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Keren Bobker advises a worker on the consequences of an unpaid telecommunications bill.
From: The National Abu Dhabi | Monday, June 27, 2016
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Years ago, when my husband and I were struggling to save, we managed our finances in the exact opposite way we manage them now. It was the mid- to late-2000’s and we were raising young kids and managing full-time jobs. We were busy, so we had scarce...
From: The Simple Dollar | By: Holly Johnson | Sunday, June 26, 2016
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Lisa and Colin's December wedding had a festive vibe without being overly themed. "I would say our inspiration was our own individual styles and the fact we love to party", explained the bride. "Oh yes, we were heavy on the party!"
From: Rock and Roll Bride | By: Kat | Monday, June 27, 2016
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Together, yet separate! This week we look at a couple that has never blended their finances and are seeking guidance in preparing for retirement together.
From: Denver Post | By: Pam Dumonceau, Consistent Values | Sunday, June 26, 2016
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I want to send my dad, who lives in England, a framed photograph (preferably the stand-up-on-a-desk kind rather than the hang-on-the-wall kind). I'd like this photograph printed and framed by an online company that will then mail it to him. I thought...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: pie_seven | Saturday, June 25, 2016
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“If ego has told you that you know everything, all of a sudden it’s impossible for you to learn.” – Ryan Holiday Ryan Holiday (@RyanHoliday) is a strategist and writer. He dropped out of college at 19 to apprentice under Robert Greene, author...
From: Tim Ferriss | By: Tim Ferriss | Saturday, June 25, 2016
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We were paranoid and frazzled, constantly under surveillance, infinitely replaceable, and desperate for TV time
From: Salon.com | By: Swan Huntley | Friday, June 24, 2016
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Debt can be stressful, and the combination of student loans and credit card debt even more so. Here are five ways to manage debt and alleviate any debt-related stress....
From: Christian Science Monitor | Friday, June 24, 2016
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The former boss of the suicide charity, Console, has been asked to account for expenditure such as supermarket groceries, clothes and flowers by internal auditors for the Health Service Executive, according to sources.
From: Irish Independent | Sunday, June 26, 2016
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iOS 10 and macOS Sierra contain several significant updates to iCloud.
From: Business Insider | By: Steve Kovach | Saturday, June 25, 2016
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Make sure you consider these seven things before making someone an authorized user of your credit card.
From: Christian Science Monitor | Saturday, June 25, 2016
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Discount Tire Direct takes up to $100 off qualifying sets of four tires via this mail-in rebate during its 4th of July Sale. Plus, select sets of four wheels also receive up to $100 off via the same mail-in rebate. (Eligible items and applicable rebates...
From: CNET | Monday, June 27, 2016
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by Akim Reinhardt Hello. My name is Akim Reinhardt, I was very, very wrong, and now it's time for me to pay for my mistakes. The good news is, when I pay, you just might be the one to collect....
From: Three Quarks Daily | By: Akim Reinhardt | Monday, June 27, 2016
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The Home Depot and Walmart are suing MasterCard and Visa in separate lawsuits over what the retailers claim is lax security on chip-enabled card readers that puts consumers at risk of fraud....
From: Christian Science Monitor | Friday, June 24, 2016
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Last year I was at a good university and I decided to quit my job and take on a huge load of classes in order to finish in two semesters. I have a wife and a child and the student loans are based off the cost of a single person attending. I supplemented...
From: Money Stack Exchange | By: user44572 | Saturday, June 25, 2016
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I am holding my CEO's credit card in my hand and cannot leave work without purchasing either Norton or McAfee today (thanks to our sales guy who keeps getting malware on his computer). Running a Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro-1370 with Windows 10 and Windows Defender,...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: Unicorn on the cob | Friday, June 24, 2016
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I have a mortgage which has a credit margin at rate of 5.75% which I would like to get rid of as soon as possible. One strategy to lower the interest cost would be to using one of my credit card to get a large cash advance and use it to pay a portion...
