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Grads Can Save Nearly $19K with SoFi: The First Marketplace Lender to Offer Student Loan Refinancing

Grads Can Save Nearly $19K with SoFi

In a nutshell: Graduates who used student loans to fund their education face an average of $33,000 in resulting debt. Throw in a graduate school degree and the debt can easily exceed... read more »
By: Ashley Dull, 10/26/2015
Network for Good: Optimized Fundraising Software Helping Nonprofits Raise Money

Network for Good's Software Helps Nonprofits Raise Money

In a Nutshell: Network for Good is an organization dedicated to helping nonprofits achieve and exceed their fundraising goals through free educational resources and a suite of online... read more »
By: Ashley Dull, September 21, 2015
6 edX Courses That Can Change Your Financial Future — Led by the World’s Top Professors, For Free

6 Free edX Courses That Can Change Your Financial Future

In a Nutshell: edX.org is an innovative online learning destination where anyone can access free classes taught by professors from the finest universities, colleges and educational... read more »
By: Ashley Dull, 8/10/2015
10 (Unbelievable) Government Credit Card Abuses

10 (Unbelievable) Government Credit Card Abuses

Remember when an audit found Pentagon employees spent more than $1 million at casinos and adult entertainment? It’s just part of a much larger pattern of abuse. In 2008, a Government... read more »
By: Logan Ladnyk, 7/9/2015
Marijuana Dispensaries Starting to Accept Credit Cards

Marijuana Dispensaries Starting to Accept Credit Cards

If Colorado thought the legalization of marijuana was the end of a fiery debate with the government, it is sorely mistaken. Financial institutions are becoming increasingly uncomfortable... read more »
By: CardRates.com Staff, 4/30/2015
America’s 21 Least Indulgent Metropolitan Populations

America's 21 Least Indulgent Metropolitan Populations

With Easter right around the corner, millions of people around the globe are celebrating the end of Lent, the practice of abstaining from indulging one or more vices for 40 days straight. We... read more »
By: CardRates.com Staff, 4/2/2015
New GolVerCard is Backed by Gold and Silver Bullion

New GolVerCard is Backed by Gold and Silver Bullion

Many people have “gold” cards, but how many of us have cards that are backed by actual precious metal reserves? If the creators of the new GolVerCard have it right, anyone who is... read more »
By: CardRates.com Staff, 3/16/2015
What is NFC? A Beginner’s Guide to the Future of Credit Cards

What is NFC? A Beginner’s Guide to the Future of Credit Cards

If you’ve been following the latest headlines in technology or commerce, chances are you’ve heard of Apple Pay, Google Wallet or Softcard. Probably the most significant feature... read more »
By: CardRates.com Staff, 1/5/2015
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