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‘Insufficient Funds’ for You, Big Business for Your Bank — Dollars and Sense

Consumer error appears to be greatly benefiting the financial industry, as a new banking report finds that charges to checking accounts caused by insufficient funds generated $31.5 billion last year. That is up from $30.8 million the year before, marking roughly an overall 2 percent increase.

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Discover Misleads Cardholders, Will Issue $200 Million Refund — Dollars and Sense

Do you have a Discover card? If so, you can expect to receive a refund.

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ATM Fees Skyrocket, Again, While Free Checking Disappears — Dollars and Sense

The days of the free checking account are nearing extinction and ATM fees are on the rise, according to the latest financial research from bankrate.com. Those annoying ATM surcharges that consumers incur every time they withdraw cash from a money mover that is not the property of the their bank have risen once again, to an all-time high of $2.50, up 4 percent from last year.

And lest you think we would mislead you by using a term like "skyrocket" in the headline to describe a mere 4 percent increase—there's more ...

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New Rule to Make It Super Easy for Stay-at-Home Parents to Get Credit Cards

There is some relief coming for stay-at-home parents who are often starved of credit access because of lacking personal finances.

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About Half of Maine Households are Missing Out on the Maine Resident Property Tax and Rent Refund Program

Show me the money! There around about 200,000 households’ eligible for the Maine Resident Property Tax and Rent Refund Program. Since the average refund is about $475, that is a large amount of money for Mainers to just leave behind. There are a lot of reasons people don’t take part, from simply not knowing about the program to no wanting to deal with the extra steps.

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Mario Tama, Getty Images
Mario Tama, Getty Images

What Are The Richest and Poorest States in America? — Dollars and Sense

The average income of the American family is down for the second year in a row, with households earning nearly eight percent less than what they did in 2007 prior to having their financial throats cut by a downtrodden economy.

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Americans Have Spent a Ridiculous $5.9 Billion Fixing Their iPhones

People sure do love their iPhones, but they also can't seem to stop dropping them—good news for the booming iPhone-repair business. In fact, a recent accident survey by SquareTrade found that the American population has spent nearly $5.9 billion fixing their damaged phones since the first device hit the market in 2007.

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Bill Gates leads the pack with $66 billion.
Bill Gates leads the pack with $66 billion.

Bill Gates is Still Rich…in Fact, He’s Richer Than Ever!

I feel rich in the things that matter...family, friends, a good job.  However, I have to admit, I sure would like to see what wealth beyond my imagination feels like...just for a day!

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Made in the USA
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Do You Look for the Made in the USA Label When You Buy? Everyone Else Does — Dollars and Sense

You might not think anyone is paying much attention to that “Made in the USA” tag found on product packaging all over the country, but new research suggests that you would be dead wrong. In fact, more than ever before, Americans are using the popular label to guide their purchasing decisions.

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Research Finds That Life Is Just Plain Better If You Graduate from College — Here’s Why

It is a given that college graduates make more money. In fact, according to a new OECD study the average college graduate in America earns over $20,000 a year more than their counterparts without a degree, making the United States one of the best countries in the world to have completed college.

But it turns out there are even more benefits to college.

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