Monthly Archives: January 2011

Buy real estate and other things for dirt cheap through GovSales

If a person is looking for serious discounts on real estate, they could look at GovSales, an auction site for surplus government property.
Dirt

Review questions data supporting statins to prevent heart disease

Statin drugs are a multi-billion dollar business and drug companies want healthy people to believe statins will prevent heart disease ...
do statins prevent heart disease?

Top party dips recipes | 5 quick dips for your party

When you're planning a party, an array of dips can be made quickly and easily -- and be sweet, savory, and everything in between.
Dip

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.

Warnings of super storm in California nothing but Internet hype

Warnings of a super storm in California turned out to be a hypothetical scenario discussed at the ARk Storm Summit in Sacramento, Calif. ...
ARk storm

Facebook phone number sharing is latest privacy issue debate

Facebook phone number sharing confused users into allowing developers access to contact information upon installation of a new application.
facebook phone number sharing

Massive Pakistan earthquake in 2011 rumbles border region

A 7.4 earthquake hit the southwestern region of Pakistan, likely causing severe damage. The last major earthquake in Pakistan killed 80,000.
Pakistan

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.

Lawsuit lenders prey on desperate personal injury plaintiffs

Lawsuit lenders convince cash-strapped plaintiffs to give up most of their future settlement in exchange for money now to fight their cases.
lawsuit lenders

Jean Claude Duvalier returns to Haiti but may face arrest

Jean Claude "Baby Doc" Duvalier, son of former Haitian dictator "Papa Doc" Duvalier, has returned to Haiti after over two decades in exile.
Papa Doc

Missouri House Bill 132 stifles free market competition

Rep. Mary Still (D-Mo.) is pushing House Bill 132, which would place an untenable cap on payday loans and cost jobs in the process.
A rolled-up dollar bill sitting upright on a table.

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?

IRS announces tax refund debit cards for unbanked households

The IRS is offering tax refund debit cards to save money and allow unbanked taxpayers who can't use direct deposit to get their money faster.
unbanked households

NPSL cards: The credit myth that puts you at risk

There are NPSL credit risks to consider. Find out what No Preset Spending Limit (NPSL) cards are and how they can affect your credit score..
Credit cards

Groupon spurns Google; IPO could exceed $15 billion

Groupon, local business marketing company, spurned Google's $6 billion offer to buy the company. Groupon's IPO could be $15 billion or more.
Variation on the Groupon logo.

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.

Student loans are income, say credit card companies

Even though the Credit Card Act of 2009 made a difference in credit card laws, credit card companies are now considering student loans "income."
Credit Card

New prenatal screening test drastically decreases risks

A new prenatal screening method developed in Hong Kong could reduce the need for risky and invasive testing procedures for pregnant women.
Chromosomes

Shooting victim Gabrielle Giffords’ condition improving steadily

Gabrielle Giffords' condition is starting to improve. She has reportedly made a few spontaneous movements, but recovery will take some time.
Gabrielle Giffords

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.

Snow in Hawaii means 49 out of 50 states have snow

There are winter storm warnings in Hawaii, with severe storm warnings in lower elevations. This is one of the worst snow years in a long time.
Snow

Try secured credit cards to rebuild damaged credit scores

People who want to establish or rebuild their credit can try secured credit cards. You will need an upfront cash deposit to set your limit.
Wells Fargo