Yearly Archives: 2010

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

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.

$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.

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

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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

Voyager 1 nears edge of solar system after 33 years in space

Voyager 1, a NASA deep space probe, has reached a region in the solar system 11 billion miles from Earth where the solar wind blows out ...
voyager 1 grand tour

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.

Passengers aboard Brilliance of the Seas horrified by big storm

The 90,000-ton Royal Caribbean ship Brilliance of the Seas was tossed like a cork in high winds and heavy seas on a Mediterranean cruise. ...
Royal caribbean cruise

Decline in underwater mortgages credited to surge in foreclosures

The number of underwater mortgages held declined as foreclosures increased; negative equity is expected to grow as home prices keep sliding.
negative equity