Monthly Archives: July 2010

Disney sells Miramax Films for $660 million

Disney has sold Miramax for $660 million. Miramax producers Bob and Harvey Weinstein are reportedly upset they didn't post the winning bid...
Independent film producers Bob and Harvey Weinstein.

Auto dealer exemption means first time car buyers must be wary

The auto dealer exemption in the financial reform bill means shady auto financing practices will continue. Don't let yourself be a target...
a sporty red car, mostly outside the frame

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.

Credit score or credit scar? Which best describes your finances?

Your credit score tells the world how loan-worthy you are. Is yours a healthy number or has it been scarred by past poor financial decisions?
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Borrow money the easy way

It's hard to get bank loans and credit cards these days, but payday loans are still an easy way to borrow money even if you have bad credit.
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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.

Montana Soda Butte campground site of bear attack

A bear attacked three separate tents at a Soda Butte campground in Montana just outside Yellowstone. One victim is dead and two are injured.
Brown Bear

Microlending blooms as banks refuse to make small business loans

Microlending is on the rise as banks refuse to allow small business credit and small business lending bills go nowhere in Congress-READ MORE
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Kalamazoo River oil spill headed for Lake Michigan

Possibly up to 1 million gallons of oil spilled into the Kalamazoo River. The oil slick is now is heading toward Lake Michigan, 60 miles away.
Lake Michigan

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.

Race to the Top finalists compete for federal education grants

Education Secretary Arne Duncan named 18 states and D.C. as Race to the Top finalists for $3.4 billion in federal education grants. READ ON
President Obama and Education Secretary Arne Duncan

BP planning to take a $10 billion tax credit

BP's accountants have decided to claim $10 billion as a tax credit from their losses this year. The move is technically legal. READ ON...
Tax

Michelle Rhee dismisses 226 D.C. teachers

Chancellor of Public Schools Michelle Rhee has fired 226 teachers who received poor peer evaluations and put another 737 on a watch list...
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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.

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Credit Karma offers an emerging new model for free credit scores

Credit Karma is one of many emerging websites supported by advertising that allows users to access credit score information for free. READ ON
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Donors grant Kyrgyzstan more than $1 billion in emergency aid

Kyrgyzstan has been torn apart by political violence. Donors have agreed to give the country $1.1 billion in emergency aid. READ MORE ...
Statue of Kyrgyz national hero Manas on horseback, with sword drawn. Manas is the subject of the epic Kyrgyz poem (circa 17th century) of the same name.

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.

The best financial tool can be found in saving money

Save money now and watch as it grows. From a dream house to a vacation trip to Cancun, you can make anything happen by simply saving money..
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New home sales jump in June to exceed record-low expectations

New home sales in June beat forecasts, but they were still the second lowest on record as the U.S. housing market drags on economic recovery.
A contemporary house design at Puget Drive and West 31st Avenue in Vancouver, BC, Canada.