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Fantasy football is gambling in everything but name, and no one wants to address its addictive nature.
From: The Kernel | By: Ramon Ramirez | Sunday, August 30, 2015
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Fantasy football has become a billion-dollar industry, but its legal loophole could one day close.
From: The Kernel | By: Jonathan Ridewood | Sunday, August 30, 2015
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We live in a consumer nation, where it has long been the case that many of us are encouraged to spend and to pay it off with money we don't have, which then racks up our debt. This mentality has shifted a little during the recession; people are gradually...
From: SavvySugar | By: Emily-Co | Friday, August 28, 2015
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Filed under: Retirement, Personal Finance, Job Market, Retirement Plans, 401K Shutterstock By Ellen Chang NEW YORK -- Americans are still woefully lacking in their retirement savings with only 19 percent who are saving more this year compared to last...
From: Daily Finance | By: TheStreet.com | Saturday, August 29, 2015
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We're happy to present this article by Elizabeth Broadbent from one of our favorite sites, YourTango. I have a dog. Two dogs, in fact. We got our puppies before we got our kids, and we loved them. We kissed them. We cuddled them. We bought them too many...
From: LilSugar | By: YourTango | Saturday, August 29, 2015
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Life’s short. Use PGP. Once IPO bound, Ashley Madison is almost certainly doomed to shutter following a ruinous hack. As an early indication of its inevitable shutdown, parent company Avid Life Media announced yesterday that CEO Noel Biderman is...
From: VentureBeat | By: Ruth Reader | Saturday, August 29, 2015
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I have created a help page with information, referrals, and support for those affected by the AM hack. To access this free webpage, click here. So much for the last half of August being a slow news cycle. Between Jared Fogle (Subway), Josh Duggar (19...
From: AOL Television | By: Robert Weiss | Friday, August 28, 2015
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By Jocelyn Baird, NextAdvisor.com By now, you've probably heard about the hacking and subsequent release of user information from infamous dating website Ashley Madison (which uses the motto "Life is short, have an affair"). If you aren't in the loop,...
From: AOL Television | By: NextAdvisor.com | Friday, August 28, 2015
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WASHINGTON -- Vice President Joe Biden thinks Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) can help him look good as a presidential contender, probably because he knows firsthand she can make him look bad.  Biden met with Warren this week in an effort to boost his...
From: TV Squad | By: Arthur Delaney | Friday, August 28, 2015
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Four VCs discuss with VCJ the trends and opportunities they’re seeing in cyber security investing.
From: PE Hub | By: Alastair Goldfisher | Saturday, August 29, 2015
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Can Ashley Madison cheat death? Almost certainly not, experts said, as the flak surrounding the company's data-security breach continues to fly. Many are skeptical the infamous adultery site can come back from the devastating leak that has exposed customers...
From: AdWeek | By: David Gianatasio | Friday, August 28, 2015
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Failing to pay the minimum on your credit card bill, or failing to pay altogether, can have a slew of serious consequences, both in the long and short term. There are many actions that can be taken against you, and they can get progressively worse ......
From: Las Vegas Sun | Sunday, August 30, 2015
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The six tech startups that want to revolutionise the way we drive.
From: The National Abu Dhabi | Sunday, August 30, 2015
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Maria Sharapova is ready to get back on the court. The tennis star missed both the Rogers Cup and the Western & Southern Open -- the latter considered the last hardcourt preparation before next week's U.S. Open in New York. But before she could...
From: TV Squad | By: Justin Block | Friday, August 28, 2015
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I recently read an interview with comedian-of-the-moment, Amy Schumer, in which her genius way of turning insecurity into comic fodder shed some light on the subject of self worth. She explained that her stand up routines often use the experiences of...
From: AOL Television | By: Nate Zubal | Friday, August 28, 2015
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Although you might be proud of your frugal ways, there are many more ways you could be wasting money. Don't let your efforts go to waste and be conscious of how you're spending to keep a tight rein on your bank account. Now that's not to say that you...
From: SavvySugar | By: Emily-Co | Friday, August 28, 2015
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Kudos for Paul Weitz for recognizing that a foul-mouthed Lily Tomlin vehicle is definitely something that should exist. On that we’re in total agreement. I just wish it would exist better. In Grandma, Tomlin plays a tell-it-like-it-is, take-no-prisoners...
