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Snowden: Use SpiderOak, Not Dropbox

This past week, the enigmatic NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden made some more noise as he publicly denounced Dropbox, one of the most well-known cloud storage services, in favor of SpiderOak. Snowden believed that many of the users at Dropbox have their privacy at risk due to a lax
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Best Credit Cards for Back to School Shopping

It's about that time to start stocking up on school supplies for the new school year. While back-to-school spending can get out of control, one way to compensate is to use the best credit cards when buying all of your school supplies. Many credit cards offer up
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Can I Use My Calling Card with VoIP?

Q: I have an international calling card which functions by letting me call an 800 number to place long-distance calls. Can I use my calling card with VoIP service? This is a good question to ask, because VoIP can often seem confusing at first. The good news
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Best Credit Cards for Cash Back on Gas

Gas prices have gotten out of control, right? It seems like you can't fill up your car for less than a night on the town. If you are frustrated with how much you are paying for gas, it might make sense to get a little cash back
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Eat Smart This Summer with a Bistro MD Discount

Looking to drop a few pounds or simply manage your weight this summer? You aren't the only one, and top-rated diet delivery service Bistro MD is offering a great deal to get you started. For a limited time, when you sign up with this online diet program through NextAdvisor,
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The Plum Card From AmEx OPEN Limited Time Offer

The Plum Card from American Express OPEN (a NextAdvisor advertiser) just launched a new limited time promotion – get up to 3.5% back in the first 3 months! This is based on the core feature of the card, a 1.5% discount on the portion of your card
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2014 Travel Rewards Credit Card Analysis Results

Ever wondered how much those miles/points you're accruing with your travel credit card are really worth? Wonder no longer – we have the skinny on which cards give you the most bang for your buck and which cards fall short. We carefully researched the top travel rewards
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The Best Casual Dating Sites

Q: I want to try online dating, but I'm not sure if I'm ready for a serious relationship. Are there any good casual dating sites out there? A: Thanks for your question! The proliferation of online dating websites over the past few years has made meeting new
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New Home Security Scam Puts Your Home at Risk

There's a new home security scam out there that uses your personal trust to gain access to your home and valuable information regarding your home security system. The scammers are posing as home security technicians. They target houses that they know already have security systems, usually designated
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5 Reasons To Ditch Your External Hard Drive For The Cloud

If you're still using an external hard drive, it's time to ditch that relic and join the cloud. Throughout the past several years, cloud technology has become the standard for storing information. If you are still using a hard drive, here are five reasons why you should
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