Yearly Archives: 2010

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

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

Where Is The Best Place To Get Payday Loans Online and Why?

There are all kinds of reasons why you would want to get a loan online but what should you know about payday loans first?
There are all kinds of reasons why you would want to get a loan online but what should you know about payday loans first?

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

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

Why Borrow Money On Installments To Keep From Defaulting On Bills And Ruining Your Credit?

Many people are shocked at how damaging it is to have a low credit score. Many though have found a temporary solution with installment loans.
Many people are shocked at how damaging it is to have a low credit score. Many though have found a temporary solution with installment loans.

$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.

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

How To Use Short Term Loans To Save Your Budget

There are plenty of things eating your budget and late fees on the bills is typically the biggest waste and easiest to fix with short term loans.
There are plenty of things eating your budget and late fees on the bills is typically the biggest waste and easiest to fix with short term loans.

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

Pedro Espada charged with stealing from nonprofit foundation

Pedro Espada has been indicted along with his son for embezzling from the Soundview HealthCare Network, a nonprofit health care organization.
Pedro Espada

Personal Loans Online Do Not Requre Credit Checks Or Collateral Deposits

Credit checks cause damage to your credit score. These are the factors that you will appreciate knowing so you can get a personal loan without ruining your credit or putting up collateral.
Credit checks cause damage to your credit score. These are the factors that you will appreciate knowing so you can get a personal loan without ruining your credit or putting up collateral.

Google Latitude for iPhone finally approved by Apple App Store

After much anticipation, the approved Google Latitude location-sharing app, re-engineered for iOS 4, is available at the Apple App Store...
location sharing app

Bellagio robbery | Bandit rides away with $1.5 million in chips

The Bellagio hotel casino has been robbed; that makes two large casinos in Las Vegas that may have been robbed by the same man in five days.
Bellagio

Westin Hotels offers exercise gear for business travelers

Westin Hotels now offers communal exercise wear for business travelers. Good business, or will people be too grossed out to use the service?
Photo of a woman doing a tae kwon do workout in sports bra and shorts.

Why Using a Cash Advance For a Spending Spree Is a Very Bad Idea!

Cash advances, although a modern convenience, are not to be used for for irresponsible spending. Use them wisely and you will improve your financial situation.
Cash advances, although a modern convenience, are not to be used for for irresponsible spending. Use them wisely and you will improve your financial situation.

Sal Alosi salary takes big hit as punishment for tripping player

Sal Alosi doesn't make a lot of money by NFL standards, and his salary will suffer big time with a fine and suspension for his actions. ...
Sal alosi wont be dating cheerleaders on his salary