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Profitable Ideas: Ruled By Technology, Avoiding a Debit Card Nightmare, and More

A weekly roundup of some of the more interesting and helpful personal finance articles I’ve read recently. The manipulative tricks tech companies use to capture your attention (TED). Technology rules our lives — probably more than we realize. Sitting near a high-performer can make you better at your job (CNBC). Choose your cubicle carefully. The […]

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Profitable Ideas: Keep Calm, Money-Saving Mental Tricks, and More

My hand-picked list of some of the more interesting and helpful personal finance articles from the past week. Keep calm and step forward (ETF.com). No one likes it when the market falls, but making panicky, emotional investment decisions usually causes more harm than good. 8 most dangerous places to use your debit card (CBS Money […]

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Don’t Get Taken for a Fee Ride

It wasn’t long ago that banks would not allow debit card transactions to go through if you didn’t have enough money in your checking account. But then they discovered how profitable it could be to allow such transactions and then hit you with an overdraft fee. Such fees will total an estimated $38.5 billion this […]

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Cash Back for Overseas Travelers

If you traveled overseas between February 1, 1996 and November 8, 2006 and used a Visa-, MasterCard-, or Diners Club-branded credit or debit card, you may be owed at least $25. It’s the result of a class action lawsuit claiming that foreign-currency transaction fees were not properly disclosed. As reported by the Washington Post, the […]

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