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Is Winning The Lottery The Only Way You Can Imagine Paying Off Debt?

Winning that lottery prize would mean paying off debt first for many Metro Detroiters.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/13/2015

Michaels store in Southfield. (WWJ/Stephanie Davis)

Michaels Craft Store Latest To Be Hit With Massive Data Breach

Officials at Michaels, an arts and crafts store say some 2.6 million credit and debit cards used at its stores may have been affected.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/18/2014

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Sheriff: Man Used Stolen Credit Card To Pay $1 Fee

The department reports he said he only had $15 “so he presented a credit card for the $1 balance.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/11/2013

U-M: Many Families Are Underwater With Debts

According to a new University of Michigan report, about one out of every five U.S. households owe more on credit cards, medical bills, student loans and other noncollateralized debts than they have in savings and other liquid assets.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/12/2012

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Prosecutor: Warren Workers Caught Misusing City Funds

Four men employed with the City of Warren’s Department of Public Works are charged with embezzlement after allegedly using city-owned Home Depot credit cards for personal use.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/02/2012

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10 Million Credit Card Users May Be Victims Of Massive Breach Of Security

The Wall Street Journal has reported that a third party processor, Global Payments, is the vendor that was compromised.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/30/2012

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Fed: Consumer Borrowing Sees Strong Growth

Americans increased their borrowing in December for the second straight month

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/07/2012

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5 Things To Do Before Leaving Home On Black Friday

There are five steps consumers should take before hitting the stores on Black Friday, helping them enjoy their shopping excursion without harming their pocketbook.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/24/2011

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Michigan Couple Digs Out Of Debt

A Jackson couple will receive a special achievement award after they swore off bankruptcy and paid off nearly a $100,000 debt on their own.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/04/2011

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Police: Waitress Stole Credit Info From 57 Customers

Authorities say a Detroit-area waitress created dozens of credit cards with information stolen from restaurant customers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/05/2011