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Old 05-04-2013, 05:59 AM   #1
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How not to fund your vacation

"North Carolina man says he felt 'pressured' to get money to pay for Disney cruise tickets."

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/n...ckets/2131825/
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Old 05-04-2013, 06:58 AM   #2
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Read the fine print: "Substantial penalty for early withdrawal".
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Somebody has to anchor the left end of the IQ curve. Might as well be him.
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Old 05-04-2013, 10:17 AM   #4
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"North Carolina man says he felt 'pressured' to get money to pay for Disney cruise tickets."

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/n...ckets/2131825/
I wonder if he's related to the man who lost his "life savings" of $2600 in a carnival game.
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Old 05-04-2013, 10:26 AM   #5
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"North Carolina man says he felt 'pressured' to get money to pay for Disney cruise tickets."

Police: Robber hit Fla. credit union for cruise cash

At least it wasn't a Carnival Cruise.
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I wonder if he's related to the man who lost his "life savings" of $2600 in a carnival game.
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Old 05-05-2013, 09:47 PM   #7
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Ok then - my next cruise will be on Carnival Disney .... eh, I can do without cruises
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