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Police in Vail are warning skiers and snowboarders of a trend of fraudulent lift ticket sales that has cost visitors thousands of dollars.
From: Denver Post | By: Jesse Paul | Monday, January 23, 2017
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What I learned.Since I became that woman who wrote the Fuck Off Fund, I’ve gotten a certain kind of education. Firstly, I learned that I’m not alone in my mistakes, because you whispered to me, in the confessionals of Twitter messages and emails,...
From: The Billfold | By: Paulette Perhach | Monday, January 23, 2017
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What’s inside? Here are the questions answered in today’s reader mailbag, boiled down to summaries of five or fewer words. Click on the number to jump straight down to the question. 1. Where should retirement savings go? 2. Buying furniture on credit...
From: The Simple Dollar | By: Trent Hamm | Monday, January 23, 2017
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The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has ordered two of the nation’s three largest credit reporting agencies, Equifax and TransUnion, to pay more than $23 million in fines and restitution for the alleged deceptive marketing of their credit...
From: The Simple Dollar | By: John Ulzheimer | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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Great advice. The follow except is always a good reminder from MA Consumer AffairsHow can you avoid falling victim to a refinancing scam?Ask questions! Scammers use high pressure tactics to get you to act quickly. When you start asking questions about...
From: Franklin Matters | Monday, January 23, 2017
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Ivanka and Tiffany Trump frequently spoke of their close relationship during their father’s ascent to the White House, but it appears that the loyalty doesn’t extend to the younger Trump daughter’s footwear choices. Tiffany recently shared a shot...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Zachary Volkert | Monday, January 23, 2017
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“Just finance it!” This has been the advice that the U.S. has given to young people for decades now. We borrow money to go to college, to buy houses, to buy cars and even to make everyday purchases. We’re bombarded by internet ads and junk mail...
From: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | By: By Noah Smith | Monday, January 23, 2017
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Ann Carrns, New York TimesTHE decorations have been put away, and mailboxes are now filling with credit card bills instead of holiday cards.If you binged on gifts and entertainment in December and your card balances are higher than you were expecting,...
From: Real Clear Markets | By: Ann Carrns, New York Times | Monday, January 23, 2017
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When it comes to the gym, I'm a little bit like Chandler Bing. In fact, I just cancelled my gym membership this month... and by "cancelled" I actually mean that my credit card expired and instead of rolling my membership over to my new one, I let it...
From: Apartment Therapy | By: Anne Momber | Sunday, January 22, 2017
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Recomendo: issue no. 26
From: Kevin Kelly | By: Kevin Kelly | Sunday, January 22, 2017
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How Panasonic is adding the brains to the smart city it is building near DIA.
From: Denver Post | By: Tamara Chuang | Sunday, January 22, 2017
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I'm a Canadian citizen working in the US on TN visa. My work visa is for 3-years and my wife and both parents are living in Canada. I fly back to Canada every 2 weeks and me and my wife owns a car in Canada. I have valid Canadian driver's license, credit...
From: Money Stack Exchange | By: A1122 | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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It was a challenging quarter for the New York-based credit card issuer.
From: The Motley Fool | By: John Maxfield | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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The 2017 KFC Big Bash League group stage play is concluded, and fans can watch the first semifinal stream live from Perth on Tuesday as the top-of-the-table Scorchers face the fourth-place Melbourne Stars for a berth in Saturday’s final and shot at...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Jonathan Vankin | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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Habib Chaudhry was one of 18 people first charged by the FBI in February, 2013 in connection with what prosecutors said was one of their largest credit card fraud cases ever
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Some of the most important lessons I’ve learned about money have come from personal finance books. While reading Your Money or Your Life, for example, I realized the money I earned was representative of my life force – and that each time I wasted...
From: The Simple Dollar | By: Holly Johnson | Sunday, January 22, 2017
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It is not advisable to hand over your credit card/debit card to a third party to do transactions on your behalf.
From: Khaleej Times | Sunday, January 22, 2017
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Here’s a little exercise for you to try out. Take out your latest credit card bill from your most frequently used credit card. Print it out if it’s an electronic bill; otherwise, just grab a pen and put the bill on the table in front of you.Read...
From: Lifehacker | By: Trent Hamm | Monday, January 23, 2017
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Cheers, Resident Evil fans! Tomorrow's release is looking like it might turn out to a real treat. Early bird word from the critics looks fairly good thus far, and Dtoid's review pegs it at a rare 10/10. If all the review hype has you looking to pick...
From: Destructoid | By: Dealzon | Monday, January 23, 2017
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The start of the new year feels like a financial clean slate — right up until your credit card bills arrive.
From: Denver Post | By: The Associated Press | Sunday, January 22, 2017
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A friend of mine took a loan from LendingClub last year so as to pay off some credit cards and other debt and to have just a single payment to make each month. Admittedly the interest rate offered by LendingClub was not particularly low: it's 21.18%...
From: Money Stack Exchange | By: user100487 | Sunday, January 22, 2017
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Rising interest rates spell fatter returns on credit cards for banks this year — but not for customers trying to save for a rainy day. Americans have entered 2017 groaning under $992.4 billion in credit card debt. Following the Federal Reserve’s...
From: New York Post | By: Catherine Curan | Sunday, January 22, 2017
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Wix.com has agreed to acquire New York City-based Flok, a customer loyalty and engagement platform. No financial terms were disclosed. Flok's backers included General Catalyst Partners and Gemini Israel Ventures. ...
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Monday, January 23, 2017
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Jenelle Evans is currently preparing for her third child, her daughter Ensley, as she’s due in just a few days. Evans has hinted that she’s excited about becoming a mother to a little girl, as she already has two sons. And while many former Teen...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Mary Jane | Monday, January 23, 2017
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If you're carrying a balance on your credit cards, prepare to open your wallet even wider.
