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Pay up or your car shuts down?

Here's something to think about if you're trying to buy a car and you have a checkered credit history.

HLN money expert Jennifer Westhoven reports on this trend: In 1 in 4 subprime loans, you have to agree to a device in the car that can turn the car off if you fall behind on a payment!

Jimmy John's sandwich shops hit by hackers

Hackers hit Jimmy John's

The hack of the day goes to Jimmy John's. If you grabbed lunch at the sandwich chain within the past few months, your credit card info could have been stolen! 

According to the company, the reported data breach happened at 216 stores. Officials said thieves used the credit card reader that you zip your card through at the register to get your info. It's similar to other recent hacks at stores such as Target and Home Depot

#BendGate: New iPhone too delicate for pants?

#BendGate: New iPhone too delicate for pants?

Some people say they’re dealing with an unexpected design change in Apple's new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. They claim the phone bends after it's placed in their pocket.

Read more: Ridiculous iPhone 6 sales numbers in proper context

The Home Depot confirms, credit/debit card hack is biggest ever

Home Depot hack. Biggest ever?!

If you used your credit or debit card at The Home Depot in the last five months, you could be one of millions of people to get their personal info stolen!

Money expert Jennifer Westhoven tells us the company is confirming this is officially the biggest hack ever!

Cigarette and tobacco products dissapearing from behind the counter at CVS stores

No more cigarettes at CVS

Starting Wednesday, CVS stores will stop selling cigarettes.

"By eliminating the sale of cigarettes and tobacco products in our stores, we can make a difference in the health of all Americans," said Larry Merlo, president and CEO of CVS in a video statement on the company's web site.

Apps for your road trip

Get your 'app' in gear and hit the road!

Planning for a road trip is so 20th century.

No maps, no travel books, you don't even need to pack! 

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Got medical debt? Your credit score could go UP!

If you owe money to a doctor or a hospital, your credit score could soon get a shot in the arm.

The nation's top credit score provider, FICO, is re-thinking how medical debt affects your score.

A statue of a horse stands at the entrance to a P.F. Chang's restaurant on August 4, 2014 in Schaumburg, Illinois. P.F. Chang's China Bistro Ltd. said today that the company experienced a data breach involving customers' credit and debit card information which affected 33 restaurants in 16 states, including the Schaumburg, Illinois location.

33 P.F. Chang's restaurants hit by data breach

If you've recently eaten at P.F. Chang's China Bistro, you might need to double-check your bank statements.

Rick Federico, CEO of P.F. Chang's, announced Monday a hacker may have stolen data from credit and debit cards used at 33 restaurants. He said the security compromise has been contained and the restaurant chain has been processing card data securely since June 11, 2014.

'Food police' cracking down on bake sales?

'Food police' cracking down on bake sales?

School bake sales might look very different when classes start again this fall.

Thanks to a new federal law aimed at helping American kids get healthier, brownies and cupcakes could be replaced by fruit cups, granola bars or even non-food type items.

back to school shopping tax-free weekend states, August 1, 2014

Shop tax-free for back-to-school in 12 states

It’s back-to-school time, and this could be a big money saver for families stocking dorm rooms or sending kids to class equipped with computers and new clothes.  

The 12 states in yellow on the map above have no sales tax on back-to-school items this weekend.