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Miley Cyrus: Too young for a credit card?

Emily Crone

The San Francisco Gate just reported that tween sensation Miley Cyrus (a.k.a. Hannah Montana), daughter of achy-breaky legend Billy Ray Cyrus, frequently gets in trouble from her parents for her spending habits. More recently, the then 14-year-old (she just turned 15) found herself in time out for losing her credit card.
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Gift cards make lousy/great gifts

Jeremy Simon

While some people would rather get a lump of coal in their stocking than the increasingly-ubiquitous gift card, other shoppers may be interested in a few unique gift card offerings this holiday season.
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The shadows know

Jeremy Simon

Marketers note that the members of Gen M already in the workforce (dubbed “shadow millenials”) have their own unique buying characteristics.
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Financial resources for young adults

Emily Crone

When you are young and first learning about credit and personal finance, it can be a struggle to digest everything all at once. For those just starting on the path of financial freedom, I have put together several resources to help along the way.
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Is anyone really paying attention?

Emily Crone

A friend recently burned me a book on CD called “Life’s Little Annoyances.” It’s about real people who had enough of something that massively annoyed them and did something about it. One vignette is about a successful woman who was furious that every time she went out to dinner with her husband, the waiter automatically handed him the bill. Never once was it given to her — even when she gestured that she’d take it.
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