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From: Business Insider | By: Cathie Ericson | Monday, May 23, 2016
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When you consider that 79% of middle class African-American households carry credit card debt, and…
From: Black Enterprise | By: Stacey Tisdale | Monday, May 23, 2016
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Discover looks to grow in 2016 This story was delivered to BI Intelligence "Payments Briefing" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. Discover, the smallest of the four major US card networks, launched a website called Credit Scorecard...
From: Business Insider | By: BI Intelligence | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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Investigators in Japan believe an international organization stole the millions in a coordinated attack that lasted about two hours.
From: The Atlantic | By: J. Weston Phippen | Monday, May 23, 2016
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Cash worth 1.4bn yen ($13m; £8.8m) has been taken from cash machines in Japan using credit cards created with data stolen from a South African bank. The money was withdrawn in less than three hours from 1,400 convenience store cash machines across Japan,...
From: Free Republic | By: BBC | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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Sanjay Parthasarathy, founder and chief executive officer of Indix, shares his perspective on the evolution of commerce from bartering to the Internet of Things.
From: Women's Wear Daily | By: Sanjay Parthasarathy | Monday, May 23, 2016
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If you can manage to rid yourself of debt by age 53, you'll be setting the stage for a financially healthy retirement.
From: The Motley Fool | By: Maurie Backman | Monday, May 23, 2016
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This post Tomorrow the Eurozone Determines Greece’s Fate appeared first on Daily Reckoning. Tomorrow is the day the Eurozone finance ministers will decide what to do with Greece and its debt. In today's Pfennig, Chuck Butler outlines what is going...
From: The Daily Reckoning | By: Chuck Butler | Monday, May 23, 2016
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“The point of journalism is to tell the truth. It is not to improve society. There are facts and truths that feel regressive, but that doesn’t matter. The point of journalism isn’t to make everything better; it’s to give people accurate information...
From: Tim Ferriss | By: Tim Ferriss | Sunday, May 22, 2016
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The job market for the 2016 crop of college graduates is looking promising, as employers say they're planning to hire about 5% more graduates from the class of 2016 than last year, according to data from the National Association of Colleges and Employers....
From: TheStreet | By: Brian O'Connell | Monday, May 23, 2016
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All three of my cats have been hospitalized this year for various reasons. I've spent about $10,000 on vet bills since February of this year. They're still not healthy.Some details: All cats are in the 11-12 year old range. So not young, but not elderly....
From: Ask Metafilter | By: Anonymous | Sunday, May 22, 2016
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I think I look at time as more of a circle than a straight line. Some people are very fixed, section their lives off, but I have never been that way. I do find it interesting how things change, but also how they repeat. People’s problems remain the...
From: 3AM Magazine | By: Andrew Stevens | Monday, May 23, 2016
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Jake Seniuk didn’t want his last act on Earth to harm it, so he and his family found another way.
From: Grist | By: Katie Herzog | Monday, May 23, 2016
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Neliberalim's press gangs – forcing citizens to participate in capitalism when even it produces worse outcomes than public ownership would.
From: Naked Capitalism | By: Yves Smith | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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The Hard Rock Cafe in London — which houses an Eric Clapton guitar and one of Madonna’s credit cards — is turning to tech to address its food waste problem. The iconic restaurant installed the Eco-Safe food waste digester by BioHiTech Global to...
From: Triple Pundit | By: Gina-Marie Cheeseman | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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Traveling can be expensive. American Express found that the average amount Americans spent on a week-long summer vacation in 2015 was about $1,000 per person.
From: Las Vegas Review-Journal | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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Despite issues with the credit card transition to Visa from American Express, analysts are bullish about Costco in the long term....
From: MarketWatch | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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If you've eaten at Noodles & Company this year, check your credit and debit card statements for charges you didn't make.
From: Denver Post | By: By Tamara ChuangThe Denver Post | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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If you build an application that processes credit card data, you need to conform to PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard). Adherence to the standard means that you need to meet control objectives for your network, protect cardholder...
From: Amazon Web Services Blog | By: Jeff Barr | Monday, May 23, 2016
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Milwaukee Bucks players' tax information is now in the hands of identity thieves. The Milwaukee Bucks and fans celebrate a win. (Photo by Jeramey Jannene via Flickr Creative Commons) The National Basketball Association team is the latest victim of an...
From: Don't Mess with Taxes | By: skbell1 | Sunday, May 22, 2016
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Discount Tire Direct cuts $25 off, $75 off, or $100 off qualifying sets of four tires via this mail-in rebate during its Memorial Day Sale. Plus, select sets of four wheels also receive $100 off via the same mail-in rebate. (Eligible items and applicable...
From: CNET | Monday, May 23, 2016
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A rash of major breaches in recent years proves that your credit card information is hardly safe. But a recent heist in Japan shows that hackers are getting scary good at turning that data into cold hard cash. In this case, coordinated ATM withdrawals...
