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Will JPMorgan’s Patent of Bitcoin-Like Payment System Work?
Jan 02

Will JPMorgan’s Patent of Bitcoin-Like Payment System Work?

JPMorgan recently patented a payment system that is supposed to be very similar to Bitcoin, which is the digital currency that has caught a lot of buzz in recent years.

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Free Checking Doesn’t Always Mean More Customers Will Sign Up
Dec 24

Free Checking Doesn’t Always Mean More Customers Will Sign Up

A recently published article by a member of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City noted that there was an overall increase in the access to free checking accounts following the 2011 debit interchange fee regulation. Despite the increased availability of free checking, however, it doesn’t translate to more use of free checking by U.S.

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My Experience With Customer Service Reps at Different Banks
Dec 10

My Experience With Customer Service Reps at Different Banks

What do you think about your bank’s customer service? Are you satisfied with how your bank responds to your questions and needs? Working as a writer for MyBankTracker.com, I often need to contact customer service at various banks whenever I need specific questions answered.

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How to Feel Like You Have More Money
Nov 25

How to Feel Like You Have More Money

Is the financial grass always greener on the other side?

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Coin: A Pricey, Temporary Bridge to Mobile Wallets
Nov 22

Coin: A Pricey, Temporary Bridge to Mobile Wallets

The past week consisted of a constant barrage of announcements from outfits that aim to revolutionize consumer payments. There was the nationwide launch of Isis and the introduction of the Google Wallet Card. However, the one product launch that appeared to garner the most chatter was Coin, a card that aims to replace all your

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Lower Fed Unemployment-Rate Target Could Delay Rate Hikes
Nov 14

Lower Fed Unemployment-Rate Target Could Delay Rate Hikes

For the past year, I’ve been keeping a close eye on the unemployment rate because it is the key economic indicator of when the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates, which will ultimately affect the rates offered by deposit accounts. Like all the savers out there, I’m eagerly awaiting the day when my savings account

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Square Cash Review: Perfect in Every Way
Oct 30

Square Cash Review: Perfect in Every Way

I’ve never used any money transferring apps before, but if there’s an app that is easier to use than this, I’d be surprised. Square Cash is a new app that allows you to send cash to friends or family in an email. Whether you have to pay back a friend for concert tickets or need

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Apple vs. Parents: Game Developers Not Responsible for In-App Purchases
Oct 25

Apple vs. Parents: Game Developers Not Responsible for In-App Purchases

In-app purchases, which is made when a user chooses to buy subscriptions or extra content from within an application using an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, is a new popular trend that’s causing quite a bit of controversy between Apple and some parents. According to a Huffington Post article from July, Canadian mom Paula Marner was

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Disaster Averted?
Oct 22

Disaster Averted?

So the government shutdown has ended, and the threat of the United States defaulting on its loans has been averted. Until January or February, anyway. But is the crisis really over?

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Why Some Merchants Don’t Accept American Express
Sep 27

Why Some Merchants Don’t Accept American Express

“Sorry, we do not accept American Express.” These are seven words I hate hearing. If you’re a loyal AmEx user, you’ll agree. It’s frustrating when you want to pay for something but you can’t. All of this drama because of what? Merchant fees?

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