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Do people get paid promoting stocks on yahoo?

I came across the yahoo finance message board when searching datas there. It seems to me that people on each individual stock board are just......unusually optimistic (Click any link below to see some ...
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Is this $200 “welcome money” (from a major bank) some sort of scam?

I googled around (this in the US) about "bank accounts you can open online", I noticed: https://www.us.hsbc.com/checking-accounts/campaigns/offer-2018/#advance-checking-details Notice they will (...
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Can I use Amazon's Visa Card promotion and never use the card?

Amazon has a promotion where they say they will give you 50$ off of your purchase if you sign up for one of their Amazon Visa Cards. Upon approval, your new Amazon.com Rewards Visa Card and $50 ...
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Are 'no interest if paid in in x months' credit cards worth it?

My current laptop is dying the slow death, specifically the charging circuit in the motherboard is failing; the battery charges in another laptop of the same model. I've considered just running it on ...
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Can I get an Amazon Rewards Visa just for the gift card and then close the account?

I have never owned a credit card and am largely undecided about them in general. They have their pros and cons which could be easily found with a simple Google search; my question is more about the ...
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I'm about to be offered equity by my employer. What should I expect?

I'm not expecting to potentially be screwed over in any way (this is being given to me alongside a raise and a promotion so it's more of a cherry on top.) I was told in passing that I'll be vested at ...
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Bank offer for Children's savings account 7% or higher

I heard there are a couple of banks offering 7% or higher interest on Children's savings accounts (Kids under 18) Are these a good investment for my kids? I can't find these offers on the internet, ...
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Is there a catch to offers of $100 when opening up a new checking account?

Is there any hidden catch in offers like this sample offer? I just can't understand what is the idea behind this offer --- What's the benefit for PNC if they give 100$? Sorry if it is a dumb question,...
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Should I finance a new home theater at 0% even though I have the cash for it?

My wife and I are considering buying a home theater - plasma TV & new stereo - on Black Friday this year. We do have the cash for it, but Best Buy is offering 0% financing for up to 3 years on ...
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Is it worth it to use “balance transfer” credit cards, to take advantage of low-rate offered as sign-up incentives?

I'm attracted by the low interest, but scared of having too many credit cards and losing track of payments, or worse, adversely-affecting my credit rating or future borrowing potential by having "too ...