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Lil Wayne, Birdman and Roddy Ricch team up for ‘Stunnaman’ single

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Birdman has shared a new collaboration with Lil Wayne and Roddy Ricch, ‘Stunnaman’.

READ MORE: Roddy Ricch – ‘Please Excuse Me For Being Antisocial’ review: Atlanta rapper exists in his own lane

After a longstanding beef – including 2016 footage of Weezy leading the crowd in shouting “fuck the Birdman”, and later “fuck Cash Money”, while on stage in Phoenix – Lil Wayne and Birdman called a truce onstage at Lil Weezyana Fest in 2018. The following year, they recorded together for a joint single, ‘Ride Dat’, with Juvenile.

“i peep game from the greatest to ever do this shit,” Ricch tweeted yesterday (May 22) in reference to the collaboration. See the tweet and video below.

i peep game from the greatest to ever do this shit 🐐🔒 pic.twitter.com/2ZoFVhyNXo

— Roddy Ricch (@RoddyRicch) May 22, 2021


Earlier this month (May 14), Weezy released an all-star single with Nicky Minaj and Drake, ‘Seeing Green’.

The track arrived as Minaj’s 2009 mixtape ‘Beam Me Up Scotty’ was placed on streaming services for the first time. Alongside that mixtape’s original tracks, several new tracks have been added – including her collaboration with Drake and Lil Wayne.

Another new song, ‘Fractions,’ also appears on the mixtape, as does her remix of Skillibeng’s ‘Crocodile Teeth.’

During an Instagram Live session before the mixtape was released, Minaj also revealed that a new album is “coming soon.” It would be her first album for four years, her last being 2018’s ‘Queen‘.

The rap star has collaborated on several tracks since her last album, including ones with Tekashi 6ix9ine on the chart-topping ‘Trollz‘, and with Mike Will Made It and YoungBoy NBA for the song ‘What That Speed Bout!?’

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Watergate Prosecutor Explains What Could ‘Totally Wipe Out’ Trump

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A former Watergate investigator has explained how The Trump Organization could be' totally wiped out' in the coming months.

Former US president Donald Trump is the subject of several litigations in the wake of his time in the White House, with allegations of fraud, misuse of funds and spurring the Capitol rampages in January. During his call, he emerged on the other side of two impeachment trials.

However, in addition to losing his bid for re-election, Trump's notoriety is often negative, with everlasting mock online and feral responses from his MAGA adherents. His worsened public image could lead to his downfall.

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The suits, which CD Projekt promised earlier this year to “vigorously” defend itself against, were filed on behalf of groups of investors who said the game’s reception, and precede drop in CDP stock price, induced them to lose money. The law has appointed a induce plaintiff, who will be speaking for all four.

Cyberpunk 2077 developer/ publisher CD Projekt faced substantial appraisal at open due to how buggy, unstable and poorly-performing the game was on PS4 and Xbox One. It got far worse, Sony decided to remove it from auction on the PlayStation Store, and it remains unavailable to this day.

This hasn’t stopped Cyberpunk 2077 from selling over 13 million legions at opening, though CD Projet did incur some damages because of indemnities and returns.

The developer continues to secreted spots on all platforms, and is hopeful it’s getting closer to seeing it return to the PlayStation Store.

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The Colonial Pipeline cyberattack is prompting fuel outages throughout the southeastern US

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Close to 15% of service station in North Carolina are out of fuel, oil analyst Patrick De Haan said. Countles service station across the southeast are also out of gas. The shortages are a result of a cyberattack on a pipeline that carries 45% of the East Coast's gasoline. See more stories on Insider's business sheet.

The Colonial Pipeline cyberattack is inducing gasoline outages throughout the southeastern US and justification gasoline premiums to rise.

On Friday, the ransomware radical, DarkSide, demanded coin in exchange for releasing the pipeline it had compromised.

