Business

Fisher Price recall affects millions of products

Millions of products made by Fisher-Price have been recalled because of safety concerns. The company promises to replace defective products.
Fisher Price Trike

Paychex offers business owners info on HIRE Act

Paychex, a business payroll, HR and benefits outsourcing firm, has a new Web page that shows companies what they'll save with the HIRE Act...
A happy man and woman are interviewing a prospective new female candidate for a job. Paychex makes it easy for such employers to know just how much tax credit they'll receive for that employee via the federal HIRE Act.

TV pitchman Don Lapre indicted for fraud on 41 charges

TV pitchman Don Lapre has been indicted for multiple fraud charges stemming from his "Greatest Vitamin in the Word" infomercial scheme.
Assorted vitamins

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.

Google Tablet | Google plans to compete with iPad?

Rumors are running wild about a possible Google Tablet. A Google Android-based tablet will be available soon - where can you get one? READ ON...
A plush bag in the shape of the Google Android logo.

Whipped Beaten Culinary Works | Cooking, with expletives added

The Whipped Beaten Culinary Works cookbook provides some solid cooking advice - with a heavy dose of expletives and semi-nude photography...
Eggs ready for a whisk

Facts About Installment Loans Everyone Should Know Before Applying Online

Are installment loans online safe and secure? Is applying a big hassle with tons of hoops to jump through? We have the facts you want to know.
Are installment loans online safe and secure? Is applying a big hassle with tons of hoops to jump through? We have the facts you want to know.

Big businesses present wish list for consumer finance regulation

In a letter to the U.S. government, big business groups spell out hopes for the immediate future of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
Protestor waving a sign that reads, "Financial reform now!"

Two thirds of low interest emergency SBA loans denied

Government loans intended to help homeowners and small businesses affected by disasters are being denied more than 60 percent of the time...
Flooding

BP buys top oil spill search listings as BP stock price plummets

BP bought top oil spill search listings on Google, Bing and Yahoo in a bid to control information about the disaster as its stock plummets.
A screen shot of google home page

How To Get A Cash Advance Without Providing Collateral or Submitting To A Credit Check

Credit checks can hurt your credit score and providing collateral for a loan is an unneccessary risk which can be avoided.
Credit checks can hurt your credit score and providing collateral for a loan is an unneccessary risk which can be avoided.

Debt collectors trying to polish image in media

Debt collectors are starting to get into the media, but this time they're trying to rehabilitate their image in the press.
A call center

How to write a customized cover letter

Applying for a job is tough. If you tailor your cover letter to the employer, you're one step closer. Learn how to write a good cover letter.
Example of a tailor-made cover letter, pasted onto posterboard for visual effect.

Samsung wants to block importation of Apple devices

Samsung has petitioned the ITC and filed suit against Apple to block U.S. importation of iPod, iPad and iPhone devices over patent disputes.
Several iPods

How Personal Loans Online Can Prevent Your FICO Credit Score From Going Down

Traditional loans require a credit check which puts a hard inquiry on your credit report which in many cases lowers your overall credit rating.
Traditional loans require a credit check which puts a hard inquiry on your credit report which in many cases lowers your overall credit rating.

Pawn lenders continuing to become more high-class

Years ago, pawn lenders were seen as almost seedy. Pawn lenders have become more high-class over the past few years, however.
A pawn shop store front

Merchants moving away from debit and credit cards

Merchants are starting to move away from credit and debit cards, as interchange fees charged by banks are making them unpopular.
Debit card

US CEOs bullish on sales, hiring increases

U.S. CEOs surveyed by Business Roundtable were optimistic that sales in the next six months will facilitate increased hiring.
A young woman wears a T-shirt that reads, “You should offer me a job. Look at how creative I am.”

How To Use Short Term Loans To Get Through a Budget Crisis Wisely

Everyone finds themsevles in a budget crisis from time to time and short term loans are only the answer in some circumstances when used wisely.
Everyone finds themsevles in a budget crisis from time to time and short term loans are only the answer in some circumstances when used wisely.

Tighter regulation urged by Congress for business credit cards

Members of Congress are lobbying the Federal Reserve to regulate business credit cards more like personal credit cards.
Visa card

Big banks debut clearXchange mobile payments service

Bank of America, JPMorgan Chase and Wells Fargo have created clearXchange, a mobile payment service to compete with systems like PayPal.
Close-up of a hand holding a cell phone.