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Travis Pelto

This Week in Financial Blunders: WWE & For-Profit Schools

College is hard. Getting slammed by a wrestler from the WWE is worse. What do these two have in common, other than the pains they cause? Find out in This Week in Financial Blunders.

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What to Do After Your Bracket Is Busted - Quicken Loans Zing Blog

What to Do After Your Bracket Is Busted

This blog is for all of those who had their (metaphorical) hearts ripped out after their brackets were busted. When you have no team left to root for, and the thought of your bracket brings tears to your eyes, pick up any of the following activities to numb your pain.

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This Week in Financial Blunders: M.I.A & Tesla

Haters gonna hate, as the saying goes, and that’s perfectly fine. It’s easy for confident people to ignore that hate and prevail. But when you have haters hating on your money, it’s going to turn into a financial blunder for them or you. Let’s read some examples of financial blunders when haters hate hard.

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This Week in Financial Blunders: Teenagers

Teenagers can be the worst at times. It’s okay, I can say it because I used to be one. They’re moody, selfish, unpredictable and figuring out who they want to be in life – a very dangerous cocktail when you think about it. The last thing anyone wants is a teenager with any sort of entitlement or soapbox because things get out of hand quickly, as demonstrated in the stories we have in this blog. This week in financial blunders we show how teens can cost you much more money than just child-rearing costs.

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This Week in Financial Blunders: Mt. Gox & Crops

Inside or outside, no one is safe from financial blunders. Read This Week in Financial Blunders to see who’s messed up this week, online and off.

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This Week in Financial Blunders: Art & Hot Pockets

There are two types of people in this world: those who frequent art museums and those who frequent the frozen food section at the grocery store. Find out what they have in common in This Week in Financial Blunders.

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This Week in Financial Blunders: Flappy Bird & Puerto Rico

Seriously though, what do Flappy Bird and Puerto Rico have in common? The title of the blog should reveal it, but read This Week in Financial Blunders to find out.

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This Week in Financial Blunders: Electronics & Cigarettes

The post-super bowl rush is always hard to get over, but luckily everyone else is feeling the pain too. Read This Week in Financial Blunders to see which companies are taking it the hardest after the big game.

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This Week in Financial Blunders: Equality and Fast Food

January 2014 is almost over and it feels like it’s only been a few days. That’s OK though: January is always the dump month. Musicians dump their less-than-marketable albums, movie distributors drop their lackluster movies in the only time of the year they have a chance to make money, and people unload their dumpy moods freely because it’s cold. It’s not all horrible though! We’ll always have “This Week in Financial Blunders” to put things in perspective.

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This Week in Financial Blunders: Retail and Cheerleaders

Has cabin fever taken hold of you and made you mad? Don’t worry, read This Week in Financial Blunders so you can see the outside world is still just as ridiculous as it’s always been.

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