Tag Archives: checks

Online, mobile payments take sting out of wedding charges

Kelly Dilworth

Budgeting for a wedding can be stressful, but actually having to pay for it, check by check, over the course of several months, is often downright painful. There are typically so many vendors to pay — from caterers to florists…
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In ‘Dream’ speech, M.L. King checked his rhetoric

Kristie Aronow

Fifty years ago, Martin Luther King Jr. stood on the Washington Mall to deliver his “I Have a Dream” speech. Almost everyone knows the closing portion of the speech, where King outlines his dreams, but did you know he opened using a banking analogy?
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Don’t interrupt me, Kanye West

Emily Crone

We’ve all heard stories of financial windfalls not working out as expected. There are shows on television that talk about how lottery winners felt miserable because all their friends and family wanted a piece of the earnings. Sometimes we get our tax refund check the same day our hot water heater breaks. Life can be funny that way. Have you ever had an unusual windfall?

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The ‘check is in the mail’ less often nowadays

Connie Prater

New statistics just out from the Federal Reserve Board give weight to what many of us know from our day-to-day lives. We’re writing fewer checks these days to pay the bills. It’s not that we’re not paying our bills, but…
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