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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
HomeExchange Allows Travelers to Live Like Locals and Save on Lodging by Exchanging Their Own Home with Vacationers

HomeExchange Members Save on Lodging Costs by Hosting Vacationers

Lodging expenses are one of the biggest hurdles travelers face when planning a vacation. Hotels or rental homes in popular destinations can... read more »
By: Adam West, 2/14/2018
How Trustpilot’s User-Generated Reviews Allow Banks and Finserv Companies to Interact with and Retain Customers

How Trustpilot Helps Finserv Companies Interact with Customers

More than 92% of consumers read online product or service reviews, and 40% of that group forms opinions on a brand after reading three or... read more »
By: Ray FitzGerald, 2/13/2018
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