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For these seniors, the best retirement is not to retire. From a 102-year-old Wal-Mart worker to an activist park ranger, these workers have stayed on the job well into their golden years. [...]
Wed, Oct 01, 2014
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A mother’s attempt to pay for her son’s summer school classes erupted into controversy in a Cleveland suburb after a local news outlet reported on the situation. Tamika Hamilton said she didn’t have the $400 needed for her son’s summer school, so the superintendent told her she could leave a [...]
Wed, Oct 01, 2014
A new report from NPR and ProPublica is shedding light on the concerning growth of wage garnishment as a collection tactic in the United States. ProPublica’s new data finds that 4 million American workers, about 3 percent of all employees, had wages garnished due to consumer debts in 2013. While wage [...]
Tue, Sep 30, 2014
Source Credit Karma
Holiday layaway programs are popping up earlier every year. Some retailers are even moving layaway online to vie for consumer business [...]
Tue, Sep 30, 2014
If your identity is stolen, insurance will cover the expenses associated with restoring your credit. [...]
Tue, Sep 30, 2014
Source Bankrate
It’s no secret that having a trusted, well-informed advisor or financial coach can increase your odds of financial success. We know that some people who are transitioning, perhaps from military service, being unemployed, or another tough financial situation, might especially benefit from this one-on-one service focused on their financial and [...]
Fri, Sep 26, 2014
Source Comsumer Finance
Types of Prepaid Cards
  “Prepaid card” is a very general term that can be used to describe a variety of different types of payment vehicles used for varying, and often very specific, purposes. This article is designed to clarify the subtle differences between each type of prepaid card, enabling consumers to better understand [...]
Mon, Sep 22, 2014
Source Card Hub
It's time, once again, for a look at the most unusual credit card crimes being reported by the media. So here we go… Ron Weasley and the credit card thief Various media outlets have reported that someone stole the credit… [...]
Fri, Aug 01, 2014
Source Card Ratings