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What is a Credit Union and What are the Benefits of Membership?

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“What is a credit union?” is a question many Americans were asking in 2011. When banks proposed adding fees for debit card use, customers flocked to the smaller, more personal banking institutions. In 2014, credit [...]
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    On Quitting Google and Facebook

    I am either on a plane right now or stuck in an airport, so while I’m traveling I’m going to suggest you read the three new articles in Gizmodo’s Goodbye Big Five series: I Cut [...]
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    On Bitcoin, Yachts, and Taxes

    WEALTH NEWS ROUNDUP HERE WE GO BoingBoing: Crypto CEO dies with the password to unlock $200+ million of customers’ Bitcoin The chief executive of cryptocurrency company Quadriga CX has died, and he’s apparently the only one [...]
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    An Open Thread on Monthly Goals

    We didn’t have an Open Thread last Friday, because I had Wendy Robinson’s great post about the polar vortex that I wanted to run while it was still polar vortexing, so… let’s do an open [...]
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    Question Wednesday

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    We Did Good, Billfold

    Naoshima, Japan (Photo: Mike Dang) Sometimes the spaces you need don’t already exist, so you create them for yourself. The Billfold was created because we needed a space to truly, honestly talk about money — [...]

On Quitting Google and Facebook

I am either on a plane right now or stuck in an airport, so while I’m traveling I’m going to suggest you read the three new articles in Gizmodo’s Goodbye Big Five series: I Cut [...]

On Bitcoin, Yachts, and Taxes

WEALTH NEWS ROUNDUP HERE WE GO BoingBoing: Crypto CEO dies with the password to unlock $200+ million of customers’ Bitcoin The chief executive of cryptocurrency company Quadriga CX has died, and he’s apparently the only one [...]