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Ogden, Utah, caps number of payday lenders

A new city council ordinance in Ogden, Utah, will limit the number of payday lenders that can operate in city limits. What else is required?
Ogden Utah

Provo Tabernacle fire destroys historic Utah building

The Provo Tabernacle has been mostly destroyed by a fire of unknown cause. People in the building the night before "smelled something odd."
Provo Tabernacle

Sugarhouse Casino | Dangerous neighbor or badly needed stimulus?

Philadelphia's Sugarhouse Casino is officially open for business -- but that doesn't mean the debate around the issue is cooling off.
Sugarhouse Casino

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.

Sinkholes wreak havoc | I-24 Sinkhole and Canada sinkhole

Sinkholes have played a big part in the news this week. Find out about the Tennessee freeway sinkhole and Canada disaster here. READ ON...
Sinkhole

Rice, Texas hit by F2 tornado that injures four

Residents of the tiny town of Rice, Texas saw their school and homes ripped apart by a moderate tornado on Sunday night.
Tornado

Big Butter Jesus on fire | Lightning strikes Solid Rock Church

Big Butter Jesus in Ohio was struck by lightning. This morning, the steel frame is all that is left. Will Solid Rock Church rebuild? READ ON
Big Butter Jesus

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.

Texas rolling unemployment loan to the private market

Several states are responsible for huge interest payments to the federal government. Rather than put budgets at risk, payments are extended.
Loan

Private, low-interest loans offered to small farms

A small farm can usually count on having about 10 percent of income to reinvest. Now, Whole Foods and others are offering small farm loans.
Whole Foods

College Study Attempts to Link Payday Loans and Violence

Is the location of payday loan stores in at-risk communities in Seattle the sole logical cause of violent crime there? It's simply illogical. READ THE STORY HERE!
Is this person singing the inner city blues over payday loans? Don't bet that it's that simple. (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?

Groupon | The secrets of social saving

Groupon combines the ability to save money with a social network. Groupons can be great, but what if you don't live in one of cities it serves?
Groupon

Reno’s mishandling of short term loans going uninvestigated

Reno, Nevada, mishandled an $8 million loan short term from the state, but rather than investigating, the state is stretching out payments.
Loan

200 cows dead in Wisconsin – viruses suspected

In yet another mass animal die-off, over 200 dairy cows were found dead in Wisconsin. No dangerous disease or conspiracy is suspected.
Dairy Cow

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.

San Antonio refinery fire | Known safety violations at refinery

The refinery that exploded in San Antonio this morning was cited several times for OSHA violations. What happened this morning? READ ON...
Oil refinery

Taste of Charlotte | Tasty food taken to the street

The Taste of Charlotte festival kicks off this weekend, and despite the initial cost, visiting the festival can be a great way to save money.
Taste of Charlotte

2 kids used as drug mules in Philly, parents arrested

Two parents have been arrested after the mother stuffed her sons' backpacks full of seven pounds of marijuana to get it out of the house.
Backpack

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.

Buyouts and cuts featured heavily in new Maryland budget

The new Maryland budget, proposed to the legislature today, contains cuts in employment and health care to make up a $1.6 billion shortfall.
Maryland

Florida schools locked down; government buildings threatened

A call and an e-mail to a local radio station have caused Broward County schools in Florida to initiate a full lockdown for student safety.
School shooting