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Latest credit card perk: free museum admission on weekends

Matt Schulz

Bank of America cardholders, if you’re looking for a free way to get out of the summer heat Labor Day weekend, try your local museum.


The bank’s Museums on Us program provides Bank of America credit or debit card holders with one free general admission to 150 different museums, zoos, science centers and more around the country on the first full weekend of every month through the end of the year. Some people will find the program lacking — for example, 22 states have no museums participating — but it’s just another example of a perk given by a card issuer to lure new cardholders and keep current ones happy.


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Check your inbox for free TransUnion credit monitoring

Jeremy Simon

This morning, I got an e-mail announcing that I had been awarded six months of free credit monitoring as the result of class action settlement with credit bureau TransUnion. Check your inbox — you might have scored some free credit monitoring, too.
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Criminal Charges, Volume XXXIII: Tech scammers steal iPods, cell phone service

Jeremy Simon

Hundreds of thousands of dollars in free iPods and cell phone service may sound like a consumer’s dream, but those MP3 players and mobile phone minutes could come at a hefty price for two alleged technology scammers.
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Campus credit card regulation brewing … again

Tyler Metzger

Legislative proposals in New Jersey and Illinois might restrict those pesky credit card offers plaguing students on college campuses. It also might force issuers to teach students about the risks of signing up. Will they pass?
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Free* advice

Daniel Ray

Free advice on the word “free.”
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