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SCOTTeVEST’s Proprietary RFID Armor™ Material Adds a Hidden Functionality to Its Men’s and Women’s Clothing to Protect Your Credit Cards

SCOTTeVEST Offers Functional and Practical RFID Blocking Clothing

Radio frequency identification or RFID skimmers that thieves use to read and store information on a credit, debit, or passport card in a... read more »
By: Ray FitzGerald, 2/22/2018
Research Finds Adding Women to a Bank’s Board of Directors Increases Institutional Performance and Outcomes

Research Shows Positive Effects of Gender Diversity in Bank Boards

Several studies on the effects of gender diversity on boards of directors returned results that were too wide-ranging to be conclusive. But... read more »
By: Ray FitzGerald, 2/21/2018
Can Credit Cards be Recycled? Plastics Expert Keith Vorst Answers a Question that is More Difficult than You May Think

How to Remain Eco-Friendly by Recycling Old Credit Cards

Most credit cards are made of polyvinyl chloride acetate — more commonly known as PVCA. The acetate in the cards make them difficult to... read more »
By: Ray FitzGerald, 2/20/2018
Clarifi: Serving the Financial Counseling Needs of the Greater Delaware Valley for More Than 50 Years

Clarifi: Helping Clients Set & Achieve Financial Goals for 50+ Years

For more than 50 years, residents of the Greater Delaware Valley area have turned to Clarifi for financial education, counseling, and... read more »
By: Ray FitzGerald, 2/16/2018
Rocket Mortgage by Quicken Loans® — America’s Largest Home Lender Has the Happiest Customers in the Industry

Rocket Mortgage by Quicken Loans® — America’s Largest Home Lender

In less than three years, Rocket Mortgage by Quicken Loans has grown from an idea to a key factor in the climb to the largest home lender in... read more »
By: Ray FitzGerald, 2/16/2018
The Joy of Discovery: Tophatter Offers a More Engaging Shopping Experience Through Flash Auctions on Quality Products

Tophatter: An Engaging Shopping Experience via Flash Auctions

Younger shoppers have shown a preference for affordable, unbranded items over expensive, brand-name products. Tophatter caters to those... read more »
By: Ashley Dull, 2/15/2018
Center for Women: How a Women’s Counseling Center Evolved Into a South Carolina Women’s Business Incubator

Center for Women: Helping South Carolina Women Start Businesses

Despite celebrity and public outcry, wage inequality based on gender remains an issue in the US. Awareness of women’s wage inequality issues... read more »
By: Brittney Mayer, 2/15/2018
Studies Link High Stress Levels with an Increased Urge to Spend — Here’s How to Fight Those Costly Impulses

Studies Link High Stress Levels with an Increased Urge to Spend

Studies have found a common link between stress and diversion spending — that’s where consumers buy things they don’t... read more »
By: Ray FitzGerald, 2/14/2018
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