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Don't Pay Your Credit Card Debt!

James Altucher | Posted 08.14.2015 | Business
James Altucher

My dad got off the phone and started crying. My mom yelled at him, "He didn't give it to you!" My dad had lent $2000 to S. and S. couldn't pay him ...

Visa Joins Coca-Cola In Call For Independent FIFA Reform Panel

The Huffington Post | Lucy McCalmont | Posted 07.24.2015 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — FIFA sponsor Visa Inc. called Thursday for an independent commission to be formed to cl...

Backpage Sues Sheriff's Office That Pushed Credit Card Companies To Ditch The Site

The Huffington Post | Christina Wilkie | Posted 07.21.2015 | Business

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The Very Easy Way to Live and Work Abroad Instantly

Map Happy | Posted 06.24.2015 | Travel
Map Happy

Several years ago, when I was desperately searching for opportunities to work abroad, I missed the whole concept of working holiday visas entirely. Soooo easy, as long as you're under 30. All it takes is 30 minutes to fill out a form online. Seriously.

So Let Me Get This Straight...

Domenick Scudera | Posted 06.09.2015 | Gay Voices
Domenick Scudera

Franklin Graham took to Facebook to announce he is moving his accounts to another bank to protest the Wells Fargo commercial featuring a lesbian couple. He is boycotting Tiffany's because they are selling wedding rings to gay couples. So is it safe to assume that he will be moving his Facebook and Twitter and Google and YouTube accounts to other media? Friendster, maybe?

Where's the Ref? FIFA -- A Sports Body Playing Without Rules

Sharan Burrow | Posted 05.28.2015 | Sports
Sharan Burrow

Football, or soccer as it is known, is a game of two halves. It's a game with rules and a referee. FIFA, the governing body for football, follows neither the rule of law or has the oversight of a referee.

FIFA Sponsors Must Act Now to Save the Game

Bennet Kelley | Posted 05.28.2015 | Sports
Bennet Kelley

FIFA's principal sponsors Adidas, Budweiser, Coca-Cola, Hyundai and McDonalds have done nothing more than issue tepid statements "expressing concern". So if confirmed reports of slave labor and a Justice Department call for cleaning house are not sufficient to take action, what is?

Make EB-5 REALLY Work

Jan H. Brown | Posted 05.14.2015 | Politics
Jan H. Brown

Is PII "selling citizenship"? Is the current "at risk" EB-5 program really that different? I believe that the removal of "at risk" from PII would not be a great philosophic change from the existing EB-5 Investment Program.

MasterCard vs. Visa: Which Has Better Concierge Service?

MyBankTracker | Posted 06.15.2015 | Money
MyBankTracker

In this article, I'll compare the concierge services from MasterCard and Visa based on their ability to fulfill our requests and the quality of the entire experience.

Europe's Silent Discrimination Against Kosovars

Nezir Sinani | Posted 06.07.2015 | World
Nezir Sinani

The EU has imposed a stringent and unfair visa regime for all 1.7 million Kosovars. To this day, Kosovo remains the only country in the region whose citizens are required a visa to travel to within the EU -- making Kosovo the most isolated country in Europe.

Ryan Grim

Retailers Push For Delay In Implementing New Data Security Features

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 04.03.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Retail and grocery stores around the country are asking to delay implementation of new security features for credit and debit purchases ...

Veteran Executive Richelle Parham Fueled By Passion, Career and Community

Roshell Rosemond | Posted 05.17.2015 | Business
Roshell Rosemond

Many of us spend a lifetime on a quest not only to find our passion, but also to use it in a way that touches and improves lives for future generations. Long-time executive Richelle Parham says she found her passion for marketing in high school.

In China, Authorities Treat J-Visa Requests as Privilege, Not Professional Right

Committee to Protect Journalists | Posted 05.04.2015 | Media
Committee to Protect Journalists

In November 2013 delays and refusals in issuing visas for foreign correspondents in China were making headlines. In March 2014 the Foreign Correspondents' Club of China described the situation as "grim." A report on results of its most recent member survey found "Chinese authorities are continuing to abuse the press card and visa renewal process in a political manner."