From: Money Stack Exchange | By: Robin Lavallée | Sunday, June 26, 2016
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Column A Column B. Visa. MasterCard 5429********6324. 12.75 4728********7632. 75.16 Column A and B represent the format in which I receive downloaded credit card payment info from the payment processor. Column A is the beginning and end if the customer's...
From: Super User | By: user610573 | Sunday, June 26, 2016
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If I have a personal credit card that is only used for business expenses, is there any disadvantage? The company is a sole prop. If the company becomes an LLC, will that make any difference?
From: Money Stack Exchange | By: 4thSpace | Sunday, June 26, 2016
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Donald Trump lent his name to a bunch of questionable enterprises where the goal was to separate people who could least afford it from their money, as the New York Times reports in a page one Sunday feature. “Easy target” might describe the audience...
From: Liberaland | By: Alan | Sunday, June 26, 2016
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Costco may have underappreciated the value of partnering with American Express, one of the most respected companies in the world.
From: The Motley Fool | By: Adam Levine-Weinberg | Sunday, June 26, 2016
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Things break down. Your car breaks down. Your washing machine starts making a loud “clunking” noise. Your air conditioning fails and the heat starts rising in your home. For the large majority of Americans walking the “paycheck to paycheck” tightrope,...
From: The Simple Dollar | By: Trent Hamm | Friday, June 24, 2016
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While Brexit may have Fed chief Janet Yellen continuing to pause on hiking rates next month, it won’t be long before rates will climb, so take the opportunity to get your credit card balances in check, experts warn. “When the Fed raises the rate,...
From: New York Post | By: Gregory Bresiger | Sunday, June 26, 2016
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Officials still investigating data breach of city's three garages
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Chase Cook | Saturday, June 25, 2016
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PayPal doesn't allow me to pay unless I use its currency conversion. If I select "Bill me in the currency listed on the seller's invoice", it gives me an error - "You cannot use this credit card for this transaction. Please use another funding source."...
From: WebApps Stack Exchange | By: sashoalm | Saturday, June 25, 2016
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In 2015, Credit Counselling Singapore counselled 4,675 people, of which about 11 per cent were aged 30 and below, it says. People aged 31 to 40 make up more than one third of the total.
From: Channel News Asia | Saturday, June 25, 2016
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It looks reasonable until it doesn't look reasonableThe post Coming Soon To Your Wallet: Civil Asset Forfeiture Of Your Bank Account (VIDEO) appeared first on RedState....
From: Red State | Saturday, June 25, 2016
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A Rhode Island restaurant owner fired his son the bartender for insulting a customer on a credit card receipt as “fatty.”
From: Fox News | Saturday, June 25, 2016
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In my CPA business and from my research, I’ve documented a few all-too-common blunders wealthy individuals make that cause their wealth to evaporate.
From: Business Insider | By: Thomas C. Corley | Saturday, June 25, 2016
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Here’s my Q&A column from the WSJ this week — and if you have any questions for me, you can tweet them to @danariely with the hashtag #askariely, post a comment on my Ask Ariely Facebook page, or email them to AskAriely@wsj.com. ___________________________________________________...
From: Predictably Irrational | By: mrtrower | Saturday, June 25, 2016
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Since the start of the Internet age, businesses have used this worldwide platform to sell their products to an ever-increasing share of the world’s populace. Most of us have bought items off the Internet using credit cards or bank accounts. But over...
From: Listverse | By: JFrater | Saturday, June 25, 2016
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According to data released Thursday by JPMorgan Chase Institute, everyday spending and spending among those 65 years and older was down.
From: Denver Post | By: Tracy M. Cook | Friday, June 24, 2016
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I'm part of a credit union. I thought I had set up monthly automatic payments from my checking account to my credit card for the monthly fee ($25 each month). Through some way or another, that didn't happen, and I became late on my payments. The credit...
