45% of Americans Were Never Educated on Credit Card Use

Most likely you are self-taught about personal finance: 45 percent of consumers were never educated on credit card use, according to a survey  by the website Credit Cards Explained. Of those who received their credit card education in school, 22 percent were taught in high school, followed by 18 percent in college, and 8 percent in middle school. Approximately 7 percent of consumers got their education...

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Injured Away From Home: 3 Keys To Handling A Personal Injury Case That Occurred Away From Your Home Region

It can be so annoying to have your well-deserved vacation cut short by an injury. Not only does it steal from you the opportunity to enjoy the adventure with pals and siblings, but you might also be facing huge medical bills. It is twice as hard to recoup medical costs when injured overseas than when you suffer injuries in your homeland. For that reason, it is essential to understand both legal and...

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How to Get Money Back from Western Union Scams

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Act Before May 31 to Get Your Money BackAlthough Western Union has served as a reliable method for rapidly sending money over long distances since the late 1800s, the service is also used by scammers with increasing frequency. This has resulted the settlement of Federal Trade Commission (FTC) charges that Western Union had not been doing enough to protect consumers from these scammers. The FTC has...

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Why North Carolinians are Driving to South Carolina for Title Loans

North Carolinians are driving to South Carolina for title loans because title loans are illegal in the Tar Heel State. North Carolina has also illegalized payday loans. According to many estimates, residents of North Carolina are supposedly saving hundreds of millions of dollars every year because they are not being compelled to pay the high rates of interest that title loans payday loans typically...

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