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  • U.S. makes Panama Papers list

    A massive batch of leaked financial documents sheds light on possible global tax havens of world leaders. Some of that cash is stashed in the United States.

    2 min read Apr 05, 2016
  • How time flies with your portfolio

    Investors face 2 major r risks: risk to principal and risk to purchasing power. Savers are more concerned about one, and investors are more concerned about the other.

    2 min read Apr 05, 2016
  • Starbucks rewards changing; customers rebel

    Starting April 12, Starbucks Rewards will be based on what you buy rather than on how many times you visit its shops, the company’s website says. You’ll earn 2 stars for every $1 you spend.

    1 min read Apr 04, 2016
  • What personal loan complaints reveal

    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is now taking complaints about online personal loans. Here’s what consumers have had to say.

    3 min read Apr 04, 2016
  • What it’s like being the only U.S. bank in Cuba

    Want to use a debit card in Cuba? Have I got a bank for you — the operative word being “a.” Just 1 U.S. bank can currently issue a debit card that’s usable in Cuba: Stonegate Bank, based in Pompano [...]

    2 min read Apr 01, 2016
  • $403B in tax refunds issued in fiscal 2015

    Every year, the IRS sends refunds to most tax filers. In fiscal year 2015, total refunds came to more than $403 billion, with $208 billion of that going to taxpayers in 10 states.

    1 min read Mar 31, 2016
  • Where you live impacts personal loans

    State banking and securities authorities have a lot of say over whether peer-to-peer lenders and P2P investors can operate in their states.

    2 min read Mar 30, 2016

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