The pipeline is one of the largest in the country and fees from Texas to New York, transporting about 45% of the East Coast's ga, the operator said.

While operation resumed manually on segments of the pipeline on Monday, the company said it expects to restart most of the operations by the end of the coming week, Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm said

The attack has led to famines across several positions. In North Carolina, some service station are fitted with patrons trying to stock up on gas, while others have already perfectly run out, WJZY reported.

Tom Kloza, an adviser with Standard& Poor's Oil Price Information Service, told the Los Angeles Times that some gas stations are selling "three or four times as much gasoline that they naturally sell in a rendered day because people do panic."

Prices have been on the rise in North Carolina and across national borders in South Carolina, in some cases surging past$ 3 a gallon, WCNC reported.

AAA reported that national gas expenditures make an average of $2.98 on Tuesday, the highest standards in practically six years old.

WCNC also reported that the gas deficit is forcing airlines like American Airline to add stops to two long-haul flights that have stops in Charlotte. A flight routed from Charlotte to Honolulu( HNL) will change aircraft in Dallas Fort Worth to conserve gasoline and the other that moves from Charlotte to London will add a stop in Boston to add fuel.

North Carolina said a state of emergency as a result of the dearth on Monday, WLOS reported.

Georgia and Virginia have also testified a emergency situations, CNN reported.

Patrick De Haan, an oil reporter at Gas Buddy, reported that virtually 50% of the gas stations in Atlanta were out of gas by Tuesday night.

De Haan also reported that by Tuesday night, 9.4% of service station in Georgia, 7.5% of stations in South Carolina, and 14.7% in North Carolina were out of fuel.

More than 3% of Florida's gas stations and 9.6% of Virginia's gas stations are also out of gas.

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Former Liberty president Jerry Falwell unexpectedly showed up to a student event and invited them to a graduation party at his home

Jerry Falwell Jr liberty university Jerry Falwell Jr ., chairperson of Liberty University, awaits the newcomer of U.S. President Donald Trump to sign an executive say connecting "free speech" efforts at public universities to federal grants in the East Room at the White House in Washington, U.S ., March 21, 2019.

Liberty University entered a dispute against former President Jerry Falwell Jr. week ago. On Thursday, he evidenced up at a student contest and calls upon them to a graduation party at his home. Liberty has boycotted all staff from communicating with Falwell. See more stories on Insider's business page.

Former Liberty president Jerry Falwell Jr. indicated up at a student occasion uninvited and announced a graduation gathering at his house, a few weeks after colleges and universities indicted him, Politico reported.

"I only want to invite all the elderlies to my raise on May 8. We're going to have the real Liberty graduation, " Falwell told the students, standing on a small stage erected outside an off-campus student house, distributed according to a video reviewed by POLITICO. "If you're not a senior but you date one, you can come, too."

Two weeks ago, Liberty University registered a lawsuit in Virginia state court against Falwell alleging he misappropriation university resources and tried to conceal a relationship involving a onetime reserve boy. The University likewise censored all staff from communicating with Falwell.

The university said in the lawsuit that Falwell's years-long effort to conceal his "illicit conduct" hurt the university's reputation and breached the school code of conduct.

Politico reported that Falwell and his wife Becki showed up to a Thursday school event where around 200 students were collected unannounced and uninvited.

A student who was there told Politico that Falwell's daughter, "whos also" a student at the university, told Falwell "Please don't come."

The Falwells have been engrossed in spat including reports that he and Becki had a multi-year affair with a reserve son.

"We'd love to have you out there. Becki says there's no way we can plan it that fast, but we can and we will, " Falwell said. He likewise urged students to share party information on social media, Politico reported.

In August 2020, Giancarlo Granda told Reuters that he had a multi-year sexual relationship with Falwell and his wife Becki. Granada said he encountered the couple in Miami in 2012.

Falwell said it was only his wife who participated in the affair.

