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Blocking Can Tie Up Your Accounts

By Sean Capaloff-Jones.

It's everyone's nightmare: You're at a restaurant with a business client or a date and your debit card is declined. No one wants it to happen to them, but it can—even if you have enough money in your account to cover the bill. It's called "blocki...

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31 Days of Saving

By Craig Boivin.

Whether you want to start saving, add to existing reserves, or beef up an already brawny bank account, here are 31 savings tips to give you a month of tightwad tactics. 1. Pay your bills online. You save a stamp each time, plus some lenders will ...

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New Ways of Scamming

By Sean Capaloff-Jones.

A University of Massachusetts professor corresponded regularly with a prospective international student. After numerous emails, the student sent the professor a cashier's check, asking him to hold some of the funds for tuition and wire the remaini...

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