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How Target’s “Free” Credit Monitoring Offer Can Cost You

In my original post about the Target credit card data breach, I mentioned that one of the things that Target was likely to do was to offer a free year of credit card monitoring. This is what they included in … Continue reading

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You’re Responsible for Knowing Your Bank Balance

Lately I’ve been trying to decide whether or not to get a Target Red debit card. As much as I shop at Target, the five percent discount would be nice, but there are some drawbacks. I’m still looking into it … Continue reading

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Cash or Debit Card?

How does using cash or a debit card influence our spending? About a month ago, I watched a video on Yahoo about an ordinary couple who were challenged to use cash for everything they bought for one week. The idea … Continue reading

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