare for consumers.
Adam Levin's comments on the recent hack of MGM Resorts was featured in the Washington Post. "If you’re a hospitality organization and in particular a...
Online crime is often inventive, but it can also be cruel with fatal results.
Feel like your every move online was being observed and weaponized? It’s worse than you think.
We love scams gone wrong, especially when the person targeted winds up making some money.
Gig workers have to be on top of things, which is hard in a world filled with hacks and scams.
Think you’re too smart to get scammed? A psychologist tells us why you’re wrong.
In this episode: Stories that almost made it on the show but didn’t because criminals are sorta scary.
Adam Levin was a featured guest on the Consumerpedia podcast with host Herb Weisbaum. In a wide-ranging conversation, the two discussed corporate malfeasance on...