Apr 26, 2013 High interest payday loans are seen by critics as a fast track to endless cycles of debt for borrowers -- and there's a new breed of payday loan to watch out for.
Apr 26, 2013 Los Angeles Times consumer columnist offers sage advice on how to avoid fraud in all forms.
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Apr 24, 2013 Con artists are weasels for sure, but some of them have captured our hearts as movie characters throughout the years. Here are a few of our favorites. Hold on to your wallets and click through our slideshow.
Apr 12, 2013 Disney is letting go of nine of its animators from its hand drawn animation team, a month after the company announced it has no further plans to work in the traditional 2D format.
Mar 22, 2013 Older Americans are being targeted by con artists abroad. The victims are told they are winners of a "foreign lottery" and that they only have to pay taxes and fees to claim their jackpots. But, the scam is costing people more than money.
Mar 22, 2013 The Oscar-winning film Argo is about a fake movie set up to rescue captured hostages. A fake movie in Britain was basically a tax fraud.
Mar 22, 2013 It seems like con artists are dreaming up new scams every week -- and often seniors fall prey to the trickery. But why?
Mar 8, 2013 From "The Walking Dead" to "Warm Bodies," zombies have experienced a resurgence in pop culture. So why do we love to watch these mindless, murderous creatures? Plus, find out what your favorite movie monster represents financially in our interactive photo.
Mar 4, 2013 This weekend, 'Oz the Great and Powerful' opens at the box office. The special effects wonder cost Disney a reported $325 million, most of which was spent on CGI.
Jan 15, 2015 WSJ's Jason Bellini sets out to calculate how long it would take someone to actually see every film nominated for an Oscar this year -- and how much would it cost?