Monthly Archives: May 2010

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...
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Somali pirates get ransom, but more ships are fighting back

Somali pirates got their ransom Friday, but more naval power and more assertive shipping companies are putting a dent in pirate attacks...
close up of a pile of gold dobloons

Des Moines declares a moratorium on payday lenders

Des Moines, Iowa, has put a halt to payday lenders opening new stores there. The reason given is that payday lenders cause urban blight. READ ON...
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Where Is The Best Place To Get Payday Loans Online and Why?

There are all kinds of reasons why you would want to get a loan online but what should you know about payday loans first?
There are all kinds of reasons why you would want to get a loan online but what should you know about payday loans first?

Oversight in Credit CARD Act could cost you money

A loophole in the Credit CARD Act regarding payment allocation is costing consumers money. Find out how the new changes affect you.. READ ON
The Credit CARD Act created a number of provisions meant to protect consumers.

Financial reform goes after consumers who need pay day loans

People who need pay day loans are being singled out in a financial reform bill created to reign in greedy Wall Street banks. READ MORE...
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Why Borrow Money On Installments To Keep From Defaulting On Bills And Ruining Your Credit?

Many people are shocked at how damaging it is to have a low credit score. Many though have found a temporary solution with installment loans.
Many people are shocked at how damaging it is to have a low credit score. Many though have found a temporary solution with installment loans.

YouCut blends social networking and government finance

Rep Eric Cantor (R-VA), the Republican Whip, has created a website called YouCut. It lets people vote on proposed spending cuts. READ MORE..
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Black Swan author Nassim Taleb linked to stock market flash crash

Black Swan author Nassim Taleb, who wrote about improbable events like Wall Street's Flash Crash, was loosely linked to the mass selloff...
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Accutane: One lawsuit settled, thousands filed

Roche Laboratories has settled another lawsuit about its acne drug Accutane. What do these lawsuits allege, and is Accutane dangerous? READ ON...
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How To Use Short Term Loans To Save Your Budget

There are plenty of things eating your budget and late fees on the bills is typically the biggest waste and easiest to fix with short term loans.
There are plenty of things eating your budget and late fees on the bills is typically the biggest waste and easiest to fix with short term loans.

Usury and payday loans: An unreasonable comparison

Payday lending has been called usury by some, but a closer look at secular and religious history poses a serious challenge to that idea…
A woman wearing a dress made of gold coins. That's exorbitant and unreasonable, at least in most people's minds. Payday lending is neither of those things, as you'll see.

How to pay bills after a breakup: with online payday loans

Online payday loans can piece you back together when breaking up breaks the bank. Find out how you can benefit from them. CLICK TO READ MORE
Use online payday loans to take care of the after-effects of a break-up.

Malamanteau | Defining a new word

Malamanteau: A word created by combining a new word with an incorrect word. Get a full explanation of malamanteau and where it came from here...
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Personal Loans Online Do Not Requre Credit Checks Or Collateral Deposits

Credit checks cause damage to your credit score. These are the factors that you will appreciate knowing so you can get a personal loan without ruining your credit or putting up collateral.
Credit checks cause damage to your credit score. These are the factors that you will appreciate knowing so you can get a personal loan without ruining your credit or putting up collateral.

Guerdwich Montimere, 22, nabbed for posing as high schooler

The 22-year-old Guerdwich Montimere, aka Jerry Joseph, was arrested for posing as a 16-year-old and playing high school basketball. SEE HOW…
Logo for Permian High School in Odessa, Texas. Apparently they don't teach the differences between 16- and 22-year-olds in health class, if Guerdwich Montimere's ruse is any indication.

Controversial Mojave Cross stolen

Weeks after a Supreme Court decision to keep the Mojave Cross, there are now reports that the Mojave Cross has been stolen. READ MORE ...
Mojave Desert

BP oil leak executives point fingers in Senate hearing

At the BP oil leak Senate hearings, oil company executives formed a circle of blame. The gulf oil spill totals more than 4 million gallons...
a seabird covered in thick oil stranded on the beach

Why Using a Cash Advance For a Spending Spree Is a Very Bad Idea!

Cash advances, although a modern convenience, are not to be used for for irresponsible spending. Use them wisely and you will improve your financial situation.
Cash advances, although a modern convenience, are not to be used for for irresponsible spending. Use them wisely and you will improve your financial situation.

Android vs iPhone: Droid outsells iPhone in Q1

The Android vs iPhone battle got more interesting as Android phones outsold Apple's iPhone in first quarter U.S. sales. CLICK TO READ MORE..
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Dow Jones surges as fears of European debt crisis subside

Dow Jones surged more than 300 points Monday when the European Union pledged $1 trillion to keep the European debt crisis from going global...
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