In August 2020, Falwell posted a picture of himself with his throbs unzipped, nursing an alcoholic beverage in his hand, and with his arm around the status of women at a yacht party. The photo outraged the US evangelical Christian community.

The photo too infringed Liberty's code of conduct. The university strictly compels students to dress "modestly" and also forbids students from imbibing.

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Henry Ford II’s Personal Custom Capri Hits the Auction Block

Good news! We’ve determined your next auto. But before we tell you what it is, allow us to paint a picture of the conundrum that led to this Capri's customized creation.

Imagine you’re Henry Ford II, one of the stronger automotive administrations in the world. You’re pushing 65 and you’ve time married a gal nearly a quarter century your junior. You know, the one "youre calling" " Giggles"( or at least did until she held you switch to Kate ); the one you shot around Detroit while your wife Christina was jet-setting around the globe; the one who most decidedly wasn’t your partner when you two were attracted over in a Ford Granada for DWI in California in ’7 5.( When the Detroit Free Press asked you for an explanation of that little happen, you said one of your most famous quips: “Never complain, never explain.”)

Well , now you're going to England. So, what are you going to drive?

The self-evident pick would be to ship over a Mustang. After all, it’s 1981, and your company has ditched the loser Mustang II for the Fox-body Mustang. But the last time you carried cars to Europe( a sail of Lincoln Continental Mark IVs ), Volvo rent them off to create the horrid 262 C. Besides, it’s the morning of the ’8 0s, and Euro is cool.

No, what you need is a car that tells the locals that you’re still swinging in your 60 s: a Ford Capri. Although it was first introduced in 1969 as Europe’s answer to the Mustang, the Capri is still a sizzling razz in the United Kingdom--it even has a starring role in the hit-hip cop show, The Professionals. Too, the Capri is a known quantity, since your company sold it in the United Government as a Mercury( though this is the brand-new third-gen model, which never did make it to the U.S .).

No everyday Capri for you, though. After all, you’re" The Deuce"( or" Two Two", as Kate likes to call you ). Your Capri has the new 160 -hp fuel-injected 2.8 -liter V-6, the closest one can get to a V-8 in the arrive of bad weather and miserable food. It was hand-picked off the assembly line in Cologne, Germany, where it received extra quality checks and a few extra hairs for its two-tone paint job. It was delivered to the U.K ., then personally driven by Ford of Europe’s public relations chief to Ford’s Special Vehicle Engineering( SVE) squad at the Dunton Technical Centre in Essex.

Once there, the SVE team fitted the car with a C-3 automatic gearbox.( The automated was a dealer option, but the changeover was normally carried out by a third-party company called Somar Transtec .) The vehicle received new custom-designed leather sets and entrance cards, and the driver’s seat was enlarged to accommodate ... gosh, how is impossible to employed this without abusive you, Mr. Ford ... your large-hearted ministerial status. The gondola was then sent to Turville Grange, the Ford family estate in Buckinghamshire.

But you are a man of ever-changing savor, your Deuceness, and a few months after your retirement in December 1982, you sold the car to Ron Mellor, Ford’s head of development. The car changed mitts a few hours, and of the 68,958 miles on its odometer, supposedly merely 6,800 have been added over the past 28 years.

Now your Capri 2.8 Injection has been rebuilt and is for sale in an online auction hosted by Car& Classic. The auction house expects it to sell for between PS25, 000 and PS35, 000 -- that’s about $35,000 to $50,000 in U.S. greenbacks. A fleck pricey for a Capri with an automatic drive( which, you’ll recall, is a detriment now but a scarcity in the UK ), but is it crazy money for a real-live piece of Ford family history? And besides, if you’re going to get plucked over while driving booze with your mistress, then it's better to be recognise in this than a Granada.

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TED launches TED Audio Collective for podcasts

On February 22, 2021, TED launches the TED Audio Collective to house its growing collection of podcasts.

