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Filed under: Personal Finance, Financial Education Getty Images In my early 20s, I made a ton of financial mistakes. From maxing out credit cards, to delaying my savings, I got off to a rocky start. You don't have to get off to a rocky start, though....
From: Daily Finance | By: Jeff Rose | Monday, March 30, 2015
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Brasilia (Brazil) (AFP) - Twelve years after surging to power in Brazil, the Workers' Party (PT) is at a crossroads, struggling to deal with a tanking economy and a ballooning graft scandal that has implicated members and close allies.Party co-founder...
From: Business Insider | By: Damian Wroclavsky | Tuesday, March 31, 2015
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Getting high viewer counts on Twitch.tv livestreams is not easy. Some already well known brands or personalities, such as the recently launched Geek & Sundry channel, have the advantage of a built in audience that starts watching right from the...
From: Silicon Angle | By: Eric David | Tuesday, March 31, 2015
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We all need reminders that life can feel thrilling in the face of mundane boredom.
From: The Kernel | By: Ayako Black | Sunday, March 29, 2015
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Online dating site Plenty of Fish has been fined $48,000 CAD by the CRTC (the Canadian equivalent of the FCC) for failure to comply with Canada’s new anti-spam laws, according to CBC. The popular online dating site, claiming over 90 million members...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Don Crothers | Monday, March 30, 2015
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Apparently some crooks have lines they will not cross. The criminal boundary for a con artist pretending to be an Internal Revenue Service agent was impending motherhood. Sarah Carr was the target of what the IRS says is the largest tax scam ever, in...
From: Don't Mess with Taxes | By: skbell1 | Saturday, March 28, 2015
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Some of these charlatans may have even believed their own preposterous theories....
From: The Raw Story | By: Larry Schwartz, AlterNet | Tuesday, March 31, 2015
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With the fictional divide beween deserving and undeserving poor collapsing, the Conservatives’ ugly logic is turning into the one story they truly fearIt was the raw early days of the coalition, and one of David Cameron’s lieutenants was giving a...
From: The Guardian | By: Aditya Chakrabortty | Tuesday, March 31, 2015
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Shopping for a wedding dress can be equal parts amazing and totally stressful experience. Trying on several dresses a day for a few solid weekends is enough to wear a bride out, especially if she can't find the perfect fit. While you could virtually...
From: GeekSugar | By: Kristy-Ellington | Sunday, March 29, 2015
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Never let your guard down, especially when traveling....
From: Break | Sunday, March 29, 2015
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Do you need money now? Bills overwhelming your life? You might consider a payday loan as a way to get through a temporary money crunch. Although they may be an option for you, you need to get the facts. Continue … Continue reading →...
From: The Blog that Ruth Built | By: Kate Pierce | Sunday, March 29, 2015
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Two former federal agents have been charged for stealing money while working on the investigation into the Silk Road, the infamous online drug marketplace that was seized in 2013.Read more......
From: Gizmodo | By: Kate Knibbs | Monday, March 30, 2015
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Filed under: Currency, Scandals and Lawsuits, Ripoffs & Scams, Internet Fraud J. David Ake/AP By KRISTIN J. BENDER and PAUL ELIAS SAN FRANCISCO -- Two former federal agents were charged with fraud in the theft of digital currency during an investigation...
From: Daily Finance | By: The Associated Press | Monday, March 30, 2015
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At the request of the Federal Trade Commission, a federal court has halted the operations of a company that calls itself “FTC Credit Solutions.” The company allegedly used false affiliation with the Commission to market bogus credit repair services...
From: Inside ARM | By: insideARM.com | Monday, March 30, 2015
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A reader writes: I’ve got an MBA from University of Phoenix and at first I was really proud of it. I’d worked really hard to get through the corporate finance classes. Marketing, management, human resources…it all seemed pretty standard stuff for...
From: Ask a Manager | By: Ask a Manager | Monday, March 30, 2015
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Enforcement Directorate officials on Monday attached properties worth Rs 2.25 crore of former minister of state for coal Dasari Narayan Rao in connection with its money laundering probe in the coal block allocation scam.
From: Times of India | Monday, March 30, 2015
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The following is an article from Uncle John’s All-Purpose Extra Strength Bathroom Reader.Judging from what we’ve been told in history books, when the Wright Brothers invented powered flight, they were rewarded with parades, medals, and headlines....
