J.P. Morgan Chase (JPMC) just recently announced that they lost $2 Billion in a hedge fund that was specifically designed to hedge against losing money. Let me get this straight, a banking company, which manages billions of dollars in assets, just lost $2 Billion because it could not manage its money, and turn a profit […]

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New Gift Card Law Limits Fees & Expiration

Posted by Amanda on August 10, 2010

Gift cards make wonderful gifts because they allow you to basically choose what you would like for yourself. But have you ever turned to your gift cards from last Christmas, or two birthdays ago, only to find that the dollar amount has decreased due to fees, or that it has expired all together? Some of […]

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Pictures of the New $100 Bill

Posted by Madison on April 23, 2010

To celebrate the release of the new $100 bill, we’re giving away $100! Images of the new $100 bill were released this week. The new 100 dollar bills will be issued on February 10, 2011. Update: The Federal Reserve updated the new issue date to October 8, 2013. Production issues delayed the rollout. Latest Update: […]

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Small Business Problem: Advertiser Bounced a Check!

Posted by Madison on June 17, 2008

I’ve encountered my first small business dilemma. Actually, it involves one of the advertisers on this site! Bounced Check I received a check from an advertiser and cashed it on Saturday, June 7. On Friday, I got a letter from my bank that the money had been reversed and the check was unpaid. NSF Fee. […]

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