While broadly known for its global conferences and signature TED Talk videos, TED is also one of the top podcast publishers in the world. TED podcasts are downloaded 1.65 million times per day in virtually every country on earth. Our shows have been consistently ranked by Apple Podcasts as “most downloaded” of the year, and TED Talks Daily was the second most popular show globally on Spotify in 2020. Now the TED Audio Collective expands upon that foundation, creating a home for shows co-developed by TED and our speakers as well as shows developed and produced independently by inspiring thinkers and creators.

The podcasts in the TED Audio Collective are for listeners curious about everything from philosophy and psychology to science, technology, business and unexpected pathways in between — all curated through TED’s lens of “ideas worth spreading.” Here’s a sneak peek of exciting new content to expect over the coming months.

New in the TED Audio Collective:

Body Stuff with Dr. Jen Gunter

Dr. Jen Gunter is on a mission to make us experts on the way our bodies work. Body Stuff is an original show developed by TED that aims to demystify the systems of the body while debunking medical myths along the way. Did you know that you don’t actually need eight glasses of water a day? That you can’t “boost” your immune system?

With humor and wit, Dr. Jen Gunter, a celebrated OB/GYN, pain medicine physician and TED speaker, aims to share accurate, evidence-based medical information in a fun and accessible way.

(Season 1 launches May 2021)

Lost Birds with Mona Chalabi

From COVID to electoral politics, people are turning to data to make sense of the world as never before. But how well do we understand what those numbers actually mean? Interpreting data has never been more timely or relevant to fight misinformation and understand the world around us.

In this original, sound-rich series, data scientist Mona Chalabi will take listeners on an inquiry into the central question: How can we use data to make sense of our lived experiences, and what are the limits of that data? Along the way, she will tackle urgent, random and sometimes deeply personal questions: How does Google calculate walking speeds? What happens when cities get louder? When will my heartache end?

(Season 1 launches June 2021)

Conversations with People Who Hate Me 

TED alum Dylan Marron is joining the TED Audio Collective to continue exploring what happens when online feuders step out from behind the keyboard and get to know the human on the other side of the screen.

In an internet era characterized by comment section wars, devastating clapbacks and anonymous vitriol, Dylan Marron connects people who have clashed online — from old friends to complete strangers — to explore why we believe what we believe, how we relate to each other on the internet and just what a phone call can accomplish. Don’t be fooled by the title! It’s actually a loving show that fosters unlikely connections in an age of increasing digital isolation. 

(New episodes launching Fall 2021)

Design Matters 

The iconic Design Matters with Debbie Millman pulls back the curtain on how incredibly creative people design the arc of their lives. It’s the world’s first podcast about design — an inquiry into the broader world of creative culture through wide-ranging conversations with designers, writers, artists, curators, musicians and other luminaries of contemporary thought. Design Matters joined the TED Audio Collective in October 2020 and is produced independently, with TED amplifying the podcast to its global audience. 

(New episodes every Monday. Watch out for upcoming conversations with Adam Grant, Jacqueline Woodson, Nick Cave and many more.)

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Hosted by Manoush Zomorodi, ZigZag is a business show about being human. Manoush takes listeners on a journey to discover new ways we can align our business ambitions with systemic change that’s good for our fellow human beings and the world. In March 2021, Manoush will release season six: “The Zig Zag Project.” Over six weeks, she’ll lead a boot camp for listeners who want to make big changes in their work life by finding ways to align their personal values with their professional ambitions.

(Season 6 launches March 2021)

TED Business 

Columbia Business School professor Modupe Akinola hosts TED Business, a show that explores the most powerful and surprising ideas that illuminate the business world. After hearing a TED Talk, listeners get a mini-lesson from Modupe on how to apply the ideas from the talk to their own lives. Because whatever your business conundrum — how to land that new promotion, set smarter goals, undo injustice at work or unlock the next big thing — there’s a TED Talk for that.

