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Rockmelt | The perhaps too socially connected browser

Rockmelt promises to store your browsing history in the cloud and be a more interconnected browser -- but is giving your browsing history to Facebook wise?
Rockmelt

Top 10 US college majors that lead to highest pay

Data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics indicates that these are the top-paying college majors. Choose money now, go renaissance later.
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Marketing Your Home Business

A home business is lucrative way make money, but you have to utilize marketing tools in the best way...

Payday Loans and How You Can Protect Your Personal Information From Identity Theft

Encryption of your data is just the basic level of protection you need to look for. You can also check to see if the page has HTTPS in the address bar when on application page.
Encryption of your data is just the basic level of protection you need to look for. You can also check to see if the page has HTTPS in the address bar when on application page.

The surprise audit: due diligence for a payday loan business

A surprise audit is a great way to ensure customer security and eliminate potential employee fraud while providing great customer service...
A facial close-up of an African-American woman looking through a spyglass.

Starbucks mobile phone payments going live in all US stores

All U.S. Starbucks stores are going to be accepting payments via your Starbucks Card app on your mobile phone -- but is there a security issue?
Starbucks Card

Amazon and Texas duking it out over sales tax obligations

The Texas Comptroller sent a $600 million sales tax bill to Amazon, but Amazon says its distribution center does not count as a "location."
Amazon

How People Are Taking Advantage of Installment Loans To Cover Budget Shocks Today

Budget shocks are something very common these days. Many middle class Americans have started using installment lending products to get through tough times.
Budget shocks are something very common these days. Many middle class Americans have started using installment lending products to get through tough times.

Reno microlending program targets unbankable businesses

A new financing program in Reno is targeting businesses that have been denied financing from traditional loans, but the money is going fast.
Microfinance

St. Louis BOOST Loan helps businesses buy real estate

St. Louis businesses in need of 20-year installment loans should look to St. Louis BOOST loans to get a leg up on real estate buys.
Nighttime photo of the St. Louis skyline.

Quick Loans – How Quick is Quick?

Any person in need of money needs it quick. It is difficult to gauge urgency, but it is clear that lenders have changed the way quick loans are issued.
How fast do you need quick loans? This fast? (Photo: flickr.com)

Short Term Loans Are Available Without Credit Checks - What Does That Mean For You?

Having access to a short term loan online when every you want without credit checks is a tempting offer but what should you know before applying?
Having access to a short term loan online when every you want without credit checks is a tempting offer but what should you know before applying?

Cutting Corners Without Affecting Quality Or Service

Money is tight, and profits are dwindling, but instead of worrying, why not get active with changes that can help the bottom line?
Help your employees be more efficient.

Company stock tanks as BP criminal investigation begins

The outlook for BP worsens as a BP criminal investigation has begun and BP stock has plummeted since the oil rig explosion. READ MORE...
Oil spill in water

King Pharmaceuticals to be bought out by Pharma giant Pfizer

In order to head off the loss of income that results from the "patent cliff," Pfizer is purchasing painkiller maker King Pharmaceuticals...
EipPen

You Are Not Supposed To Know Cash Advances Online Do Not Require Any Credit

Credit is not a factor with cash advances online. There are not credit checks so their is no hard inquiry on your record to lower your credit score.
Credit is not a factor with cash advances online. There are not credit checks so their is no hard inquiry on your record to lower your credit score.

Millions of Microsoft shares dumped by Bill Gates in 2010

Bill Gates has been dumping shares of Microsoft stock as he watches his company become an also-ran under CEO Steve Ballmer.
Photo of Bill Gates

Loss of refund cash advance product cuts H&R Block revenues

As a result of being forced to stop offering a cash advance against tax refunds, H&R Block has been losing revenue this tax season.
Tax preparation

Space X Falcon 9 rocket launch ushers in commercial spaceflight

The Space X Falcon 9 rocket launch Friday represents a major step away from NASA toward the commercialization of spaceflight. READ MORE...
The Space X Falcon 9 rocket on the launch pad at night

Personal Online Lending and How It Can Make or Break Your Family Budget During Hard Times

Hard times befall us all but you do not have to break your budget to pay your bills. Use personal loans responsibly to avoid penlaties and late fees.
Hard times befall us all but you do not have to break your budget to pay your bills. Use personal loans responsibly to avoid penlaties and late fees.

Investment firm Terra Firma loses lawsuit over EMI

A jury has found that Citigroup did not lie to the head of Terra Firma's investment group. This means EMI will continue to hemorrhage money.
Lily Allen on EMI

New Say on Pay rule gives shareholders vote on CEO compensation

The Say on Pay rule the SEC approved Wednesday as part of the Dodd-Frank Act lets shareholders decide whether CEOs are worth their salaries.
executive pay