All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Money’

New Canadian $20 Is Causing Controversy

(image) So there is a bit of controvery brewing in our neighbor to the north. They decided to release redesigned bills, and the one that came out of the twenty has some people freaking out. The new $20 has a picture of Queen Elizabeth II on the front. The back of the bill features a picture of the Vimy Memorial …

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Zsa Zsa Gabor’s Daughter Asks Judge For Conservatorship For Actress, 95

Constance Francesca Hilton, Zsa Zsa Gabor’s daughter, is seeking help from a judge to gain control of her mother’s finances and medical treatment. The socialite and actress has been in ill health for several years after a car accident in 2002 and two strokes, which necessitated the partial amputation of her right leg. Her ninth husband, Von Anhalt, is currently …

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Sweden: Cash and Coins are Being Used and Accepted Less

The prevalence of cash and coins in Sweden is diminishing. The shift to make cash money a thing of the past is a controversial move that has impacted its people tremendously. Limitations of a Cashless World Elderly individuals living in rural areas do not have credit cards and do not know how to withdraw cash through their use. This has …

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American Women Hold Most of the Money

A new infographic released by Marketing Zeus outlines some revealing details about how money is distributed among the sexes in America. According to a Virginia Tech study, 60% of all personal wealth and 51% of all stocks in America are held by women. You’d think that advertisers and marketers would sit up and take notice of that. But, 91% of …

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Man Finds 26K in Safe Bought on eBay

Canoga Park, California eBay seller James Labrecque always states in his auctions that “WHAT YOU SEE IS WHAT YOU GET,” all-caps. Well, in one of his recent auctions, $26,000 was included in what the buyer got. A Bartlett, TN eBay buyer was able to get the safe for $122.93, later finding all the cash inside after bringing it to a …

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Smartphone Apps That Can Shrink Your Wallet

Convenience is the host and we are the parasites that feed from it. With the growing technology of today’s world, mobile apps have emerged to the forefront of society giving us the ability to access, learn and do things faster, sometimes, than the actual internet. With everything from a T-pain autotune app to apps with which you can create your …

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Mexicans Well Overcharged Billions In Phone Web

Mexico is the second largest Latin American economy, but it seems the cost of phone and internet bills are holding it back. From the years of 2005-2009, consumers in mexico spent 13.4 billion dollars per year excess for phone and internet. Also it seems the highest fees impacted the poorer families. This overcharging ended up costing the country 129 billion …

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Get Paid To Watch TV

A new app for iPhone offers to pay you for watching TV. I’ll wait til you stop hyperventilating. Available now at the App Store, Viggle is a free app. Once you install the app, you tap the screen and the app listens to what you are watching on TV, recognizes it as TV, and gives you 2 points for every …

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Google: 90 Million Google+ Users, 11 BILLION Android Market Downloads

It’s 2012 and at this point I’m certain we can retire the debate over whether social media is a good way for businesses to engage users on these sites. It just is and that’s that. In the midst of Google’s announcement about their results for the 2011 fiscal year, they nonchalantly dropped a pretty juicy piece of info concerning their …

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