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An exception to our rule leads to a remarkable refund

Remember Efren Bojorquez? All he wanted to do was take his dad to Super Bowl XLIX. You’ll recall that despite his best efforts to purchase tickets through a secondary market options scheme, ticket prices skyrocketed, and brokers selling the options could no longer procure tickets, even if they wanted to. Ticket brokers canceled their agreements with participants, keeping loads of cash, and leaving would-be game attendees empty-handed.
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How much cash should I carry when I’m traveling?

How much cash should you carry when you travel? I’ll break it down for you and help you steer clear of some truly evil fees.

Note: This is the first in a series of videos I’ll be presenting from USA Today in August, designed to help improve your consumer skills. I hope you enjoy them.