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5 Tips for Better Spending Habits

Filed under: Spending Getty By Karen Cordaway While 2016 is in full swing, if you haven’t thought about a resolution yet, don’t give up. Maybe it’s time to make one that has the potential to stick. If you’re often wondering how money slips out of your wallet, consider becoming the crash test dummy for better spending habits. Test drive some ...

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A Guide to Negotiating a Better Interest Rate on Your Credit Cards

Filed under: Credit Cards Getty By Trent Hamm When you carry a balance on a typical credit card, the credit card company is simply extracting money from your wallet. If you carry a $ 2,500 balance for a year on a typical 20 percent APR card, that means you’re giving the credit card company $ 500 of your hard-earned cash ...

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ExoLens promises to make your iPhone photos better — for $300

Phones have largely replaced digital cameras in day-to-day use, but they still have a few major limitations, like their fixed focal length and inability to zoom. There’s a bevy of accessory lenses meant to give photographers more range with their phones, and the latest comes from a partnership between Fellowes, maker of the ExoLens, and the German lens-maker Zeiss. ExoLens ...

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Universal Orlando Getting Bigger, Better, Wetter, Wilder

Filed under: Company News, Walt Disney, Travel, Entertainment Industry, Travel Industry Stuart PearceUniversal Orlando has submitted plans to build a water park next to its theme parks. When it’s open, it’s rumored that the nearby Wet ‘n Wild will be torn down and a hotel built there. Universal Orlando is hoping to make a big splash at its Florida theme ...

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The big 2015 Georgia State football guide: Luckier, healthier, deeper … better?

Georgia State was banged up and unlucky. It has all the experience in the world heading into 2015. Now we have to see if the Panthers actually have any talent. Confused? Check out the advanced-stats glossary here. 1. Not how this was supposed to work In April 2008, with t’s crossed and i’s dotted, Georgia State University officially launched a football ...

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Better Call Saul is too good to be a spinoff

The airwaves are littered with the rival successors to TV’s so-called “golden age,” but only one has spawned a straight-up spin-off. Better Call Saul, which premieres Sunday on AMC, focuses on the early life of “criminal lawyer” Saul Goodman (Bob Odenkirk) when he was struggling lawyer Jimmy McGill, six years before the events of Breaking Bad. And spoiler alert — ...

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Chan wants to be better father after son’s arrest

BEIJING (AP) — Jackie Chan has pledged to become a better father after his son Jaycee was arrested on drug charges. The film star said in his first comments in person after the arrest: “I am always a father. I used to be an unqualified father. Now, after this event, I want to be a qualified father.” Jaycee Chan was ...

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The Big Future: Can we build a better brain?

How will the future change the human brain? This week’s Big Future takes a look at a new wave of neurological techniques that directly alter the brain’s electrical patterns, correcting seizures and movement disorders. Some doctors are even experimenting with using it to treat depression. Could the same technology be used to correct more fundamental mental properties like attention span? ...

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Remember when Mike Bianchi said UCF and USF are better than Ole Miss and MSU?

A terrible newspaper columnist wrote a terrible sports thing in June. It seemed pretty terrible at the time, but has since been proved INCREDIBLY terrible. SAFETY NOTE: The following dissection of a June 2014 Wild Sportspinion by Orlando Sentinel columnist Mike Bianchi was done by a trained professional in a controlled environment. We at SB Nation do not recommend you ...

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This 3-minute teaser for ‘Breaking Bad’ spinoff ‘Better Call Saul’ is pretty much just two scenes and weird country music

Anyone who stayed up to the end of AMC’s Breaking Bad marathon on Sunday got a big surprise: a three-minute Better Call Saul teaser featuring country music icon Junior Brown and a flailing demonic airdancer. The big news is the theme song, a darkly hokey country tune that doubles as Saul’s official jingle, telling tales of murder, kidnapping and arson. ...

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