New York’s New Payroll Law Ensures Employee Wages Aren’t Subjected to Hidden Fees

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Why does it cost so much to access your money at an ATM? The short answer: because you don’t have another option. ATMs are everywhere – NerdWallet reported about 175,000 bank and credit union ATMs nationwide – because they’re functional. Between credit cards, debit cards, and apps like PayPal and Venmo, it’s easy to get by without cash these days. But when you do need to get cash (good luck tipping a bartender with Venmo), the ATM fees will get you.

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How to Cancel a Free Trial After it’s Over

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If it seems like it’s impossible to cancel a free trial, you’re not imagining things. Whether it’s Netflix, UFC tv, Amazon Prime or one of the many subscription services out there, free trials are popular for a reason…and we don’t mean popular with the people who use them. They’re popular with the people who sell the service because they so quickly turn into recurring fees people sometimes don’t even notice. The model works like this:

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This Subreddit is Here to Help You Cancel the Cable Bill for Good

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One of the biggest trends in personal finance is the rise of those who are seeking to cancel the cable bill and become “cordcutters” – a TV viewer who saves money by “cutting the cord” on cable TV. Online streaming video services like Netflix and Amazon Prime have made it easier for people to see their favorite shows and movies without a cable TV or satellite subscription, but there are more nuances to becoming a cordcutter than just canceling cable. Many have concerns about finally making the commitment to cut the cord, such as how to access live sports broadcasts, or what kind of technical savvy is needed, that prevent them from taking the leap.

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The easiest way to manage your paid subscriptions