(New episodes every Monday)

WorkLife with Adam Grant 

WorkLife with Adam Grant is back with its fourth season! Organizational psychologist Adam Grant takes listeners inside the minds of some of the world’s most unusual professionals to explore the science of making work not suck. Season four kicks off with a bonus episode where JJ Abrams interviews Adam Grant about his new book, Think Again. 

Taken for Granted: TED is also launching a companion series inspired by Adam’s popular long-form interviews with luminaries like Esther Perel. Starting with Brené Brown, Malcolm Gladwell, Jane Goodall and Glennon Doyle, he’ll sit down with his favorite thinkers about the opinions and assumptions we should all be revisiting. 

(Season 4 launches March 2021, and Taken for Granted launches February 2021)

The TED Interview 

In The TED Interview, Head of TED Chris Anderson speaks with some of the world’s most interesting people to dig into the most provocative and powerful ideas of our time. From Bill Gates to Monica Lewinsky, Chris follows his curiosity across myriad topics and disciplines, diving deep with the most compelling thinkers from the TED stage and beyond. Entering the sixth season of the show this year, Chris investigates “The Case for Optimism” and why there’s still reason for tremendous hope in these trying times.

(Season 6 launches April 2021, featuring interviews with climate activist Xiye Bastida, inventor of CRISPR Jennifer Doudna and many more.)

TED Radio Hour

In each episode of TED Radio Hour, host Manoush Zomorodi explores a big idea through a series of TED Talks and original interviews, inspiring us to learn more about the world, our communities and, most importantly, ourselves. TED Radio Hour is a co-production of NPR and TED.

(New episodes every Friday. Watch out for an exciting episode in March called “Through The Looking Glass” about the tools that scientists, physicians and artists use to extend our perception of what we can see and our boundaries of consciousness — featuring TED speakers Emily Levesque, Ariel Waldman, Rick Doblin and more.)

Our Partners: TED Partnerships, working in collaboration with the TED team and podcast hosts, strives to tell partner stories in the form of authentic, story-driven content developed in real-time and aligned with the editorial process — finding and exploring brilliant ideas from all over the world. Past and current partners are wide-ranging and diverse, including Accenture, Bonobos, Unilever, Hilton, JP Morgan Chase & Co, Lexus, Marriott Hotels, Morgan Stanley, Warby Parker, Verizon, Women Will, a Grow with Google program and more. Learn more here

Other podcasts in the TED Audio Collective: Far Flung with Saleem Reshamwala, Sincerely, X, Checking In with Susan David, TED Talks Daily, TED Health, How to Be a Better Human, TEDx SHORTS, TED en Español and TED in Chinese.

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BAM Construction returns to profit

BAM Construction returned to profit last year even in the face of working challenges imposed by Covid.

Latest notes for the parent BAM Construct UK group show the construction building arm recovered from a PS2. 4 loss in 2019- due to a PS30m provision on its Sheffield University job- to PS8. 4m.

Revenues across the BAM Construct UK group as a whole, including blueprint, creation, facilities management and property development businesses, slipped by 15% to PS793. 1m while pre-tax profit increased to PS1 3.7 m( 2019: PS9. 4m ).

A spate of big-hearted job prevails has swelled BAM's lineup journal to PS1. 47 bn( 2019: PS1. 4bn ). Of new manipulate won in 2020, 58% was for public sphere clients and 42% was for private sector clients.

This included a project to build the world’s most sustainable film studios for Sky Studios, Central House agencies in London, Derby Cathedral Free School, and the Clydebank Health Centre.

Subsequent to year-end BAM Construction has also picked up the PS250m-plus deal for the Manchester Arena.

The year-end cash balance remained stable at PS81m( 2019: PS86m ).

James Wimpenny, BAM Construct UK’s chief executive, said the second half of 2020 appreciated BAM returned to more normal levels of productivity after business rationalizing consider 150 redundancies.

