Plan Ahead and You Won’t Need a Tax Refund Loan

Keep your cash and get a quick tax refund If you’ve ever used a tax preparation service and been owed a refund, chances are you’ve also been offered a refund anticipation loan (RAL). More than 12 million Americans receive a tax refund every year, and many of them succumb to the temptation to take out
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SC Lt. Gov. Andre Bauer Advises Mark Sanford to Leave

Former GOP presidential hopeful being urged to leave At one time, South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford was one of the most vocal critics of President Clinton during the Monica Lewinsky scandal. He insisted that the best thing for the country was that Mr. Clinton step down, because his actions were “unconscionable” (say that in the
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Opryland Hotel flooding damage beyond measure

The results of the Tennessee flooding of the Cumberland River, especially the Opryland Hotel flooding, have closed the area that is virtually the heart of Nashville. The Opryland Hotel is part of the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center, a large resort complex including retail stores and several atria, all next door to the Grand
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Oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico 2010: BP reports progress

Progress was reported Thursday in the effort to contain the Gulf oil spill 2010, which is leaking an estimated 210,000 gallons a day. A BP oil spill spokesman said one of three leaks had been plugged. With two leaks remaining, a four-story, 98-ton containment dome is en route to the site and another is being
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No Faxing Cash Advance Loans Online

Get up to $1500 in as little as 2 hours In financial emergencies, there are tons of different no faxing cash advance and installment loan companies to choose from, but many have high fees and many require a load of documentation and formalities. In all likelihood, you won’t have time to go through such formalities

#1 Mistake Most Payday Loan Companies Make

The payday loan industry is making common business mistakes Payday lenders spend an outrageous amount of money to find one qualified borrower. The costs per repeat borrower is astronomically higher for payday lead buyers. Most lenders do not monetize their applicants when the customer does not qualify for their loans. They spend anywhere from $50
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It’s the Right Time to Use Credit Cards to Buy a Car

Car Buying in a Recession If consumers are in the need of a car, this may be the right time to use credit cards to do it. Most dealerships have huge inventories and no way to get rid of them. The recession has put auto dealers in difficult positions, since most Americans are in no

Homebuyers Look for Quick Cash by Working with a Good Agent

Finding quick cash can be found with a good agent Potential homebuyers are looking for ways to find quick cash, and having a good real estate agent is the number one way to save. It’s a great time to buy a home, but every first-time homebuyer needs the careful direction of a good real estate

Cover any Unexpected Expenses With Payday Loans

Unforeseen Expenses? Hate ‘Em! If you ever have to cope with an unexpected expense, then payday loans might be able to save you. Everybody experiences unexpected expenses at some time in their life. There are many different sources for these expenses. They could be emergency repairs to your home or car. They could also be
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Dickey’s BBQ offering $1 sandwiches on October 19

Dickey’s BBQ, a nationwide chain based in Texas, is having a big day. Today only, Dickey’s BBQ is offering its Pulled Pork Big BBQ Sandwiches for $1. There is a limit of two per customer, but that’s enough to fill up just about anyone. Dickey’s BBQ $1 sandwiches In celebration of its 69th anniversary, Dickey’s
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Rising oil prices driven by global weather, markets and politics

Crude oil prices soared on Tuesday to pass $90 a barrel, a 26-month high. A weaker dollar and cold weather were cited as primary factors for rising oil and gas prices. A compromise with Republicans by the Obama administration that involved extending the Bush tax cuts, and traders hedging against the weaker dollar are also

US embassy in Tripoli shuttered with Libya sanctions pending

The U.S. embassy in Libya has been closed as violence in the Libyan capital is increasing. The regime of Moammar Gadhafi is quickly losing control despite stringent and deadly efforts to quell the uprising of Libyans against Gadhafi’s four-decade rule. Sanctions against Libya are likely to be enacted soon. Tripoli plunging into chaos as Gadhafi

Google Maps for Bicyclists

Yesterday, Google announced that it has added biking directions to Google Maps for the United States. Whether you ride for exercise, to run errands, to commute to work, or just for fun, Google Maps can now make your life little easier, a little more scenic, and even a little safer.  No matter why you ride
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Fukushima disaster lays bare the cost of nuclear power

Before the Fukushima disaster, nuclear power appeared on the verge of a comeback. But in the aftermath of the Japan earthquake and tsunami, nuclear reactors worldwide have been shut down and construction of nuclear plants has been put on hold. Expensive new safety measures that may be required as a result of the Fukushima disaster
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Researchers discover koro, a previously unknown language

The discovery of language previously unknown to the world at large is a momentous occasion. The window of opportunity to record that expression of human culture is limited at best. National Geographic’s “Enduring Voices” project has opened the window for koro, a language spoken by about 800 people in India’s northeastern-most state, Arunachal Pradesh, reports

Little Buddy Child Tracker – An Easy Way to Stalk Your Children

For the Love of Our Children Most parents are willing to go through extremes to protect and closely monitor their children. It’s perfectly understandable. As a parent myself, I want to ensure my child’s safety, no matter how deep or how far I have to go to do it, even if it means getting a
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Million-dollar home sales increase as prices continue to slide

Sales of homes that cost millions rose dramatically in major U.S. cities last year. Wealthy Americans prospering from a rebound on Wall Street are taking advantage of low interest rates on jumbo loans and falling home prices to land unprecedented bargains. Meanwhile, home sales overall are stalling, and analysts expect home prices to decline another