Prepaid cards can be a good choice if you choose wisely
Prepaid debit cards are billed as a better way to manage your money, a smart alternative to checking accounts. With a prepaid card there’s no credit check and no minimum balance required. Since you can’t spend more than you load on the card, there are no overdraft penalty fees. (Note: Some prepaid cards now offer overdraft protection for a fee, defeating one of the main reasons to have the card.)N...
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John Shinal's Tech Investor: Intel’s CEO choice is more important than results
The decisions made during the next 12 months are going to be key for the company’s future, writes John Shinal.
China's toxic harvest: Growing tainted food in "cancer villages"
China's relentless focus on GDP growth has created unchecked industrial pollution. And that's contaminated the nation's food supply. In the first of a series of stories, China Correspondent Rob Schmitz reports from a so-called 'cancer village' in Yunnan province where residents are dying from years of harsh chemical pollution, but have no other choice but to sell contaminated food into China's vast marketplace.
Louvre Abu Dhabi gives peek at collection
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -- Abu Dhabi's new branch of the Louvre considers no artistic subject to be off limits but will not "shock for the sake of shocking", a top overseer said Tuesday. She spoke as the museum prepared to open a sample of its growing collection to public view, shedding light on the choices the city makes as it expands its international profile while testing how far to open its conservative culture....
Sequester could push some renters out of Section 8 housing
Sequestration has left housing authorities with a stark choice: Raise rents, or eliminate some Section 8 vouchers altogether.