Feds Raid Alleged 'Maternity Tourism' Hotels That Help Pregnant Foreign Women Give Birth In U.S.

Reuters | Steve Gorman | Posted 03.03.2015 | Crime

LOS ANGELES, March 3 (Reuters) - Federal agents raided about 20 Southern California locations on Tuesday suspected of involvement in "maternity touris...

'Nightline' Misunderstands Fundamental EB-5 Program Functions and Safety

Ali Jahangiri | Posted 04.14.2015 | Business
Ali Jahangiri

The program is not perfect, but the overwhelming evidence shows that right now, it is working. That being said, there are several pieces of legislation in the pipeline that would drastically improve it.

Mr. President, What About Me?

Joana Godinho | Posted 02.08.2015 | Politics
Joana Godinho

I have been in America nearly a decade, and always with a legal immigration status. However, it didn't take me long to figure out that somewhere along the way core American values -- family, hard work, honesty, integrity -- were no longer the guiding principles of its immigration policy.

Indentured Servitude: The Fight to End Recruitment Abuse in Mexico

Daniel Pena | Posted 02.07.2015 | Latino Voices
Daniel Pena

Imagine this scenario: you're the head of a household in rural Mexico where the local economy collapsed along with the peso and the jobs never came back. The weakening peso eroded your savings, your purchasing power, but most importantly your dignity.

8 Must-Know Facts About Obamacare Open Enrollment

Jason Alderman | Posted 01.13.2015 | Money
Jason Alderman

If you buy your own health insurance, add this important date to your year-end to-do list: November 15.

Are Extended Warranties Worth the Cost?

Jason Alderman | Posted 01.05.2015 | Money
Jason Alderman

You're in final negotiations to buy a new car and the dealer is urging you to protect your $20,000-plus investment by purchasing an extended warranty (also known as a service contract). Are these costly add-ons worth the expense or simply a sucker bet intended to boost the seller's bottom line?

Apple Pay, CurrentC, and the Normalization of Credit/Debt

Markus Giesler | Posted 12.28.2014 | Business
Markus Giesler

Financial instruments such as credit cards, pay day loans, loans on car titles, loans on income tax refunds, and subprime mortgages have led to a profound shift in consumers' self-understandings as financial decision makers.

Weigh 2015 Medicare Part D, Advantage Plan Choices Carefully

Jason Alderman | Posted 12.22.2014 | Fifty
Jason Alderman

Reviewing your Medicare options each year is complicated and time-consuming. But if you don't and your plans change significantly, it could cost you a bundle next year.

Flexible Spending Accounts, Commuter Benefits Cut Your Taxes

Jason Alderman | Posted 12.15.2014 | Money
Jason Alderman

For millions of Americans, 2015 open enrollment for employer-provided benefits is right around the corner. While it may be tempting to simply opt for the same coverage you have this year, doing so could cost you hundreds -- or thousands -- of dollars in tax savings.

How to Pay Less for a New Car

Jason Alderman | Posted 12.08.2014 | Money
Jason Alderman

Because December -- and great year-end deals -- will be here before you know it, I want to share some of the strategies I learned in case you're planning to buy a new car in the next few months.

Before Cosigning a Loan, Know the Risks

Jason Alderman | Posted 12.06.2014 | Money
Jason Alderman

First, understand that the main reason you're being asked to cosign a loan is because lenders don't think the borrower is a good risk. By cosigning, you're guaranteeing that you'll repay the full loan -- plus any late fees or collection costs -- should the borrower default.

Chinese EB-5 Visa Retrogression: Good for Program Diversity

Ali Jahangiri | Posted 11.25.2014 | Business
Ali Jahangiri

If you are familiar with the EB-5 immigrant investor visa program, you may have heard recently that the sky is falling. Yes, that is correct; the two words that strike fear into many in the EB-5 community -- Chinese retrogression -- became a reality on August 23.