He said: “We participated 2021 as a strong business and have proven to be very resilient, supported by a healthful require bible and balance sheet.

" We remained fruitful and continued operating and winning high quality new business because of the resilience and loyalty of our beings, our are concentrated on strong client rapports, a commitment to selective tendering, and since we are delivered safely, efficiently and sustainably.”

During the year BAM improve pay hours to its ply chain from 39 epoches to an average rate of 36 days.

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Why a credit card is a smarter choice than a debit card

Editor’s note: This is a recurring post, regularly updated with new information.

On the outside, credit cards and debit cards look a lot alike: Both have 16 digits, expiration dates and security codes on the back.

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In reality, credit cards and debit cards are not the same, and there's often debate in the financial world over which type of plastic is best for the consumer. Some financial pros are firmly in the pro-debit-card( or currency) camp, but here at TPG, we believe that credit cards are a much better choice for your spending.

Related: Reasons why you shouldn’t use your debit card

In this guide, we'll break down how debit and credit cards succeed and the three reasons why I think it's better to keep your debit card in your pouch and repay with a credit card instead.

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Debit poster vs. credit cards: The machinists ( Photo by Atit Phetmuangtong/ EyeEm/ Getty Images)

Debit posters are tied to your bank account. When "youre using" your debit card to make a charge, the funds are withdrawn right away( or within a few dates) from your report. If you try to use your debit card for a purchase that costs more coin than "youve had" deposited, your bank will generally decline the transaction.

Your credit card , on the other hand, makes like a portable, resilient loan. You can borrow money( up to your credit limit ), pay it off and acquire again. You can repeat this process repeatedly as long as your accounting is open and in good standing.

As you use your credit cards through a billing cycle, your freights are tallied up on your monthly statement. It's up to you whether to pay off your part balance by the due date( strongly recommended) or to make at least the minimum pay toward the amount you owe.

Related: TPG's 10 commands for credit cards

People tend to avoid credit cards since you can get into serious financial trouble if you don't manage your account well, overspend and allow yourself to get into debt, with expensive interest rewards tacked on regularly. Recognition placard obligation should indeed be avoided, but you'll miss out on great benefits if you swear off credit cards altogether.

Here are the three reasonableness a credit card is a smarter choice than a debit card.

Ascribe placards offer better protection

Putting points and miles digression for a moment( just for a moment ), the best perk that comes from credit cards is the protection that those pieces of plastic( or metal) volunteer. When you use a credit card for your expend, it can protect you in three ways.

Credit cards protect you from drawback for fraudulent events . If you lose a card or it's stolen and someone else starts accusing on it, the federal government has your back.

The Fair Credit Billing Act( FCBA ) restriction your drawback for fraudulent business on your credit card to just $50( and most major card issuers forfeit even these duties as a matter of program ). Simply report the unauthorized transaction within 60 epoches of your statement date and you're covered.

Debit posters are protected from fraudulent deals, extremely, thanks to the Electronic Fund Transfer Act( EFTA ). However, your liability shoots up to $ 500 if you don't catch and report the problem within two business epoches. Also, the money in your bank account can be tied up while the bank probes the scam, which could be a serious problem if you have legislations coming due in the meantime.

Another credit card protection starts if there's a problem with the goods or services you bought: Your poster issuer might help you get your money back. This care is, once again, thanks to the FCBA. Imagine you required a produce but never received it. Of course, you should try to work things out with the seller first. But if the shopkeeper won't help you( it happens ), you were able to quarrel the charge with your credit card issuer.

If you'd paid for the same purchase with a debit card, your bank isn't legally obligated to make or probe legal disputes. The only type of dispute banks have to investigate under the EFTA is fraudulent accusations on your debit card.

Your credit card may also come with added benefits, including purchase protection, extended assurances, and price protection. These benefits might help you when an piece you are buying interrupts( or is lost) or when the price of an component you bought unexpectedly drops. Not every credit card offers these great benefits, but they're practically unheard of with debit cards.

