Implementing Chip and PIN Technology For Credit Cards To Protect Against Fraud In The US

by in Personal Finance on May 27th, 2014
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Though chip, or EMV, technology for credit cards has been around since the 1990s, the United States has continued to rely on the traditional magnetic strip on the back of cards along with a signature for point of sale (POS) transactions. Some companies have “upgraded” their cards to include a chip but still require a […]

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Stay On Top Of Your Affiliate Partners! How Laziness Cost Me $10,000+ In Online Revenue

by in Lifestyle on May 26th, 2014
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If I wasn’t careful about diversifying my topics on Financial Samurai, my site could easily turn into a real estate blog. Real estate is my favorite asset class to build wealth because it’s tangible, provides utility, has tax benefits, and can be improved upon. Stocks just don’t get me as excited, even though that was […]

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Is Creating Original Content Worth It Or Should I Just Piggy Back Off Others?

by in Lifestyle on May 12th, 2014
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When I first started blogging in 2009, I took the angle that it was better to create original content vs. simply copying other people’s content and putting my own spin on things. After all, once you’ve created a new terminology, you’re looked upon as a creator instead of a regurgitator or a consumer. But after […]

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What I’ve Learned From Business Failure

by in Lifestyle on May 8th, 2014
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I’m not sure where I first heard the term, “Fail fast and fail often,” but it’s great advice for entrepreneurs. I recently decided to shutdown after six months of operation because of the following reasons: 1) 99% of affiliate revenue came from one source and I found a streamlined solution. 2) HasOffers was cumbersome […]

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Save and Conquer – Yakezie Member Post

in Featured on May 5th, 2014

Hi, my name is Bryce. My blog is called Save and Conquer. The “Save” part is pretty obvious for a personal finance blog. The “Conquer” part means winning financial independence regardless of the onslaught of misinformation from the professional financial establishment, who mostly want to profit off investors ignorance. Day in and day out, we […]

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