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Woman Mistakenly Tips Server using Her PIN Instead

A momentary slip of the mind has cost one woman over $7,000. A French woman was at a coffee shop and had requested to pay her bill that equals around $23.76 USD. She wanted to include a tip but mistakenly entered her PIN of 7686 in the section designated for a tip. So instead of leaving a $5 tip,...
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A 15 Minute Phone Call Could Save You $2,500

Is 15 minutes of your time worth saving up to $35? It pays to call your credit card company if they’re trying to hit you with a fee. A recent survey found that most creditors will back down if you simply call them out. A CreditCards.com survey found that 84% of major credit card holders who asked...
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Convincing IRS Scam That Could Cost Your Entire Tax Refund

Savvy scammers are working overtime this spring with a pretty sophisticated scam involving your tax refund. Here is how it works. To your surprise, a large deposit of cash into your bank account from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), even though you haven't filed your taxes yet. Shortly after the...
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Bank Employee Sorts Through 1.2 Million Coins By Hand

Think your job is tough! A German bank employee has spent the last six months counting 5,500 pounds of coins by hand! They are the collection of a truck driver who would save seemingly useless one and two penny coins in his home in hundreds of freezer bags. Sadly the man died in May and his family...
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Lazy Jar App Debits Your Bank Account Of Money If You Fail To Meet Your Fitness Goals

Motivation is the catalyst for change but that lack of motivation involving your workout can cost you a bunch of change thanks to the Lazy Jar app. The new app pairs with your FitBit and charges you cash each time you miss your weekly workout goals. You select how much you’re willing to pay if miss...
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Millennials Are Saving More Money Than Other Generations

Apparently all that advice about saving money is being heed. A new survey from Bankrate found 60% of millennials reported they are limiting their spending in some way to save money for the future. That particular reason beat out others like cutting spending in order to pay off debt or concern about...
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App Covers Bank Overdraft Fees With Free Loan

As good of recordkeeping as you do, sometimes you find out that your checking account is overdrawn. While you cringe, the bank dances in delight as overdraft fees are a big revenue generator. However you've got a friend in Dave. While Dave sounds like your former roommate, it's actually an app for...
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Florida Criminal Googles Instructions on How To Rob A Bank

Thanks to the Internet you can have just about any question answered. For 26-year old William Joe Johnson of Pinellas County wasn’t quite sure about how to rob a bank. So he Googled, "How to Rob A Bank" and we assume, was able to learn the technique of walking into a bank, imply you have a gun and...
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Couple Serves Expired Food At Wedding Reception

There's an old saying at a wedding, Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue. But you'd never suspect the "old" portion of that rhyme would be referring to the reception food. Groom, Seigo and his bride, Romilde recently tied the knot and began the celebration at the couple'...
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Man Who Robbed Bank To Get Away From His Wife Gets An Unwelcomed Sentence

Oh the irony! Back in September, 70-year old Lawrence John Ripple had an argument with his wife, in what we can only assume it was over money. That's because Lawrence robbed Brotherhood Bank Trust in Kansas City, Kansas, by handing the teller a note stating he had a gun and demanded money. But once...
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