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Lottery Fever – Financial Cure-All?

Lottery Fever – Financial Cure-All?

For lottery winners, suddenly being shoved into the spotlight can feel like a curse, which is the exact way many see lotteries: as curses. But the financial freedom that comes with winnings can lift a lifelong burden for people.



by Scott Townsend

New Bank ATMs Allow $1 and $5 Bills

New Bank ATMs Allow $1 and $5 Bills

A couple of the country’s biggest banks are in the process of introducing new ATMs that allow their customers to withdraw in increments of $1 and $5. Is this a good idea or just another way for big banks to …



by CreditCardsCo

Bernie Madoff Giving Financial Advice?

Bernie Madoff Giving Financial Advice?

Bernie Madoff may be resigning himself to the fact that a jail cell will likely be the last home he ever lives in, but he’s making the most of it apparently.



by CreditCardsCo

Credit Card Tips For Parents With Children Preparing For College

Credit Card Tips For Parents With Children Preparing For College

Every year as college students prepare for another term, parents wonder about money and especially credit cards. MasterCard, then, conducted a survey to find out what concerns parents most and inform on how they can address these concerns.



by Brent Thomas

As Bad Debt Falls Consumer Sue Over Collection Practices

As Bad Debt Falls Consumer Sue Over Collection Practices

Although cases of bad debt are in decline, the number of lawsuits filed over unfair, aggressive, or otherwise questionable collection practices are on the rise.



by Brent Thomas

Is A Balance Transfer Credit Card Really Worth It?

Is A Balance Transfer Credit Card Really Worth It?

It looks like saving money on a competitively structured balance transfer credit card is easy but there is much more to it than simply putting your money in another account.



by Joanne Lee

FTC Shut Down India Based Scam Debt Collector

FTC Shut Down India Based Scam Debt Collector

The majority of consumers are now well aware of the various telephone scams in operation designed to steal your personal details as they have been running for several years now.



by Brent Thomas

Rushcard Is Becoming Unlimited

Rushcard Is Becoming Unlimited

RushCard has released their plans to modernize its fee arrangements for the Prepaid Visa RushCard and also venture a brand new plan which will be called RushUnlimited.



by Brian Weston

Do Not Panic If You Have Received A 1099-C

Do Not Panic If You Have Received A 1099-C

The last many weeks has seen a flood of questions from the taxpayers who have become very upset after receiving 1099-C or 1099-A forms for debt which were in actual forgiven or never paid or were extinguished in bankruptcy.



by Roberta Sanchez

Get Help Overcoming The Holiday Debt Hangover

Get Help Overcoming The Holiday Debt Hangover

This month became a nightmare for Americans who have been awakening after holiday spending with a huge debt menace.



by Roberta Sanchez

Consumers Advised To Save Now For Next Christmas

Consumers Advised To Save Now For Next Christmas

While the majority of consumers in the United States may not even have finished gift shopping for this Christmas, finance experts are urging everyone to start thinking about next Christmas now by opening a fairly old fashioned “Christmas Club” account.



by Joanne Lee

Top Tips For Safer Shopping Online

Top Tips For Safer Shopping Online

As the holiday season approaches, consumers have no doubt heard numerous horror stories of phising and hackers and scammers lurking on the internet ready to steal their credit card details.



by Scott Townsend




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