From: Money Stack Exchange | By: Zymus | Friday, June 24, 2016
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ATM skimmers are so successful is because they’re nearly impossible to catch. They’re cheap and easy to make and just slide onto anything you might use to swipe a card, stealing your information in the process. They’re also part of the reason you...
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When your job involves defending the nation, you want y […]...
From: Silicon Angle | By: Robert Pleasant | Friday, June 24, 2016
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I'm trying to find the best way to have a good insurance coverage when renting a car without a credit card or car insurance. Here is my situation: I've arrived 6 months ago in the US, and am currently building my credit score (now it is 656) I only have...
From: Money Stack Exchange | By: AndreG | Friday, June 24, 2016
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I received a note from a reader who wanted to know about traveling domestically. I admit that most of what I get excited about in the world of travel hacking relates to international travel. I like flying around the planet and changing as many as twelve...
From: The Art of Non-Conformity | By: Chris Guillebeau | Friday, June 24, 2016
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Rewards credit cards can pay off, and the Chase Freedom card is a popular one . And for the rest of the year, they’re offering an awesome perk: 5% cashback when you spend at wholesale clubs, including Costco.Read more......
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According to the answers on Can a merchant charge you more in the US if you want to use a credit card?, I gather that, while it is not illegal for a merchant to pass their payment card processing fees on to their customers directly in the form of a surcharge,...
From: Money Stack Exchange | By: Dan Henderson | Friday, June 24, 2016
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In 1997, Anthony and Joe Russo came to Slamdance with their first feature, “Pieces,” a non-linear tribute to the French New Wave, funded with credit cards and shot in their hometown of Cleveland. “It wasn’t exactly a calling-card film for making...
From: Variety | By: Variety Staff | Friday, June 24, 2016
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Turbulent times demand turbulent documentaries. This is reflected in more than a few of the 94 films from 30 countries that are part of the 14th edition of AFI Docs. The largest U.S. film festival devoted to the art of non-fiction cinema kicked off at...
From: Roger Ebert | By: Susan Wloszczyna | Friday, June 24, 2016
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How do these two stocks compare? Find out here.
From: The Motley Fool | By: Dan Caplinger | Friday, June 24, 2016
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Companies are combatting sophisticated hackers by utilizing voice biometrics to authenticate customers when they call banks or credit card companies, adding another layer of security to prevent a growing amount of fraud. As customers find it increasingly...
From: TheStreet | By: Ellen Chang | Friday, June 24, 2016
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(Reuters) - A Filipino man has been criminally charged in New Jersey with running a large and sophisticated scheme to hack into the bank and credit card accounts of well-known or celebrity customers, U.S. prosecutors said....
From: Reuters | Friday, June 24, 2016
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Since Amazon was founded in 1994, they have revolutionized the way people purchase products. Consumers have moved from having to go to traditional retail stores to now having the power to purchase anything and everything right from their mobile device....
From: MultiChannel Merchant | By: Mike DeFabis | Friday, June 24, 2016
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Some of Whitney Houston’s personal belongings go up for auction today at the Heritage Auction House in Beverly Hills. The late singer’s first US passport, driver’s license, credit cards, and custom-made designer clothing are included in the lot....
From: Stereogum | By: Stereogum | Friday, June 24, 2016
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Talk about a well-time promotion. eBay is running a $15 off site-wide coupon for $75+ purchases. These deals are always popular because you can pick up prepaid game cards for cheap. Until 5:00pm Pacific tonight, get $15 off all types of gift cards over...
From: Destructoid | By: Dealzon | Friday, June 24, 2016
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Millions of U.S. Consumers Are Escaping Subprime
From: Forbes | By: Bill Hardekopf | Friday, June 24, 2016
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Restoration Hardware?s recently launched RH Grey card has renewed the question of the viability of fee-based loyalty memberships. More retailers are testing the concept, which could succeed if it delivers a compelling enough value proposition. The trick...
From: Forbes | By: Bryan Pearson | Friday, June 24, 2016
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