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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...
Federal minimum wage

Amazon, Wal-Mart and a Cash Advance: Win-Win-Win!

The biggest online giants are battling for your business. This means you might not need a cash advance to hit a jackpot of sales!
This holiday season, the retail giants are battling for your business. Need a cash advance to keep up? (Photo: flickr.com)

Where Is The Best Place To Get Payday Loans Online and Why?

There are all kinds of reasons why you would want to get a loan online but what should you know about payday loans first?
There are all kinds of reasons why you would want to get a loan online but what should you know about payday loans first?

David Frum on the Arizona law: An alternative view

Former presidential speechwriter David Frum wants us to see past the rhetoric of the Arizona immigration law and see where it could help…
Close-up from a mural painting in San Diego's Chicano Park. A Latino male's face is shown. There is anger in his eyes. His hat bears the name of Aztlán, a figurative term used by the Chicano movement of the 1960s and 1970s to indicate the lands of Northern Mexico taken by the United States. That would include California, Arizona, New Mexico and Texas.

Romaine Lettuce Recall | Salmonella Found in Wisconsin

Tanimura & Antle Inc. has recalled a batch of romaine lettuce after the Department of Agriculture found lettuce in Wisconsin contaminated with salmonella. ...
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French Court Finds Church of Scientology Guilty of Fraud

The French government recognizes the Church of Scientology as a commercial institution, not a religion. Now two French branches have been fined for fraud...
Tom Cruise, famous Scientologist. Image from Flickr.

Why Borrow Money On Installments To Keep From Defaulting On Bills And Ruining Your Credit?

Many people are shocked at how damaging it is to have a low credit score. Many though have found a temporary solution with installment loans.
Many people are shocked at how damaging it is to have a low credit score. Many though have found a temporary solution with installment loans.

Rome and Moscow plagued by protests and riots

Riots have been breaking out all over Europe in recent months. Recent riots in Rome and in Moscow plunged both capital cities into chaos.
Silvio Berlusconi

Bank of America steels itself for exposure of Wikileaks data

It's believed that Wikileaks has data on Bank of America mortgage, foreclosure and other corruption that could be big enough to kill the bank.
A nonplussed preacher walks away from a Bank of America ATM.

Googlers again needing dictionary for vitriol

Obscure words tend to send Googlers searching for definitions, this time for Vitriol, a word used by the President. What DOES it mean...

How To Use Short Term Loans To Save Your Budget

There are plenty of things eating your budget and late fees on the bills is typically the biggest waste and easiest to fix with short term loans.
There are plenty of things eating your budget and late fees on the bills is typically the biggest waste and easiest to fix with short term loans.

Joe Lieberman declines to run in 2012

Senator Joe Lieberman is retiring, as he is declining to run for re-election in 2012, after four terms in the United States Senate.
Phot of Joe Leberman.

A Journey in Victorian Décor

Those who are lucky enough to own an authentic turn-of-the-century Victorian know their homes can have a lot of curb appeal, but it's what's inside that counts.
Image from VictorianConnection.com

Contrave weight loss drug | Modest effectiveness with high risks

A panel of FDA experts has voted for approval of the weight-loss drug Contrave, but the panel also asked for more research on how safe it is.
Diet pills

Personal Loans Online Do Not Requre Credit Checks Or Collateral Deposits

Credit checks cause damage to your credit score. These are the factors that you will appreciate knowing so you can get a personal loan without ruining your credit or putting up collateral.
Credit checks cause damage to your credit score. These are the factors that you will appreciate knowing so you can get a personal loan without ruining your credit or putting up collateral.

Space tourism more accessible as competition drives down price

Space tourism came closer to reality with Virgin Galactic's successful test flight, and soon it will have competition from Space Adventures.
virgin galactic space tourism

Kiva expands P2P loans to green ideas and student loans

Microlending nonprofit Kiva is working on expanding its business to lending for environmental changes and students in third-world countries.
Solar Panels

Cosmetic surgery rebound: bra sizes grow along with the economy

Cosmetic surgery procedures are increasing as the economy improves, with breast augmentation leading the way and nose jobs a close second.
breast augmentation

Why Using a Cash Advance For a Spending Spree Is a Very Bad Idea!

Cash advances, although a modern convenience, are not to be used for for irresponsible spending. Use them wisely and you will improve your financial situation.
Cash advances, although a modern convenience, are not to be used for for irresponsible spending. Use them wisely and you will improve your financial situation.

Pioneer of IVF treatment awarded Nobel Prize

Dr. Robert Edwards, developer of I.V.F. treatment, has been awarded the Nobel Prize for Medicine. Nearly 4 million exist because of I.V.F.
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2010 named hottest year by National Climatic Data Center

According to the U.S. National Climatic Data Center, 2010 tied 2005 for the hottest year on record according to ground surface temperature.
Smokestacks billowing smoke – and greenhouse gases – into the air at sunset.