Manhattan DA’s Office Shuts Down Million Dollar Fraudulent Check Scheme
Dec 08

Manhattan DA’s Office Shuts Down Million Dollar Fraudulent Check Scheme

Manhattan law enforcement officials successfully busted a check fraud scheme involving almost 100 individuals and costing TD Bank more than $1 million. The New York County District Attorney’s office in Manhattan announced on Wednesday that it had indicted 94 individuals for their part in a fraudulent check scheme involving more than 90 checking accounts at

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Some Tips on Purchasing Gift Cards During Holidays And Year-Round
Dec 07

Some Tips on Purchasing Gift Cards During Holidays And Year-Round

For years gift cards have been considered a popular gift option for friends and family. The ease and convenience these cards offer can take a lot of the guesswork out of holiday shopping, but choosing the right card and protecting its value doesn’t come without its risks.

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Slash Your Credit Card Processing Fees With FeeFighters

Slash Your Credit Card Processing Fees With FeeFighters

Small businesses are expected to shell out upwards of $340 million in credit card processing fees this holiday season. If you’re a small business owner looking to save some cash then one start up is offering you a solution.

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Financial Literacy: How Do You Define It?
Dec 06

Financial Literacy: How Do You Define It?

What does financial literacy mean to you? It’s a question I can admit I’m still struggling to define myself, and I’m sure a number of people would agree with me.

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Capital One and Network for Good Make Online Giving Easier
Dec 05

Capital One and Network for Good Make Online Giving Easier

Making charitable donations online can present a convenient way for consumers to make simple and meaningful contributions to the organizations of their choices, but all that convenience can come at a hefty costs according to survey results recently released by Capital One.

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New Federal Taskforce To Help Americans Avert Foreclosure

New Federal Taskforce To Help Americans Avert Foreclosure

Both the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the U.S. Treasury will actively join the crusade against fraudulent mortgage modification scams that take advantage of homeowners struggling to pay their mortgage liabilities.

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Debt Account Aversion Is Preventing You From Paying Down Your Credit Card
Dec 02

Debt Account Aversion Is Preventing You From Paying Down Your Credit Card

How do you manage your credit card debt if you carry a balance from month to month? Do you pay off the smallest debt first, or the debt with the highest balance? If your plan of attack involves the former then you may be doing yourself a disservice—at least according to a recent study on

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Does The IRS Owe You Money?

Does The IRS Owe You Money?

We always read about people coming under legal fire from the Internal Revenue Service for tax evasion, but the media rarely reports on those the IRS fails to deliver tax refunds to. Right now, the IRS is looking to return $153 million in tax returns that failed to get into the hands of tens of

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Californians Really Love Their Credit Unions
Dec 01

Californians Really Love Their Credit Unions

What do you look for in a depository institution? Is it friendliness, or superior products and services? For those living in the state of California, a company called Prime Performance offers a good look into what satisfies retail banking customers in the golden state.

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5 Ways You May Be Inadvertently Breaking the Law
Nov 30

5 Ways You May Be Inadvertently Breaking the Law

To some, following the law is as simple as filing your taxes, not stealing and not inflicting bodily harm to others, and etc. But, the law can elude even the most honest and conscientious of individuals.

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