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Beware of 'Pension Predators' Promising Quick Cash
Posted Thu, 21 Aug 2014 15:26:46 GMT
To get tomorrow’s money today, you have to sign over your future pension payments for a specified number of years.






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Watch out for ‘pension predators’ promising quick cash
Posted Thu, 21 Aug 2014 15:22:21 GMT
A pension, for those lucky enough to have one, offers a guaranteed check every month for the rest of your life upon retirement. But a number of companies are now offering an alternative: a pension advance, typically made in one lump sum payment.






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Drought Ordinance Targets Some California Pools
Posted Thu, 21 Aug 2014 15:05:05 GMT
Some Orange County pool owners may not be able to fill their pools if a strict water-saving ordinance goes into effect in response to California's drought concerns.






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Homes Selling at Fastest Rate for Nearly a Year
Posted Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:53:47 GMT
Americans resold their homes in July at the fastest pace in almost a year, a sign the housing market was gaining steam again after a year-long slump.
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Dow Climbs Over 17,000 Ahead of Yellen Speech
Posted Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:15:53 GMT
Stocks climbed, as investors anticipated a moderate tone from Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen when she talks about the labor market on Friday.






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Holder: BofA, Merrill Lynch, Countrywide Misrepresented Loans
Posted Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:44:57 GMT
US Attorney general Eric Holder announces a record $16.6 billion civil settlement with Bank of America.






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Labor Day Drive to be Most Clogged in 6 Years
Posted Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:35:14 GMT
AAA predicts traffic this Labor Day to rebound to its highest since the recession began.
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Jobless Claims Drop as Labor Market Improves
Posted Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:26:28 GMT
Fewer people applied for U.S. unemployment benefits last week, another sign the job market is improving.






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US Workers Don't take All Their Vacation Days
Posted Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:21:51 GMT







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PETA Buys SeaWorld Stock to Affect Whale Care
Posted Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:16:55 GMT







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Bank of America to Pay $17 Billion Settlement
Posted Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:11:35 GMT







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Bank of America Will Pay $16.65 Billion Over Mortgages
Posted Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:06:12 GMT
It's the largest settlement of its kind to come out of the financial meltdown that led to the Great Recession.
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UPS Stores Hack Puts Customer Info at Risk
Posted Thu, 21 Aug 2014 00:44:09 GMT
Some customers of The UPS Store may have had their credit and debit card info exposed by a computer virus found on systems at stores in 24 states.






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Are You a Work Martyr?
Posted Wed, 20 Aug 2014 23:08:16 GMT
Fears of work piling up could be putting a dent in vacation plans. A new survey says 40 percent of Americans don’t take all of their time off.
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Mom Builds an App so Her Son Will 'Ignore No More'
Posted Wed, 20 Aug 2014 22:02:47 GMT
Ever get the feeling your calls are being ignored? In the age of smartphones and caller ID, we all know it happens, but what can be done?






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Stocks Higher, Markets Eye Fed Rate Hikes
Posted Wed, 20 Aug 2014 20:25:58 GMT
Stocks mostly rose after a report from the Federal Reserve's last meeting showed some officials want a "relatively prompt" rate hike.






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Twinkies Live, but Their Birthplace is Closing
Posted Wed, 20 Aug 2014 20:05:13 GMT
Almost 85 years after it started making Twinkies snacks, the Schiller Park, Ill., bakery is turning off its ovens for good.
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Russians Close Four Golden Arches in Moscow
Posted Wed, 20 Aug 2014 19:52:17 GMT
Russia ordered the temporary closure of four McDonald's restaurants in Moscow for sanitary violations against a backdrop of worsening U.S.-Russian ties.






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Uber and Lyft Scramble for Lead in Hired-Car Market
Posted Wed, 20 Aug 2014 19:46:56 GMT
Will the escalating shenanigans of Uber and Lyft hurt consumers, or is it just good old-fashioned competition?
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‘Worst’ back-to-school mall ad goes viral
Posted Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:26:23 GMT







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Hamas Warns Flights Against Landing in Israel
Posted Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:05:04 GMT
A Hamas spokesman warned airlines against landing at Ben Gurion International Airport starting at 6 a.m. Thursday.
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Hamas Warns Airlines Against Landing in Israel
Posted Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:05:04 GMT
A Hamas spokesman warned airlines against landing at Ben Gurion International Airport starting at 6 a.m. Thursday.
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Hamas Warns Flights Against Landing in Israel
Posted Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:05:04 GMT
A Hamas spokesman warned airlines against landing at Ben Gurion International Airport starting at 6 a.m. Thursday.






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This State Offers The Most Bang for the Buck
Posted Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:16:26 GMT
$100 equals $100, right? Not if you're spending it in different states.






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Stocks Higher, Markets Eye Fed for Policy Sign
Posted Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:04:15 GMT
Stocks rose although investors adopted a cautious tone before the release of Federal Reserve minutes that could signal a change in monetary policy.






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