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Can I add different billing person and card holder?

I am going to purchase some goods on an online shop. At the checkout I need the add the details of the billing person as well as the details of my credit card. Is it acceptable that I add the details ...
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Personal Loan issuer online service

I have chunk of money that I would like to loan to my brother. I would like to charge him interest same as banks do. Is there a website or online service where I can enter the "loan" amount, ...
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Just want to ask if my bank account is safe by giving out my account number? [duplicate]

Hello good afternoon hope you can help me, Is my bank account is safe? I give my account number to someone whom I don't know as he has to give me money? Now I am wondering because he has stopped ...
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Where to find site with earnings calendar?

Is there a website with a company earnings calendar for exchange-listed equities using symbol look-up? I am not trying to backtest a trading strategy, so I'm not interested in historical data. I just ...
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Is there a website which shows indexes and their corresponding ETFs?

I am looking for a website which shows a list of indexes and their corresponding ETFs. Specifically, I'm looking for a list where the first column lists indexes from around the world and the second ...
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How to use Mint.com outside US/Canada?

Is it possible to use the mint.com service outside US/Canada? If not (most probably), which similar services also work outside US/Canada? I'm currently using TheBirdy, but it doesn't directly data ...
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Steps/Procedures to open an online stock trading account in the US

I follow the business news regularly and I have an avid interest in markets. However, having said that I have not had any prior stock trading experience, though I have practically seen some trading in ...
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Website for managing personal cash inflow and outflow, applicable to India?

Is there any website that helps me to manage my Daily Cash Inflow and Cash Outflow. I would like to have the following feature. Periodically I should be able to enter my Cash Inflow (salary, gift, ...
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Are the sellers selling pre-IPO shares over these websites legitimate or fake?

The websites which are selling block of Facebook,Twitter and other companies are given below with the explanation which I think is fake and is not legitimate.However I have contacted both of the firms ...
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How to handle recurring commissions from small business activity from a tax POV?

I'm operating a web-based service in the UK where I receive a commission every time a customer makes a sale through my service. What is the best way to structure a business or record income ...
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Is there a website with options chain charts?

I would like to see a chart in the change of the bid price of an options chain. For example I'd like to see a daily chart of the bid price of ZNGA at a strike price of $10. Is there a free website ...
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can I find out “set in stone” exact dates for IPOs?

Do companies have to announce an IPO date they have to stick to? If so, what are good resources to find such IPO dates?
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What is a good/reliable source for current and historic gold prices?

In searching for the current and historic price of gold, the kinds of sites I'm finding seem a bit questionable. What is a reputable site for information about current and historic prices for gold?
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Ongoing things to do and read to improve knowledge of finance?

In this forum, there are a lot of people whose primary job is programming. And yet they are very knowledgeable on a lot of financial topics. Can you please share what you do/read on a regular basis ...
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List of web sites or online forums for stock picking and security analysis

What are some quality web sites or online forums exclusively devoted to stock picking and security analysis? Paid sites are OK, too. I am looking for a forum, rather than just a web site with analyst ...
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How does Schwab compare to the more modern online brokers like E*Trade?

I started using Schwab because a girl I was dating at the time used them. That was 15 years ago, and I've never thought much about it. I'm highly illiterate (financially) and have mostly left my ...
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What is the best resource to research the current state of asset classes for mutual funds?

I have a fairly simple asset allocation as follows: 50% Large Cap stocks 15% Small Cap Stocks 5% REIT 10% International Stocks 20% Bonds What is the best web site to track how each one of these ...
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Can I trust the Motley Fool?

A while back I checked out The Motley Fool while doing some research on mutual funds. I found their educational content to be a great overview of what to look for and started exploring. While The ...
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Sites to obtain historical chart of currency exchange rates?

Besides Yahoo Finance, is there any site where I can obtain history chart of currency exchange, for cross comparison purpose? (As I realize British Pound against my country currency is the lowest ...
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Sources or web sites for longer-term economic and financial forecast information?

I was looking for a source of economic and financial forecast information. I have already checked the IMF and the OECD, but they have forecasts up to 2011. Is there something with forecasts up to ...
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What is the best cross-platform GPL personal finance tool available?

If I want desktop, web and mobile (preferably Android) access to all my accounts and assets, in a personal finance tool, what would you recommend I look at? Until Wesabe cancelled their web dashboard ...
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Is there a (legitimate) website on which I can check to see if I have any unclaimed money from past bank accounts?

It may seem silly, but I wonder if I've got a bank account out there in which I have unclaimed money. Wouldn't that be cool? How can I check?
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How can you be sure you're getting the best prices on airfare and hotels from travel websites?

I know people don't use travel agencies anymore as there are so many do it yourself websites available, but with everyone touting themselves as "discount", how can you be sure you're getting the best ...
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Is there a website that lists the latest financial scams, similar to Snopes.com for urban legends?

It strikes me that if we, as a worldwide or nationwide community had a repository into which we could list our negative experiences or fraud, we could alert others in advance of them themselves ...
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What's the average nest egg (savings) for someone age 26? Website for comparison?

How much money should a 26 year old have saved up? Is there somewhere that I can compare against online?
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Is it legal to hire people to generate traffic on a website?

Why do websites need to do that? It's all written in the title. Thanks in advance for any information on this.
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Which non-bank-specific online money management applications work for Canadian banks?

Mint.com has languished for years (over three now) in not supporting Canadian banks. Given that we only have a few, you would think it to be a small amount of work. Update: Mint.com now supports ...
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What are advantages & disadvantages of using a Peer-to-Peer lending site or network?

If I was looking to consolidate some credit card debt and wanted to use a peer to peer lending service, what things do I need to look out for?
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Do there exist legitimate Work-from-Home job opportunities? Is there a website that lists them?

I'd like the ability to supplement my income when I need to, and a job that I can do remotely from home is ideal. Surely in this era of "going green" and "reducing our carbon footprint" there exist ...