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Climbing Out of Debt in 2013

Credit card bills will soon arrive and show how much households spent during the holidays. Chances are good that many consumers added a few hundred dollars of debt to their credit card accounts which already averaged nearly $5,000 per cardholder.

Stressed out by debt? Tremendous tips for debt management

Tremendous tips for debt management

Has the ever-burgeoning debt stressed you out? Well, you are not alone; there might be thousands other like you across the globe. You got to deal with the situation somehow. To achieve this purpose following tips will help you out.

Tremendously useful tips to manage debt

Stung by the ever increasing inflation, rising taxes, mounting bills and debt payments? Well, you will just have to learn to live with the first three, but the last problem can be tackled with a comparative ease. Here are few tremendously useful tips to manage debt!

Israel calls hack 'breach of sovereignty', vows to hit back

Following the attack on credit card companies by Saudi hackers, Israel has decided to hit back.

Google to unveil NFC-powered mobile payment service

Google is set to turn smartphones into mobile wallets. The tech and internet search giant is expected to launch a mobile payment system that will let consumers wave their phones to pay instead of pulling out a credit card, according to multiple tabloid reports, citing sources familiar with the matter.

Money Rules for Successful Marriage

The joint-venture called ‘marriage’ necessarily involves another partnership, that of ‘money’. For the former to last long, it is imperative that you strike a balance in your money habits too.

Spendthrift Wife? Here's How to Control Her

Money conflicts are common to all households. But if your wife is splurging your hard earned money on things that you don’t even require, perhaps its time you draw the line.

These Underdogs Are No Dogs

Short-sellers and hedge funds may be shadowy, but sometimes they are the smartest ones in the room. They've done their homework, and they're willing to bet their capital against the crowd -- an investing strategy that can be as lucrative as it is contrarian.

Google's next phone doubles as credit card

Mountain View, Calif. -- Google Chief Executive Officer Eric Schmidt said U.S. consumers will be able to use Google's next smartphones as a replacement for credit cards.

Schmidt announced the new Nexus phone in San Francisco at the Web 2.0 Summit, Red Orbit reported Tuesday.

At a conference, Schmidt pulled a cellphone from a pocket and said, "I have here an unannounced product that I carry around with me. You will be able to take these mobile devices that will be able to do commerce. Essentially, bump for everything and eventually replace credit cards," he said.

Schmidt called the process "tap-and-pay," referring to use of a touch screen on the phone that requires tapping to make transactions.

Police: Worker stripped, beat suspect

Dallas -- Dallas police said a restaurant employee forced a credit card abuse suspect to undress and beat him with a length of pipe outside the eatery.

Police said Hermilo Aguilar, 61, attempted to use someone else's credit card Wednesday to pay a $17.80 tab at the Pizza Lounge, leading an angry restaurant employee to take him outside behind the restaurant, the Dallas Morning News reported Friday.

The police report said the employee, whose name was not released, told officers he struck the man with the pipe because he was "sick and tired of this type of thing happening at his business."

"I can offer you no explanation as to why ... (the restaurant employee) had the guy get naked," Deputy Chief Michael Genovesi said.