Daily Archives: March 29, 2010

Can the housing market stand on its own?

Sales are down, inventories are up, prices are in decline and government interventions end soon. Will the housing market take another fall?
Exterior of brick home with arched entryway

Race To The Top | Only two states win Round 1

Round 1 funding of Race To The Top has been announced, and only two states that applied received funding. How is the competition judged?
Track meet competition in girl's running

Phoebe Prince tormentors indicted for role in her death

The Mean Girls of South Hadley are under indictment for the events leading to the suicide of 15-year-old Phoebe Prince. READ MORE...
Sign posted at a school that reads "Bully-Free Zone." School bullying led to the suicide of Phoebe Prince, a 15-year-old freshman at South Hadley High School in Massachusetts.

Payday loan APR Fees and How They Compare To Other Financing Rates

A fee of $32 on a $100 bounced check can have an APR as high as 2,336%. You would be surprised to see how other fees measure up.
A fee of $32 on a $100 bounced check can have an APR as high as 2,336%. You would be surprised to see how other fees measure up.

IRS audits take aim at independent contractors

People are out of work; states are borrowing money to pay unemployment claims; and the IRS is cracking down on businesses that don't pay...
Internal Revenue Service in black letters on white brick building

Subway breakfast subs and wraps now available at Subway

Subway has introduced new Breakfast Subs and Wraps that are nutritional, healthy and affordable. Time to have breakfast at Subway! READ MORE ...
Subway breakfast subs and wraps are good for healthy and nutritional eating.

Moscow subway explosion | Chechnya separatists suspected

Two explosions rocked Moscow subway stations this morning. Why are Chechnya rebels suspected, and how did world security forces respond?
Moscow metro station