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From personal campaigns to new products, crowdfunding has been been a huge success for a lot of people and startups over the years. But...
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Watch out for Notre Dame donation scams

As donations pour in to support the rebuilding of Notre Dame in Paris ... with the good comes the bad. Just like any other...
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Kim's Opinion: Heart transplant patient told to GoFundMe

Sure, health-care costs are through the roof. But there are ways to pay for those procedures, and they're becoming more and more common. Last...
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GoFundMe "misuse" scams skyrocketing

Can crowdfunding sites be trusted anymore? How can you tell if the campaigns are actually real? They tug at your heartstrings with stories of...
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Kickstarter's biggest wins and fails

You know I'm not a huge fan of Kickstarter, and there's a good reason for that. But sometimes these crowdfunded campaigns really take off....
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Cleveland Facebook Live Shooting: Don’t fall for these fake pages

The murder of 74-year-old Robert Godwin Sr. was uploaded to Facebook for millions to see. In the wake of this horrific tragedy, hundreds have...
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Guy tries to crowdfund a $15K engagement ring - Fails miserably

Love is in the air! Or, at least it was. When this love-stricken gentleman was ready to propose to his girlfriend, he asked the...
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Dirty truth about crowdfunding sites

Have you ever participated in a crowdfunding project? Apple cofounder Steve Wozniak says he's not a believer of these self-funding type ventures. I'll let...
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How to raise money for your health, cause, or anything

From expected costs like college tuition to unexpected emergencies that result in medical bills, life is very expensive. But when we all pull together...
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John McAfee wants you to unlock all your gadgets with this physical key

John McAfee, the inventor of the McAfee Anti-Virus software, is best known these days for his often disturbing life. In 2012, he was accused...
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