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Players gain financial knowledge — rather than yards — on this football field

Connie Prater

Just in time for the start of the 2010 regular football season, the National Football League and Visa Inc. have teamed up to release a new educational video game: Financial Football 2.0.

Designed to help young and old test their knowledge of credit and debt, student loans and retirement accounts, the game is a step in the right direction for helping us all increase our financial literacy.

The staff at CreditCards.com wanted to see how challenging and educational the new game actually was, so we played it — lots of times. Here’s what we found…

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Cocaine, gift card spell trouble for NFL player

Jeremy Simon

In the latest example of athletes, cards and crime, the combination of powder and plastic proved a troublesome cocktail for Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Matt Jones, who was arrested in Fayetteville, Ark. in the wee hours of Thursday morning on a felony drug charge.
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