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$25 for $68? Seven Defensive Moves Against Credit Card Assault

If I give you $25 today will you spend $68 more per month for the next three months? Sumit Agarwal, Sujit Chakravorti, and Anna Lunn of the The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago published research that shows how cash-back credit … Continue reading

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Cow Tipping was Fun but Borrower Tipping Pays Better

Rural kids, like city kids, get bored but their entertainment options are more limited. ¬†Anyone familiar with farm country knows about cow tipping as late night fun. ¬†The game is to sneak into a field at night and push a … Continue reading

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Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Bank?

Question: If the bank knocks on the door of your ATM or debit card made of straw and asks to come in for the ability to charge overdraft fees what should you say? Answer: Not by the hair of my … Continue reading

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