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Best Credit Cards for Paying Late

Life happens and deadlines fly by. Sometimes you may even forget to pay your credit card bill on time. While making late credit card payments is usually accompanied by a hefty fee, there are excellent credit cards out there that are much more forgiving than others. Not
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What Is a Credit Utilization Ratio?

Q: I am trying to improve my credit score and heard the term "credit utilization ratio." What is it and how does it work? A: While there are many factors that go into your credit score, according to FICO, your credit utilization ratio is a factor that
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Earth Day: How To Green Your Office With Internet Fax

There are plenty of steps you can take to reduce your carbon footprint in daily life. Creating a more eco-friendly office environment is one of them. Using a traditional fax machine is a paper-wasting trap. While you can file extra, unwanted faxes away as "scratch-paper," why deal
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Celebrate Earth Day With Eco-Friendly Stationery

Today's Earth Day and a good way to celebrate, besides gardening and recycling, is to order stationery from the top-rated eco-friendly photo card service, Paper Culture. This service has made its mission to minimize its carbon footprint as much as possible. How does Paper Culture work to
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Cardstore Sale: 25% Off All Mother's Day Cards

Mother's Day is May 11, and Cardstore wants to help you celebrate that special woman in your life by offering 25 percent off all Mother's Day cards. From now through April 23, enter the code CCF4413 at checkout to take advantage of this generous offer. As one
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Michaels Breach: Nearly 3 Million Cards Exposed

Michaels, one of the biggest arts and crafts retail chains, has confirmed the breach of 2.6 millionĀ of its customers' debit and credit card information, or 7 percent of payment cards used at Michaels stores in the U.S. during the relevant time period, according to the company's press
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How To Choose A Mortgage

Purchasing a new home or refinancing your current mortgage can be a stressful experience. To help alleviate the stress, we've compiled all of the information you need to get a mortgage or refinance your current loan and organized it in one place. How to choose a mortgage
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Which Services Keep Your Cloud Safe From the NSA?

Millions of Americans were outraged this past year when the NSA spying controversy hit the news. Since then, there has been a growing feeling of distrust in saving personal information on the Internet. With the rapid growth of online data technology happening at the same time as
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Can I Take My VoIP Adapter Abroad?

Q: I am going to be traveling for several months out of the country. Can I take my VoIP adapter abroad with me? A: This is a great question! One of the best things about VoIP service compared to traditional phone service is the ability to take
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Heartbleed Bug Is Affecting Millions Of Android Devices

It turns out that the Heartbleed bug that possibly exposed users of many websites, which have since patched the bug, is now affecting about 34 percent of Android devices, according to a Google blog postĀ and the company's statistics. Even though Google was able to patch most of
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