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Why some social media marketing strategies fail

The best social media marketing strategies won't work -- if you don't. Here are some of the most common marketing mistakes to look out for.
Social Media

Ven-A-Care chases down Medicare defrauders, collects bounties

Ven-A-Care is a small pharmacy that makes money by whistle-blowing on big pharmaceutical companies that commit Medicare and Medicaid fraud.
Photo of a medicare card.

Cash Keeps Flowing for World’s Most Valuable Brand

Ever wonder which are the most valuable companies in the world? I'll give you a hint: The top four are U.S.-based companies...
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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.

Man dies in a tortilla mixing machine in Brooklyn

In yet another early-morning industrial accident, a young man has died in a tortilla mixing machine in Brooklyn. Police ruled it an accident.
Danger

Lenders Settling Debt on Credit Cards with Consumers

More and more lenders are setting customer’s credit cards and negotiating, rather than pursuing money consumers don’t have.
More creditors are agreeing to settlements on credit card debt before law changes make their rates illegal. (Photo: picasaweb.google.com)

Walmart of Weed | weGrow warehouse expanding as a franchise

The so-called "Walmart of weed," weGrow, is planning franchise stores in many states. Franchising could help the company avoid legal issues.
Hydroponics

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.

OnLive & Instant Action : Take your gaming to the cloud

Both OnLive and Instant Action announced their web-based gaming systems this week. What do these systems do, and how are they different?
Video Gaming Group

Ephren Taylor Shares Tips on Starting a Business

CNN interviewed Ephren Taylor, 27, the youngest-ever African-American CEO of a publicly traded company. He talked about starting his own business at age 12 ...
Ephren Taylor

iPhone competitors fight over scraps as Apple gorges on profits

Apple dominates the mobile industry by generating more profit than the world's top three handset makers with just 3 percent market share.
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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.

Juliette Brindak runs $15 million website, MissOandFriends.com

Juliette Brindak, 20, created the popular girls' website MissOandFriends.com. It attracted a book deal and is currently valued at $15 million.
File photo of Juliette Brindak.

Atlas Energy Chevron buyout under multiple investigations

Though Chevron and Atlas Energy have agreed to a buyout, shareholders aren't happy about the deal. The thought is the company is worth more.
Natural Gas

Master the metrics of small business success

How can you tell if your business is doing well? Benchmark your business, with an eye for some of these key ratios you'll want in your favor.
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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.

The business of a New Korean War

Will a New Korean War result from the tensions, and if so, will America's economy survive being cut off from South Korean products and parts?
Close-up of the statue of an American soldier pondering the dog tags of fallen comrades. The statue is part of a Korean War Memorial located in New Jersey.

Google offers Groupon $5.3 billion for local search domination

In a move reminiscent of last year's attempt to buy Yelp, Google has offered to buy Groupon for $5.3 billion Why is Google interested?
Google Local

Workers try to find payday cash with a good boss to match

Workers looking for payday cash also have to look for good bosses to guide them.

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.

Payday Lending Catching On at Credit Unions

Payday lending isn't just for payday lending businesses anymore. Credit unions are dabbling in the consumer service, but their terms are less than satisfactory…
Why not get it right the first time when you try payday lending, credit unions? (Photo: wikipedia.org)

Loss of tax loan funding causes Jackson Hewitt bankruptcy

Jackson Hewitt, the tax preparation firm, has gone into bankruptcy protection because of loss of revenue from tax refund anticipation loans.
Income tax form 1040