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  • Feds: TracFone ‘Unlimited Data’ was not unlimited

    TracFone must pay $40 million back to customers after advertising unlimited-data plans that actually cut off or throttled service after a set amount of data was used, according to the FTC. TracFone agreed to the multimillion-dollar settlement of charges that it had “deceived' millions of consumers.

  • International travel just became cheaper

    The US dollar's exchange rates with international currencies have improved in the last eight months. This means food, transportation costs, and other expenses will cost you less when visiting some popular destinations across the globe. 

  • Best tablet deals: Windows and Android slates from $77

    If you're looking for cheap, mid-sized tablets for entertainment or work, you'll want to check out this list of five great tablet deals. You can save $30 on the full-HD Dell Venue 8, grab a Toshiba Encore Mini for just $79, or bag a Lenovo IdeaTab S6000 at $81 off.

  • 529A savings plans could help people with disabilities

    The US Congress passed the ABLE Act last year, which created a 529A account to provide tax advantaged benefits for disabled individuals. The 529A will allow more families to plan support for disabled loved ones, and use it as needed. 

  • Disney World: the ultimate test of financial planning

    Managing your finances during a trip is always important, but it's a special challenge at Disney World. Here are eight tips to keep you on track in the Happiest Place on Earth.

  • Google Fiber expands. Is it coming to your city?

    Google Fiber, the high-speed Internet service that purportedly lets users download a movie in less than a minute, is coming to 18 new cities in four metro areas in the Southeast, the company said Tuesday. Is your city Google Fiber-ready? 

  • Winter storm is over, but it's causing shipping delays

    The winter storm that gripped the Northeastern United States this week has largely passed, but in its wake are major shipping delays that will affect all parts of the country. Here's what to expect from the postal service, FedEx, and UPS. 

  • Uber to offer 'per mile' insurance for drivers. Enough coverage?

    Uber is teaming with Metromile, which offers pay-per-mile insurance usually marketed to people who don’t drive long distances. Uber drivers plug in a Metromile tracking device when they accept a trip, letting the insurer distinguish between miles drivers travel on calls and their personal travel.

January 29, 2015

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Snow falls on a flock of flamingos at a wildlife zoo in Hefei, Anhui province, China, Thursday.

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