From: Gizmodo | By: Bryan Menegus | Monday, May 23, 2016
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My mother-in-law fell for a Windows scam. Apparently a window popped up telling her that her computer had a virus, and she should call this number where they would clean it up for her. To cut a long story short, she gave them her credit card number and...
From: Super User | By: Graham Borland | Saturday, May 21, 2016
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If you're looking to save more and spend less, here are my ten best tips after living on limited income.
From: Business Insider | By: Kathleen Elkins | Saturday, May 21, 2016
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Good (or possibly bad) news for Forever 21 fans: The store announced this week that they will be launching a store credit and loyalty program.As part of a partnership with Alliance Data Systems Corp., Forever 21's new program has a few goals beyond boosting...
From: College Fashion | By: Zephyr - Editor in Chief | Monday, May 23, 2016
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A manhunt is underway for criminals who looted millions from Japan’s cash machines nationwide in an hours-long heist, officials and reports said Monday. Armed with fake credit card details from South Africa’s Standard Bank, the thieves hit 1,400...
From: The Raw Story | By: Agence France-Presse | Monday, May 23, 2016
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All systems are go, prepare for hyper-space because Kenneth Brown’s “The Paladin” will transport audiences to another world. Futuristic concepts, such as eye scanning instead of credit cards, encourage patrons to contemplate possibilities for the...
From: Orlando Sentinel | By: Lania Berger | Monday, May 23, 2016
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Internet trading sites host ads for prohibited weeds, with Invasive Species Council warning postal system a ‘big gap’ in quarantine system Amazon and eBay have been exposed as weak points in Australia’s quarantine system, with the internet trading...
From: The Guardian | By: Karl Mathiesen | Monday, May 23, 2016
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The Australian data exchange startup Data Republic Pty. Ltd. has raised $10.5 million from the venture arms of two banks and an airline, the Sydney-based company announced today....
From: Silicon Angle | By: Robert Hof | Sunday, May 22, 2016
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Watch out for delinquencies of commercial and industrial loans in the US. They're flashing red signs.
From: Business Insider | By: Wolf Richter | Sunday, May 22, 2016
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America’s love affair with debt and consumption has left far too many of us financially hamstrung and struggling to get ahead. After all, the average U.S. household carried $15,672 in credit card debt and $130,922 in total debt in 2015. Add in the...
From: The Simple Dollar | By: Holly Johnson | Sunday, May 22, 2016
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It’s time to lock down your privacy settings.
From: The Kernel | By: Joseph Cox | Sunday, May 22, 2016
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A total of ¥1.4 billion in cash was stolen from some 1,400 convenience store ATMs across the nation in the space of two hours earlier this month, investigative sources said Sunday. Police suspect the cash was withdrawn simultaneously using counterfeit...
From: Japan Times | Sunday, May 22, 2016
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One of these types of interest rates accounts for compound interest, while the other doesn't.
From: The Motley Fool | By: Motley Fool Staff | Sunday, May 22, 2016
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Going into your overdraft could get you an electric shock if one company’s idea takes off. It could also mean coming home to a colder house. Both are suggested uses for a new banking technology platform, though there’s no sign yet of any banks implementing...
From: Geeks are Sexy | By: JLister | Saturday, May 21, 2016
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Fake products for cat lovers are a thing. In case you missed this here’s the scenario: You’re reading your news feed on Facebook or your Twitter and someone posts a video for an item that seems either too good or too weird to be true. The latest...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Skinner Bachs | Saturday, May 21, 2016
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Both of these card companies have core strengths. Find out which is more attractive right now.
From: The Motley Fool | By: Dan Caplinger | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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Link: 60,000 Points for Chase Ink Plus Card Great news! A huge 60,000 Ultimate Rewards bonus is back, on the very best all-around card for Small Business spending. These are very valuable (and flexible) points that can be used with many different airlines...
From: The Art of Non-Conformity | By: Chris Guillebeau | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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The Q1 report was released today: Household Debt and Credit Report.From the NY Fed: Household Debt Steps Up, Delinquencies Drop Household indebtedness continued to advance during the first three months of 2016 according to the Federal Reserve Bank of...
From: Calculated Risk Blog | By: Bill McBride | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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From smart cards to smartphone-based payment services, we've seen plenty of high-tech digital wallets vying for the attention of tech-savvy consumers. The Spendwallet is the latest of the bunch, an all-in-one device that opts for an in-house magnetic...
From: Gizmag | By: Chris Wood | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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If your Pizza Hut clerk seems like a robot, you may have stumbled into Singapore and a near future in retail commerce Before the end of this year, credit card giant MasterCard will deploy an actual robot in one lucky Pizza Hut location in Singapore that...
From: Mashable | By: Lance Ulanoff | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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