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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.
Photo of the Apple logo.

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.

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.
A woman in a business suit is seated before a laptop computer. Her arms are in the air in celebration, and the in-photo text reads “I won!”

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.

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.

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.

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

Kiva expands P2P loans to green ideas and student loans

Microlending nonprofit Kiva is working on expanding its business to lending for environmental changes and students in third-world countries.
Solar Panels

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.

Vanderbilt/Oxford Study: Payday Loan Firm Profits Not Excessive

A joint Vanderbilt/Oxford study entitled "The Profitability of Payday Loans" shows that industry profits are not excessive, counter to what media critics claim.
Think this represents the average payday loan company CEO? Think again. Profitability is hardly out of sight, even if it has allowed the industry to grow. (Photo: flickr.com)

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.

Don’t be taken – Understanding the top 10 secrets of liars

You assets are valuable, particularly in a recession. Know the top 10 secrets of liars and avoid being taken in a financial scam!
The best liars aren't crossing their fingers behind their backs as this man is doing.

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.

The Arizona ban and the financial reform bill

The effects of the Arizona payday loan ban include businesses closing and jobs being lost. Will the federal financial reform bill do likewise?
Grand Canyon

Apple earnings boom for first quarter

Apple has been booming lately, and the first quarter Apple earnings have shot through the roof off of sales of iPhones and Mac computers.
Definitely not what Apple earnings look like.