Monthly Archives: February 2011

Businesses and lenders waiting for new SBA program

A 24-month business refinancing program through the SBA is already running down the clock, but businesses don't yet know if they can qualify.
Money

Your wine choice can bring more flavor to the table

What is the best wine to pair with your dinner? If you choose the right wine to complement your dinner, both will taste a little bit better.
Photo of wine and dinner.

Silvio Berlusconi will go to trial for prostitution in April

Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlsuconi will go to trial on charges of engaging the services of an underage prostitute, beginning in April.
Berlusconi

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.

Secret formula for Coca-Cola found in old newspaper column

The secret recipe for Coke is said to contain ingredients anyone can find, and it's even easier for people who do their shopping online.
secret coke recipe

The adjustable rate mortgage is staging a comeback

The adjustable rate mortgage was labeled a cause of the real estate crash and recession. An ARM isn't evil, and ARMs are starting to return.
Ghost town

Claims of Horseman of the Apocalypse in Egypt video run wild

The pale green Fourth Horseman of the Apocalypse video from the Cairo riots has gone viral. Is it the Last Judgment – or just lens flare?
Artist's charcoal drawing of death, depicted as a skull face on the back of a skeletal hand.

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.

Reno microlending program targets unbankable businesses

A new financing program in Reno is targeting businesses that have been denied financing from traditional loans, but the money is going fast.
Microfinance

Global food prices rising along with temperatures

World food prices have been driven to an all-time high by flooding, drought and increased demand -- all trends that are expected to continue.
Photo of some women shopping.

Payday lenders turn to Indian tribes for business partnerships

In order to stay open despite increasingly harsh legislation, payday lenders have had to turn to Indian tribes and form business agreements.
Payday loan store

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.

Feds will formally ban e-cigarettes on US flights this spring

The Transportation Department will clarify its position this spring with an outright electronic cigarette ban on flights in the United States.
e-cigarettes u.s. flights

World Health says alcohol kills more people worldwide than AIDS

A new report by the World Health Organization says that alcohol kills more people annually than tuberculosis, malaria or AIDS worldwide.
Pint

Government powers handed to army as Hosni Mubarak resigns

Hosni Mubarak resigns: The president of Egypt has resigned from his post amid violent unrest and handed the Egyptian government to the army.
Anti-Mubarak Protests

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.

Apple flash crash: $10 billion market cap loss in four minutes

A sudden spike in trading volume sent Apple stock tumbling Thursday in a flash crash that doesn't have an easy explanation but has stabilized.
apple stock

Money bought dog, Lucy Lou, mayor position in Kentucky

Lucy Lou is a red and white border collie who is making history in Kentucky. In a 2008 election with 200 percent turnout, she was elected.
Border Collie

Nerve damage could result from using Fixodent

A recently filed lawsuit claims that Procter & Gamble knew that Fixodent could cause paralysis and nerve damage and did nothing about it.
Photo of teeth

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.

Frugal fatigue affects two-thirds in US sick of penny-pinching

Most Americans are uncomfortable with creating a budget, tracking spending, saving for emergencies and living within their means ...
financial responsibility

Super Bowl flyover highlights amount public pays for training

The flyover of five F-18 planes over the Super Bowl was viewed only by TV monitor -- and cost taxpayers $450,000. Some say this was a waste.
F18