Category Archives: Personal Finance

There’s a Facebook Payment Feature Hidden in Messenger App to Pay Friends

When was the last time that you had some cash in your pocket? You know, bills and coins, that seemingly out-dated mode of paying for something? Let’s face it, in today’s world of technology chances are that individuals pay with … Continue reading

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Burger King Playing Chicken with McDonald’s Nuggets Pricing

While McDonald’s customers can get extra Monopoly game pieces on their 10-piece chicken nugget orders, starting today Burger King customers can save almost $3 on their nugget purchase. The limited-time offer from Burger King offers the 10-piece nuggets at $1.49, … Continue reading

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How Not to Play McDonald’s Monopoly 2014

There are a lot of articles about the best way to play McDonald’s Monopoly, but there aren’t many that tell you how you should absolutely not play the game. There are far too many people who don’t know how to … Continue reading

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Your Gluten Intolerance May All Be in Your Mind

If you have self-diagnosed yourself as gluten intolerant, that intolerance is all in your mind, according to a study conducted by Peter Gibson, a professor at Monash University in Australia, and published in the journal Gastroenterology. The finding suggest that … Continue reading

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Eating with Overweight Friends Can Be Bad for Your Health

How much influence can an overweight friend have on your eating habits? A lot more than you probably imagined, according to recent study published in the journal Appetite. The study suggests that eating with someone who may be overweight can … Continue reading

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Redbox Instant Throws in the Towel on Their Streaming Video Service

There are a lot of companies which would like to be able to offer a service comparable to Netflix, but it’s not nearly as easy as it may first appear. Verizon and Redbox teamed up together to offer an instant … Continue reading

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Marriott Fined $600,000 for Blocking Competing Personal Wi-Fi Hotspots

It’s a surefire way to make a lot of money. If a hotel wants those using their facility to use their in-house Internet service, simply block out competing Wi-Fi hotspots so the customers really don’t have a choice. With the … Continue reading

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Major USB Security Flaw Called BadUSB Has No Fix and Could Quickly Spread Virus

That USB stick you have could potentially infect your computer with malware, and there is nothing you can do to stop it, short of not using it. Security researchers have published the malicious code on the website Github showing how … Continue reading

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Facebook Wants You to Trust Them with Your Healthcare

While it may seem that Facebook has already infiltrated every aspect of our lives, there is one area which has conspicuously been missing, but that may not be the case much longer. Facebook is taking steps to dive into the … Continue reading

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Are You Curious About This Article? Being So Will Help Improve Your Memory

If you clicked through to read this article because you’re curious about what it will say about improving your memory, there is a good chance your curiosity in learning about it will help you do exactly that. You’ll be more … Continue reading

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Thermotolerant Yeast Will Majorly Reduce Biofuel Costs

One way that we have reduced the cost of gasoline is to introduce mixtures of biofuels. Adding these in the future may save consumers even more money with the announcement that scientists have discovered hidden talents in one of the … Continue reading

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Putting Caffeine Into Underwear Doesn’t Help You to Lose Weight

It sounds so ridiculous that millions of people actually thought it might work. The claim in question was that underwear infused with such things as caffeine could help the person wearing it to lose weight. On Monday, the Federal Trade … Continue reading

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McDonald’s Monopoly 2014: What You Need to Know

McDonald’s Monopoly officially started today (September 30, 2014) and will run through November 10, 2014. While you have a chance to win a prize at any point during the game, many of those who seriously play the game feel the … Continue reading

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Why You Don’t Need LifeLock Identity Theft Protection

Many people worry their identity may be stolen at some point in their life. With the constant credit card breaches from major retailers constantly in the news, the risk has become even scarier to most people. However, is it really … Continue reading

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PotatoStock 2014: Guy Who Raised $55,000 to Make Potato Salad Throws Party

It started out as a joke, and it culminated into PotatoStock 2014, which was celebrated today from 12 pm to 8 pm in Columbus, Ohio. Zack Brown put up a Kickstarter campaign asking for people to crowfund him $10 so … Continue reading

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Extreme Exercise May Be Ruining Your Teeth

Vigorous exercise is promoted almost unanimously across the health industry, but that might be about to change in the field of dentistry. Research uncovered this week that exercise can be bad for our teeth. It might sound a little ludicrous, … Continue reading

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The Best Chance to Win a Big Prize in McDonald’s Monopoly is Before It Begins

For all those who love to play McDonald’s Monopoly and hope to win one of the big prizes available, this year your best chance at winning is before the official game even begins. As part of the McDonald’s Monopoly promotion … Continue reading

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Only 1% of Men Take the 5 Steps Required to Reduce Heart Disease by 80%

More than half a million Americans lost their life to heart disease last year, and it remains the leading cause of death in the US for both men and women. New research suggests that for the vast majority of the … Continue reading

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When Does McDonald’s Monopoly 2014 Begin?

The start of the official McDonald’s Monopoly game in 2014 is September 30. This is when you will be able to begin collecting game pieces and game stamps from food items at McDonald’s to try and create property monopolies to … Continue reading

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