Daily Archives: July 22, 2010

Advance America stock tumbles after store closures

Advance America is closing 122 of its stores after Arizona banned payday lending. Payday lending may end up getting regulated to death someday.
Ghost town

Oil spill cap will stay in place when Tropical Storm Bonnie hits

Tropical Storm Bonnie is bearing down on the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, but the oil spill cap is holding and will remain in place.
a satellite photo of a tropical storm

Online payday loan company settles with W.Va. consumers

FFD Companies, a Nevada-based online payday loan group, will refund over $300,000 in fees and interest to W.Va. consumers. READ ON…
Close-up of a man's hand signing a legal settlement.

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.

Will T-Mobile sell the iPhone 4 in third quarter 2010?

Rumors are circulating that T-Mobile may begin selling iPhone 4 units in third quarter 2010. Allegedly, there's an 80 percent chance. READ ON...
An out-of-box view of an iPhone 4. Catherine Zeta-Jones did not come in the box, but she appears interested.

Tea Party Caucus: GOP and Tea Party openly embrace

The Tea Party Caucus, led by Michelle Bachmann, brings the previously undeclared marriage of the Tea Party with the GOP out into the open...
A portrait of Michelle Bachmann with flag and capitol backdrop

I-Doser | Will specially tuned tones get you high?

Listening to the two tones of an I-Doser will supposedly get you high. Watch competing I-Doser tests, and find out what scientists have to say.
Headphones