Monthly Archives: February 2011

Fannie and Freddie raising mortgage loan lenders risk fees

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are raising risk fees for mortgage loan lenders, making it that much harder for Americans to purchase homes.
Suburbs

WikiLeaks among more than 200 nominees for Nobel Peace Prize

WikiLeaks has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. While the $1.6 million prize could be used in Assange's defense, it likely won't be.
Nobel Peace Prize

How Candlemas and Imbolic became Punxsutawney Phil’s Day

Feb. 2 is a day to celebrate for many reasons. The Candlemas and Imbolic celebrations and Mary's Purification now fall on Groundhog Day.
Candle

How Can Your Credit Score Be Saved With Something As Simple As A Payday Loan?

Millions of people every year fall short on various bills and lose credit points. Payday loans are a no credit check option that can ease the pain.
Millions of people every year fall short on various bills and lose credit points. Payday loans are a no credit check option that can ease the pain.

Wall Street pay rises to record levels

Wall Street pay has reached record levels, says Wall Street Journal. Billions more in Wall Street salary and benefits won't please taxpayers.
New York street sign at Wall Street and Broad. U.S. flags are visible in the background.

Queensland coast of Australia braces for Cyclone Yasi

Cyclone Yasi is about to slam into the state of Queensland, the northeast part of Australia. The storm is the same size as Hurricane Katrina.
Hurricane