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How to Fight Against Your Bank from a Bangkok Hotel Room

Please hold for the next available Customer Service agent… So (or as the French say, Alor), after business travel in Germany, Luxembourg and now a vacation in Bangkok, and logging in to online banking from both local and VPN-displaced IP addresses, … Continue reading

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The Case Against Credit Card “Payment Protection Insurance”

From the NYT:  Consumer Watchdog Fines Capital One for Deceptive Credit Card Practices The case against Capital One could be the first of many actions against lenders that are aggressively ramping up payment-protection insurance programs, consumer advocates say. The insurance, … Continue reading

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