From: The Motley Fool | By: Sean Williams | Monday, January 23, 2017
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Your birthday is one day where you can look and feel your sexiest and not be embarrassed that the attention's on you. Clearly, when all eyes are looking in your direction, you want to look cute! Depending on where you host the party, whether it's at...
From: Fashionologie | By: Marina Liao | Monday, January 23, 2017
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by Jesse Eisinger Wells Fargo, the largest mortgage lender in the country, portrays itself as a stalwart bank that puts customers first. That reputation shattered in September, when it was fined $185 million for illegally opening as many as 2 million...
From: ProPublica | By: ProPublica | Monday, January 23, 2017
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Different credit cards have different perks, rewards, and penalties. Are you sure yours is doing the most it can for you?
From: The Motley Fool | By: Motley Fool Staff | Monday, January 23, 2017
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The following is a guest post by Jeremy Epstein, CEO of Never Stop Marketing. Jeremy currently works with several of the leading companies in the blockchain and decentralization space including OB1 and OpenBazaar. Previously, he was VP of marketing...
From: Chief Marketing Technologist | By: Scott Brinker | Monday, January 23, 2017
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From: CBC | By: Erica Johnson | Monday, January 23, 2017
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I'm an American university student studying abroad in Australia for the next 6 months. Since I've arrived, I've been covering expenses with my US credit card (which has no foreign transaction fee) and have been enjoying the favourable USD/AUD exchange...
From: Money Stack Exchange | By: A.C. Byrne | Monday, January 23, 2017
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I want to keep track of my daily expenses using a system as simple as possible. My current choice is to have a spreadsheet where I keep track of my budget: One page controls the montly budget listing all sources of income, outcome and monthly expenses....
From: Money Stack Exchange | By: marcanuy | Sunday, January 22, 2017
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For various reasons, I am currently taking steps to increase my credit score, one of the steps being to increase my credit card limit. The last time I had a credit card was around 10 years ago. I found it to be harmful to my then financial situation,...
From: Money Stack Exchange | By: n00dles | Sunday, January 22, 2017
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Credit card issuers are going back to basics and perhaps charging you more in the process. Here are four credit card industry trends taking shape for 2017.        ...
From: USA Today | By: NerdWallet | Sunday, January 22, 2017
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Parent : When are you coming to visit? Son : Tickets are very expensive this time of year. Parent : Well, put it on the Discover Card. Son : I told you, Mom, I'm not-not using the Discover anymore. Parent : Why not? Son:It's pretty pathetic. I'm 27,...
From: English Stack Exchange | By: TING CHOE | Sunday, January 22, 2017
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Dear Liz: I was recently denied a credit card and told my score was 150 points lower than what my credit reports show. Why would this be? Am I being deceived by the credit reporting agencies? It was such a low number that it’s a little hard to believe...
From: Los Angeles Times | By: Liz Weston | Sunday, January 22, 2017
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As the days get longer and the credit card bill gets shorter, bin the happy pills, look on the bright side and count your blessings.
From: China.org.cn | By: By Harvey Morris | Sunday, January 22, 2017
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Victims of the SevenFigureCareers scam report they’re getting their money back — but not from SevenFigureCareers. Major credit card companies have refunded $2,500 fees collected by the phony “recruiting” firm from credit card holders simply...
From: Ask the Headhunter | By: Nick Corcodilos | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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By boosting your credit limit, you can improve your FICO score. Here’s how.
From: Barron's | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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Digit and I are no longer.An artist’s rendering of the author biking away from her savings app via UnsplashDigit and I are breaking up because our relationship is no longer working in a manner that feels beneficial or healthy to me. I have documented...
From: The Billfold | By: Megan Reynolds | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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The average American consumer owes a little more than $5,000 on credit cards. If you're also deep in debt, here's what you can do.        ...
From: USA Today | By: The Motley Fool | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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A 30-something remembers the process of designing his wife's engagement ring, from choosing the diamond to sneaking the ring home.
From: Business Insider | By: Libby Kane | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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Hey there freelance web designer – you’re leaving money on the table! We all know about the struggles of starting a career in freelance web design. You’re probably not aware of the right places to look for work, you might be underselling your services...
From: Web Design Ledger | By: David Attard | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A New York man was arrested nearly four years after he was charged for his role in what federal prosecutors called one of the largest credit card fraud schemes ever, costing businesses and banks more than $200 million in losses....
From: Seattle Times | By: The Associated Press | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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Where are things headed on Tuesday’s episode of The Young and the Restless? Spoilers indicate that the focus will be on action related to Victoria and Reed, Lily and Cane, and Devon and Hilary, so everybody will be left hanging for a day yet on where...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Stacy Carey | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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Two years ago, Apple released Apple Pay, a convenient way to store your credit card information on your phone and pay for purchases without whipping out your wallet. If you're someone who hasn't jumped on the Apple Pay train yet, it's time you should....
From: GeekSugar | By: Ann-Marie Alcántara | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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With rapid growth come challenges.
From: Business Insider | By: Madeline Stone | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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The shocking headline reads “‘Cash Me Outside’ Girl Found Dead After Apparent Suicide!!!!” But that is fake news. Dr. Phil Show viewers might remember Danielle, better known as the “Cash Me Outside” girl from Internet memes. As seen in the...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Paula Mooney | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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If you’re wondering what on earth hedonic adaptation is, keep reading. It’s a fancy term for something that’s actually pretty straightforward. The other day, I happened to find myself at a Whole Foods. Now, I don’t have anything whatsoever against...
From: The Simple Dollar | By: Trent Hamm | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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If getting sacked is one of your worst fears in Dubai, prepare yourself with our tips rather than being caught surprised.
From: Khaleej Times | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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