Yearly Archives: 2010

Attractive models solicit bone marrow donors in Massachusetts

A Massachusetts organization recruited attractive models to solicit bone marrow donations. It may have also been committing insurance fraud.
A female model.

Leon Walker charged with felony hacking for reading wife’s e-mail

Leon Walker has been charged with felony hacking, a crime that carries a five-year sentence, for checking and reading his wife's e-mail ...
Gmail

Ensure your happy new year with a year-end financial checklist

Before you pop the cork on New Year's Day, find some extra 2010 tax deductions and make your 2011 financial resolutions to have a better year.
financial goals

Is Applying For A Payday Loan Through A Direct Lender The Best Option?

Using a lender matching service can get you cash in as little as 2 hours. Direct lenders have a very high denial rate for applications.
Using a lender matching service can get you cash in as little as 2 hours. Direct lenders have a very high denial rate for applications.

Avoid work rumors | 4 ways to keep out of the rumor mill

Avoiding work rumors is easy -- if you keep a few simple things in mind. Here are four easy places to start.
Water cooler

MTA in NYC, NJ Transit and LIRR snowfall disruptions

The NYC MTA trip planner is down. Use alternatives for planning your transit throughout the Northeast, on the LIRR, MTA or with NJ Transit.
Penn Station

FDA approves use of Gardasil against anal cancer

The controversial Gardasil vaccine – already approved to help prevent cervical cancer – has now been approved to help prevent anal cancer.
Box and vial of Gardasil vaccine.

How Can Installment Loans Help Protect Your Credit Rating?

There are millions of people each year that ruin their credit score because they did not know they could use installment loans to pay their bills before defaulting.
There are millions of people each year that ruin their credit score because they did not know they could use installment loans to pay their bills before defaulting.

Christmas quotes to warm the cockles of your heart

Here are some Christmas quotes for the rest of us. Have a merry, safe holiday season, and don't be afraid to say “Merry Christmas" to all...
The “congealed wobbling blob of copyright,” just in time for Christmas.

FCC working to keep Comcast from stifling video competition

The FCC is currently in negotiation with the Comcast Corp. to prevent it from stifling video competition after merging with NBC Universal.
Shot of a Comcast pay station in a shopping mall.

More people are getting bank loans and buying houses

Home sales crept up in November, as more people got bank loans and bought houses. However, sales are still way down from levels of a year ago.
For Sale

Do Not Fall Behind On Your Bills - See How Short Term Loans Can Help Prevent Late Fees and Penalties.

Short term loans can help you stay current on your bills by providing quick cash so you do not rack up expensive late fees and penalty charges.
Short term loans can help you stay current on your bills by providing quick cash so you do not rack up expensive late fees and penalty charges.

WTF? CIA launches WikiLeaks Task Force to assess Cablegate

The WikiLeaks Task Force, known at the agency as WTF, seeks to assess the impact of Cablegate on intel operations ...
wtf cia

Musty odors prompt Lipitor recall expansion

Pfizer has expanded its Lipitor recall due to reports of a musty odor potentially linked to use of a wood preservative.
Shot of a box of Lipitor pills.

Top Tech Gifts for the 2010 holidays | Your five best bets

Choosing a tech gift, if you're a "technology person" or not, can be tough. Here are your five best options for the 2010 holidays.
Kindle E-Reader

How To Get A Cash Advance Even With Bad Credit and Bankruptcy On Your Record

Not many people know they are still eligible for cash advances after bankruptcy or losing their credit. There are no credit checks so bad credit does not affect eligibility.
Not many people know they are still eligible for cash advances after bankruptcy or losing their credit. There are no credit checks so bad credit does not affect eligibility.

New START treaty close to final vote in Senate

The Senate has passed a cloture motion, killing debate on the new START treaty. The treaty could be passed before the Christmas recess.
John Kerry

American Airlines may be cutting ties with Orbitz to cut prices

American Airlines is looking to cut costs, and that may mean cutting Orbitz and other comparison sites off their list of ticket dealers.
American Airlines

Debt settlement relief companies ignoring memo from government

Debt settlement relief companies have been growing in number, but not all of them deliver. Many charge enormous fees for doing no work.
Coins

Keep Your Debt to Credit Ratio Down By Using Personal Loans Instead of Credit Cards

The higher your credit balance the lower your credit score may be. Personal loans online do not go on your credit report in most cases.
The higher your credit balance the lower your credit score may be. Personal loans online do not go on your credit report in most cases.

FCC announces new net neutrality standards

In a 3-2 party-line vote, the FCC has approved a six-pronged net neutrality rule -- but advocates on both sides are disappointed.
Network

Nevada Attorney General sues Bank of America over foreclosures

Despite 50-state talks that are ongoing, Nevada and Arizona have sued Bank of America, claiming their foreclosure negotiations are not "in good faith."
Bank of America