From: FilmDrunk | By: Vince Mancini | Friday, August 28, 2015
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In addition, the Consumer Federation of America finds that just 57% of people surveyed were…
From: Black Enterprise | By: Stacey Tisdale | Friday, August 28, 2015
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Explained in plain English
From: Time | By: Alex Fitzpatrick | Friday, August 28, 2015
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As many of you know, my first job out of college was as the film critic for the Fresno Bee newspaper in (surprise!) Fresno, California. Fresno doesn’t have a sterling reputation in-state, but I have to tell you, I had a great time, and among other...
From: John Scalzi | By: John Scalzi | Friday, August 28, 2015
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Cass Sunstein has written an important rejoinder to the idea that our democracy is rigged. Here’s the paradox: The U.S. is in a period of extraordinary reform, and many recent...
From: Washington Monthly | By: Nancy LeTourneau | Saturday, August 29, 2015
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By now, you've probably heard of the Ashley Madison hack. If you haven't, here's the short version: Ashley Madison is a website where people sign up to find other people with which to have an affair or one-night stand. The site's tagline is, "Life is...
From: Just So You Know | By: Liz Pochop | Friday, August 28, 2015
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Filed under: Identity Theft, Personal Finance, Credit Cards, Consumer Protection, Ripoffs & Scams Shutterstock Sensitive information is apparently hard to keep that way these days. It seems as if there's a new hacking scandal every few weeks, leading...
From: Daily Finance | By: Rick Aristotle Munarriz | Friday, August 28, 2015
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A 64-count criminal case has been filed against Dianna Duran. The complaint said Duran misused campaign contributions for personal expenses, adding that the investigation was sparked by a tip that she deposited large amounts of money into her personal...
From: Liberaland | By: Alan Colmes | Saturday, August 29, 2015
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I have found that, time and time again, the act of going shopping causes almost all of the money leaks in my life. It seems like it’s common sense, but it’s true – whenever I go to a store or visit an online store, I tend to spend money, and it’s...
From: The Simple Dollar | By: Trent Hamm | Saturday, August 29, 2015
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– Lori Uhland for YourArlington.com Sugo is the name of the new Italian take-out in town, opening in August where Francesca’s Kitchen had been, at 162 Mass. Ave., in East Arlington. Sugo is Italian for “sauce,” and evidently they take the stuff...
From: Inside Medford | By: insidemedford | Saturday, August 29, 2015
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Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banks have boosted their Gold Mastercard offerings to give shoppers 26 months 0 per cent interest on their purchases. Source:: Dailymail...
From: Palestine Telegraph | By: PT Editor | Saturday, August 29, 2015
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OK so I have a verified business account setup. Im using the express checkout API and tested it in Sandbox, all was working fine, so I changed the API_Uname, pword, signature to correspond with the details for the live environment. I made a small purchase...
From: Stack Overflow | By: Marilee | Saturday, August 29, 2015
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What would have been a routine traffic stop for an un-inspected car left two men charged with credit car fraud.
From: Newark Star-Ledger | By: Caitlin Mota | The Jersey Journal | Friday, August 28, 2015
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My Travel card is loaded in USD and issued in India.Currently i am out of india and want to transfer the USD from travel card to my indian bank account. I almost tried all money transfer sites like ria,xoom,transfast but all sites require a credit card...
From: Money Stack Exchange | By: karthi | Friday, August 28, 2015
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By Jocelyn Baird, NextAdvisor.com Summer is drawing to a close, which means children across the country will be lacing up new sneakers and sitting down in new desks for the start of another school year. Parents have enough to worry about when sending...
From: AOL Television | By: NextAdvisor.com | Friday, August 28, 2015
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The Ashley Madison's hack with its subsequent flow of headlines is a delicious example of human's hypocrisy. Hackers stole and released almost 10 gigabytes of data, including the names, addresses, and credit card information of over five million unfaithful...
