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Money-saving ways to avoid online news subscription paywalls

Online news junkies with tight budgets, rejoice. There are many ways to circumvent digital news paywalls.
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Repossessions by mortgage loan lenders climb

Foreclosures by banks are declining, but repossessions, which do the same thing without the paperwork, are skyrocketing as well as auctions.
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Obama spending freeze: Is it doable?

To those who dismiss Obama's spending freeze as impossible, I quote CNN, which points out that this is "a partial, three-year freeze on discretionary spending."
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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?

Peter Thiel offers $100,000 to bypass school for entrepreneurship

Peter Thiel has created a buzz by offering $100,000 to 20 students for dropping out of college to pursue high-tech entrepreneurial dreams.
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Personal installment loans today | Up to $1,500 – no credit check

Avoid late payments and overdraft fees. If you need up to $1,500 within two hours, apply for personal installment loans today...
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Master the metrics of small business success

How can you tell if your business is doing well? Benchmark your business, with an eye for some of these key ratios you'll want in your favor.
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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.

Wedding Cans Update: Pete and Andrea’s saga continues

When I started writing about Wedding Cans, the couple was at about 4 percent of their goal. But after the AP picked up the story, it went international...
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The business of a New Korean War

Will a New Korean War result from the tensions, and if so, will America's economy survive being cut off from South Korean products and parts?
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Consumer Electronics Show 2010 Begins Thursday

The Consumer Electronics Show 2010 will give us an idea of some of the new electronics we can expect to have available this year...
Rumor has it this year will see a lot of advances in 3-D technology. Image from Flickr.

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.

Payday advance lenders compete for price when allowed

It is claimed that payday advance lenders don't compete for prices. People who maintain this suspicion probably haven't done their homework.
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Students have a hard time paying off personal loans

College graduates are having an increasingly difficult time paying back student loans. One in four struggle, and 7 percent are in default.
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Hungary toxic sludge spill triggers ecological disaster

A flood of toxic sludge bigger than the gulf oil spill hit several towns in western Hungary after a reservoir broke at an aluminum plant.
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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.

Office of Financial Literacy tucked away in financial reform bill

The Dodd-Frank financial reform bill aims to promote financial literacy among American consumers to help them stay out of money troubles.
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Understanding mutual funds

Knowing what a mutual fund is can help new investors make an informed decision as to whether or not this investment vehicle is right for them.

Beef Recall in effect from the CDC | 2 Die from E. Coli

Fairbanks Farms has initiated a recall of over 500,000 pounds of ground beef. 2 people have died from E.coli. READ MORE...
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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.

Need a Loan? I Found Late Inning Relief Right Here

I hurt my arm playing baseball, and the anti-inflammatory and pain meds I'd need to sleep through the night were expensive. I found I'd need a loan…
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