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Top Bank Deals Offering Cash Back and Bonuses (March 2014)
Mar 18

Top Bank Deals Offering Cash Back and Bonuses (March 2014)

Many banks have offered noteworthy deals with anything from a $500 cash bonus to a new Kindle Fire HD to incentivize customers to sign up with them.

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Credit Card Pick of the Week: Chase Sapphire Preferred Card

Credit Card Pick of the Week: Chase Sapphire Preferred Card

The noteworthy Chase Sapphire Preferred Card is a travel credit card with lucrative rewards that can be used in a variety of ways, offering endless possibilities for cardholders to make the most out of this uniquely versatile card.

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Sally Beauty Confirms Card Data Breach: 5 Things to Know for the Week
Mar 17

Sally Beauty Confirms Card Data Breach: 5 Things to Know for the Week

Another major U.S. retailer has been revealed to be a target of a data breach that left customer card information in the hands of cybercriminals. Sally Beauty follows Target, Neiman Marcus and other merchants that are investigating how it happened.

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Temporarily Increase Your Credit Limit With This Hack

Temporarily Increase Your Credit Limit With This Hack

If you’re in a bind, urgently need a larger credit limit, and have been denied by your bank or credit issuer, there is a way to temporarily stretch your limit.

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Do You Know How to Properly Read Your Credit Card Statements?

Do You Know How to Properly Read Your Credit Card Statements?

When we get our credit card statement at the end of the month, our eye usually goes right to the balance. But what about the other numbers, boxes and text? 

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Conveniently Bank Without Actually Going Into a Branch
Mar 16

Conveniently Bank Without Actually Going Into a Branch

There are many reasons why people don’t or can’t go into their bank’s branch location. Sometimes extreme weather conditions can cause your bank to close early, maybe you recently became injured or ill, or you’d rather just avoid the hassle of going into a branch altogether. Instead of procrastinating and not getting your banking done, you can complete

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Student Loan Lender Rankings Once Again Public
Mar 14

Student Loan Lender Rankings Once Again Public

In a surprising turnabout, the Department of Education lifted its ban on sharing its ranking information with borrowers about lenders of federal student loan money. The data is collected from respondents to a survey who are mostly comprised of borrowers, school personnel and employees of the education department. The news is good for consumers, but

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12 Top-Notch Financial Slogans

12 Top-Notch Financial Slogans

Financial companies are among the richest and most influential establishments in the world. Therefore a lot of thought and effort is poured into creating the perfect slogan to represent the company to its potential customers.

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Will Banks Be Open on St. Patrick’s Day?

Will Banks Be Open on St. Patrick’s Day?

This coming Monday, March 17, 2014, people across the world will put on their greenest outfits to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. Although this day is mainly known for parades, wearing green and an excuse to chug some green beer, it’s not actually a federal holiday, which means your bank and post office will stay open.

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Will Your Free Credit Score Soon Be on Your Bills?
Mar 13

Will Your Free Credit Score Soon Be on Your Bills?

The director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) wants banks, particularly credit card lenders, to provide consumers with their free credit score on every one of their bills or statements as part of normal billing. Some people think it’s a great idea and will help consumers, but others — like some of the companies which

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