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Amazon Unintentionally Rewards Scammers

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Amazon’s Kindle Unlimited product offers readers an all-you-can-eat model for book subscriptions. The books are mainly self-published titles (and Amazon pays authors by the number of pages read). The model sounds great in theory—readers download books risk-free, encouraging discovery of new books. But since Amazon counts how far into a book devices sync to calculate payments, […]

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Ever Wonder How Student Loans Work?

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There’s been a lot of talk the last few years about the increased cost of a college degree, and how government aid hasn’t kept pace with need. Lots of politicians and activists have spoken and written about ways to address the crushing debt that many students (myself among them) have left college under. What rarely […]

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