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Government Hiring, but Retirees Running for Cash Advance Loans

Uncle Sam Tightening his Belt Defense establishments in the country are on a hiring spree, and have hired 97,445 people in the first nine months of 2009. There’s more to this than meets the eyes as the government is also looking to retire a number of employees in order to control the budget. Should people

College fund for your child | Considering the 529 plan

If you have a child, no matter the age, today is the day to start planning for their college education. Even the smallest of starts can, over time, accumulate to a nice amount of extra cash when your child is ready to start college. “But where do I put the money?” There are so many
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Think Jumpin Jammerz for comfort and convenience

You no doubt remember where you were when Kid ‘N Play exclaimed that it was time for a pajama jammie jam in the film “House Party.” Be still your beating hearts, consumers, because it’s time to take the floor in your footed pajamas again, thanks to Jumpin Jammerz. At, you can rediscover the miracle
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Woolly Mammoths breaking through the Siberian permafrost

Watch out, the woolly mammoths are coming back! In the frozen Russian north, under the Siberian permafrost, hunters are once again going out in search of the giant woolly mammoths to support their families. Only now, it’s the bones of their long-dead prey, rather than the woolly mammoths themselves – that they are going after
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Credit rating bureaus have double standard for handling disputes

Credit Rating Bureaus issue reports that affect the financial life of everyone who has ever used or will ever use credit. All consumers are judged by their credit rating when it comes to credit cards, mortgages and even job offers.  It may be disturbing to some, however, to learn that the bureaus have a two-tiered
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Carnival Splendor fire sets cruise ship adrift off Baja, Calif.

An engine room fire aboard the Carnival Splendor set the cruise ship adrift 55 miles off the coast of Baja California Monday. The Carnival Splendor fire knocked out power to the ship and left it dead in the water without working toilets, air conditioning, hot food or telephone service. The U.S. Coast Guard and the
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Affiliated Computer Services Sells to Xerox Corp.

Xerox makes largest-ever purchase Xerox has seen a decline in demand for its services, and now it has decided to buy Affiliated Computer Services Inc. for $6.4 billion and shift the focus of its business. Xerox will pay $18.60 a share in cash and 4.935 Xerox shares for each Affiliated Computer Services share. reports

Mortgage modification programs under fire from Republicans

The federal mortgage modification program is fast becoming a target for criticism as a failed program. Congressional Republicans have announced intentions on scrapping federal mortgage relief programs, which have been dismal failures. Foreclosures on failing mortgages  have slowed, but procedural issues are hampering the foreclosure processes nationwide. Failed mortgage relief programs prime target for spending

IBM to purchase Unica Corporation for $480 million

In an effort to help the technology giant provide customers effective tools to create more focused marketing campaigns, International Business Machines Corp. has announced it will buy marketing software maker Unica Corp. for $480 million. IBM, which recently purchased Web analytics vendor Coremetrics, is offering Unica holders $21 a share. According to the Wall Street
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Debit card interchange fees force consumers to pay hefty tax

JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon claims that consumers should start paying for the privilege of using their debit cards, but the truth is that consumers have been paying a premium to use debit for years, argues public policy consultant Richard Eskow in a March 24 Huffington Post column. Eskow states that U.S. consumers pay $48
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Rex 84 | Your Internment Camp Awaits You

What’s an Internment Specialist, daddy? “All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.” – Thomas Jefferson Did you know that the United States Army National Guard has been advertising job openings for “Internment Specialists?” Who would we be rounding up for internment, anyway? The United States hasn’t
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Pentagon to buy Operation Dark Heart first print for book burning

“Operation Dark Heart” is the latest book to get the kind of publicity money can’t buy. This time it comes courtesy of the Pentagon. Military intelligence officials said “Operation Dark Heart,” the memoir by a former intelligence officer in Afghanistan, reveals classified information damaging to national security. To suppress the book, the Pentagon, flush with
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Nexus One Google Phone Only Available Online

Google Nexus One at Google store While Fred Vogelstein at Wired was correct when he said “there seem to be no end to the number of innovative things a company like Google could have done” with the launch of the Nexus One Google phone, you certainly can’t poke any holes in Google’s marketing strategy. The
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Answers to questions about easy cash loans and bad credit

If you need to borrow cash until payday, but you have bad credit, you can apply for easy cash loans at Personal Money Market. In many cases, funds can be deposited to your bank account in as little as two hours. What are the minimum requirements? If you have a valid social security number and
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Prime Minister Gordon Brown to resign

After the defeat of the Labor Party at the polls in the U.K. election results, Prime Minister Gordon Brown has announced he will resign as head of the Labor Party and from his post as Prime Minister.  Currently, the Conservative and Liberal Democrat parties are working on a coalition government.  Labor is making a counteroffer
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Death may not end student loan obligations

In the United States, students in college have racked up more than $885 billion in student loan debt. While students are on the hook for the majority of that debt, some families are facing heart-wrenching decisions. Some families are being held responsible for student debt even after the student dies. The student loan market Student
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5 Fabulous Strategies to Make Serious CPA Cash

Are You Ready to Join the Masses? It is no surprise that hundreds of thousands of people are flocking to the Internet in order to acquire a cash advance, but what’s more interesting is that many more people are seeking the “gold mine” that Internet marketers are speaking about. But you have to have a