Category Archives: insufficient funds fees

Crowdfunding To Prevent “Lunch Shaming”

I guess we’ll be seeing more of this in the next four years: a teacher in Texas is crowdfunding to pay off school lunch debt to prevent kids from being “lunch shamed.” KXAN reports that “At some Texas schools, students … Continue reading

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Venezuelans Crowdfunding To Leave Country

Get me outta here! Trying to live a normal life in Venezuela has gotten to be so impossible that people are crowdfunding to afford passage out of the country. One is using the Generosity portal, an offshoot of Indiegogo, to … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding DNA Testing To Test Price Resistance

There’s a price war going on in the genome sequencing business. While Veritas Genomics offers a full sequence of your DNA for $999, it is reported that: “Tute Genomics is crowdfunding a personalized DNA sequencing program. The campaign is aiming … Continue reading

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Have You Stopped Balancing Your Checkbook?

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (did you know that federal agency existed?) fined Citizens Bank $7.5 million and ordered it to return $11 million to customers for keeping for a time customers’ deposits when their deposit slips did not match … Continue reading

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