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Articles about 2013

Apple Bank $100 Checking Bonus

December 20, 2013

Apple Bank of the New York metro area is currently offering a $100 bonus on their free or interest-bearing checking accounts. Customers opening a new account only need to enroll in direct deposit of payroll, [...]

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How to Fix a Billing Error on Your Credit Statement

December 20, 2013

If you see a purchase on your credit card that you didn’t make, be sure to correct the mistake right away. It could be a simple mistake – like a double swipe of your credit [...]

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Why Fly? JetBlue’s New Wi-Fi

December 20, 2013

On December 12, JetBlue unleashed its first three flights with Wi-Fi availability. As one of the last remaining U.S. airlines to expand Wi-Fi access, JetBlue’s doing its best to show that they’re worth the wait. [...]

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Bad News: 33% of Balance Transfers Aren’t Paid Off In Time

December 20, 2013

“There’s no such thing as a free lunch,” or so the saying goes. More often than not, this adage proves itself to be true. Whenever we try to get something for nothing, it seems like [...]

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5 Great Credit Card Rewards Categories in 2013

December 19, 2013

If you’ve been a longtime good credit card user, it may be time to reap more rewards for your responsibility than maintaining an excellent credit score. Rewards credit cards offer lots of perks for travelers, [...]

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40 Million Target Shoppers’ Data Stolen – What You Need to Know

December 19, 2013

Target recently confirmed that over 40 million in-store shoppers’ debit and credit card data was stolen – everything from the cardholder’s name to the card number to the expiration date to the three-digit number on [...]

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The 5 Financial Personalities You Have to Deal with During the Holidays

December 18, 2013

It’s a week before Christmas – shopping wrapped up yet? If not, you’re not alone. Recent surveys have shown that a large number of holiday shoppers procrastinate until almost the last minute. About 20 percent [...]

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Loop iPhone Case Lets You Swipe Your Phone Like a Credit Card

December 18, 2013

Okay, maybe it’s not as awesome as NASA’s new 6’2″ superhero robot, but right now it’s a heck of a lot more relevant to everyday life. Loop, a Boston-based startup, has developed an iPhone case [...]

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How Soon After Bankruptcy Should I Apply for a Credit Card?

December 18, 2013

So you’ve filed for bankruptcy. You know that the filing will stay on your credit report for at least seven years, and that your credit score’s taken a hit. But when can you apply for [...]

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It’s Official: Court Approves Swipe Fees For Consumers

December 17, 2013

It seems like every time we turn around, we’re getting hit with a new fee. There’s a fee for taking money out of an ATM, a fee for purchasing movie tickets with an online service, [...]

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