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Credit Card Offers Are Back. Is That a Good Thing?

A troubled market Lenders are starting to offer credit cards to consumers again. It’s no secret that lending to troubled borrowers was the beginning of the credit-industry downfall. Have credit card companies learned a lesson? Or are they headed down the same road again? Brenda Jerez, who recently overcame credit problems by slowing paying off
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GOP Sens Vote 30-9 Against Rape Amendment

Yet Sen. Al Franken’s Amendment Passes, 69-30 Following one of the more vile incidents against a woman in American history, the Senate has voted in favor of Sen. Al Franken’s amendment to the 2010 Defense Appropriations bill that gives the government the right to withhold defense contracts (no small cash loans, either) from companies like

Spokane Website Design – Adworkz – Performance Marketing – SEO

Website Design, SEO, Advertising, and Marketing in Spokane WA The “Pay Only For Real Customers” Network New Spokane Washington company enters Spokane market for website design, internet marketing, lead generation, search engine optimization and video production services (see location: Spokane Website Design). Adworkz is primarily an affiliate advertising network that connects advertisers through an affiliate

Payday Loan Borrowers Hope for Credit Card Reform

Obama calls for immediate credit card reform Consumers are still relying on payday loans to make ends meet as President Obama calls for credit card reform.  The President is demanding a credit card reform bill by the end of this month.  “Americans know that they have a responsibility to live within their means and pay
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Consumers Look to Debt Relief Options as DOW Changes

New Dow Jones Consumers are looking for more debt relief options as the stock market continues to fluctuate. This week the DOW Jones Industrial average made some drastic changes. The DOW Jones average is a roster of thirty stocks that most effectively weight the Wall Street’s financial climate. The DOW dropped Citigroup Inc and GM
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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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Banks Starting to Help Customers with Debt Relief

Banks aid consumers In an effort to attract new customers, banks are starting to help consumers with debt relief.  If you do an online search for “banks and deals,” you’ll surely find a wide variety of choices. Banks are now realizing that to bring customers in, they need to  view the economy from the consumer’s
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Students Worry about Debt Relief as Parents Struggle

New poll highlights economic woes of college students According to a new poll conducted by the AP and mtvU, college students today are more worried than ever before about debt relief. Although summer is reputed to be a time of partying for college students, most are too stressed out the economy to even think about
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Halloween Spending | Will Jacko Be Retailers’ Saving Grace?

Michael’s Death Could Keep Costumers Alive I know, I’ve already covered this topic on this blog, but the chance to post a Michael Jackson Halloween mask is just too much for me to pass up. His untimely passing gave his music sales a boost over the summer, now Michael Jackson masks, costumes and accessories are
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New Poll Shows that Debt Relief is On The Way

Market May be Bottoming Out Debt relief may be on the way according to a new AP poll called the Economic Stress Index.  This index is a calculation that ranges from 1 to 100 and is based on the nation’s approximately rates of unemployment, foreclosures and bankruptcy totals.  The lower the score, the less economic
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Gourmet Magazine’s Reign Ends Abruptly

Renowned food magazine shuts down Gourmet Magazine has been around for nearly 70 years, but that will no longer be the case. Famous chef, food TV personality and author Anthony Bourdain called Gourmet Magazine “the center of gravity” of the food publication industry, according to The Los Angeles Times at http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/wire/sns-ap-us-fea-food-goodbye-gourmet,0,5038590.story. “It’s certainly the grand
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Boyle’s Furniture Outlet America’s New Favorite

Boyle’s Furniture featured on ‘Today’ It never fails. Any time a business is mentioned on the “Today” show, it suddenly becomes infinitely more popular as people seek to find the company’s web site, study it and book mark it so they will be able to find it any time they are trying to do the
Zhu Zhu pets are like this guy, but they aren't alive. However, many thousands of kids don't care. (Photo: flickr.com)

Toys R Us Names Zhu Zhu Pets Hottest Holiday Toy in 2009

What Can Zhu Zhu Do For You? Retail stores are getting ready for the Christmas shopping season, which means that people who aren’t compulsively early shoppers are getting ready to buy their gifts. If that means getting in touch with personal loan companies to bankroll the whole operation, so be it. What a person decides
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Get Financial Help With A Cash Advance Now!

A Cash Advance With No Faxing Required? Yes, Please! With all of the financial turmoil that American families are facing right now, cash advances have become a way to get the money you need, when you need it. Read on to better understand a few of the main reasons why people turn to a cash
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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
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Short-Term Loans

Short-Term Loans are Cost Effective and Credit Friendly Short-term loans, also known as payday loans, are a cost effective way to get the money you need. In this day and age, when credit scores are becoming increasingly important, short-term loans allow you to borrow money without affecting your credit score. What can I use a
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Online Payday Loans Are Crazy Easy To Get

Online Payday Loans Offer Quick and Hassle-Free Finances Online payday loans are a perfect solution for people who remain busy in their day-to-day schedules. One of the biggest advantages of online payday loans is that these short-term loans can be used at your discretion. Even if you cannot pay back your payday loans immediately, most