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Barbie loses material girl image, and her credit card

Kelly Dilworth

A brand-new Barbie is about to hit store shelves, and she doesn’t look anything like the sparkly blond, fuchsia-clad “material girl” I played with growing up in the early 1990s. Dressed conservatively in a tailored jacket and knee-length skirt, this Barbie looks like she walked…
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Choosing a college? 4 money tips to consider

Kelly Dilworth

If your high school senior is just now receiving his or her college acceptance letters, congratulations! This is an exciting time for all. Before you get too wrapped up in comparing college rankings, now’s the time to sit down with…
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In an upset, Magic Johnson card stuffed

Jay MacDonald

You can bid on a Magic Johnson trading card from the NBA’s short-shorts era on eBay, order the 2000 R&B album, “My Thoughts,” by Johnson’s first Magic 32 Records artist Avant on Amazon, or download video of the Hall of Famer’s short-lived, late night Fox TV talk fest, “The Magic Show,” on YouTube.

But if you want your very own “The Magic by Magic Johnson” prepaid MasterCard, you’d best step lively because, come June 30, that sucker is going to be slam-dunked forever. And no, not by Larry Bird.

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One millennial’s take on leading a credit card-free life

Aundraya Ruse

I have a confession to make. I work for CreditCards.com and I don’t actually have a credit card.
When I was in high school, around the age of 17, I remember getting dozens of credit card offers in the mail on a regular basis. Before the Credit CARD Act of 2009, card companies loved the 17-year-olds of the world. We were financial idiots. To me, though, those credit card offers seemed like spam mail unworthy of even being acknowledged — and I didn’t.
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Suze Orman’s debit card: Is it a good thing?

Sally Herigstad

Suze Orman came out with her own debit card this week, called the Approved Card. It’s received a lot of attention — not all of it positive. Some people are aghast that a personal finance expert would push her own product to her loyal following. I have no problem with that. I don’t even mind her making lots of money on it. But it had better be a good deal at the same time.

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