Monthly Archives: September 2010

On Mexican Independence Day, few reasons to shout Viva Mexico!

Mexican Independence day is Thursday, Sept. 16, but the country is celebrating its bicentennial in the shadow of escalating drug violence...
mexicans celebrating mexican independence day

Online payday cash advance

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A woman holding a laptop and smiling after applying for an online payday cash advance.

Amendments to ease health care 1099 reporting die partisan death

Amendments to the 1099 rule of health care reform didn't survive in the Senate, where partisan warfare is more important than good policy.
seal of the us senate

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.

Subcompact cars are big projects for GM and Ford

General Motors and Ford are looking to edge Toyota and Honda a bit in the subcompact market. The new Focus and the Chevy Cruze come out soon.
Photo of a subcompact car.

Boehner fuels Bush tax cuts buzz with hint of G.O.P. compromise

Republicans say if the rich can't keep the Bush tax cuts, no one can. But John Boehner, looking ahead to mid-terms, is softening his stance.
bush tax cuts make headlines

MERS speeds mortgage process, yet raises serious concerns

MERS is a corporation whose electronic process streamlines mortgage paperwork. However, serious legal concerns may point to mortgage fraud…
Foreclosed Palm Springs, Calif., home with a graffiti message on the garage door that reads "Mortgage fraud by Mission Hills Mortgage."

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.

Tropical storm Igor turns into Hurricane Igor

Tropical Storm Igor became Hurricane Igor recently, and the Category Four storm is headed toward Bermuda. It may become a Category Five.
Hurricane

Senate confirms Austan Goolsbee as economic council chair

Austan Goolsbee has been selected as chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers. Will he create change Americans can believe in?
A public domain file photo portrait of Austan Goolsbee, who was approved by the Senate to chair the Obama administration's White House Council of Economic Advisers.

Agency says e-cigs need FDA approval as drug delivery devices

The FDA has warned electronic cigarette companies to stop claiming they help smokers quit and to stop making them with poisonous chemicals.
electronic cigarettes risky as tobacco

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?

Bite bedbugs back with the facts (Pt. 2)

Bedbugs are icky, but they aren't as bad as you think. Here are some tips for dealing with them. Watch out, though - it can get pricey...
A close-up of bedbug fecal matter and discarded exoskeletons on the side of a mattress.

The top 6 things you do not know about bedbugs (Pt. 1)

There are bedbug myths and bedbug facts. Discover the top six things you should know about the pests, which are quite expensive to be rid of…
A close-up of a bedbug

U.S. basic labor suffers due to aggressive tech industry staffing

The U.S. labor industries are suffering lack of talent because many of the country's top talent are being recruited by the tech industries...
A group of people holding up signs during a rally.

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.

Truce in Apple/Flash feud called with open app approval process

The Adobe Flash/Apple feud ended now that Apple announced a transparent app approval process that allows cross-platform development tools...
a synopsis of the apple flash feud

Switchflops: A high school art project turned big business

Lindsay Phillips of Tampa, Fla., had an idea in school that became a $30 million fashion business: Switchflops. It's all about being unique.
A foot model displaying one of Lindsay Phillips' Switchflops products.

Even the wealthy need instant money sometimes

A person could think that the middle class suffer more in recessions. Some very wealthy people are actually losing homes to foreclosure.
Golf Course

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.

Tax refund cards will help the unbanked get their money faster

Tax refund checks and refund anticipation loans could be rendered obsolete by tax refund debit cards from the Internal Revenue Service...
tax refund checks are being phased out by tax refund debit cards

Vermillion oil rig explosion hits Gulf of Mexico drilling site

An Mariner Energy oil rig has exploded near Louisiana in Vermillion Bay. No fatalities occurred, but the extent of the damage is unknown.
Oil rig platform