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Chris W. Rea
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40 votes
4 answers
3k views

Are bank customers allowed to provide username & password to sites like Mint.com?

33 votes
11 answers
6k views

What warnings would you tell a friend about to enter a multi-level marketing (MLM) business venture?

27 votes
8 answers
11k views

Why do stores and manufacturers use mail in rebates? A scam, or is there a way to use them effectively?

23 votes
10 answers
27k views

Someone asks you to co-sign a loan. How to reject & say "no" nicely or politely?

17 votes
4 answers
383k views

How to correct a mistake made when writing a check?

16 votes
8 answers
33k views

PayPal wants me to "add a bank account", another funding source. Credit card isn't working. Why?

16 votes
9 answers
2k views

Most common types of financial scams an individual investor should beware of?

15 votes
4 answers
22k views

How do currency markets work? What factors are behind why currencies go up or down?

14 votes
5 answers
1k views

How do U.S. stock exchanges specifically account for dividends and ex-dividend dates?

12 votes
6 answers
4k views

For a major expensive home renovation (e.g. addition, finished basement, or new kitchen) should one pay cash or finance with a loan? Would such a loan be "good" debt?

12 votes
1 answer
667 views

What are the consequences of filing personal income tax return past the deadline of April 15th (i.e. filing late)? [US]

11 votes
4 answers
20k views

Co-signing & dying: What if a loan co-signer dies? Is estate of co-signer liable?

11 votes
3 answers
9k views

Is there a term that better describes a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) when it is negative?

11 votes
2 answers
2k views

Is there a country that uses the term "dollar" for currency without also using "cents" as fractional monetary units?

10 votes
6 answers
192k views

Ontario harmonized sales tax (HST) transition benefit rebate cheques / OSTTB: Who, when, how much?

10 votes
2 answers
3k views

Which US market indexes (Dow/DJIA, S&P500, NASDAQ) include reinvested dividends?

10 votes
9 answers
677 views

How can I avoid going deep into debt during the holiday season?

10 votes
3 answers
317 views

Is it better for a public company to increase its dividends, or institute a share buyback?

10 votes
4 answers
1k views

What low-fee & liquid exchange-traded index funds / ETFs should I consider holding in a retirement portfolio?

10 votes
4 answers
557 views

What kinds of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) should specifically be avoided?

8 votes
2 answers
555 views

How much is college / university projected to cost in the U.S. in 18 years?

8 votes
2 answers
3k views

What are the risks & rewards of being a self-employed independent contractor / consultant vs. being a permanent employee?

8 votes
5 answers
4k views

Hearing much about Dave Ramsey. Which of his works is best in describing his "philosophy" about money?

8 votes
5 answers
1k views

Received email from credit card company: "URGENT: Your Master Card SecureCode Password has expired!" Is it legitimate?

8 votes
4 answers
510 views

Other than being able to borrow to invest, how is a margin trading account different from a cash account?

7 votes
2 answers
5k views

Is there a free online credit report service in Canada?

7 votes
1 answer
10k views

How can I check whether old foreign currency paper bills or coins still have value / considered legal tender?

6 votes
4 answers
2k views

When are equal-weighted index funds / ETFs preferable to market-cap-weighted funds?

6 votes
1 answer
7k views

RESP withdrawals: What are the eligible/qualified education costs or expenses, other than tuition?

5 votes
3 answers
6k views

Travelled to New York State & bought something. Can I get sales tax refund back?