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Here's What To Do If You Receive An Inheritance

What would you do if you received a large amount of inheritance money? Pay off debt? Buy a house? Go no vacation? Financial experts say if you want to be financially prudent about it, the answer is to do nothing with the money, at least for a year. Many people spend their inheritances faster than...
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Couple Spend Nearly All Of $120,000 Mistakenly Deposited In Their Bank Account

If you ever wondered what would happen if you had a bank error in your favor, and you spent it, you'll be arrested and charged with felony theft. Robert and Tiffany Williams of Pennsylvania had an unexpected windfall on May 31st, when they checked the balance in their checking account and there was...
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Is It Better To Save Or Spend Your Loose Change?

There is the thought process of you saving your spare change and cashing it in after some time on a reward, such as a vacation or shopping spree, but is it the best way for your money to work for you? Well it isn't a simple yes or no question. A financial advisor recently took up the question and...
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Casual Visitor Cracks Safe That No One Had Been Able To Do For 40 Years

Visitors to the Vermilion Heritage Museum in Alberta have been trying to crack the code for 40-years of a safe that has been locked tight and unable to be opened by even a locksmith. Countless visitors to the museum, which opened in the mid 1990s, had tinkered with the dial over the years to no...
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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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