Monthly Archives: May 2010

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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