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How To Get a Bank Fee Refunded

Calling my bank to get a fee refunded is truly one of my least favorite things to do. You most likely feel the same way, but I’m here to tell you it’s worth it. Banks made $11.6 billion in overdraft fees in 2015 and they are counting on you to begrudgingly do nothing about these ethically questionable fees despite a bill passed in 2010 that explicitly requires you to opt-in for ‘overdraft protection’.

How Much Cash Should You Have in Your Checking Account?

One question I often get asked is, “how much should I keep in my checking account?” Magic numbers are hard to come by when it comes to personal finance and this question is no different. If you read an article or have a professional who gives you a one-size-fits-all solution, it’s probably a good idea to get a second opinion. Personal finance is meant to be personal, after all . So if there’s no magic number, how do you figure out what’s right for you?

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Are There Guns in Your Wallet?

Are There Guns in your Wallet? Mass shootings have divided people across the board on gun related issues. Americans from the far left to the far right are all affected. Some want no controls on gun ownership, others want no guns at all. And there are no shortage of different opinions across the middle. Not…
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A Radically Practical Approach to Sustainable Investing

A Radically Practical Approach to Sustainable Investing Cornerstone Capital Group does not distinguish between “impact investing,” “ESG investing,” and “sustainable investing.” They believe these terms reflect the same motivations and strategies – a mindful method of investing which is “radically practical.” While environmental, social, and governance (ESG) practices generally describe the actions investors and companies take…
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