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Parents are Using Small Loans to Fund Childcare, But There is Help

Although parents are using savings, a small loan or family help to fund childcare, the government has some tax breaks that could help.

Loss of tax loan funding causes Jackson Hewitt bankruptcy

Jackson Hewitt, the tax preparation firm, has gone into bankruptcy protection because of loss of revenue from tax refund anticipation loans.
Income tax form 1040

Yes, you really can get bad credit installment loans today!

Avoid late payments or overdraft fees. If you need cash now, there really are bad credit installment loans you can get today.
Yes, there are such things as same day personal installment loans.

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?

U.S. home ownership rates falling as foreclosure crisis deepens

U.S. home ownership rates have fallen to the lowest level in a decade, and millions of Americans are expected to lose their homes in 2011...
us homeownership rate hits the dirt

How to Buy Groceries when Pay Day is Far Away

Sometimes it can be tough stretching the grocery budget out until pay day. Following these simple tips can help...
Plan ahead to save money on groceries.

Mississippi Congress stalls on payday loan legislation

The Mississippi state legislature has stalled on passing a bill that would further regulate the payday loan lending industry in the state.
Mississippi Capitol

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.

Save Cash Today for a Good Retirement Tomorrow

Saving cash today is difficult, but too many people putting it off. For a good retirement, it’s imperative to find ways to manage cash now.

A Little Quick Cash Keeps Life on Track

It doesn’t matter what it is that’s got you in a financial twist. When you need money now, finding some quick cash is always the bottom line...
Quick cash for a quick weekend get-away

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…"

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.

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)

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.

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.

Incidents of attempted loan fraud skyrocket during credit crunch

Attempted fraud on mortgage loan applications soared in 2010 as more desperate borrowers fudge on credit and employment histories...
first person fraud

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. ...
romaine

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 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.

Payday loans no faxing

Life happens. The car breaks, the washing machine breaks, the electric company is threatening to shut me off. Should I consider payday loans no faxing?
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