Credit-building potential Someone checking their credit score on a smart phone( Photo by cnythzl/ Getty Images)

I prefer credit cards to debit card for another important reason: My placards have helped me build a health credit sketch over the years. My debit card doesn't help me improve my credit reports or ratings whatsoever.

Credit card issuers generally report accountings to all three major credit bureau -- Equifax, TransUnion and Experian. As long as you administer your reports wisely( pay them on time and in full every month ), credit cards can help you build solid credit compositions over age. The older your credit cards become with a positive payment record, the more your credit orchestrate will benefit.

Related: 6 things to do to improve your recognition in 2021

Rewards-earning possible Use your credit reinforces to book fabulous inns.( Photo courtesy of the JW Marriott Gold coast Resort)

Finally, I affection working my credit cards for obtains because of the rewards they volunteer. In the past six months alone, I payed and redeemed roughly $3,500 worth of free tour -- all courtesy of my rewards credit cards.

Best of all, I didn't have to devote any extra money to earn these wages. I expended my credit card to pay for buys I needed to make anyway. TPG's beginner's guide to earning phases and miles is a great place to start if you want to learn more about credit cards rewards.

If I had applied my debit card to cover my spending instead, I would have missed out on this great benefit. In general, exercising a debit card for purchases doesn't give you anything in return.

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When you use credit cards responsibly, they're a smarter spend alternative than a debit card -- with the major caveat of scaping credit card debt. Otherwise, the expensive interest fees you offer will wipe out the best interests of the any wages you earn.

Using a debit card( or currency) won't stop you from overspending, even though it is might restraint the damage. But, it is possible to avoid overspending with your credit cards as well.

If you're worried about charging more than you can afford to pay off on a credit cards, find a opportune way to move your spending. You can use a money management app, a tone on your telephone or even old-fashioned pen and paper to set spending aims and stick with them.

As soon as you trust yourself to use credit cards responsibly, it's time to put away your debit card and start reaping some rewards.

Additional reporting by Stella Shon

Featured photo by Gary Friedman for Los Angeles Times via Getty Images

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Neighbours dig deep to buy Geelong West renovation project

Seven bidders raced 22 Potter Street, Geelong West at Saturday’s auction.

Geelong West customers who know the value of their own backyard have paid a big premium to get their hands on an untouched renovation activity next door.

Seven bidders contested the original three-bedroom bungalow at 22 Potter Street, propagandizing the selling price $ 200,000 above expectation.

The immediate neighbours self-assured the 483 sq m north-facing property for $831,000 at Saturday’s auction.

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Stockdale& Leggo, Belmont agent Rod van der Chys calls the auction.

A big crowd braved the desolate condition to attend on Saturday.

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Dual street frontages onto Potter and Lupton streets opens to the door to a rear extension or possible townhouse occurrence at the property.

Stockdale& Leggo, Belmont agent Rod van der Chys said the flexibility to add value underpinned the degree of tournament from renovators, makes and builders.

Bidding opened at $ 640,000 -- more than what the dealers were hoping for -- but the eventual purchasers merely entered the race at $823,000.

The kitchen is due for an update.

The wide entrance hall is surprisingly spacious.

Mr van der Chys said the high-pitched opening order immediately beat various interested defendants out of the competition.

“I reputed( the buyers’) programme of coming in at the very last minute was very clever, ” he said.

“We were just about to knock it down and the others had said they were out so it’s fairly disheartening for the other bidder.

“But you have got to have the money to take it off them -- deep pockets is the only strategy that works in a market like this.”

The dual street access was called upon to potential buyers.

He said the neighbours did not uncovered their plans for the nearly 100 -year-old house but clearly couldn’t pass up an opportunity in a part of Geelong West they are aware and love.

The house comes with a loungeroom, kitchen/ dinners area, a central bathroom and rear sunroom, plus a garage with rear access.

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