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7 Notorious Bank Robbers Who Lived Happily Ever After

[credit provider=”Youtube/LaChaineduCrime LeRetour” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YfyZ0JMf0XM”] As much as we like to be assured that our money is sitting safely inside a bank vault, there’s something about the audaciousness of a bank heist that captures the imagination.Why else would there be so many successful films depicting them?
7 Notorious Bank Robbers Who Lived Happily Ever After
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The Least Helpful Finance Infographic in the World

Americans are terrible with money, says a new infographic that landed in our inbox. About 29 per cent of us have less than $1,000 in savings; a staggering 42 per cent of us live paycheck to paycheck. But that’s not what interested us about the infographic; what was more interesting […]
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This Company Tried To Make It Seem Like Payday Loans Were A Cool New Trend

[credit provider=”Flickr / StephenMcleod” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/greenboy/6195653406/in/photostream/”] According to a recent survey, Millennials have a tendency toward alternative financial services regardless of their income level. Young people earning less than $25,000 a year use check-cashing services as frequently as those who earn $50,000-$75,00, according to the survey, which, it warrants mentioning, was […]
This Company Tried To Make It Seem Like Payday Loans Were A Cool New Trend
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The Five Faceless Companies That Control Your Money

[credit provider=”The Consumerist/Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/consumerist/422357885/”] In late March, a payments processor called Global Payments experienced an enormous security breach, and 1.5 million credit and debit cards from Visa and MasterCard were compromised in the process.As a consumer, this must be at least a little bewildering. Your bank’s name is on the […]
The Five Faceless Companies That Control Your Money