Monthly Archives: May 2010

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

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?

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.

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.

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

Atlanta Honda Civic | Finance your Georgia Honda Civic purchase

If you are looking to buy a new or used Honda Civic in Atlanta, there are a few facts you should know about research and finance.. READ MORE
2009 Honda Civic

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.

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...
Urban Decay

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.

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...
a sign depicting a hand reaching for money with a slash through it

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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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.

Obama Social Security number | Questions and answers

President Obama's social security number has come into question. When and where was it issued? Do the arguments about his citizenship hold water?
Social Security card

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...
A black swan in the water, facing the camera