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Understanding mutual funds

Knowing what a mutual fund is can help new investors make an informed decision as to whether or not this investment vehicle is right for them.

Beef Recall in effect from the CDC | 2 Die from E. Coli

Fairbanks Farms has initiated a recall of over 500,000 pounds of ground beef. 2 people have died from E.coli. READ MORE...
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Need a Loan? I Found Late Inning Relief Right Here

I hurt my arm playing baseball, and the anti-inflammatory and pain meds I'd need to sleep through the night were expensive. I found I'd need a loan…
My grip varies somewhat, but it's the wrist snap that did me in. (Photo: updatesme.blogspot.com/)

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.

Google offers Groupon $5.3 billion for local search domination

In a move reminiscent of last year's attempt to buy Yelp, Google has offered to buy Groupon for $5.3 billion Why is Google interested?
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Preparing for Parents to Cut You Off | What to do When It Happens

If you make a habit of spending money and then running to your parents for help, you'll run out of money after the Bank of Mom and Dad is closed. READ MORE ...
Start being responsible with your money now. Youll thank yourself later.

Bad credit loans for car purchases increasing

Two years ago, borrowers with bad credit had a 60 percent chance of getting a car loan. Now their chances are much worse, but improving...
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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.

Most Americans still believe in real estate as an investment

Despite housing still slumping in a recession, Americans still believe real estate is the best investment a person can make in the long run.
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Get an Instant Cash Advance Online – Even with Bad Credit!

Despite bad credit ratings, many are able to get instant cash advances today. APPLY ONLINE TODAY and turn a difficult situation around fast!

Workers try to find payday cash with a good boss to match

Workers looking for payday cash also have to look for good bosses to guide them.

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.

Payday Lending Catching On at Credit Unions

Payday lending isn't just for payday lending businesses anymore. Credit unions are dabbling in the consumer service, but their terms are less than satisfactory…
Why not get it right the first time when you try payday lending, credit unions? (Photo: wikipedia.org)

Parents are Using Small Loans to Fund Childcare, But There is Help

Although parents are using savings, a small loan or family help to fund childcare, the government has some tax breaks that could help.

Loss of tax loan funding causes Jackson Hewitt bankruptcy

Jackson Hewitt, the tax preparation firm, has gone into bankruptcy protection because of loss of revenue from tax refund anticipation loans.
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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.

U.S. home ownership rates falling as foreclosure crisis deepens

U.S. home ownership rates have fallen to the lowest level in a decade, and millions of Americans are expected to lose their homes in 2011...
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How to Buy Groceries when Pay Day is Far Away

Sometimes it can be tough stretching the grocery budget out until pay day. Following these simple tips can help...
Plan ahead to save money on groceries.

Mississippi Congress stalls on payday loan legislation

The Mississippi state legislature has stalled on passing a bill that would further regulate the payday loan lending industry in the state.
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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.

Credit Card Minimum Payments are Hypnotic Conditioning

Credit card companies love it when you only make the minimum payment. That small number is a kind of hypnotic conditioning, says Stewart.
"Your eyes feel so very heavy. You will pay only the minimum balance on your credit card…"

Federal Minimum Wage and U.S. Labor Laws

Despite the fact that the federal minimum wage is not a living wage for anyone who pays rent, some states such as Colorado want to pay less...
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