Not all meth houses come with warning signs.

Shake and Bake Meth Leaves Financial Ruin in its Wake

Check for shake and bake residue A couple of current trends are combining forces to create a new trend. Home foreclosure and “shake and bake meth” are coming together to create a growing group of families who face severe health problems and financial catastrophe. If you’re looking for how to make shake and bake meth,
An Eiffel Tower replica is used in commemorating Bastille Day in Milwaukee.

Bastille Day | French, History and Modern Economics

Bastille Day: A French holiday in English Bastille Day is a French holiday celebrating the day in 1789 when French troops first stormed the Bastille, the center of royal power in Paris. Rather, “Bastille Day” is an Americanized version of that holiday. See, in France, no one calls it Bastille Day. So if you’re looking

Was Obama Looking at Tavares? Does It Help the Economy?

Ogling the G8 Summit The 35th G8 Summit has drawn to a close in the city of L’Aquila in the Abruzzo region of Italy. This annual meeting of world leaders is intended to address important issues that impact the international community. This year, climate and renewable energy were among the primary subjects. Many of them

Bodies Dug Up, Graves Resold at Burr Oak Cemetery

The dead walk in Illinois Businesses are having a rough go of it during this recession. Sure, you can perform a service for a client or sell them a product, but what happens after that? In order to maintain cash flow, there has to be repeat business, or at least good word of mouth that
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Rentometer! Find Out if You’re Paying or Charging Too Much Rent

Rentometer knows answers to housing costs Housing costs are definitely being called in to question nowadays. They’re fluctuating all over the place. I’ve read headlines that say “Housing prices on the rise” and “Housing prices hit all-time low” on the same day. That makes for a lot of confused people, whether they are apartment hunting

Rules of Civility & Decent Behavior | Live Like Washington

You behave… Human beings admire those with dignity and grace. No matter how far the public taste strays into an ocean of trash, social graces are a braided rope thrown from the shores of home. Do as George did In saying this, I don’t mean that we should all go to finishing school to prepare
You might need a new plan for keeping your money safe.

ESPlannerBasic | An Online Tool to Help Manage Finances

ESPlannerBasic joins the club As you probably know, there are a whole crop of web sites out there that will help you manage your finances. ESPlannerBasic is the latest new online financial management tool. ESPlannerBasic is the free trial version of the online money management tools offered at www.esplanner.com. The homepage of the site says
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Payday Loans Put the Swing Back in My Ball Game

Swing away Hello. My name is Vic, and I play baseball for a living. It’s a great gig that I wouldn’t trade for anything in the world, even though I’m not a real person. However, because it’s Minor League Baseball, I’m not going to get rich any time soon. If I make it to the

How Does the Montauk Monster Celebrate July 4?

By returning to Plum Island? No, that’s not it. It much simpler than that, and much more sensational. The Montauk Monster continues to grab headlines! Happy July 4, you charred raccoon… or whatever you are… I can understand that the creature has its image to think about. And considering how much the paparazzi pay for
Children's Place

Children’s Place Agrees to Settle Class-Action Lawsuit for $12 Million

Children’s Place fends off trial Children’s Place kids clothing retailer has agreed to pay $12 million to settle a class-action lawsuit against the company. Reuters reports that the lawsuit accused “its officers of misrepresenting facts about operations that caused the company’s stock to artificially inflate.” Though the company has agreed to pay the $12 million, it
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Convenience Foods—Thrifty or Spendy?

The Lure of Convenience Foods Ever wonder how you can rack up such a huge credit card debt so fast? Many people tend to use their credit cards at grocery stores, mostly buying convenience foods. Why the lure of these items? Why is it that people would rather spend money on pre-made convenience foods that