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People of Wal Mart | We’ve Stopped Caring

People of Wal Mart is a very American collection of the people you meet on an average day in the aisles of your local big box flophouse or place where people...
Welcome to America's last stop for value, people of Wal Mart! We hope you enjoy the show and use the spittoon for all expectorations present and future. (Photo: flickr.com)

The Case for Walking Away

With no end in sight to rising unemployment and with foreclosure rates continuing to accelerate, people are walking away from debt and into bankruptcy court...
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Yard Sale Treasure Map | Find Deals In Your Neighborhood!

With a little help from Yard Sale Treasure Map, you should be able to make a killing at garage and yard sales in your neighborhood…
He didn't put his sale on Craigslist, so Yard Sale Treasure Map users can't find him. (Photo: wikipedia.org)

Payday loan APR Fees and How They Compare To Other Financing Rates

A fee of $32 on a $100 bounced check can have an APR as high as 2,336%. You would be surprised to see how other fees measure up.
A fee of $32 on a $100 bounced check can have an APR as high as 2,336%. You would be surprised to see how other fees measure up.

Canada confirms use of Agent Orange to clear brush

A Toronto Star investigation found that Canada used the infamous herbicide Agent Orange in its forestry program from the 1950s to the 1980s.
A Vietnam-era photograph of a military plane dropping the chemical warfare Agent Orange on a Vietnamese jungle.

EPPICard: Less phishing, more administrative fees

The EPPICard debit card that allows access to the quick payday of state benefits can be loaded with fees and put users in danger of a scam.
A man submerged in murky financial waters is about to bite on the hook of the EPPICard phishing scam.

BP CEO Tony Hayward gets small victory amid turmoil

The second attempt to cut leaking pipes in order to cap them has succeeded, which may be some relief to BP CEO Tony Hayward. READ MORE...
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Installment Loans Online and How They Differ From The Average Payday Loan

One of the most liked features of installment loans is being able to pay them back over a much longer period of time then normal loans you may find locally.
One of the most liked features of installment loans is being able to pay them back over a much longer period of time then normal loans you may find locally.

How can you protect your teeth?

If something as simple as a smile is important to you, you need to take good care of your teeth. Here are some tips you can use. READ ON..
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Firing off April Fools myths like Sidd Finch fastballs

Sidd Finch is one of the most famous April Fools media gags of all time. His fastball made the sound of ripping silk as it scorched the air.
Sidd Finch winds up to deliver his 168 mph fastball to a sandcrab on a Florida sand dune.

Birth spacing and autism study took into account other factors

A study of 500,000 California children found that having siblings less than two years apart puts them at a higher risk of developing autism.
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The Ease and Convenience of Short Term Loans Needs To Be Managed In A Smart Way

It is not wise to go crazy with short term loans just because you can get them online with no credit checks, no collateral and without having to fax in tons of documents.
It is not wise to go crazy with short term loans just because you can get them online with no credit checks, no collateral and without having to fax in tons of documents.

Bring Your Child to Work Day 2010 | Teaching for life

Bring Your Child to Work Day 2010 is today. It falls each year on the fourth Thursday of April, and it teaches children the value…
A young daughter at work with dad in what appears to be a home office. On Bring Your Child to Work Day 2010, that counts just as much as an office outside the home.

Educating Yourself About No Credit Check Loan Options

When you need financing for rough patches in your life, no credit check payday loans, or credit cards can all be viable options for quick cash.
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Google Maps for Bicyclists

Google Maps now offers directions to help you locate bike lanes, bike-friendly roads, and bike trails. You can use it to avoid hills, too...

What You Need To Know To Keep From Getting Trapped By Cash Advance Addiction

Cash advances are not a long term financial fix for spending spree addictions. Using them should be done so responsibly and in a realistic manner.
Cash advances are not a long term financial fix for spending spree addictions. Using them should be done so responsibly and in a realistic manner.

Gains in October jobs report not enough to dent unemployment

The October jobs report shows the 10th straight month of private sector job growth, but the unemployment rate remains stubbornly unaffected.
october jobs report shows industries that are hiring

Save time and money with no faxing payday loans online

Why wait? You can save time and more money by applying right now for no faxing payday loans online. We make it that simple to borrow money..
Man on the phone smiling, applying for no faxing payday loans online.

Rice, Texas hit by F2 tornado that injures four

Residents of the tiny town of Rice, Texas saw their school and homes ripped apart by a moderate tornado on Sunday night.
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No Credit Check Personal Loans From The Comfort Of Home - A Good Thing or a Bad Thing?

Personal loans are so easy to get it worries some consumer groups. Like anything on the internet it pays to be informed before you pursue any online transactions.
Personal loans are so easy to get it worries some consumer groups. Like anything on the internet it pays to be informed before you pursue any online transactions.

Study shows we trust only 25 percent of what online friends say

The Edelman report shows that when it comes to online friends and their messages, consumers only trust about 25 percent of marketing messages.