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Feminist Muslim reform activist argues for racial profiling

Racial profiling and religious profiling by TSA at airports would be a good idea, argues Muslim reform activist Asra Nomani in a recent op-ed.
Shots of four sets of eyes from different ethnic backgrounds, stacked one atop the other.

Will Chevy Volt battery warranty convince electric car skeptics?

GM hopes that extending the Chevy Volt battery warranty for 8 years or 100,000 miles will inspire confidence among potential buyers. READ ON
a three quarter panel shot of the Chevy volt

Apollo Landing Back Up Tapes Lost | NASA Refurbishes Old Tapes

The back up tapes for Apollo 11 have been lost for years. NASA has given the originals and a cash advance to Lowry Digital to be restored...
Apollo 11 Moon Landing Salute

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.

Google earnings report comes with big surprises

Google has announced the fourth quarter earnings for 2010, and though they are very good, most people are focusing on the management shakeup.
Eric Schmidt

UK Office of Fair Trading says no to payday loan rate cap

The United Kingdom's Office of Fair Trading has ruled that a payday loan rate cap is unnecessary and would harm free market competition…
A T-shirt parody of the "Enjoy Coke" logo. This shirt reads "Enjoy Capitalism." Part of capitalism is a free market economy that would not restrict the payday loan with unnecessary (or even harmful) rate caps.

Mexico tunnel discovery a drop in the drug smuggling bucket

The Mexico tunnel between Tijuana and San Diego linked drug smuggling operations with a passageway the length of six football fields.
drug smuggling passageway

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.

Man Goes to Prison for Payday Loan Scheme

I don't know if this guy was giving out fax payday loans or no fax payday loans or what, but he wasn't giving out as much as he told his investors he was...
The Encylopedia of Scams

Short Term Loans and Debt Can Predict Market

John Paulson knew what to look for when reading the pre-recessionary market: short term loans and the debt market. It paid off and now he’s a billionaire.

LaShawn Merritt, gold medalist, fails drug test, faces ban

LaShawn Merritt failed a drug test after taking an erectile dysfunction drug, and the Olympic 400-meter champion may be suspended for two years.
LaShawn Merritt is pictured with two other runners.

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.

Housing market: Most in U.S. think now is the time to buy a home

It's a buyer's market, but home sales in the United States continue to suffer as potential home buyers wait for prices to hit rock bottom.
housing market

Jaycee Lee Dugard, 29, Found After 18 Years

Jaycee Lee Dugard, who had been missing for 18 years, may have revealed herself. Now 29, Dugard will meet with her long-lost mother Terry today…
Oceans of time have passed. Oh, to feel that joy of reunion. It is indescribable joy. (Photo: flickr.com)

Extradition of Viktor Bout, the Merchant of Death, angers Russia

Viktor Bout, a Russian suspected of global arms dealing, was extradited to the U.S. from Thailand on Tuesday to face terrorism charges...
viktor bout merchant of death wares

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.

Find Great Deals on Best Buy Black Friday Ads 2009

Check out Best Buy Black Friday ads 2009. Best Buy is offering great deals from Kitchen & Housewares to automotive and home theater appliances. READ MORE >>>
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Same-day cash loans up to $1,500: Any credit type welcome

If you have ever struggled with your credit, you know how hard it can be to get a loan. Same day cash loans are different. CHECK THIS OUT!
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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.

Jon Stewart Rally to Restore Sanity a plea to moderate majority

Stephen Colbert and Jon Stewart are spoofing Glenn Beck by staging a rally on the National Mall that could influence midterm elections.
Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert team up to mock Glenn Beck