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Debtors Anonymous Helps Compulsive Spenders

When a Payday Loan Isn’t the Only Help That’s Needed Debtors Anonymous may be the solution many compulsive spenders are searching for. The frequent need for payday loans, bad credit and the inability to save money are all warning signs of compulsive spending. While the need for short-term loans and bad credit can also be

To Build up Cash Today Try Looking at Your Diet

Spending to be healthy Building up cash today can be as easy as looking to your diet habits. The diet industry is a billion-dollar venture. From gyms to diet foods and sportswear to equipment, Americans are buying. There are thousands of products consumers buy to help manage their weight. The number one culprit is the

The Happiness Project Book and Blog

Gretchen Rubin’s Happiness Project Gretchen Rubin’s Happiness Project was featured on The Today Show this morning, and after doing some research I am left to believe that happy people are less concerned about making money than unhappy people. You see, usually when people are trying to sell books — and The Happiness Project is a
I find that this method helps, too. But I don't personally need the 3 day potty training method – nope, not me!

3 Day Potty Training May Not Require Payday Loans

But it Does Require Patience and Determination Any parent of a toddler will tell you that there are times when diaper changing is more than an inconvenience. Words like “blowout” come to find, as well as the prerequisite horror that comes with such sticky territory. You may see London or you may see France, but
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Jodee Blanco Makes a Living Off of Being Bullied

Jodee Blanco’s anti-bully books In elementary school, it seems everyone was either a bully or bullied. Sometimes this dichotomy extends to middle school and even high school, and while it’s “the norm,” author Jodee Blanco says it’s not right. Her book “Please Stop Laughing at Me … One Woman’s Inspirational Story” ended up on the
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Tylenol Recall Brings Back Arthritis Caplets, Memories

Tylenol recalls arthritis caplets It looks like we are in the middle of yet another Tylenol Recall, but don’t worry. This time, the reason isn’t that you might give your children an overdose of Tylenol. The voluntary Tylenol recall applies to Tylenol Arthritis Caplets; users have reported “a moldy smell that can cause nausea and
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Meet your Fitness Resolutions even with No Cash Now

Meet your Fitness Resolutions even with No Cash Now Does Your Fitness Resolution have to Cost a Fortune? With New Year’s approaching many people are beginning to think about resolutions, but many of them require you to have cash now. One popular resolution at this time of year is to start exercising and get in

Is It Time for an Overhaul of the Healthcare System?

Merry Christmas If this was what the Democrats intended to say, they have managed to come close by clinching a deal on healthcare reform. If the news is true, it will be a relief to a number of Americans struggling to meet the basic costs of healthcare. Some people must even take out personal loans
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Seniors Using Installment Loans to Get Through Retirement

Bad planning is hurting retirees A new study showed that older Americans are using installment loans to make ends meet. The retirement age of 65 is not a reality for a large group of citizens. Bad planning is the number one reason retirement plans don’t work. Next is failing to plan for emergency expenses and

Stressing Out Over the Lack of Money?

Borrow money and borrow stress? If you need to borrow money, better keep an eye on your mental health. Money and mental health walk together in steps, because when your income  slows down it puts a strain on your mental health, which can make you a patient without money, leaving you in a situation that
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Niacin | The next health craze?

Niacin: the latest vitamin already known to be good for you, confirmed again as good for you Niacin is one of the essential vitamins that a person has to consume, and recent studies have shown it to help decrease bad cholesterol, and boost the good kind.  That means people might go so far as to
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Holistic Moms Network Focuses on Health and Healing

Connect with Holistic Mom’s Network The cost of medical care is weighing down families as Congress unsuccessfully tries to finish and pass a health care reform bill. Some Americans are turning their backs on the health care industry and turning to holistic medicine and avoiding illness through holistic living. The Holistic Moms Network is an
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Toyota Recalls 3.8 Million Cars With Deadly Floor Mats

Lexus and Toyota vehicles affected by recall When the world’s largest automaker recalls 3.8 million cars, you know something serious is going on. That’s exactly what the recent Toyota recall has done because of floor mats that present a risk of causing accidents. Removing the mats and obtaining new ones (even if you need a
Paul Karason took too much colloidal silver. It's a wonder he isn't dead. (Photo:

Colloidal Silver Got You Blue? Talk to Paul Karason

He wanted a cure, but became Papa Smurf instead If you’re into miracle health cures that don’t involve proper diet and exercise, you’ve probably heard about colloidal silver. Even if you aren’t into magic elixirs, you’ve probably heard mention of colloidal silver’s healing properties. As the L.A. Times recently documented, there are those that believe

Opponents Use Health Care Bill Page 58 Scare Tactics

Health care bill page 58 spawns crop of lies OK, people this is getting a little old. What am I talking about? The ridiculous, flat-out lies surrounding the health care bill, HR 3200. Now in question is health care bill page 58. People are saying that health care bill page 58 mandates that everyone will

GOP Thugs at Town Halls: Paid By Healthcare Industry

Obamacare town halls draw hooligans You would expect that people would be able to hold a civilized discourse with elected officials when it comes to arguing the merits or drawbacks to an important piece of legislation. However, when it comes to universal healthcare with a public option in America, it appears that productive discussion is
efusjon-edge EDGE | Energy Drink Without the Crash

A toast to energy with As you already know if you’re a regular reader of the Personal Money Store blog, I spend much of my time writing about current events that can make a difference in your life. These stories may be directly related to politics, entertainment or other issues that affect consumers, but