Help! I’m a Man-Baby Trying to Fix My Credit

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Help! I’m a Man-Baby Trying to Fix My Credit

Help! I’m a Man-Baby Trying to Fix My Credit

There comes a time in everyone’s life — sometimes more than once — when you have the sinking realization that you’re an adult and need to get it together. Financially speaking, that can mean getting out of debt, building credit or (gasp) saving a little money for when you retire. For Nathan McGoey, a 30-year-old from... Read More

Some Wal-Mart Prepaid Cardholders Say They Still Can’t Access Their Funds

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Some Wal-Mart Prepaid Cardholders Say They Still Can’t Access Their Funds

Some Wal-Mart Prepaid Cardholders Say They Still Can’t Access Their Funds

People with Wal-Mart’s MoneyCard continue to have trouble accessing their funds, despite comments from the card’s operator, GreenDot, that the issue was resolved Wednesday evening. Several customers have reported going five days without being able to use their money. Nearly 600 frustrated customers have joined a Facebook group Wal-Mart Money Card Exodus since it was... Read More

The Worst Vote for Your Home Value: Trump or Sanders, Economists Say

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The Worst Vote for Your Home Value: Trump or Sanders, Economists Say

The Worst Vote for Your Home Value: Trump or Sanders, Economists Say

In somewhat ironic news, real-estate-magnate-turned-presidential-hopeful Donald Trump would be bad for the housing market if he won the election, according to a new report. The same goes for a potential President Bernie Sanders. Zillow, a real estate company, and Pulsenomics, an economics research firm, surveyed more than 100 housing experts on how the presidential candidates would affect... Read More

There Are Already Realtors Offering to Sell Your Home if Trump Becomes President

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There Are Already Realtors Offering to Sell Your Home if Trump Becomes President

There Are Already Realtors Offering to Sell Your Home if Trump Becomes President

Disgruntled Americans of all political leanings have said it: “I’m moving to Canada.” The Great White North particularly appeals to those left-of-center, as many liberal Americans are practically drooling with envy over the new Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, in addition to some public policies they would like to see emulated in the U.S. Let’s set aside,... Read More

How We Went to a Cubs Game for Less Than $100

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How We Went to a Cubs Game for Less Than $100

How We Went to a Cubs Game for Less Than $100

You’d think America’s favorite pastime would be less expensive, but baseball games are one pricey outing. The tickets are just the beginning. Factor in transportation and the obligatory peanuts and beverage of choice, and going to a major league baseball game can easily cost two people more than $100. Recently, my husband and I went to one of the priciest... Read More

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