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Democrats roll out college debt relief plant | dailyitem.com

Democrats roll out college debt relief plant | dailyitem.com

Student borrowers in Connecticut graduate, on average, with the most debt in the country, according to The Institute for College Access and Success which advocates for more affordable higher education. Connecticut was the only state in the country where students graduated in 2017 with an average student debt load higher than in Pennsylvania, according to […]

Birchbox Increases Subscription Price To $15 Per Month | Refinery29

Birchbox Increases Subscription Price To $15 Per Month | Refinery29

If you have a Birchbox subscription, you’ll want to take a peek at your credit-card statement the next time that peach box arrives at your doorstep. After nine years of a flat fee of $10 a box, the subscription-based beauty company-turned-retailer has just announced a significant change to its pricing structure starting in April. Essentially, […]

Patreon ups its revenue cut, but grandfathers in old creators | TechCrunch

Patreon ups its revenue cut, but grandfathers in old creators | TechCrunch

Jenkins tells me Patreon spent a year talking to more than 1,000 creators to figure out how to re-price its offering. “People don’t like change. But I think in terms of change, we’re going to be able to invest in the different products in different ways. We can put a lot of horsepower into membership,” […]

Grab’s S$4 penalty: How about riders whose bookings are cancelled by drivers? | TODAYonline

Grab’s S$4 penalty: How about riders whose bookings are cancelled by drivers? | TODAYonline

I read the news item regarding the new cancellation policy of Grab where there is a S$4 penalty for passengers cancelling the ride five minutes after booking. This penalty fee goes to the driver. I just have one question for Grab: What happens if the driver cancels the ride? It has happened to me a […]

Unauthorised surcharging impeding online payment system: Study | The Economic Times

Unauthorised surcharging impeding online payment system: Study | The Economic Times

NEW DELHI: Unauthorised surcharging and high MDR charges are some of the reasons for impeding growth and sustenance of digital payments despite all efforts to promote it, according to a study. “This is, inter alia, due to the distortionary pricing of payment products (i e MDR) and the continued fraudulent practice of surcharging by acquirer […]

It’s Time to Ban Hidden Fees | Harvard Business Review

It’s Time to Ban Hidden Fees | Harvard Business Review

In the classic shell game of three-card Monte, marks are rewarded if they are able to identify the “money card” among three face-down cards that are being shuffled. In this sleight-of-hand scam, the mark is never able to choose the right card. An increasing number of businesses are playing a version of three-card Monte with […]

Apple now requires app subscriptions to show the full cost before signup | The Verge

Apple now requires app subscriptions to show the full cost before signup | The Verge

Apple updated its App Store guidelines last week to lay out clear rules for how developers should present in-app subscription options to users. The changes were spotted by 9to5Mac, and it appears Apple is trying to clear up a lot of the confusion that comes with downloading an app and signing up for a recurring […]

Apple in 2019 and the case of the expensive iPhone | Apple Insider

Apple in 2019 and the case of the expensive iPhone | Apple Insider

Perpetual motion machine Many analysts and various pundits seem to be concerned that Apple has increased the price of iPhones, and they’re again recommending the only solution they know —Apple has to slash pricing to induced demand for its products! This advice comes from the now standard practice of reading what people are saying in […]

Why your Uber fares and Airbnb rental fees are about to skyrocket | Daily Mail Online

Why your Uber fares and Airbnb rental fees are about to skyrocket | Daily Mail Online

Uber drivers and Airbnb hosts will no longer be able to dodge taxes on their earnings under a controversial new rule set to see a huge jump in prices for consumers. The federal government will enforce a compulsory reporting system to ensure the 11 million Australians signed up with sharing-economy platforms have no choice but […]

Apple (AAPL) Needs to Cut iPhone Prices in China, Says Analyst | TheStreet

Apple (AAPL) Needs to Cut iPhone Prices in China, Says Analyst | TheStreet

Apple Inc. (AAPL – Get Report)  can and should cut iPhone prices in China, according to Wedbush analyst Daniel Ives. “We expect more significant price cuts on XR over the coming months,” Ives said in a note out Monday morning, referring to the lowest-priced new iPhone. “Apple is facing a ‘code red’ situation in China and the […]