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10.13.11

Switching to Online Banking

Erik Chang

Getting bank customers to switch to online banking versus other channels can save financial institutions billions. However, this can be easier said than done. Below are some things that can be done to increase online banking adoption and usage as well as innovative new ways to reward customers for making the switch. click to enlarge Use the code below to

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09.15.11

2011 Credit Card Trends

Erik Chang

It has been nearly 2 years since the Credit CARD Act was passed and for the most part, things have changed for the better. While there were some dramatic changes in interest rates right before the CARD Act took effect, BillShrink looked at 11 of the major card issuers and found that interest rates have actually stabilized in 2011. Here

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08.25.11

The Evolution of Loyalty

Alex Gutow

Daily deal sites are sweeping the nation. The most well-known is Groupon but there are literally hundreds of sites out there offering everything from massages to restaurant coupons and everything in between. BillShrink has compiled some facts and figures to see just how popular these sites are and who is signing up. What’s your favorite daily deal site? click to

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08.18.11

Extreme Couponing

Alex Gutow

Coupons are more popular than ever. While most people spend a few hours a week browsing the paper or coupon sites, some people, known as Extreme Couponers, dedicate 10 or more hours a week to try and get the best deals. But, is it worth it? Let’s take a look at the real value of coupons and what couponers can

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08.11.11

Money Saving Android Apps

Erik Chang

One of the great things about having a smartphone are all of the apps available. There literally is an app for everything and, with so many to choose from, it can be difficult to find the best ones for your needs. If you have an Android phone, here are BillShrink’s top money saving apps that are available right now. And

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07.28.11

Anatomy of a Cell Phone Bill – with FCC Tips!

Stan Reybern

Your monthly cell phone bill can be full of confusing fees and overage charges. Luckily, the FCC is working to put an end to “bill shock” by forcing wireless companies to be more transparent about their charges. Here are some common ones that you might come across and tips from the FCC to help you avoid them! click to enlarge

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07.14.11

Make Your Dollar Go the Distance on Vacation

Erik Chang

While the dollar may not be as strong as it used to be, there are still plenty of places where you can still come out ahead while on vacation, even in the United States. Check out our list of some amazing vacation destinations that won’t empty your wallet. click to enlarge Use the code below to embed this Infographic: Source:

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