Monthly Archives: May 2010

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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How Can Your Credit Score Be Saved With Something As Simple As A Payday Loan?

Millions of people every year fall short on various bills and lose credit points. Payday loans are a no credit check option that can ease the pain.
Millions of people every year fall short on various bills and lose credit points. Payday loans are a no credit check option that can ease the pain.

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

Facts About Installment Loans Everyone Should Know Before Applying Online

Are installment loans online safe and secure? Is applying a big hassle with tons of hoops to jump through? We have the facts you want to know.
Are installment loans online safe and secure? Is applying a big hassle with tons of hoops to jump through? We have the facts you want to know.

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..
an android phone, open with keyboard deployed

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...
Wall street bull statue

Silvio Berlusconi loses grand Villa Belvedere in divorce

Mr. Berlusconi faced a massive divorce settlement, and all he has to show for it is a lousy court order to give up his $105 million villa…
Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi with his hands in the air and a smile on his face. He certainly isn't smiling about losing $105 million Villa Belvedere in his divorce settlement, though.

How To Get A Cash Advance Without Providing Collateral or Submitting To A Credit Check

Credit checks can hurt your credit score and providing collateral for a loan is an unneccessary risk which can be avoided.
Credit checks can hurt your credit score and providing collateral for a loan is an unneccessary risk which can be avoided.

Most Popular Baby Names for 2009

The Social Security Administration has just released the most popular baby names for 2009. Find out what names were on the list. READ MORE...
Smiling baby

Starbucks Happy Hour | Half price frappuccinos

For just 10 days, you can get half price, build your own frappuccinos at Starbucks from 3-5 p.m. What kind will you build? READ MORE...
Green Tea Frappuccino from Starbucks Happy Hour

Wall Street panics as high speed trading tanks stock market

Wall Street went into a panic as the stock market tanked during chaos triggered by a combination of investor fear and high speed trading...
stock trader signaling thumbs down

How Personal Loans Online Can Prevent Your FICO Credit Score From Going Down

Traditional loans require a credit check which puts a hard inquiry on your credit report which in many cases lowers your overall credit rating.
Traditional loans require a credit check which puts a hard inquiry on your credit report which in many cases lowers your overall credit rating.

Times Square suspicious package causes evacuation

The Times Square suspicious package scare caused a stir over a bag full of bottled water. Given recent events, is it unjustified? READ ON...
Canada Goose

Unemployment rate and jobs report signal a long, slow recovery

The U.S. unemployment rate rose along with job creation numbers as people who had given up during the recession are looking for work again...
construction workers sitting up against a wall taking a break

Legitimate work-at-home jobs can help ease debt

Work-at-home jobs are real; they are legitimate jobs that can help anyone create income and obtain debt relief along the way. READ MORE...
Work at home jobs are real.

How To Use Short Term Loans To Get Through a Budget Crisis Wisely

Everyone finds themsevles in a budget crisis from time to time and short term loans are only the answer in some circumstances when used wisely.
Everyone finds themsevles in a budget crisis from time to time and short term loans are only the answer in some circumstances when used wisely.

Babies movie may violate child labor laws, critics say

The new dialogue-free documentary "Babies" studies the life of four infants. Does it also violate child labor laws? FIND OUT MORE…
A toddler who appears to be going over dad's business paperwork.  This brings to mind the new documentary entitled "Babies," which has some critics questioning whether the production violated child labor laws.

Cash for Caulkers: 168,000 jobs, $9.2 billion in energy savings

The Cash for Caulkers 2010 bill passed the House on Thursday, promising homeowners $3,000 to $8,000 for energy-efficient improvements...
caulking gun, handle in image with the rest outside frame