Anonymous takes MasterCard down | Visa next in Operation Payback

In an attack coordinated on the 4Chan message board, a group that calls itself Anonymous has pulled the MasterCard website down. This denial-of-service attack has been dubbed “Operation Payback.” The Anonymous attack on MasterCard was in response to the card company taking down WikiLeaks donations. Anonymous attack on MasterCard This morning, the MasterCard website was

Payday Loans: Fastest Cash Loans

Getting no fax payday loans are easy Did you know that you may qualify for a no fax payday loan and pay just a simple, one time fee? Further, if you are approved, you may be able to get a loan of up to $1500 directly deposited into your checking account in as little as
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Credit Repair May Help Solve Financial Illiteracy

Credit counselors to the rescue! If you’re like a lot of people today, you may be looking for credit repair services now that the economy seems to be bottoming-out. Statistics show that in 2006 approximately 1.5 million consumers sought assistance in the management of their finances from the National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC). By
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Motorola Droid cell phone explodes and sends Texan to ER

There have been occasional reports around the world of a cell phone that explodes, injuring the user or worse. Recently, a man in Cedar Hill, Tex., suffered facial lacerations when his Motorola Droid exploded. Explosion is not a standard Droid feature. Cell phone explodes in Texas Recently, Aron Embry was using his Motorola Droid, one

Everyone Could Use a Cash Advance to Tide Over a Crisis

Why this option is appealing A no-fax cash advance is a secure, instant online loan. You can be eligible for a loan of up to $1,500. They are convenient to use, because they can be filled out and be approved in only a few minutes. Your lender can deposit the funds needed directly into your
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Even 3-year-olds think being thin is in

According to Live Science, a recent Pepperdine University study indicates that girls as young as 3 years old are already worried about watching their weight. Being thin is something in which girls are “emotionally invested,” claims the study, even at preschool age. Experts in child wellness and psychology find the study results troubling, as body
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Dale Peterson | Alabama Agriculture questions and answers

In some major political races, accusations of lying and cheating are being thrown around left and right, but the Dale Peterson for Alabama Agriculture Commissioner campaign isn’t taking any guff. Posted less than 24 hours ago, the Dale Peterson Alabama Agriculture Commissioner commercial has gotten almost a half-million hits on YouTube. This video is sure

Tony Hayward salary | Underpaid or Overpaid?

While testifying in front of congress, BP executive Tony Hayward is facing questions about everything from opinion to technology. The amount of Tony Hayward’s salary is coming under question as well, especially because last year’s bonus and pay added up to almost $5 million. Combined with Carl-Henric Svanberg’s BP “little people” comment yesterday, this information
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Pay down credit card debt | Using science to pay it down faster

If you are working to pay down credit card debt, you have a lot of choices to make. Depending on how many cards you have and the amount of credit card debt, maximizing your money can be tough. Science has shown that the decisions most people make to pay down credit card debt should be
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National Broadband Plan: Universal access by 2020

It wasn’t long ago that connecting to the internet meant dialing into your Internet Service Provider and listening to the hissing and pops of your internet connecting. Since then, though, broadband internet has become the norm — for most. The cost (which practically requires installment loans), a lack of “digital literacy” and concerns about privacy

U.S. Debt Is About To Go Through The Roof

The Ceiling Every credit limit must be controlled by a ceiling, a line that is drawn in the financial sand. As the new fiscal year began for the U.S. on October 1, 2009, there was a bit more than a $200 billion dollar cushion between the debts the country owed and the credit limit that
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Save money by doing your taxes now

There can be a lot of misinformation and fear involved in doing your taxes. However, there are so many incredible opportunities that can help you save money on your taxes. The trick is to find out about them ahead of time. Waiting until the deadline, April 15, removes all your options to save money. So,
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$1.4 billion food safety bill gives more money and power to FDA

A food safety bill passed a Senate vote Tuesday after being delayed by politics for more than a year. A recent flurry of salmonella and E. coli outbreaks has underscored that the Food and Drug Administration lacks the resources to adequately protect the population from tainted food. The food safety bill, coming with a price
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Fluidnow is not so fluid; will the EUC Fix it?

Emergency unemployment benefits are a lifeline for hundreds of thousands of Americans who are suffering during the current recession and in need of emergency loans. Employers haven’t begun to hire as quickly as the government would have hoped, and hence extension of benefits has become a hot-button political issue. In Florida, the state’s Agency for
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Richard Russell to investors: get liquid before the crash

Richard Russell has made a name for himself as a fortune teller for investors seeking to stay a step ahead of the stock market. In his latest Dow Theory Letter prediction Tuesday, Russell forecasts a disastrous stock market crash that will render America unrecognizable by the end of 2010. Some other pundits who try to
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You might need online payday loans after the Florida oil spill

It is safe to say that the extent of damage from the Gulf of Mexico oil spill will be far-reaching, but to think you might need online payday loans because of the spill is a little strange, right? Wrong. Obviously, the environment and ecosystem of the Gulf will be hard hit, but we forget how

Four Reasons to Get a No Credit Check Payday Loan

Is a no credit check payday loan right for you? When you need some extra money to make it until your next payday, a no credit check payday loan can be the solution. If you answer yes to any of these four questions, then it could be the best answer for you. 1 – Are