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Would Regulated Warranty Plans Help Save the Environment?

Michael Morgenstern | Posted 11.14.2014 | Impact
Michael Morgenstern

I was talking to Nick about what I'll call The Ikea Problem: cheaper, poorly made products appear to be more cost-effective than more expensive ones.

How to Get Paid for Your Work When Companies Don't Pay You

Gini Graham Scott | Posted 07.06.2014 | Money
Gini Graham Scott

You can do many things if you feel wronged by a company that doesn't pay you. And feel free to share your experience here, as a forum for sharing grievances and learning what people did that was successful.

Stopping the Spread of Bad Ideas

J. Bradley Jansen | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
J. Bradley Jansen

One bad idea spreading across international borders is regulating the prices businesses pay each other to process electronic payments.

Afraid of Piracy? What the Online Community Willingly Pays For

Malcolm Collins | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Malcolm Collins

If there is one unifying theme behind online citizens' willingness to pay, it is a perception that payment is truly earned.

So Long Cash Register, Hello Innovation

David Marcus | Posted 06.17.2013 | Small Business
David Marcus

The American shopper has drastically changed their habits in just a few years. People are mobile and so are their shopping behaviors whether they are paying online, at home, walking down the street or in the physical store.

Five Prepaid Card Myths

The Huffington Post | Catherine New | Posted 05.23.2012 | Money

Prepaid cards are everywhere these days, quickly replacing cash and checks as the fastest way to transfer money. If you're not familiar with them, the...

Man Cited After Paying Bill With 2,500 Pennies

AP | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

VERNAL, Utah -- A Utah man has been cited on a charge of disorderly conduct after paying for a disputed medical bill with 2,500 pennies. The Deseret ...

Post-Divorce Advice: Child Support

Lee Block | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Lee Block

Every day I see clients that all have post divorce issues, but the one that I run into the most is about child support.

The Price Of Everything

Eduardo Porter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Eduardo Porter

At every crossroads, prices nudge us to take one course of action or another. In a way, this is obvious: every decision amounts to a choice among options to which we assign different values.

NACHA Scam Makes Rounds Via E-Mail With ACH Transaction Alert

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Not-for-profit financial organization NACHA, which oversees an electronic payment system called the Automated Clearing House (ACH) Network, has issued...

When You Don't Have To Pay Your Mortgage

Peter G. Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Peter G. Miller

If you've been getting strange calls from your mortgage lender demanding payment, don't be so quick to reach for your checkbook -- such calls could be...

Bailout Payback: Wells Fargo, Citigroup Repay $45 Billion In TARP Funds

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

SAN FRANCISCO — Wells Fargo plans to sell $10.4 billion in new stock to help repay all $25 billion in bailout aid it received from the governmen...