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5 Patriotic Films to Commemorate Memorial Day

Memorial Day weekend is a time for vacations, camping trips, picnics and family BBQs. But it's more than a Monday free from work or school. This holiday was created to honor those who've risked and lost their lives serving the country's armed forces. We've put together a
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Chase Slate Adds No Penalty APR Feature

Chase Slate, our No. 1 ranked Balance Transfer card, just added a great new feature. Now cardholders will no longer see their interest rate increase if they pay late for any reason. Many cards impose a penalty APR after just one late payment, but Chase Slate will
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2015 Travel Rewards Credit Card Analysis Results

Earning points and miles with a travel rewards credit card can be confusing. How can you know how much these rewards are actually worth? We've decided to take the guessing out of travel rewards by investigating the value of major travel rewards cards. Our 2015 Travel Rewards
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Discover Freeze it Helps Keep Your Card Safe

If you've been watching TV in the last couple of weeks, you've probably seen a commercial for the cool new Discover Freeze it feature. It lets current Discover cardholders quickly and temporarily "freeze" their card account using their computer or smartphone app, thereby preventing new purchases, cash
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CareFirst Breach Exposes 1.1 Million Members: Are You at Risk?

CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield announced today that it was the target of a sophisticated cyberattack that exposed the information of 1.1 million current and former members. The attack was uncovered during a thorough examination of CareFirst's IT department by security firm Mandiant. CareFirst hired Mandiant to conduct this
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How to Eat Healthy at the Office

No matter what kind of lifestyle you lead, we can all benefit from eating healthier. This can be difficult depending on what kind of job you have, especially if it involves sitting at a desk for eight hours or more a day. Office careers offer plenty of
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Learning the Language of VoIP: A Guide to the Most Used Terms

It's no secret that technology has a language all its own. VoIP in particular has terminology that is specific to its services and providers that may not appear in day-to-day conversation, but is important to understand. Breaking down some of the terms and acronyms that are included
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5 Tips to Keep Your Home Safe This Summer

School is out and summer is here. Unfortunately, with warmer weather, come more home invasions. According to the FBI, a burglary occurred every 16.4 seconds in 2013. It's important to take precautions to keep your home safe year round, but especially during times of the year when
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4 Photo Mistakes You're Making on Your Online Dating Profile

These days, it seems like our entire social media presence revolves around our photos. We share, like, comment and favorite until it seems we've seen just about every type of picture imaginable. We've become accustomed to a flood of selfies, carefully orchestrated group photos and album after
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Why Your Netflix Account Needs a Stronger Password

It's drilled into our heads time and time again to create strong, unique passwords for our online banking accounts, email accounts and any other account that involves financial and personal information. But how strong is your Netflix or Xbox Live password? It can be tempting to use
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