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5 Secrets Your Bank Doesn’t Want You to Know
Considering how heavily you rely on banks to safeguard your money, the relationship between you and your financial institution should feel like the close bond between old friends or trusted family members. After all, when conducting business with banks, you’re putting faith in their ability to protect your assets. A point easily forgotten, however, is that a bank is still a business — a reality they can’t necessarily be faulted for. With this in mind, the duty falls on you, the customer, to uncover what banks don’t want you to know.

How to Handle the 5 Most Awkward Money Situations
There are few emotions that elicit the same stomach-churning, cheek-burning response as embarrassment. All it takes is one awkward moment to ruin your day, and ability to look the other person straight in the face ever again. And of all the awkward situations we can encounter, awkward money situations tend to be some of the worst.

4 Tips to Cut Your Monthly Phone and Cable Bills
A common response to finding ways to save money includes staying in on the weekends, instead of seeking entertainment outside the home. But having a low-key night among family and friends can be costly, especially if you are overpaying cable TV and cell phone service providers.

Stop Wasting Money Because You Won’t Admit You’re Old
“Age is just a number” is a saying that makes for some very ambiguous interpretations depending on the person. Aging is a topic that’s as old as age itself, and in 2011, it made big news as the first generation of Baby Boomers turned 65 years old, effectively qualifying them for grandparenthood, Social Security benefits and the oft-coveted, but rarely sought-after, senior discount.

Amazon Prime Price Hike: Is It Worth It?
For the first time since starting the Prime program, Amazon is raising its prices. The cost of an annual membership for Amazon Prime will increase from $79 to $99 a year, while Amazon Student members will pay $49, the online retailer said in an update on its website.

10 Tips for Winning Your March Madness Bracket and Some Extra Cash
March Madness 2014 has rolled around and some people can’t wait to watch the games, while others are excited about betting in an March Madness bracket pool to win some big bucks. Of course, if you’re betting this year, it’s hard to say how the tournament will work out. But with a few tips in your corner, you might be able to increase the odds of winning your pool and successfully funding your bank account.

I Lost My W-2! What Should I Do?
As the 2013 tax deadline looms, many U.S. taxpayers are scrambling to find all the documents they need to file taxes. So what would you do if you realize that, among all of your files, you’ve either misplaced or have never received your Form W-2? You could always panic, but luckily, this isn’t necessary as there are easy ways to either gain access to the missing W-2 or file your return without it.

4 Cheap, Fun Ways to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day
Before the springtime weather sets in, there’s one last holiday to celebrate — St. Patrick’s Day! Though the holiday has origins in Ireland, people of all nationalities enjoy celebrating it with fun festivities and great food and drink. Here are some great ways to celebrate St. Paddy’s in the days leading up to March 17 without obliterating your savings.

What Four Leaf Clovers and Interest Rates Today Have in Common
This St. Patrick’s Day 2014 , many of us are planning where to get green beer and a good corned beef dinner. But it’s possible that your more whimsical side may also be reminded of leprechauns, rainbows halting at pots of gold and four leaf clovers. Of course, you (like me) probably never found that evasive four leaf clover, though it’s possible that you never gave up your search.

FDIC is Suing 16 of the Biggest World Banks for Libor Manipulation
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation is suing 16 of the world’s banks, including U.S. banks Bank of America, Citigroup and JPMorgan, for allegedly manipulating the London interbank offered rate (Libor). The FDIC claims that the banks illegally influenced Libor rates from 2007 to 2011, according to Bloomberg.

8 Commonly Missed Tax Deductions
It is that time of year again — tax season. In order to help get you organized and prepared for the grueling task of filing your taxes, here are some commonly missed tax deductions. By taking advantage of them, you have the potential to save hundreds or thousands of dollars.

See Why Banks Are Fighting a Republican-Proposed Tax
A tax proposal levied at big banks and investors has Wall Street banding together in opposition. Bank of America, Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan are among big banks who have put lobbyists to work meeting with lawmakers to oppose the tax, reports Politico.

How American Express Will Grow Your Money — And Not Charge You a Penny
If you’re thinking about opening a new savings account, you might hit the pavement and visit every bank or credit union in your immediate vicinity. This is one way to compare options. But if you focus all your attention on brick-and-mortar banks, you could end up with a not-so-impressive interest rate. Understandably, some people prefer the comfort of an actual physical branch. And for those in this category, opening an online savings account might be the furthest thing from their minds. But if you’re looking to maximize your earning potential, a Personal Savings account with American Express can take your savings to another level.
See How One Person Turned GameStop Into a Fee-Free Bank
GameStop hasn’t started offering financial services — but according to a 4chan user, customers can use GameStop’s preorder and store credit systems to avoid savings account fees. An anonymous user of online forum 4chan has come up with the strategy to use video game retailer GameStop as a free bank, after getting hit with one too many overdraft fees.

Find Hidden Money by Spring Cleaning Your Bank Accounts
March 20 marks the first day of spring, the time of year to clean up your clutter and embrace a fresh start. While the main goal of your spring cleaning might be to clean out your closet or clear out the garage, these aren’t the places to tidy up loose ends. One overlooked spring clean up category in your life is your bank account – and tidying up your finances could help you find money you never knew you had.

Why NCAA Stars Like Andrew Wiggins Could Earn $180M
NCAA basketball tournament fans are anxiously waiting to see which of their favorite collegiate teams will advance to the Final Four elimination games. Those who bet money on their March Madness brackets and have made it this far are likely hoping to get a little extra cash in their savings accounts.

5 Side Effects of Obama’s Wage Hike
It’s been a good three months for proponents of a nationwide minimum wage hike. First came the State of the Union address Jan. 28, in which President Barack Obama announced plans to raise the federal minimum wage from the current rate of $7.25 an hour to $10.10.

The Best Way to Pay Off Your Car Loan Early
If you want to pay your car loan off early, there are some great ways to take advantage of this often-beneficial opportunity. It is recommended, however, that you avoid diving in and paying it off without first reviewing your options. Depending on the contract you signed, you might actually be doing yourself more of a disservice than a favor.

Get an Apartment with Bad Credit in 4 Steps
Renting an apartment with bad credit might not be easy. Many large apartment complexes owned by corporations now require credit checks and will refuse applicants who do not meet their standards. Even if you have the income to pay for the apartment, you could still be refused if your credit score is too low.

3 Types of Friends Who Sabotage Your Finances
Every social circle has “that friend” — the one who invites you out to lunch and forgets to bring cash to the cash-only restaurant, or worse, doesn’t even reach for his wallet. Chances are you’ve seen the same manipulative play over and over again: They’re friends who take advantage of your good nature and your savings. If these excuses sound all too familiar, it’s time to learn the right way to lend money to friends and how to avoid being targeted as the de facto lender in your group.

How Credit Unions Fixed the One Thing You Hate About Dealerships
Shopping for a new car at the dealership is often analogous to standing in line at the DMV or walking into a job interview, nerves in tow. This negative sentiment is usually the product of car buyers’ perception of pushy dealership salesmen and the terror of having to negotiate pricing and auto loan rates when financing a purchase.

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