Yearly Archives: 2010

Tax bill passes Congress and extends Bush tax cuts

The tax bill extending the Bush-era tax cuts has passed through Congress and will be signed by the president, thanks to bipartisan effort...
Bipartisan

Did CDC food-borne illness estimate undercut food safety bill?

Some think the timing of a CDC report revising foodborne illness cases downward from earlier estimates was influenced by politics. ...
foodborne illness

Free Shipping Day precedes Christmas shipping deadlines 2010

Today is the day you can get free shipping by Christmas for many online stores -- but if you're shipping yourself, the deadlines are coming too.
Shipping

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.

San Diego Small Business Micro Revolving Loans boost companies

Stressed San Diego small businesses can apply for Small Business Micro Revolving Loans. They're like installment loans for a small business.
The downtown San Diego skyline, photographed at night.

Mac App Store poised to disrupt the software universe on Jan. 6

The Mac App Store, which sells Mac software under the Apple App Store model, is expected to upend the software development industry ...
Mac App Store

Rome and Moscow plagued by protests and riots

Riots have been breaking out all over Europe in recent months. Recent riots in Rome and in Moscow plunged both capital cities into chaos.
Silvio Berlusconi

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.

New Fed exhibits proactive approach on credit cards

The Fed, in full contrast to recent regulatory policy, recently announced changes that will close certain key loopholes within the CARD Act.
Credit Cards

Record foreclosure drop in November credited to robo-signers

Fewer people lost their homes to foreclosure in November, but it was because banks backed off to deal with the robo-signing controversy ...
bank reposessions

Parent sues McDonald’s | Happy Meal toys make it hard to say no

A mother in San Fransisco is suing McDonald's for making it hard to say "no" to her children. Is this suit asking for nanny-state regulation?
Happy Meal

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.

Walmart electric heater recall affects 2.2 million units

A Walmart electric heater recall is in effect for about 2.2 million units. Danger of smoke, burns and fire have caused a recall of four brands.
An example of one of the units involved in the Walmart heater recall.

The clock is ticking on tax deductible donations for 2010

Time remains to lower your tax bill if you have proper record keeping of tax deductible donations to qualified charitable organizations ...
tax deductible donations

$1 trillion-plus omnibus spending bill riles GOP senators

A $1.3 trillion Democratic omnibus spending bill has hit the Senate, and Republicans are calling foul over the 20,000-plus earmarks in it...
“The Middle Class Beatdown: Decline of the American Dream” - a cartoon by Cory M. Grenier depicting a Republican lawmaker kicking the American people to the curb.

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.

UN Security Council lifts Iraq sanctions

The U.N. Security Council has voted to lift most of the sanctions levied against Iraq, provided Iraq improves its relationship with Kuwait.
President Removes Iraq Sanctions - Joint Press Availability with President Bush and President Aznar of Spain in the Cross-Hall.

Justice Department files oil spill lawsuit against BP and others

The Justice Department lawsuit wants BP and eight other companies held liable for the cost of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill response and cleanup.
oil spill gulf of mexico 2010

Senate tax cut bill passes by wide margin

The Senate tax bill, which has been subject to a lot of speculation, has passed 81 to 19. It still must pass the House before being made law.
Harry Reid

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.

Eyeclops Mini Projector | Starter-quality bigscreen projection

The inexpensive Eyeclops Mini Projector can create a 60-inch image with a tiny toy -- but is the quality really as good as the box claims?
Eyeclops

School board shooting video shows Panama City, Florida, shootout

During a routine school board meeting in Panama City, Florida, an ex-convict took over the meeting, shooting at school board members.
V for Vendetta