Monthly Archives: May 2010

Borrow money responsibly: Installment loans versus credit cards

When you borrow money responsibly, you can actually save more money. So instead of credit cards, get installment loans or a short term loan.
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Free credit scores to be required on free credit reports

The Senate passed "free credit score" amendment to the financial reform bill. It makes credit scores mandatory in free credit report offers...
a before and after comparison of credit reports, highlighting credit scores

New Wisconsin payday lending law | Still not signed

There are more than 48 laws waiting to be signed or vetoed in Wisconsin, and the clock is running out. What are these laws-in-waiting? READ ON...
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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.

Viking appliances fighting to stay profitable

Viking Appliances are an American manufacturing success story, and the company perseveres despite recent struggles with a lagging economy.
Restaurant kitchen

Mark Souder gives up seat in fear of House Ethics Committee

Mark Souder resigned his congressional seat after the House Ethics Committee threatened to investigate him because of gossip about adultery...
The U.S. Capitol on a bright sunny day

30th anniversary of Mt. St. Helens eruption: May 18, 2010

May 18, 2010 is the 30th anniversary of the Mt. St. Helens eruption. It was among the worst environmental disasters in U.S. history. READ ON...
Ash cloud of the 1980 Mt St Helens eruption

Installment Loans Online and How They Differ From The Average Payday Loan

One of the most liked features of installment loans is being able to pay them back over a much longer period of time then normal loans you may find locally.
One of the most liked features of installment loans is being able to pay them back over a much longer period of time then normal loans you may find locally.

Questions raised about Richard Blumenthal Vietnam service

There appear to be contradictions in the record of Vietnam service that politician Richard Blumenthal has claimed. What are the arguments?
Richard Blumenthal

Intercollegiate faker Adam Wheeler scams Ivy League schools

Adam Wheeler scammed Harvard and numerous scholarship organizations out of the money to buy a quality education. It was illegally inventive…
Example of Harvard University architecture. These classical columns hold up the roof for a place of learning; Adam Wheeler's Harvard scam held up an entire administration to the flames of their own burning ignorance.

Scientists say BP oil leak estimates barely scratch the surface

The BP oil leak has been grossly underestimated, according to scientists who expect the oil to be carried by a current to the Florida Keys...
oil drilling platform in the gulf of mexico

The Ease and Convenience of Short Term Loans Needs To Be Managed In A Smart Way

It is not wise to go crazy with short term loans just because you can get them online with no credit checks, no collateral and without having to fax in tons of documents.
It is not wise to go crazy with short term loans just because you can get them online with no credit checks, no collateral and without having to fax in tons of documents.

Payroll employment increases for the month of April

During April, nonfarm payroll employment rose by 290,000. Despite this increase in employment, the unemployment rate in the U.S. increased...
A carboard box with a window cut in it that says "unemployment office."

Tradeworx hedge fund makes millions with high speed trading

Tradeworx and other high frequency hedge funds using powerful computers have replaced humans for two thirds of all stock market trades...
a picture of traders on the stock exchange circa 1936

GM posts first profits in more than two years

For the first time in almost three years, GM has posted a profit. The company had experienced heavy losses for almost two years. READ ON...
The General Motors Building

What You Need To Know To Keep From Getting Trapped By Cash Advance Addiction

Cash advances are not a long term financial fix for spending spree addictions. Using them should be done so responsibly and in a realistic manner.
Cash advances are not a long term financial fix for spending spree addictions. Using them should be done so responsibly and in a realistic manner.

Pesticides associated with ADHD cases in kids

A joint University of Montreal/Harvard University study suggests there may be a connection between certain pesticides and child ADHD. READ ON...
A man holding produce against the wall of an art museum by wedging it between his body and the wall. Are pesticides and ADHD to blame here?

Personal installment loans today | Up to $1,500 – no credit check

Avoid late payments and overdraft fees. If you need up to $1,500 within two hours, apply for personal installment loans today...
Smiling woman on the computer applying for personal installment loans today.

Richard Eskow and the burden of proof re. payday loans (Pt. 1)

World Bank consultant Richard Eskow criticizes payday loans in the Huffington Post, but he offers no real proof to back his conflicting claims…
A statue of the Greek titan Atlas, whose charge was to bear the weight of the world on his shoulders. Similarly, when one makes an accusation against another as Richard Eskow does against payday loans, the burden of proof can be just too difficult to shoulder.

No Credit Check Personal Loans From The Comfort Of Home - A Good Thing or a Bad Thing?

Personal loans are so easy to get it worries some consumer groups. Like anything on the internet it pays to be informed before you pursue any online transactions.
Personal loans are so easy to get it worries some consumer groups. Like anything on the internet it pays to be informed before you pursue any online transactions.

Gear yourself up for Bike To Work Week

Bike To Work Week is here, and even if you bike one day, you can save yourself time and money, help the environment and improve your health...
Bike To Work Week.

Will California budget crisis 2010 spread to other states?

The California budget crisis forces Arnold Schwarzenegger to make deep cuts in programs for the poor, but he vows not to increase taxes...
arnold schwartzenegger gestering during a speech