Daily Archives: January 31, 2011

Banks loosen credit standards as consumer spending improves

Credit standards are loosening as banks compete for loans, consumer spending increases and the lending industry starts to return to normal.
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Jackson Hewitt sues H&R Block over short term loan ads

Tax preparation giant H&R Block is being sued by Jackson Hewitt, claiming defamation from a series of commercials made by H&R Block.
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The Ford money machine churns out profits

Ford will announce that 2010 was its most profitable year since 2000, reports Automotive News. CEO Alan Mulally cites quality as the reason.
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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.

Massive blizzard threatens to bury Chicago and Midwest in snow

A massive blizzard system is moving through the Midwest, which may bring massive snowfall. The Chicago area is expected to be hit hardest.
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Publix ice cream recall | Mistake in release distracts from risk

The FDA and Publix supermarkets have released a voluntary recall of ice cream -- but the recall announcement contained one big mistake.
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