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Which Credit Cards Can I Use With Apple Pay?

If you've heard anything about the iPhone 6 or Apple Watch during the past week, then you've most likely also heard of the company's new mobile payment option called Apple Pay. How does Apple Pay work? Apple Pay, which will be available in October, aims to make
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Can a Credit Card Be Closed for Inactivity?

Q: I have a few credit cards that I haven’t used in quite some time. Could my accounts be closed because of inactivity? Thanks for your question. Unfortunately, yes, credit card accounts can be closed by the issuer if they’re unused for extended periods of time. There is
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Apple Pay: How Safe is Apple's New Mobile Payment System?

Apple is a company known for creating buzz and innovation. Last Tuesday during its launch of the new iPhone 6, the company's CEO Tim Cook announced several other new developments — including a mobile payment system called Apple Pay. Standard on its new mobile devices, this payment technology
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Enjoy 20% Off Halloween Invitations With Tiny Prints

Even though Halloween is more than one month away, now is a great time to prepare for your haunting festivities with 20% off Halloween party invitations through Tiny Prints. Enter the code SPOOKY20 at checkout from now through Sept. 16th to take advantage of this offer. What design options
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Home Depot Offers Free AllClear ID Membership – How Does It Stack Up Against the Competition?

As data breaches have become a sad reality for numerous retailers and other service providers across the country, many have scrambled to rebuild their customers' lost trust. One way companies like Target, Community Health Services and — most recently — Home Depot have done this is to offer customers
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5 Million Gmail Passwords Leaked: Should You Be Worried?

It may be time to change your Google password, considering nearly 5 million Gmail passwords and usernames appeared on a Russian Bitcoin forum on Wednesday, as reported by NBC. How were these usernames and passwords leaked? Unlike most of the other news we've heard recently, the Gmail usernames passwords
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Social Media Scams: 5 Tips for Staying Safe While You Share

You see the warnings all the time. Beware of the Facebook color scam going around! Don't click links from fishy-looking emails asking you to log into your Twitter account! Social media is impossible to escape, but with its proliferation comes a slew of new dangers and safety
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3 Ways Millennials Can Successfully Save Money

How much do young adults actually know about their credit score and saving money? The results of a recent study conducted by the Consumer Federation of America show that Millennials know less about their credit score than older adults, but that doesn’t mean young Americans can’t take steps to
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How Can a Home Security System Save Me Money?

Q: I want to get a home security system for my home, but I don't completely see the value in it. Is there another perk to getting it besides home protection? Getting a new home security system to many seems like a big investment. Between installation costs, monitoring
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Home Depot Breach Confirmed: What You Need to Know

Home improvement chain Home Depot has confirmed today that it has suffered a security breach with the payment data systems in its retail stores. This breach started in April 2014 and lasted up until August. Customers who paid with a credit or debit card in stores in
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