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Avoid Email Scams With These ‘Phish’ and Tips
Yesterday, Oct 31

Avoid Email Scams With These ‘Phish’ and Tips

It’s your annoying alumni association emailing you again about its latest endowment campaign, but this time — whether you’re feeling extra guilty or you just got a promotion — instead of striking delete on your keyboard, you click on the link to donate, taking you to a website where your university’s mascot is doing a

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Consumers Complain on Twitter About CVS, Rite Aid Decision to Reject Apple Pay
Oct 29

Consumers Complain on Twitter About CVS, Rite Aid Decision to Reject Apple Pay

In a bold move, Apple Pay was recently rejected from CVS Pharmacy and Rite Aid. Essentially, the two drugstores barred Apple Pay users from using their mobile wallets to pay for everything from lipstick to roll-on deodorant. CVS and Rite Aid are joining their counterparts Walmart, Kmart, Lowe’s, Gap, Target and other retailers, in refusing to

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How to Use Apple Pay: What Debit and Credit Cards Are Supported?
Oct 01

How to Use Apple Pay: What Debit and Credit Cards Are Supported?

Declared as the mobile wallet to beat, Apple Pay aims to become your preferred choice of payment when you’re out and about. For many of you, this is the first time that you’ve ever even heard about mobile payments. Intimidating? Maybe. So, we took look at what cards work with Apple Pay and how to

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The Best Apps to Obliterate Debt and Control Your Spending
Sep 30

The Best Apps to Obliterate Debt and Control Your Spending

Technology has had a huge impact on how most people approach the financial aspects of their lives, and the benefits are undeniable. Put simply, smartphones and laptops take the guesswork out of debt management, especially when you have the right tools to work with. Today, apps are the name of the game, and they can

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5 Ways iPhone 6’s Apple Pay Will Be a Game Changer
Sep 29

5 Ways iPhone 6’s Apple Pay Will Be a Game Changer

If you haven’t bent your new iPhone 6 in half yet, then you’ll be one of the lucky ones to test out the new Apple pay mobile payments app this coming October. For those of you who are unfamiliar with this nifty app, it allows users to pay with their phone using a Near Field Communication (NFC)

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EyeVerify Security App Takes a Picture of Your Eyeball In Lieu of a Password
Sep 19

EyeVerify Security App Takes a Picture of Your Eyeball In Lieu of a Password

When it comes to verifying a customer’s identity, there might be something in the eye. That’s what Wells Fargo is banking on, which is why it has awarded thousands of dollars to EyeVerify, a Kansas City-based startup that transforms a picture of your eye into a key that protects your digital life. The investment is

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Is Apple’s Mobile Payment System a Game Changer or Does It Just Spell Danger?
Sep 09

Is Apple’s Mobile Payment System a Game Changer or Does It Just Spell Danger?

Apple unveiled two iPhones, a watch, and a new mobile payment platform at an event in Cupertino, Calif., today. The mobile payment system, called Apple Pay, has been rumored for years now and aims to change the way consumers pay for goods. Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO, introduced the Apple mobile payment system, saying businesses rely

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3 Personal Finance Apps Just As Worthwhile As Mint
Jul 23

3 Personal Finance Apps Just As Worthwhile As Mint

Mint, a budgeting and spend-tracking tool, allows consumers to sign up and within minutes, have their accounts securely connected,  and spending patterns broken down in easy-to-understand charts. However, does that really encapsulate the public’s general needs in the realm of money management? We’ve already picked three other apps that deserve to stand alongside Mint in the personal

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Why Your Bank Account Will Get Hacked and You Wished Your Money Was Under the Mattress
Jun 03

Why Your Bank Account Will Get Hacked and You Wished Your Money Was Under the Mattress

From the data breach that occurred at Target locations across the nation during the holidays, to the more recent hacks at eBay, identity theft appears to be happening more often lately. Even so, there’s still a slim chance you’ll be a victim of having your personal information stolen, right? Wrong. In reality, about one half

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3 Genius Apps Take the Guesswork Out of Credit Card Rewards So You Earn More
Jun 02

3 Genius Apps Take the Guesswork Out of Credit Card Rewards So You Earn More

Every cardholder has their own strategy when it comes to collecting credit card rewards. Some let theirs grow as an emergency fund, others may choose to cash out once or twice a year, and some await the day when they reach a status high enough to redeem a big-ticket gift they really want. However, few

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