Financial

Cosmetic surgery rebound: bra sizes grow along with the economy

Cosmetic surgery procedures are increasing as the economy improves, with breast augmentation leading the way and nose jobs a close second.
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Debt settlement relief companies ignoring memo from government

Debt settlement relief companies have been growing in number, but not all of them deliver. Many charge enormous fees for doing no work.
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Debit card rewards next on the chopping block at large banks

The largest banks in the nation are adding debit card rewards program to the chopping block, due to new interchange fee rules.
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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.

China-Russia dollar move may signal end to manipulation of yuan

China and Russia ceased using the dollar for bilateral trade, which was previously required, and will go forward exchanging rubles and yuan.
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3 ways to e-file your taxes for free

The government and several private companies, such as Turbo Tax, offer free programs for electronically filing your taxes...
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Internal Revenue Service to stop cooperating with RAL lenders

The IRS won't give certain information to refund anticipation loan lenders anymore. They IRS is offering free e-filing and faster deposits.
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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.

Rush Card | Pros and cons of prepaid cards

The Rush Card markets itself as a credit/debit card - but what fees are associated with a Rush card, and are there other options? READ ON...
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Getting Installment Loans for Bad Credit Has Never Been Easier

It's hard to find the right lender when you're suffering from bad credit. However, getting installment loans for bad credit has never been easier! READ MORE>>>>
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New Colorado payday lending laws to go into effect

In August, new regulations on payday lending in Colorado will take effect. The new limitations extend terms and reduce rates. READ MORE ...
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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.

Credit score can affect insurance rates, court rules

A Michigan supreme court has ruled that using credit scores to determine insurance rates is not discriminatory. READ ON...
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Lower credit scores and tighter lending standards become the norm

A FICO report shows a record number of people in the lowest credit score categories and short-term credit is the only lifeline for millions.
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Funnyordie.com presidential reunion video : SNL presidents for the CFPA

Funnyordie.com brought together all the SNL presidents in a reunion - for a reason. The video is hilarious - but what is it about? READ MORE...
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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.

Trading Day Stocks: The Classic Risk/Reward Scenario

Although accessible, day trading requires hard work and may not be for everyone...

New rule makes Social Security benefits off-limits for garnishing

Social Security benefits are now a little harder to garnish, under new rules passed to make garnishing benefit payments more transparent.
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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.

Banks used free Fed money in financial crisis to profit, not lend

Free money from the Fed intended to boost lending was used to pad bank profits with sweetheart bond deals instead ...
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Banks under SEC antitrust investigation for rate manipulation

The SEC and Justice Department are investigating whether a group of world banks colluded to manipulate the LIBOR interest rate.
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