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September 3, 2014   |   Category: Money and Credit   |   Author: Thomson Reuters
Source - Money News Customer data could have been stolen from nearly all of Home Depot Inc.'s stores in the United States, according to new information released on Wednesday by security website KrebsonSecurity. Brian Krebs, who runs the website, had said on Tuesday that the problem could affect all of Home Depot's 2,200 stores in the United States. On Wednesday, he said he found new evidence that the breach first surfaced on the website Rescator, where customer credit cards were listed according to store ZIP code. These codes showed a 99.4 percent overlap with Home Depot stores, he said. In all, there were 1,939 codes corresponding to Home Depot store locations, Krebs' website said. It is not yet clear how many customers were impacted. Home Depot has not confirmed that a...
June 9, 2014   |   Category: College Planning / Loans   |   Author: Tim Manni
Source - HSH The importance of first-time homebuyers to the overall health of the housing market cannot be understated. Today, the percentage of first-time buyers in the market is 29 percent, according to the National Association of Realtors, well below their peak presence of over 50 percent in 2009. One of the main drivers preventing first-time homebuyers from entering...
July 14, 2014   |   Category: Money and Credit   |   Author: Drew Hendricks
Source - Entrepreneur While vocal work-from-home opponents like Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer and Zappo’s Tony Hsieh have gotten a lot of media attention in recent years, it’s getting more and more difficult for businesses to deny that telecommuting is a smart business decision. Telecommuting is a pervasive, continuing trend that in the US has grown a whopping 80% since 2005, according...
May 1, 2013   |   Category: Future Planning   |   Author: Glenn Llopis
Source - Forbes How many times have you been in a meeting and someone says to you, “That’s a great idea, you should take the initiative and make it a reality.” What typically happens? Most of the time – nothing. Most great ideas remain dormant because people don’t have the courage, resources, time and/or money to take action. And for...

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