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Money transaction apps and credit cards are on the rise

Money transaction apps and credit cards are on the rise

By Jordyn Green, Online Editor-in-Chief

October 23, 2019

    In the past, when you go out to lunch with a friend and you need to pay them back, cash is the easiest option. However, with the rise of popularity of credit cards among teens, and the skyrocketing of money transaction apps such as Apple Pay and Venmo, it’s never been easier to pay someone back...

BOE pays law firm $140k to advise them in misuse of funds

BOE pays law firm $140k to advise them in misuse of funds

By Gil Jacobson, News Editor

October 24, 2014

MCPS paid D.C. law firm Venable, LLP $140,000 between May and August of this year to advise and defend the Board of Education (BOE) in an incident of recent credit card misuse. According to a September WJLA.com article, an ABC7 Watchdog Investigation revealed Board members using taxpayer-funded credit...

Cafeteria, vending machines should accept credit cards

Cafeteria, vending machines should accept credit cards

By Erica Spaeth, Photo Editor

November 30, 2012

At school, I often head to the cafeteria in hopes of staving off my hunger only to find that my wallet possesses nothing more than my debit card. No cash means no lunch. How great would it be if the cafeteria, vending machines and school store accepted credit and debit cards? It would make students...

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