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Credit Card Dangers & the Equifax Hack

Credit card companies issuing new cards as a precaution. While your data was not stolen from your credit card company, your credit card company relies on Equifax to store and process your information.

By Brett Schultz

Discover, Chase, Citi, Barclaycard, Starwood, Ink Bold, and possibly a few others – all use Equifax to store and process your financial information.  As you may know, Equifax was hacked. If you are a customer to any of the mentioned organizations, you need to read this article and take action.  If you are not a member, you should still read this article and take action because your financial information may have been processed by Equifax.  Retailers use Equifax, and many others.

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Getting Out from Under Debt: Understanding Bankruptcy

by Judith Croteau

Facing the prospect of student loans and an unsure economic future, many students are unaware of procedures that can help them ease the burden of debt. This article explores some options for declaring bankruptcy.

In this economy, it is very easy to fall behind on a few payments, particularly if you are a returning student with life experience and the bills to go with it. Many are just a paycheck away from economic failure. The physical and emotional suffering from the stress of trying, and bill collectors bugging can be the last push over the edge. Something like an unexpected car expense or an astronomical medical bill can be the “straw that breaks the camel’s back.” For all these problems, bankruptcy can be a viable answer.

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Board Game Bonanza: Chess – The Game Plan

Finally diving into strategies, this third and final article will demonstrate how to interpret the Chess board, begin a game, and win.

In summer, many players young and old gather in parks to play chess. The game’s cold strategizing is perfectly suited for those oppressively hot days. Besides, a long seat in the shade often beats that sweaty game of skins and shirts.

But if you want to stretch your time at the table, you’ll need to master some basic techniques and strategies This final article offers some basic tips on how to win at chess and become top-dog at the park.