Whether it is because you have been in a hurry or lack of knowledge, you have probably obtained a few ATM fees. Automated teller machine (ATM) fees are the fees that many Financial Institutions (FIs) charge for the use of their ATMs. When could I be charged a surcharge fee …

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Unless you live in a cave you’ve surely heard the advertisements about the “historically low interest rates” for buying a house. And that’s mostly true — rates are quite low after the 2008 housing shenanigans. But, does that necessarily mean it’s a …

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You’re in love! Finally, you’ve updated your profile to “In a Relationship.” No more attending your friend’s wedding solo or showing up to Grandma’s birthday as the “single one.” The benefits of having that special someone are countless …

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When I first moved to Manhattan I shared an apartment with a roommate who was an absolute nightmare. After surviving that ordeal, I decided that my next apartment would need to be roommate-free. I was worried that tackling rent and bills on my own would leave me perpetually cash …

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Halloween is only a few weeks away, and again we’re faced with the dilemma of finding the perfect costume. My definition of perfection is when it costs under $5. Homemade costumes are not only cheaper, but they let you show off your creativity by making something out of nothing …

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Thinking about doing a degree online? Here are some financial factors to consider to help you make the right choice Copyright 2015 brass Media, Inc …

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After all of the point of sale (POS) system breaches last year like at Home Depot, Bebe, and Chick-fil-A, card issuers are beginning to send out new cards with EMV chip technology. EMV stands for EuroPay, MasterCard and Visa who are the three companies that developed the chip …

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People can be too trusting and in the world of the Internet, that can be dangerous. There is a scam that promises to make you rich using Instagram; and who wouldn’t want to be rich if it’s as easy as sending your debit card and bank account to …

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Hilton Worldwide is engaged in an investigation of a possible data breach. According to a statement, investigators believe it occurred via the Point of Sale (POS) terminals at in its hotel restaurants, coffee shops, and gift stores. The hotels affected include Doubletree, Embassy Suites, Hampton Inn & Suites, and Waldorf …

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Don’t wait until your basement floods or your carpets are ruined to find out your homeowners insurance won’t pay for the damage. Water damage comes from a variety of sources, and your policy may only cover some of them. Pipes If your pipes burst, homeowners insurance should pay …

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