From: AOL Television | By: Renato Barucco | Friday, August 28, 2015
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This post Chart: What Crash? appeared first on Daily Reckoning. Jeff Desjardins explains why the number of middle-income earners invested in the stock market has dropped by 16% since 2007... The post Chart: What Crash? appeared first on Daily Reckoning....
From: The Daily Reckoning | By: Jeff Desjardins | Friday, August 28, 2015
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I took a new credit card 2 weeks back and now I saw an exciting offer for a new travel credit card. I know there is definitely an impact because of the hard inquiry but would it impact the score in any other way? How would the credit unions treat this...
From: Money Stack Exchange | By: Ansuman | Friday, August 28, 2015
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Everything happens for a reason. Right? Well, that's the motto I live by. It may or may not be true for you, but it works for me. It helps me put things into perspective and see everything in life as a learning opportunity. I went on an international...
From: AOL Television | By: Carol Morgan | Friday, August 28, 2015
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From: Corporette | By: Corporette Staff | Friday, August 28, 2015
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If one of your goals is to save money this year, then make a few changes here and there to save a little or a lot. Remember the little things do add up! Read this list below on suggestions for saving money, and pick a few for a frugal 2015. Bring lunch...
From: SavvySugar | By: Emily-Co | Friday, August 28, 2015
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Banks Offering Mobile Banking But Consumers Slow to Adapt
From: Forbes | By: Bill Hardekopf | Friday, August 28, 2015
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Lists features this week include Mother's Lounge and American Girl Magazine Canada. The post Chief Marketer Listline Aug. 28 appeared first on Chiefmarketer....
From: Chief Marketer | By: Casey McClay | Friday, August 28, 2015
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Americans increasingly have replaced greenbacks with newfangled forms of payment, such as credit cards, debit cards, PayPal and ApplePay. All of them are efficient and convenient — until the power goes out. That’s why PNC ......
From: Palm Beach Post | By: Jeff Ostrowski | Friday, August 28, 2015
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Too bad, so sad, Noel Biderman! The disgraced CEO of Ashley Madison parent company Avid Life Media is now the disgraced former CEO of that biz. Biderman has officially stepped down — effective immediately — and Ashley Madison is searching for a replacement!...
From: Perez Hilton | By: Perez Hilton | Friday, August 28, 2015
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From: College Fashion | By: Ashley - Assistant Editor | Friday, August 28, 2015
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I just treated myself to some nice, new, fall clothing for work and classes. It has been a while since I needed to show up at an office, or sit in on a class, and I want to look and feel fantastic as I step back into that world. Although I have been...
From: AOL Television | By: Allison Chawla | Friday, August 28, 2015
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Using ‘Series Certificates’ is not a fair and transparent practice, suit alleges
From: Time | By: rolandattimeinc | Friday, August 28, 2015
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With Apple's Sept. 9 keynote now official, the AppleInsider podcast explains everything you need to know ahead of the event, where new iPhones and a revamped Apple TV are expected. Plus, we tackle Apple's recent losses on Wall Street, the latest "Apple...
From: Apple Insider | Friday, August 28, 2015
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Rewards credit cards are incredibly popular due to the points, miles or cash back offered to cardholders. But ultimately, there is another type of compensation that some people will find even …
From: St. Louis Post-Dispatch | Friday, August 28, 2015
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So far there has been one annoying thing stopping a seamless transition to card payments. Visa and MasterCard charge merchants a fee every time a transaction is made. In order to counteract these fees, smaller merchants — especially, you'll have noticed,...
From: Business Insider | By: Lucy England | Friday, August 28, 2015
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Y Combinator alum Celery made its debut in 2012 as an e-commerce site that filled a need for startups after they completed successful crowdfunding campaigns on Kickstarter, Indiegogo, and other sites. Those campaigns not only funded the development of...
From: Xconomy | By: Bernadette Tansey | Friday, August 28, 2015
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Nitish pledged to launch student credit cards to provide loans of Rs.4 lakh for higher studies to all students who pass Class 12 -- at 3 percent subsidy by the government.
From: Times of India | Friday, August 28, 2015
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We now have car sharing, house sharing and even job sharing via the so-called gig economy, so some people might be wondering if they can you share their credit card. There are ways you can sha…
From: St. Louis Post-Dispatch | Friday, August 28, 2015
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