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Small business hiring big reason for drop in unemployment rate

Small businesses, which have been bearing the lion's share of job creation in the economic recovery, are picking up the pace. Unemployment is dropping.
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Twitter hacked: Twitter follower stats vanish during bug fix

Twitter hacked: fixing a bug that let Twitter users force people to follow them erased every user's Twitter follow stats Monday. READ MORE
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Eppicard | Scammers target state payment debit cards

The Eppicard system is used by 19 states to distribute benefits, but phishing scams are coming out. Is the system really safe and effective?
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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.

People of Wal Mart | We’ve Stopped Caring

People of Wal Mart is a very American collection of the people you meet on an average day in the aisles of your local big box flophouse or place where people...
Welcome to America's last stop for value, people of Wal Mart! We hope you enjoy the show and use the spittoon for all expectorations present and future. (Photo: flickr.com)

The Case for Walking Away

With no end in sight to rising unemployment and with foreclosure rates continuing to accelerate, people are walking away from debt and into bankruptcy court...
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Yard Sale Treasure Map | Find Deals In Your Neighborhood!

With a little help from Yard Sale Treasure Map, you should be able to make a killing at garage and yard sales in your neighborhood…
He didn't put his sale on Craigslist, so Yard Sale Treasure Map users can't find him. (Photo: wikipedia.org)

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.

Canada confirms use of Agent Orange to clear brush

A Toronto Star investigation found that Canada used the infamous herbicide Agent Orange in its forestry program from the 1950s to the 1980s.
A Vietnam-era photograph of a military plane dropping the chemical warfare Agent Orange on a Vietnamese jungle.

EPPICard: Less phishing, more administrative fees

The EPPICard debit card that allows access to the quick payday of state benefits can be loaded with fees and put users in danger of a scam.
A man submerged in murky financial waters is about to bite on the hook of the EPPICard phishing scam.

BP CEO Tony Hayward gets small victory amid turmoil

The second attempt to cut leaking pipes in order to cap them has succeeded, which may be some relief to BP CEO Tony Hayward. READ MORE...
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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.

How can you protect your teeth?

If something as simple as a smile is important to you, you need to take good care of your teeth. Here are some tips you can use. READ ON..
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Firing off April Fools myths like Sidd Finch fastballs

Sidd Finch is one of the most famous April Fools media gags of all time. His fastball made the sound of ripping silk as it scorched the air.
Sidd Finch winds up to deliver his 168 mph fastball to a sandcrab on a Florida sand dune.

Birth spacing and autism study took into account other factors

A study of 500,000 California children found that having siblings less than two years apart puts them at a higher risk of developing autism.
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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.

Bring Your Child to Work Day 2010 | Teaching for life

Bring Your Child to Work Day 2010 is today. It falls each year on the fourth Thursday of April, and it teaches children the value…
A young daughter at work with dad in what appears to be a home office. On Bring Your Child to Work Day 2010, that counts just as much as an office outside the home.

Google Maps for Bicyclists

Google Maps now offers directions to help you locate bike lanes, bike-friendly roads, and bike trails. You can use it to avoid hills, too...

Gains in October jobs report not enough to dent unemployment

The October jobs report shows the 10th straight month of private sector job growth, but the unemployment rate remains stubbornly unaffected.
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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.

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.
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The Unparalleled Benefits of Instant Payday Loans

Getting instant payday loans helps you manage the budget of your household without hurting your finances. You should know more about this beneficial option...