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Verizon 4G LTE network to launch Sunday

Coming Sunday, Dec. 5, Verizon Wireless will launch its 4G network. This fourth-generation network technology, called LTE, promises to offer near-broadband speeds. The Verizon 4G network is being rolled out without any phones that support the technology, meaning people must wait until January to get a full hands-on experience. Verizon 4G LTE technology The Verizon
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Payday Loans | Online and Easy With Personal Money Store!

Be a happy hippo Online-based no fax payday loans and easy payday loans connection site Personal Money Market is on a mission to be the only Web site that potential clients keep in mind when they’re in need of fast payday loans, payday cash loans, bad credit payday loans or other kinds of short term
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You would be surprised at who needs guaranteed loans

The functions of personal finance and high corporate finance are different, but believe it or not, the two are not completely dissimilar. The companies which need some guaranteed loans at some time, or at least a line of credit in case they need a short term loan are some of the biggest names out there.
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European debt crisis poised to weaken U.S. economic recovery

Europe’s debt crisis is endangering U.S. economic recovery in the era of globalization. The Euro hit a new four-year low against the dollar Monday. Greece, Spain, Portugal, Italy and Ireland are dragging down the European Union faster than a recent pledge of nearly $1 trillion dollars in bailout money can prop the alliance up. Britain’s
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Lobbyists fight to weaken new mortgage rules in financial reform

The U.S. House and Senate will start on refining mortgage legislation Tuesday. The legislation would enforce the biggest overhaul to mortgage lending rules in decades. The mortgage legislation, part of the financial reform bill, is intended to end the risky lending practices blamed for causing the financial crisis. Mortgage industry lobbyists are working overtime to
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Cape Wind project approved | Arguments for and against

Cape Wind has been one of the most hotly debated renewable power projects in the country. Now that Cape Wind has been approved by the U.S. Department of the Interior, the debate is getting even more frantic. If Cape Wind is built, it will be the first-ever U.S. offshore wind development and would be able
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MERS speeds mortgage process, yet raises serious concerns

America’s housing crisis was caused by a number of factors. One that has remained largely hidden from the general public until now is MERS. According to the Nolan Chart LLC mortgage industry blog, MERS (Mortgage Electronic Registration System) is an institution that enables the Mortgage Backed Security (MBS) industry to pass over rules regarding recording
Unemployment has led to a rise in panhandling. Lenders cannot help them with payday loans until they can secure steady income.

Unemployment and Begging Go Hand in Hand

Blame the Recession The Onalaska, Wisconsin police department has been receiving an increased number of complaints from residents about panhandling at intersections. Are these people begging because they lost their jobs and are looking for some extra money for the holidays, or are they professional beggars looking for easy money? One thing that is clear

Senate Republicans distressed by Jim Bunning

On March 1st, 2010, Senator Jim Bunning (R-KY) launched a one man filibuster opposing an extension on a bill that extended benefits for the unemployed.  It covered unemployment benefits, COBRA insurance, and other aid.  Sen. Bunning opposed the bill on grounds that insufficient funds were on hand to pay for it, and that unused stimulus
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Doc Fix | Disputed Democratic memo about health care reform

Earlier this morning, it was reported that “unnamed sources” on capitol hill revealed a supposedly “secret” memo instructing Democratic members of congress to not discuss the “doc fix” action that was allegedly under discussion. So what exactly is “doc fix”? Has this memo’s authenticity been confirmed, and will the doc fix mean that Congress will
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People Use Cash Advances as They Brace for Global Warming Bill

New Global Warming Bill Studies are showing people are increasing cash advances as they wait for new massive global warming bill to go into effect. In the next few weeks, Congress will be reviewing a huge global warming bill.  The bill, named Waxman-Markey, will create a cap-and-trade program that aims to police greenhouse gas emissions.
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Be afraid of terrorists poisoning buffets

Terrorist attacks on U.S. soil have been warded off since 9/11, but according to CBS News, that doesn’t mean Americans should do without a good, old-fashioned helping of fear, served media fresh. Reports indicate that a key U.S. intelligence source has labeled the threat of terrorists poisoning buffets as “credible.” This has understandably set the
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Woman bites into razor in Walmart ice cream, but won’t sue

In East Texas, reports indicate that a woman bit into a razor in her Walmart ice cream. Stephanie Granger says that her Peanut Butter Stars cup “tasted funny” when she first started eating it. Rather than suing Walmart, however, Granger says she just hopes the company “reviews safety procedures.” Woman bites into razor in her
Time Warner

$16 million cable bill quickly reversed by Time Warner

Computerized billing systems are advertised as a way to make life easier. A $16 million cable bill is the latest in a long string of accidental overcharges that call that into question. While Time Warner has already reversed the bill, the incident reveals the danger of putting your finances on autopilot. The $16 million cable
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Identity thieves see job seekers, children as lucrative targets

Identity theft is one of the fastest growing crimes in America. Nearly 11 million credit card holders each year are victims of identity theft. While everyone is vulnerable, trends show that identity thieves are increasingly targeting children and job seekers. Ingenious identity theft scams Victims of identity theft in the U.S. lost an average of
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Home Prices are on the Rise

Home Prices are on the Rise The home price index The recession is officially over according to experts and now is the time to watch home prices rise. For a long time house values declined causing much stress for homeowners. A new study however, just revealed that for the fifth month in a row US
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Recent spike in gas prices the beginning of a long-term trend

Consumers can expect to pay higher gasoline prices in 2011 for a number of reasons. Global economic recovery and a falling U.S. dollar have sent crude oil futures past $90 a barrel in the past few weeks. Gas prices in many states in the U.S. average more than $3 a gallon, and energy analysts expect