About Angelica Nierras

Angelica tracks credit card, wireless, and other consumer protection legislation closely, and beyond covering these topics on "Shrinkage is Good," her work can also be found on Yahoo Shine and other popular blogs across the web. Along with stellar articles, she also known to produce interesting and helpful infogrpahics.

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Angelica has written 14 posts on Shrinkage Is Good


5 Awesome Movie Cell Phones We Wish Were Real

Angelica Nierras

We’ve all seen movies where the protagonist whips out a cell phone and proceeds to do something practically impossible. Didn’t you think to yourself: where can I get one of those?

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iPad vs the Competition: Who Will Win The Tablet War?

Angelica Nierras

The Apple iPad has recently been launched to many positive reviews. Is the Apple iPad truly a “magical and revolutionary product” at an unbelievable price?

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Your iPad or Mine, Baby?

Angelica Nierras

Is it a smartphone? Is it a laptop? No, it’s an iPad! This superdevice, also known as a tablet computer, boasts a single multi-touch screen that allows you to surf the web..

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Spring Break: Top Ways to Protect Yourself (Financially)

Angelica Nierras

As this nifty infographic from Online Schools reminds us, the season of sex, alcohol, and bad decisions is rapidly upon us. All of that fun and sun soaked up during spring break costs a pretty penny, however. Between Florida and Texas alone, students spend an estimated $1 billion. College students on average spend $1100 a week on spring break —

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Americans Are Dumping Debt. Want to Join Them?

Angelica Nierras

The latest figures are in: Americans are dumping debt. According to the Federal Reserve, personal credit card debt is on the decline. Their figures show Americans have paid off a whopping $101.2 billion in debt in the last 14 months. Our own figures here at BillShrink indicate this trend as well. Back in February 2009, 46% of our users noted

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America Saves Week

Angelica Nierras

Did you know that this week is America Saves Week? From February 21-28, Americans are encouraged to “Build Wealth Not Debt.” Thankfully, BillShrink users are right on track. We delved into our data and found that more people are paying off their credit cards this year than they did last year! Back in February 2009, 46% of all users noted

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3 Ways to Prepare for the CARD Act

Angelica Nierras

On February 22, 2010, the Credit Card Accountability, Responsibility, and Disclosure Act, better known as CARD, will go into effect and consumers can start breathing a little easier as some of the worst abuses in the industry are curtailed. Don’t start celebrating just yet, though. We predict that issuers are going to get creative seeking profits elsewhere, so it’s important

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