financial

Signs Your Device Has Been Hacked

How do you know if your accounts and devices have been hacked? It's not like they leave you a note saying your identity has been stolen. But there are some tell-tale signs you can easily identify so that you can stop the hack before it ruins your digital life! One of the biggest red flags likely to...
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The Toilet Roll Personality Test

Toilet paper can be a point of contention in many homes. Should the paper over or under? A survey of 2,000 people and discovered those who 'roll over' (leaving the loose end away from the wall) like being in charge, like organization and order, and some even said they would flip a roll at a 'roll...
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The Simple Act Of Volunteering Could Be A Financial Win For Your Kids

As parents we always look to ways that give our children the best tools for success in life, including a much larger paycheck then even ours! So if you want your children to earn more money than you in their lifetime, get them to volunteer. A new study of nearly 9,500 teens found that those who...
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The Number One Reason Couple Break Up Isn't What You May Think

You never go into a romantic relationship thinking that you'll end up breaking up or divorcing but with half of marriages ending in divorce the odds aren't too promising. After the break up the signs were clear that it wasn't meant to be. But this one common behavior can save you years of heartache...
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Long Commutes To Work Is Costing You Time and Money

Looking for a raise? Move closer to work! Researchers examined the impacts of commuting to and from work on the well-being of more than 26,000 employees and found that an additional 20 minute commute time is the equivalent of losing 19% of your paycheck. The study found that every extra minute of...
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Student Uses 3x5 Note Card Loophole To Cram For A Test

The devil is in the detail and for one lucky student it paid off well. Reb Beatty is an assistant professor at a Community College in Maryland, where he has taught Financial Accounting for years. As with previous classes, the Professor allows students to bring one 3x5 notecard with any information...
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Good Credit Score Ranks Higher Than Looks and Humor For Daters

When looking for love we generally seek out someone with a good sense of humor, looks, job and a high credit score. A recent Tinder survey of 2,000 daters found 2/3 of people say financial stability is more important than humor, looks, ambition, courage and modesty. Apparently a good credit score...
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Half Of Americans Unable To Spare $100 In An Emergency

A new survey found that almost half of Americans are not financially able to handle an emergency if it required $100 cash, while almost a 1/3 worry about any unexpected monthly expenses, even as little as $10. The Bloomberg survey highlights concerns of stability in the workforce with only 45% of...
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More Young Adults Are Buying Cars To Uber

Car makers have been struggling to get millennials to buy cars as many don't even hold a driver license. But it appears the tide is turning as younger adults are increasingly making the plunge and buying a car. However their reason are not for freedom but to make money. A recent report from market...
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Most Common Computer Password Is A Repeat Winner

Every 60 days you have to start from scratch. The dreaded password change is actually designed to protect your privacy. But let's face it, it's a hassle trying to remember the new password. Man time you find yourself desperately trying to remember it before locking yourself out of your computer and...
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