FTC TARGETS APPS THAT CLAIM TO DETECT MELANOMA
There’s an app for everything these days, but don’t bet your life on one that claims it can detect cancer.
 

IT'S A GOOD TIME TO BUY A NEW CAR
Interest rates for both new and used car loans are the lowest they've been for several years.
 

MILLIONS OF CHILDREN EXPOSED TO ID THEFT THROUGH ANTHEM BREACH
There are things that parents should do to protect their children from this serious and growing crime. Learn how to spot the red flags that your child's identity is at risk.
 

PODCAST: RENOVATIONS THAT WILL BOOST YOUR HOME'S VALUE
Also: Common mistakes made by home buyers and sellers, watch out for IRS imposter scams, tax fraud on the rise and a preview of Westminster Dog Show.
 

AMERICANS FEELING LESS SATISFIED WITH SHOPPING EXPERIENCE
Higher prices for non-discretionary purchase are making some shoppers grumpy. A new survey finds America’s favorite retailers.
 

A WAVE OF FAKE FEDERAL AND STATE TAX RETURNS ARE BEING FILED
The crooks use stolen user names and passwords to gain access to the accounts of people who've done their taxes with online preparation software in the past.
 

PODCAST: THE CLAIMS THAT RAISE YOUR HOME INSURANCE COSTS
Also: How often do you need to change your password, legendary songwriter Jimmy Webb, why you should care how your food is raised and what to do when the dog ruins your love life.

VALENTINE'S DAY GIFTS: MEN VS. WOMEN
The most romantic day of the year means different things to men and women.

WHEN WILL AIRLINE TICKET PRICES FALL?
Consumer advocates blast the nation's airlines for not reducing fares to reflect the dramatically lower price of fuel.
 

PODCAST: SUPER SUNDAY'S REALLY BIG SHOW
Also: NBC’s Bob Costas talks about the big match-up and Marshawn Lynch, the safest cars on the road, the pitfalls of financial infidelity and why airfares don’t go down when fuels prices plunge.

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