About 10 Million Americans Falling Victims Every Year To ID Theft

Saturday, April 10, 2010, 12:09 AM | 1 Comment

Experts report that cases of ID theft and fraud in 2009 – about 10 million Americans – are at par with 2003 level and that was the most of any year. That means the problem of ID theft is still in full swing and we must take steps to try to prevent it. If you […]

Time To Analyze Year Old Bull Market For Performance

Friday, April 9, 2010, 12:30 AM | 2 Comments

More and more economists are optimistic that economy is on the up swing. However, they caution that it is in the initial stages showing signs of some improvement. The logical thinking is that economy is expanding and because of that Federal Reserve might raise its ultra-low policy interest rate – currently 0%-0.25% – by the […]

How CARD Act Will Affect Your Credit Card

Thursday, April 8, 2010, 12:06 AM | 10 Comments

Because of the CARD Act, banks and other financial institutions will place restrictions on your credit card. Some credit cards will be affected more than others. More and more issuers would gradually realize that they can’t make more money with all sorts of perks that were offered to their customers for 20 plus years. Those […]

Appeals Court Dethrones FCC’s Net Neutrality Authority

Wednesday, April 7, 2010, 12:04 AM | 1 Comment

Appeals Court dethrones FCC’s Net Neutrality Authority. The court decided to go against FCC. There used to be a time before Comcast struck its lightening on the heads of its customers, that the company’s attachments [read customers] were free like all others to have peer-to-peer traffic. Then after sometime, letting the customers enjoy for a […]

Don’t Overlook How Much Of Your Budget Goes To Gifts

Tuesday, April 6, 2010, 12:04 AM | Leave Comment

Almost everyone buys gifts. There are wedding gifts, birthday gifts, graduation gifts, Christmas gifts, house-warming gifts and [can I say?] only the devil knows what else. Not trying to be religious, God, on the other hand, does not want you to overspend. The dollar amount for the gifts can all add up to an amount […]

The Best Free Software Of 2010 – Reviews By PC Magazine

Monday, April 5, 2010, 12:17 AM | Leave Comment

Every year PC Magazine, just about this time of the year, puts out a list of applications for your personal computer that are absolutely free or are at a very minimal price. If you search the Internet, you would find that there is no lack of free software to be found online. However, sometimes you […]

The Truth About Debt Consolidation By Dave Ramsey

Sunday, April 4, 2010, 7:56 AM | 3 Comments

Dave starts out his post with two statements: Myth: Debt consolidation saves interest, and you have one smaller payment. Truth: Debt consolidation is dangerous because you treat only the symptom. That is absolutely true. You pay more in the long run even though your interest is lower. You just stretch the payment over more years […]

South Korea Has Fastest Internet Speed

Saturday, April 3, 2010, 1:18 AM | 1 Comment

The Internet monitoring firm Akamai has released a report under the title ‘The State of The Internet’ where the internet speed of all countries are listed. South Korea, for a few years now, continues to be the world leader in terms of the average speed of the internet. The average speed in World leader South […]

NY Fire Department No.2 To Pull In $242G A Year Pension

Friday, April 2, 2010, 6:41 AM | Leave Comment

New York Post reported news by Philip Messing, updated on March 29, 2010: “The second-in-command of the FDNY has retired on a tax-free disability pension worth an estimated $242,000 annually for the rest of his life.” The online issue says this is the highest ever awarded to a city firefighter. Breakdown Frank Cruthers’ annual pension […]

IRS Is Holding $1.3 Billion In Unclaimed 2006 Tax Refunds

Thursday, April 1, 2010, 2:41 AM | 1 Comment

It’s always the IRS that’s after us folks. You don’t get too many chances to square off with the agency. When folks filed their tax return in 2007 for the year 2006, $1.3 billion worth of tax refunds were not, for one reason or another, delivered to the respective tax filers. IRS has your money […]