From: Neatorama | By: Miss Cellania | Monday, March 30, 2015
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Filed under: Shopping, Consumer Goods, Consumer Protection, Ripoffs & Scams, Products Mark Lennihan/AP After bruising allegations that top retailers were cheating consumers by selling herbal supplements that didn't contain what they claimed, the...
From: Daily Finance | By: Mitch Lipka | Monday, March 30, 2015
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The Lake Worth-based Human Rights Defense Center is urging the federal government to adopt rules that would regulate the practice of issuing debit cards instead of cash or check to prisoners just getting out of captivity. Third-party companies that issue...
From: Broward-Palm Beach New Times | Monday, March 30, 2015
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We have heard of anti-terrorism insurance before which really existed and was hard pressed after the 9/11 bombing. War Risk Insurance came way before that albeit it only gained its fame among marines and soldiers fighting off their lives. I know nobody...
From: Burda Style | Monday, March 30, 2015
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If you are doing business with China, you no doubt already know that you need to be on your guard against fraud. But against what sort of frauds and what exactly should you be doing to avoid becoming a victim? Of all the China frauds my firm's China...
From: Forbes | By: Dan Harris | Monday, March 30, 2015
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People who are found not guilty of crimes shouldn’t have to pay a dime in penalty. But they do in many ways, of course, such as having to pay for lawyers. One of the more peculiar undeserved punishments is that, under a longstanding rule, the Cook...
From: Chicago Sun-Times | By: Sun-Times Editorial Board | Sunday, March 29, 2015
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As the CBI prepares to file a fresh chargesheet in the Saradha chit fund scam, it plans to question ousted Trinamool Congress leader Mukul Roy again.
From: Times of India | Sunday, March 29, 2015
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Descent into a New Dark Age The Muslim Marxist in the White Mosque continues, on a daily basis, to exceed our expectations. Just when you think he can’t get any more lawless, or corrupt, or incompetent, or traitorous, he does. But like he claims to...
From: Free Republic | By: Canada Free Press | Sunday, March 29, 2015
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I have a confession: I'm a terrible tooth fairy.   My oldest daughter figured out pretty quickly that this whole fairy thing was a scam because unlike the tooth fairy that visited her friends, her tooth fairy consistently forgot to swing by. What can...
From: Mother Nature Network | By: jsavedge | Sunday, March 29, 2015
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Long ago I formulated a self-imposed rule. Whenever I or one of my firm’s other China lawyers receive three emails on the same thing in a week, I write about it. Haven’t been so forced for a while, but it happened this week and the topic is that...
From: China Law Blog | By: China Law Blog | Sunday, March 29, 2015
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Belle Gibson and the Pernicious Cult of 'Wellness.' Jenny McCartney writes in The Spectator about the unraveling business empire and reputation of Australian celebrity "wellness" blogger and "cancer survivor" Belle Gibson. Gibson's "WholePantry" enteprise...
From: MetaFilter | By: spitbull | Sunday, March 29, 2015
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I've tried everything I can think of. I'm building a sort of chat bot for IMVU, using injected JavaScript on the IMVU mobile website. I have a loop to crawl the messages received, and search for certain key terms, like a message beginning with a slash...
From: Stack Overflow | By: NikolaTeslaX | Saturday, March 28, 2015
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Sao Paulo (AFP) - Dozens of Brazilian firms, including industrial companies and banks, are under investigation amid allegations they paid $5.9 billion in bribes to tax officials, police said Saturday.Brazil is already reeling from the biggest graft scandal...
From: Business Insider | Saturday, March 28, 2015
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Anyone with a spare dollar can buy access to stolen, active Uber account information. Vendors on the new darknet market AlphaBay are peddling Uber user details.Read more......
From: Gizmodo | By: Kate Knibbs | Saturday, March 28, 2015
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SANFORD — In 1998, Donald Heflin Mitchell Jr. pretended to be the business manager of Penny Hardaway, an All-Star guard for the Orlando Magic....
From: Orlando Sentinel | By: Rene Stutzman | Saturday, March 28, 2015
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The agency said they have sent the relevant records to the competent authority for considering grant of sanction to prosecute the public servant.
From: The Economic Times | Tuesday, March 31, 2015
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