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Neiman Marcus in Coral Gables, FL.
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Neiman Marcus: 1.1M Credit And Debit Cards Compromised

More than one million debit and credit card users may have had their information compromised during the Neiman Marcus security breach.

01/23/2014

January 16, 2014: FPL is warning customers of a scam circulating email.  (Source: CBS4)

FPL Warns Of Scam Targeting Utility Customers

Florida Power and Light Company is warning customers of a scam going around through email.

CBS Miami–01/16/2014

Print A Record Of Your Transaction

E-mailed Receipts Can Cost Your Privacy

A consumer group is advising shoppers to think twice before agreeing to have their receipts emailed to them.

CBS Miami–01/15/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Save Money On Your Smartphone

When the cell phone bill arrives each month, do you just open it, cringe at the fees and send in the payment?

01/09/2014

Minimum-Wage

New Year Pay Increase For Minimum Wage Workers

Minimum wage workers have something to smile about in the New Year, a pay increase. The increase will benefit an estimated 416,000 low-wage workers in Florida, boosting their pay rate by 14 cents an hour.

CBS4–01/01/2014

Hackers Grab 40 Million Accounts From Target Stores

Target: Encrypted PINs Stolen, But Safe & Secure

Days after a major data breach at Target stores, the company has released more information about the issue.

CBS Miami–12/27/2013

(Photo credit DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Target Customers At Risk After Credit Card Security Breach

If you shop at Target, be on the lookout for fraudulent charges on your credit and debit cards. The Secret Service is now investigating whether card information was stolen from Target in what’s being called a massive data breach.

CBS Miami–12/19/2013

(Source: CBS4)

More People Use Smartphone Apps To Do Shopping

This holiday season, shoppers have been going mobile by using smartphones to tackle their gift list so they’re not tethered to the computer or stuck battling the crowds.

CBS Miami–12/15/2013

(Photo credit: DAMIEN MEYER/AFP/Getty Images)

Are You A Gadget Hoarder?

Most people like getting their hands on the latest and newest technology, but for some, letting go of the old is hard to do.

12/13/2013

Buying generic brands will help you save money on groceries. (Source: CBS4)

Buying Store Brands Is The New Way To Save

The economic downturn in recent years has forced many of us to cut back on spending. Research, however, shows Americans realize cutting back and saving money does not mean giving up luxury or settling for lesser quality items.

11/01/2013

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