Yearly Archives: 2010

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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

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?

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

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

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.

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

New Apple TV takes off with 1 million sold in fourth quarter 2010

The new Apple TV is a quarter-size of the original and has outstripped total first generation sales in just three months...
second generation apple tv

Bank of America cuts off WikiLeaks ahead of bank document release

Bank of America has suspended WikiLeaks from receiving any payments from the bank. Numerous finance organizations have cut WikiLeaks off.
Scissors

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.

Installment loans from bailouts may not be that expensive

There may be a rational basis for the installment loans lent by the government in bailouts. Some of the loans have started making a profit.
Tim Geithner

Californians deserve a balanced payday loans argument

Various media continue to attack California payday loans, but are they making a balanced argument regarding to San Diego installment loans?
The California State Capitol Building in Sacramento, photographed during the daytime.