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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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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.

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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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.

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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Google offers Groupon $5.3 billion for local search domination

In a move reminiscent of last year's attempt to buy Yelp, Google has offered to buy Groupon for $5.3 billion Why is Google interested?
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Preparing for Parents to Cut You Off | What to do When It Happens

If you make a habit of spending money and then running to your parents for help, you'll run out of money after the Bank of Mom and Dad is closed. READ MORE ...
Start being responsible with your money now. Youll thank yourself later.

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.

Bad credit loans for car purchases increasing

Two years ago, borrowers with bad credit had a 60 percent chance of getting a car loan. Now their chances are much worse, but improving...
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Most Americans still believe in real estate as an investment

Despite housing still slumping in a recession, Americans still believe real estate is the best investment a person can make in the long run.
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Get an Instant Cash Advance Online – Even with Bad Credit!

Despite bad credit ratings, many are able to get instant cash advances today. APPLY ONLINE TODAY and turn a difficult situation around fast!

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.

What you need to know about no credit check installment loans

A no credit check installment loan combines the extended repayment of a traditional loan with the easy, fast cash of no credit check loans.
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Pay down credit card debt | Using science to pay it down faster

Studies have found that most people don't pay down their credit card debt using the fastest formula. Here's how to get out of debt faster.
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Workers try to find payday cash with a good boss to match

Workers looking for payday cash also have to look for good bosses to guide them.

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.

Don’t Get Caught in a Payday Loan Trap

If you’re having trouble making ends meet, an installment payday loan might make better sense than a single-payment payday loan...
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