Business

Steven Rattner to pay $10 million for raiding N.Y. pension fund

Former Obama car czar Steven Rattner has agreed to pay New York $10 million to settle a case involving his alleged raids of a pension fund.
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Report claims payday loan cases clog Utah courts

A recent study claims that payday loan cases are clogging up Utah courts. But payday lenders say that the report is biased and misleading.
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Better Business Bureau ratings plagued by alleged corruption

Though it is a trusted institution by the public, the Better Business Bureau ratings system has been repeatedly accused of corruption.
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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.

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?
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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...

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 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...
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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?
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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."
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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.

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.
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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.
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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)

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.

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

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.

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.
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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.
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