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New Rules For Prepaid Debit Cards

Although April 1st is known as the day of practical jokes, the Federal government enacted some serious reforms regarding prepaid debit cards and person-to-person payment services, such as Venmo. Reforms under the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau aim to offer the same protections offered on...
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Get The Most Out Of An Extra Student Loan Or Mortgage Payment

You don't have to be a math wizard to know sending in extra money will pay off debt faster. However when it comes to your student loans, there is a specific time you should send extra money. While your credit card employs a compounded interest system, where the accrued interest is added back into...
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MasterCard To Make It Easier For You To Cancel Automatic Subscriptions

How many times have you sign up for a free trail only to forget to cancel before being billed? Well if you use a Mastercard-branded credit card, you will soon be notified by email for your permission before you start getting charged. The new policy begins April 12, 2019 that will require businesses...
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Most Of Us Grossly Underestimate Our Subscription Service Costs

A world of limitless entertainment and convenience has made out lives easier, but this convenience is costly as a new survey finds that 84% of Americans grossly underestimate their monthly subscription-based spending. The survey found we guess that our monthly subscription services, such as Netflix...
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How To Protect Yourself From Student Load Relief Scams

Graduating College is one of the best feelings of accomplishment in life. Unfortunately the reality for many are the large monthly payments due on their student loans. With so many grads in debt, scammers are preying on them in record numbers promising to reduce, consolidate or even eliminate those...
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When It Comes To Kids, Cash IS Still King

One of the best lessons you can teach your children is the value of money and many offer advice of giving your child a credit card to learn that responsibility. However the best route is to use cash. In an ever increasing cashless society, paper and coin money finite, unlike plastic. But paying...
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Transferring Credit Card Debt To A New Card May Help Boost Your Score

Most Americans carry a lot of debt in the form of credit cards. It's such a big business that many banks and financial institutions offer zero percent interest rates by opening new lines of credit. While you may think its best not to open new credit and pay off your debt, it's not necessarily the...
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Old Movies Still Pay Out Big Bucks

By now you've watched your favorite holiday movie. By far one of the most popular movies is A Christmas Story, which even runs for 24 hours Christmas Eve and Day. Even after 43 year the actors who starred in the movie still get paid in royalties. Zack Ward, who played bully Scut Farkus says he gets...
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Company Fronts Home Down Payment In Exchange For Renting Out Spare Rooms

The most expensive item you'll ever purchase is your home and coming up with the down payment can be a difficult task. However there is some help available. Loftium is a startup company and it offers up to $50,000 you can use as a down payment for your house. However there is one catch for this...
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Scam Targeting Ocala Electric Utility Customers

Ocala Electric Utility is warning residents about a bill payment scam that is targeting utility customers. Individuals and businesses have reported receiving telephone calls or emails that claim their electricity will be turned off within hours, or other threats, unless they make an immediate...
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