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Wireless payment network to debut in Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City, Utah, will soon begin experimenting with a wireless payment system in conjunction with three wireless networks. The system, called Isis, is set to debut in 2012 and will use cellular phones to wire payments from a person’s credit or debit line with a bank. Cell phone credit card technology takes another step
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Blippy credit card info exposed to identity theft on Google

The Blippy credit card info exposed on Google is way too much information.  Blippy invites users use the social networking service to tell their friends about what they buy online. Venturebeat reported Friday that at least one person figured out how to find Blippy members’ credit card numbers on Google. A search VentureBeat calls “fairly
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Consumer spending report shows improved savings rate

Each month, the federal government releases a report on consumer saving and spending rates. These two rates are seen as indicators of consumer sentiment and economic growth. The January spending report is also being seen as a referendum on the payroll tax cut. January personal income The United States Commerce Department’s monthly report on personal
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Online Cash Advances Are A Necessity For Most

Stay on top with online cash advances As the end of the month approaches, various bills start catching up with you. If you have run out of cash and are unable to pay these bills on time, you will have to delay the payment until you receive your next paycheck. But, in doing so, you
Photo of the type of strap-down table used by prisons when administering lethal injections to death row inmates. Darryl Durr, a convicted kidnapper, rapist and murderer, was put to death via injection in spite of the fact that he complained that he was allergic to the anesthesia used.

Darryl Durr: Too allergic to die argument fails to stop execution

Darryl Durr, 46, was convicted of raping and murdering 16-year-old Angel Vincent in 1988. According to ABC News, the death row inmate’s counsel attempted to appeal his impending execution, claiming that his anesthesia allergy made him “too allergic to die.” However, Ohio District Court Judge Gregory Frost “ruled there wasn’t enough evidence given that the
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Sassy Water Saves Money And Calories

Sassy Water saves you in the summer Is your city going through yet another heat wave? Do you want to avoid all of the calories and expense that come with drinking soda? Sassy Water is the perfect summer beverage for cutting calories and costs. Don’t use your payday loan money to buy soft drinks and
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David Koch poser gets Wis. Gov. Scott Walker to reveal ploy

A pair of right wing billionaires known as the Koch brothers were major backers of Republican Scott Walker, the newly elected Wisconsin governor. Walker, who is trying to bust public employee unions in Wisconsin, was punked by a phone prankster posing as David Koch. In the conversation, Walker was tricked into revealing his strategy to
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Kennedy Space Center Tickets | Sale of tickets delayed

Space shuttle Atlantis is due to launch very soon – but the Kennedy Space Center tickets website experienced a failure to launch this morning. Tickets to view the Atlantis launch at Kennedy Space Center were due to go on sale this morning, April 22, at 9 a.m. However, the Kennedy Space Center tickets website experienced
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Possible end in sight for mortgage giants Fannie and Freddie

Mortgage backing companies Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae could become a thing of the past. An upcoming Treasury report will make proposals about what should be done with the two government sponsored enterprises. One proposal is to let them both go under. Proposed cut of Freddie and Fannie would take years The Department of the
The Facebook logo. Phoebe Prince's Facebook gave the Mean Girls of South Hadley the fuel they desired to destroy the life of the 15-year-old girl.

Phoebe Prince Facebook bullying | A psychiatrist’s view

It got so bad that even on Facebook Phoebe Prince could find no peace. The “Mean Girls of South Hadley,” a group of teens from South Hadley High School in South Hadley, MA, bullied the 15-year-old Phoebe Prince mercilessly until she hanged herself. The teens have been brought up on charges, but that doesn’t replace
Do you have winter car kits? If not, even if it means taking a payday loan, get one if you like in an area where it snows!

Winter Car Preparedness May Require a Payday Loan

In the Old Days Before huge supermarkets came along to cater to the fast-paced lifestyle of today’s society, getting ready for the winter required hard work. It didn’t require payday loans. You had a shovel and you roughed it out. Yet in the aftermath of today’s harsh blizzards, where over a foot of snow is
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Should Government Limit Bank Overdraft Fees?

Over-the-top overdraft fees The Associated Press reports that some senior congressional Democrats want to draw up legislation that would limit how much banks can charge customers in overdraft fees. Personally, I have been slapped with $105 in overdraft charges before for transactions that equaled a lot less than that, so I certainly would feel better
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Oil prices spike as Gadhafi refuses to leave turmoil in Libya

Political turmoil in Libya has led to an increase in worldwide oil prices. Libya is a major exporter of oil, and unrest in that nation could lead to a drop in the output of oil. Despite a growing number of people calling for him to leave, Libyan ruler Moammar Gadhafi refuses to abdicate his office.
When dealing with customers, don't lose yourself. Customer service is important, but don't let it drive you to needing a personal loan to pay a doctor. (Photo: flickr.com)

5 Wise Tips to Avoid a Debt of Trouble with Bad Customers

Good Advice for Solo Business Professionals and Entrepreneurs Long-time solo professional business owners have always experienced ups and downs with their business. They’ve all had debts to pay like most business owners do, and most have received a personal loan to help out. Aside from financial obstacles, they’ve also likely come across every type of
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Honey: A tasteful gift from the bee

Many of us have come to know the taste of honey and where it comes from. It is a natural sweetener, and it is also a great energizer that many have come to depend on. However, honey is not just beneficial for mankind; the bee is also dependent on it for food. Bees need large
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Hybrid policies replacing traditional term life insurance

The nature of long-term care and life insurance policies has changed rapidly in these uncertain financial times.  Many consumers are reluctant to put up large amounts of money for future benefits, especially when those  benefits may never become necessary.  The insurance industry has countered this trend by offering combination products that blend long-term-care with traditional
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Google Voice launches for all, gets sued

Google Voice, a service that “reinvents” telephony with a Google lens, was officially launched to all today. The same day that Google Voice launched, though, Frontier filed a patent infringement lawsuit. The Google Voice system also raises questions about privacy and lost revenue for other service carriers. Google Voice: the features Today on the Google