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    Target Reveals Personal Data Of 70 Million Shoppers May Also Be Affected

    After Target announced last month that 40 million customers had their credit card information compromised, it has also come to light that 70 million customers could have had their personal information stolen, such as phone numbers and email addresses.

    Target Announces Possible Credit Card Fraud Affecting 40 Million Shoppers

    The Target Corporation recently announced that as many as 40 million shoppers could have been affected by unauthorized access of the company's payment transaction data. Customers are encouraged to check their statements for unusual purchases.

    The Credit Score System, Understanding The Game

    BY C. Crudele

    The best way to understanding the credit score system is to look at it like a game.  Like any game, know what your objective is (like getting the ball in the basket), the rules, and most importantly what are the penalties. Creditors created this game, with the objective to make more money. We play, hoping to stretch our income and maybe even save money.  But, creditors are at an advantage.

    Arif M. Halaby, President and CEO of Total Financial Solutions, Inc. says, “Creditors believe they can ‘guess’ our likelihood to pay by looking at our past payment habits.” This “likelihood” causes them to risk or not risk loaning us money.