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LOOK: Beautiful Post-DOMA Moment Captured In The Netherlands

James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

In a beautiful moment for same-sex couples and immigration reform in America, officials in Amsterdam issued their first visa for a same-sex foreign sp...

Next Time You're on the Phone With Your Bank, Take a Minute to Gripe About the Swipe, Too

Karen Hinton | Posted 09.25.2013 | Business
Karen Hinton

Through a secretive, sneaky, back-door approach, banks that issue the cards, along with Visa and MasterCard, have figured out yet another way to suck money from our pocketbooks without our ever even knowing about it.

Largest Hacking Fraud Case Ever

Reuters | David Jones and Jim Finkle | Posted 09.24.2013 | Technology

(Reuters) - Federal prosecutors said on Thursday they have charged five men responsible for a hacking and credit card fraud spree that cost companies ...

McDonald's Accidentally Served Up a Minimum Wage 'McManifesto'

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 09.17.2013 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

A lot of people are angry about McDonald's new financial advice website for employees, an ill-conceived project which drips with "let them eat cake" insouciance.

Breaking Espionage Bombshell: 'Investor' May Buy Leaker Snowden's Freedom

Mark Steinberg | Posted 09.02.2013 | Comedy
Mark Steinberg

Within the last seven nanoseconds, this reporter has learned that the following advertisement will appear in the next issue of Sotheby International R...

U.S. Senate Looks to Expand Current EB-5 Program

Reno Charlton | Posted 08.28.2013 | Business
Reno Charlton

Over recent years, many foreign investors have obtained a U.S. green card through taking advantage of the EB-5 immigration process. This process invol...

Is This Travel "Convenience" Just Another Scam? (POLL)

Christopher Elliott | Posted 06.21.2013 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

I'm almost never accused of being too neutral, but when I covered a type of foreign currency exchange that affects international travelers recently, that's exactly what happened.

Irrational Immigration

Kelly James Clark | Posted 08.17.2013 | Politics
Kelly James Clark

Immigration of persons of extraordinary or exceptional ability is absolutely crucial for the US to maintain its scientific and economic edge. But immigration reform alone cannot address the systemic abuses exemplified in the Nebraska office.

Tips and Traps for Using Credit Cards to Improve Credit

Jeanne Kelly | Posted 04.12.2013 | Business
Jeanne Kelly

If you are a regular reader of my blog, you'll know that one of the steps I recommend to rebuilding credit is to use credit cards. It's a smart, easy way to wisely develop good credit history -- but emphasis is on "wisely."

POTUS Immigation Platform Reflects Silicon Valley Push For Immigrant Visas

Turnstyle | Posted 03.31.2013 | San Francisco

by Nishat Kurwa President Obama's address today focused on broad immigration form, but his platform on legal immigration has been informed by Silicon...

Joe Satran

Restaurants Cope With Soaring Credit Card Usage | Joe Satran | Posted 02.11.2013 | Home

Consumers today expect to be able use a debit or credit card to buy anything they want -- including $5 sandwiches and $3 cappuccinos. Restaurant owner...

This Beats Stealing Someone's Wifi

Guy Cimbalo | Posted 02.10.2013 | Small Business
Guy Cimbalo

Social hotspot provider Karma and the joys of US immigration law New York is very much an international city. But considering the obstacles we set up...

5 Things You Don't Want In Your Wallet

Time Business & Money | Martha C. White | Posted 11.07.2012 | Money

Sometimes all credit cards can seem alike — or, at least, not different enough to spend a lot of time trying to figure out their differences. We sym...

The Demise of Cash

David Wolman | Posted 12.22.2012 | Business
David Wolman

Cash was one of history's greatest technologies. For millennia, cash turbo-boosted commerce and enabled trade between people and cultures across the globe. But in the 20th century, cash's relevance began to diminish.

Steps to Increasing Brazilian Tourism Could Endanger National Security

Josh Simon | Posted 11.27.2012 | DC
Josh Simon

In an effort to boost tourism from emerging economies, an executive order this year aimed to increase visa approvals from Brazil. International travel stimulates the American economy, but hopefully not at the expense of our homeland security.

Why No NFC in the iPhone Hurts Banks More Than Apple

Brett King | Posted 11.25.2012 | Technology
Brett King

Maybe Apple is simply waiting for NFC to become mainstream before it jumps in. That's undoubtedly part of the reason, but I think there are other explanations that present real problems for the incumbent card networks and banks.

What Will Excluded Workers Celebrate Next Labor Day?

Tiffany Williams | Posted 11.04.2012 | Politics
Tiffany Williams

While the Labor Day holiday is meant to give us time to reflect on the victories in human progress that were hard-fought by the Union movement, it is also a great time to check in on the "excluded workers" movement.

How I Became Homeless... and How I Got Out

LearnVest | Posted 10.14.2012 | Women

I was once homeless, but I am not hopeless.

Olympics: Britain Mobilizes 20,000 Armed Personnel in Country's Largest Security Operation Since WWII

Democracy Now! | Posted 09.25.2012 | Sports
Democracy Now!

Britain has launched its largest peacetime security operation ever for the Summer Olympics. Nearly 20,000 armed personnel are now providing security -- almost double the number of British troops currently serving in Afghanistan.

Democracy, Trust and WikiLeaks: A Conversation With the Mother of Julian Assange

Vivian Norris | Posted 07.26.2012 | Media
Vivian Norris

I believe that people such as Julian Assange, movements such as Occupy Wall Street and those behind the Arab Spring, actually want change for a better, not worse and more chaotic, world. But their image and their hard work is being hijacked and manipulated.

36 Top Credit Cards Without Foreign Transaction Fees

Ellen Cannon | Posted 07.23.2012 | Money
Ellen Cannon

Now, as card issuers seek to attract and retain low-risk cardholders who swipe their cards for everything from a daily coffee to a first-class ticket to Hong Kong, many issuers have dropped the FTF on their travel cards.

Destination: Dogon Country, Mali, West Africa

Teri Johnson | Posted 08.18.2012 | Black Voices
Teri Johnson

After my visit in Niogono, I arrived in the Dogon village of Sangha. Upon my arrival, I learned the traditional way that people greet each time pass they pass one another. The eldest begins the greeting.

Catherine New

Should You Freak Out About A Stolen Credit Card Number? | Catherine New | Posted 02.13.2014 | Money

There is some likelihood that your credit card number is for sale in a dark corner of the Internet. The selling price? As little as $3.50 per number. ...

Global Credit Card Hackers Busted

Reuters | Posted 02.13.2014 | Business

NEW YORK, June 26 (Reuters) - U.S. authorities on Tuesday said 24 suspected hackers had been arrested in a worldwide sting operation targeting illeg...

Unwelcome Guests: Work Visa Programs Cheat Global Labor, Build Global Capital

Michelle Chen | Posted 08.05.2012 | Politics
Michelle Chen

What makes one kind of immigrant valuable and another kind criminal?