Money

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Pay Day Loans Not In Borrower’s Best Interest

Interest rates on pay day loans may approach 200%.

09/18/2014

Elderly Identify Theft: Why Older Americans Are Becoming A Growing Target

In 2013, there were 16,993 reported instances of identity theft crimes that were committed against people 70 years and older.

09/11/2014

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Money Mistakes And How To Avoid Them

Here are the top 10 money mistakes made by men and women before age 30 – and what you can do if you’ve already made them.

09/08/2014

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Tax-Related Identity Theft: The Importance Of Protecting Your Social Security Number

With your social security number, criminals can open accounts in your name, potentially leaving you stuck with fraudulent charges.

09/08/2014

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4 College App

4College lets you access the current cost of more than 2,200 universities and develop a realistic savings plan that will help you afford them.

09/04/2014

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Is Snapchat Really Worth $10 Billion?

Snapchat raised eyebrows last year when the instant messaging service spurned a $3 billion acquisition offer from Facebook (FB). That now looks like a sound business decision.

08/28/2014

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Burnett Hints At Retirement, Will “Probably Not” Pitch Next Season

A.J. Burnett contemplates retirement after his fifth straight loss Tuesday.

08/20/2014

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Nutter Furious Over Lack Of School Funding

Governor Corbett on Monday failed to convince leaders in the House to meet this month and to vote on a two-dollar-a-pack tax on cigarettes.

08/06/2014

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Sentencing For Airline Employee Who Made Skies Friendly…For A Violent Drug Gang

A former US Airways baggage claim handler was sentenced this week to 11 years in prison for his role in a violent drug gang including using his position with the airline to help smuggle drugs and money.

07/26/2014

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Philadelphia Ranked One Of Most Affordable U.S. Cities For A Summer Getaway

Quick, tell all your out of town friends: Philadelphia is one of the least expensive U.S. cities to visit this summer.

06/17/2014

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Survey: Men With Wives Who Make As Much Or More Than They Do Are Happier In The Bedroom

Here’s yet another reason to advocate for equal pay: A new study claims men whose wives make as much or more than they do have hotter sex lives.

06/03/2014

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3 On Your Side: How Much $ Is In Your Wallet?

How much money do you keep in your wallet? As 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan finds, Americans are carrying less cash these days, and it’s by choice.

05/16/2014

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XE Currency App

XE’s Currency is a foreign exchange app that helps you track currency conversion rates.

05/15/2014

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Borrowing From Your 401(k) Is Costly And Risky

While the law allows you to borrow up to $50,000 from your 401(k) plan, there are tax law implications and other issues that make it a bad financial plan.

05/15/2014

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New Yorkers, Stop Whining: You Could Be Saving More Money Per Year Than Philadelphians

A new study claims residents of the Big Apple – one of the most expensive cities in the world – should find it easier to save than Philadelphians.

05/14/2014

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