Monthly Archives: May 2010

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.

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

Payday Loans and How You Can Protect Your Personal Information From Identity Theft

Encryption of your data is just the basic level of protection you need to look for. You can also check to see if the page has HTTPS in the address bar when on application page.
Encryption of your data is just the basic level of protection you need to look for. You can also check to see if the page has HTTPS in the address bar when on application page.

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

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

How People Are Taking Advantage of Installment Loans To Cover Budget Shocks Today

Budget shocks are something very common these days. Many middle class Americans have started using installment lending products to get through tough times.
Budget shocks are something very common these days. Many middle class Americans have started using installment lending products to get through tough times.

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.

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

Short Term Loans Are Available Without Credit Checks - What Does That Mean For You?

Having access to a short term loan online when every you want without credit checks is a tempting offer but what should you know before applying?
Having access to a short term loan online when every you want without credit checks is a tempting offer but what should you know before applying?

Health care reform: AT&T seeks profit by denying benefits

Health care reform has inspired AT&T to consider increasing its profits by billions of dollars by denying employees health insurance. READ ON...
The front of AT&T headquarters on a cloudy day

Trading error to blame for DJIA nosedive?

The stock market today plunged on the news of a falling Dow Jones Industrial Average - but was it all because of a bad mistake? READ MORE...
Dow Jones Industrial Average

Oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico 2010: BP reports progress

Progress was reported Thursday in the Gulf oil spill 2010 as one of three leaks is plugged, and a containment dome is en route to the site...
oil washed up on an ocean beach

You Are Not Supposed To Know Cash Advances Online Do Not Require Any Credit

Credit is not a factor with cash advances online. There are not credit checks so their is no hard inquiry on your record to lower your credit score.
Credit is not a factor with cash advances online. There are not credit checks so their is no hard inquiry on your record to lower your credit score.

Will California immigration be the next legal flash point?

Is California immigration the next political hot button? Considering resident Latino reaction to the Arizona law, it's likely. READ MORE…
A common highway sign visible along the southernmost roads of California, Arizona, New Mexico and Texas. Experts predict the California immigration conflict will soon explode as has occurred in Arizona.

Lieberman Citizenship bill | Making it easier to strip rights

The Lieberman citizenship bill would strip individuals "with ties to terrorist organizations" of their rights. How would this bill work?

Nurses Day a week away as Nurses Week 2010 begins

May 6 begins Nurses Week, ending on Nurses Day on May 12. The day is held then because it is Florence Nightingale's birthday. READ MORE...
Florence Nightingale

Personal Online Lending and How It Can Make or Break Your Family Budget During Hard Times

Hard times befall us all but you do not have to break your budget to pay your bills. Use personal loans responsibly to avoid penlaties and late fees.
Hard times befall us all but you do not have to break your budget to pay your bills. Use personal loans responsibly to avoid penlaties and late fees.

DeKalb County Schools | Should school budgets be spent on PR?

DeKalb County schools are taking heat for trying to hire a PR firm. How much are they going to spend, and is this a good use of funds? READ ON...
Schoolhouse

Google Editions e-books: the ultimate Kindle and iPad killer?

The Google Editions launch date promises to turn the ebook world into an open system and become a threat to the designs of Amazon and Apple.
a close up of an open book, side view