Monthly Archives: September 2010

United States income gap at its widest since the Great Depression

The income gap in the United States continues to widen. According to Slate, it is at its largest in 80 years -- since The Great Depression…
Statues of men waiting in a Depression-era breadline that are part of the FDR Memorial in Washington, D.C.

Sept. 17 is Constitution Day and Citizenship Day

Sept. 17 is both Constitution Day and Citizenship Day. Public school lessons study the document, and patriots celebrate their rights…
A picture of a page from the U.S. Constitution. Numerous portions have been blacked out (redacted) for satirical effect.

Baby Boomers could pay off national debt as parting gift

A recent Atlantic editorial has some interesting – yet decidedly unpopular – ideas about how Baby Boomers could pay off the national debt…
A gentleman and his lady, both of the "Baby Boomer" generation, are seated poolside.

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.

Restraining order separates Shannon Sharpe and Michele Bundy

Michele Bundy has been granted a restraining order against "NFL Today" co-host Shannon Sharpe due to "family violence." Sharpe stepped down.
Photo of the NFL wall of fame.

Michelle Obama says being First Lady is hell, claims Bruni

Michelle Obama allegedly said "it's hell" being the first lady. That and more comes from recent biographies on Carla Bruni-Sarkozy…
U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama is seated next to French First Lady Carla Bruni at a veterans memorial function.

Free and open white space promises Wi-Fi revolution

White space -- unlicensed airwaves made available by digital TV broadcasting -- will give wireless networks far greater range and reliability.
Photo of a Wi-fi signal.

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.

Faxless payday loan instant approval

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Financial Football: Personal finance for rookies from Drew Brees

Financial Football is an online game that blends personal finance and the gridiron; Saints quarterback Super Bowl MVP Drew Brees endorses it.
drew brees face of financial football

Bad bank loans to Fannie and Freddie not being bought back

Freddie and Fannie were sold bad mortgage assets, and those bad bank loans are supposed to be bought back. Not many are being repurchased.
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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.

I need emergency money now – up to $1,500 – with no credit check

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A business woman frustrated over a parking ticket.

Christine O’Donnell and other Tea Party candidates inch closer

Christine O'Donnell has just won the primary and is the Republican Senate candidate from Delaware, but her ultimate victory is a longshot.
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Is the federal mortgage modification program worth it?

The Federal mortgage modification program has not been that successful. Less than half of participants get their loans modified permanently.
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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.

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

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.

Same-day cash loans up to $1,500: Any credit type welcome

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Superbug from India on worldwide tour arrives to infect U.S.

A superbug thriving in India that is spreading via air travel worldwide was treated in U.S. hospitals in at least three infected people...
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