Politics

What is the real story behind a WikiLeaks Bank of America dump?

If Bank of America is the next target for WikiLeaks, evidence of unethical finance on Wall Street is old news ...
unethical finance

Legal spat over financial protection bureau continues

The legal battle over the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau continues, as legislators try to gut the agency before it starts operating.
Hearing

Tea Party pens book on how Obama stole Christmas

Defeated Tea Party candidate David Hedrick has published an illustrated kids' book called “The Liberal Claus(e): Socialism on a Sleigh.”
The Obama hope poster transformed into an Obama Santa Claus poster. The caption reads “Ho ho hope!”

How Can Your Credit Score Be Saved With Something As Simple As A Payday Loan?

Millions of people every year fall short on various bills and lose credit points. Payday loans are a no credit check option that can ease the pain.
Millions of people every year fall short on various bills and lose credit points. Payday loans are a no credit check option that can ease the pain.

Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission Begins to Grill Bankers

The Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission (FCIC) has begun questioning bank CEOs regarding whether they are using bailout funds responsibly.

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)

Facts About Installment Loans Everyone Should Know Before Applying Online

Are installment loans online safe and secure? Is applying a big hassle with tons of hoops to jump through? We have the facts you want to know.
Are installment loans online safe and secure? Is applying a big hassle with tons of hoops to jump through? We have the facts you want to know.

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

$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...
Image from Flickr.

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

How To Get A Cash Advance Without Providing Collateral or Submitting To A Credit Check

Credit checks can hurt your credit score and providing collateral for a loan is an unneccessary risk which can be avoided.
Credit checks can hurt your credit score and providing collateral for a loan is an unneccessary risk which can be avoided.

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)

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

How Personal Loans Online Can Prevent Your FICO Credit Score From Going Down

Traditional loans require a credit check which puts a hard inquiry on your credit report which in many cases lowers your overall credit rating.
Traditional loans require a credit check which puts a hard inquiry on your credit report which in many cases lowers your overall credit rating.

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

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

How To Use Short Term Loans To Get Through a Budget Crisis Wisely

Everyone finds themsevles in a budget crisis from time to time and short term loans are only the answer in some circumstances when used wisely.
Everyone finds themsevles in a budget crisis from time to time and short term loans are only the answer in some circumstances when used wisely.

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

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