Politics

Robert McNamara Dies | We Make War in His Image

Former U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara has died peacefully at 93 years of age. His role in Vietnam defined his life; will America continue to make...

Barney Frank Town Hall Proves Mass. Dem’s Mettle

Massachusetts Representative Barney Frank's town hall proved that some Democrats are ready to fight back against the mindless hordes who attempt to disguise...
Rep. Barney Frank (Photo: commons.wikimedia.org)

The California Regulate, Control and Tax Cannabis Act: Part 1

California voters are set to decide if recreational marijuana should be legal in the state. What are the arguments for and against the act?
A single joint of marijuana

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.

$6,500 Homebuyer Tax Credit Officially Extended to 2010

Congress today passed a bill that extends the homebuyer tax credit to 2010. There are some big changes and new exemptions...
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Senate stalling on vote ratifying new START treaty

The Senate is stalling voting on the new START treaty, which would further reduce the United States' and Russia's stockpiles of nuclear arms.
Medvedev and Obama

Obama School Speech | Dream Big, Kids

The Obama school speech delivered on Tuesday, September 9 challenged our children to work and keep at their schoolwork, for it will help define who…
President Obama's school speech is meant to encourage, not indoctrinate. (Photo: flickr.com)

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.

Financial statements released from Obama and Joe Biden

The President and Vice President both released their financial disclosure forms, as they are required annually. It may surprise you. READ ON...
Vice President Joe Biden

Obama Ground Zero mosque comments spark more political discourse

President Obama's Ground Zero mosque comments intensified political theater about a proposed project in a neighborhood with many mosques...
A mosque in Harlem

Gregory Meeks forgets to disclose $55,000 in personal loans

Queens Congressman Gregory Meeks has revealed that he did not disclose personal loans in his required financial disclosure statements. READ ON...
Gregory Meeks

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.

Obama Wall Street address calls for change and cooperation

The Obama Wall Street speech at Cooper Union calls for good reforms, and security from foolhardy financial gambles. What else did he say?
Cooper Union Foundation Building

Obama India trip | Is $200 million a day really needed?

One Indian news outlet reported the cost of Obama's trip at $200 million a day. That number may be inflated, but the trip will be expensive.
Obama

Charlie Christ veto of SB6 signals bolt from GOP in Senate race

Republican Florida Governor Charlie Christ's veto of education bill SB6 shows he may run for the Senate as an independent. READ MORE...
Florida Governor Charlie Christ

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.

Illinois lawmakers approve largest tax increase in state history

The Illinois tax increase is a 66 percent hike in the state income tax until 2015; this was enacted to reduce a $15 billion budget deficit.
illinois tax increase

Easy payday loans may be limited by consumer protection agency

Elizabeth Warren, a candidate to lead the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, has spoken out against short term credit like payday loans...
elizibeth warren on the left in a meeting

AIG Has “Excellent Chance” to Repay Bailout Money

The company of seemingly a million bailouts, AIG is now on record (or at least Edward Liddy is) that they're in position to be able to repay bailout funds...
AIG

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.

Prop 8 stay granted by California judge

The overturning of Proposition 8 in California has been given a few days to take effect, so proponents have time to appeal the ruling...
Court Gavel

Furlough of NY State workers quashed by high court

A one-day furlough for New York State workers, ordered by the governor to save emergency money, has been quashed by a judge. READ MORE...
David Paterson