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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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Bank Thieves Cash Goes Up In Flames After Using Blow Torch

Crime really doesn't pay, especially for some bank crooks in Everett, Washington. Tuesday morning police posted pictures of the Coastal Community Bank ATM on their Twitter feed, looking for the public's help for those responsible for attempting to rob it of its cash. Attempted is the key word as...
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States Having Hard Time Proving They Are Not A Scam With Unclaimed Property

Every day we seem to hear about a new scam with crooks trying to take your money. That's exactly what a South Carolina man thought when he was contacted by Curtis Loftis and told he was due $763,000 in unclaimed cash. Cutis happens to be the South Carolina State Treasurer as well as the president...
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A Paper Coffee Cup Foils The Perfect Crime

There are bank robberies and then there are bank robberies that can be written into a TV series, like this one! Off to Woodstock, Vermont, where on January 4th, a man enters the People's United Bank and hands the teller a robbery note. The robber fled on foot with $3,000 in cash. About that same...
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Strange Security Questions Asked From Bank's Web site

No doubt you've had a potpourri of security questions to choose from when registering for online access. From your home town to your mother's maiden name random questions are designed to authenticate you with questions you would only know. However one bank in India has some of the strangest...
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Drunk Driver Spends Over $1,000 On Newspapers To Keep His Mug Shot Away From Neighbors

Life is filled with moments of regret, such as the regret of 43 year old Joseph Talbot of Wayne County, New York. Last Thursday the vice president of a bank was swerving on the road and was pulled over by state troopers. No surprised the swerving was due to Joseph being drunk and after failing...
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