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Oct 11 2017

We welcome you #episcopal #news #service

# Local Church News As you may know, last week the Supreme Court of South Carolina ruled against the former bishop and others attempting to take a diocese out of The Episcopal Church while claiming Episcopal Church property. And while we rejoice with the Episcopalians Continue reading The South Carolina Supreme Court has said that nearly all the property involved in litigation between a breakaway group and The Episcopal Church belongs to The Episcopal Church. The Court heard the case nearly two years ago. Read several stories here. Continue reading Episcopal Migration Ministries and the Episcopal Church Office of Government …

Oct 6 2017

Six More Myths About the Creative Writing Master of Fine Arts #fiction,creative #writing,college #rankings,mfa,anis #shivani,graduate #school,poetry,nonfiction,books #news,new #york #city

# Six More Myths About the Creative Writing Master of Fine Arts In an earlier article. six myths about the creative writing Master of Fine Arts were busted. Here, six more go under the ax (myths in bold, myth-busting in regular face): 1. There are more than 800 MFA programs now in operation. In fact, there are 198 low-residency and full-residency programs in the world, with over 95% of these located in the United States. The higher figure comes from a misreading of data released annually by the Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP), which recently calculated the total …

Oct 5 2017

Best College Loan Advice: 9 Tips for Borrowing for College – CBS News #consolidating #loans

#loans for college # Best College Loan Advice: 9 Tips for Borrowing for College Lynn O’Shaughnessy MoneyWatch Last Updated Apr 13, 2010 4:15 PM EDT College loans . Yes, that time has arrived when parents of returning and new college students start thinking about applying for college loans. It’s also crunch time for graduating college students, who must begin repaying their college loans . Unfortunately, many families get into trouble when they start shopping for college loans . When the college admission process is over, many parents are so relieved that they fail to do their homework before choosing college …

Oct 4 2017

ABC 17 News, missouri basketball news.#Missouri #basketball #news

# missouri basketball news Rock Bridge and Battle football prepare for Columbia clash Local highlights and scores: Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017 Asteroid will make a (relatively) close call with Earth on Friday The rise of the female-focused co-working space Columbia Top Stories Gas prices up after Harvey Andrea Hayes appointed as interim assistant vice chancellor for Civil Rights & Title IX at MU Motorcycle crash on Sexton and Business Loop sends one to hospital Improvements celebrated at McKee Street Park Firefighters union and city close to labor contract agreement; includes no additional firefighters MU offers housing for families affected by …

Oct 4 2017

Hidden Costs of – Affordable – Health Insurance Plans – US News #buildings #insurance

#affordable health insurance # The Hidden Costs of ‘Affordable’ Health Insurance Plans Finding a policy that meets your needs and budget can be daunting. Here’s what you need to know about the so-called affordable plans. The Affordable Care Act promises to expand access to health care by providing affordable coverage to millions of Americans. But finding a policy that meets your health care needs and your budget requirements can be daunting. Now the good news: Shopping for health insurance is about to get easier. For starters, the state-based health insurance marketplaces and federal exchange created by the Affordable Care Act …

Sep 30 2017

Top 10 cheapest U. S. cities to rent an apartment – CBS News #apartments #in #dublin

#rent for an apartment # Top 10 cheapest U.S. cities to rent an apartment 19 Sep 1998: General view of the scoreboard and skyline during a game between the Arizona Wildcats and the Iowa Hawkeyes at the Arizona Stadium in Tucson, Arizona. The Wildcats defeated the Hawkeyes 35-11. Mandatory Credit: Brian Bahr /Allsport Brian Bahr (MoneyWatch) Looking for an affordable place to rent an apartment? Head to the Midwest. Of the 10 cheapest places to rent an apartment across the country, nine are located in the nation’s midlands, according to data compiled by ApartmentList.com, an apartment search service. Rent prices …

Sep 30 2017

Sally Ride: The first American woman in space #academic #degrees, #air #transport, #higher #education, #nasa, #physics, #space, #obituaries, #news

# Sally Ride: The first American woman in space In 1983 Dr Sally Ride, who has died of cancer, became the first American women to journey into space, as part of a five-person crew aboard the Challenger space shuttle. She said of the voyage “The thing that I’ll remember most about the flight is that it was fun. In fact, I’m sure it was the most fun I’ll ever have in my life.” Sally Ride was born in 1951 in Los Angeles. Her fascination with science began early, with a telescope and chemistry set. After graduating with a degree in …

Sep 26 2017

Donald Trump Polls: 20 Percent Of Black Voters Support Trump In New Poll #2016 #presidential #election, #donald #trump, #donald #trump #polls, #news #analysis

# Movies TV Music Celebrity News Famous Relationships Rumors Movie Trailers Entertainment 2017-06-10 Shakira s New Album El Dorado Breaks Album Sales Record, Giving Singer Her 7th No. 1 Entertainment 2017-06-10 Watch America s Got Talent Full Episodes Online And On Demand Hopeful Contestants Stun [Video] Entertainment 2017-06-10 Katy Perry Livestream Spawns Speculation Of Big Brother 19 Connection Entertainment 2017-06-10 Ice Cube Roasts Bill Maher Over His Use Of The N-Word In Real Time Interview News Politics World Education Crime Business Green News Animal News News 2017-06-10 Ayesha Curry Has Been Quiet During NBA Finals, Doesn t Want A Repeat …

Sep 25 2017

Who Owns Seeds? Monsanto Says Not You #agriculture, #intel #corp, #microsoft #corp, #monsanto #co, #facebook, #business #news

# Who Owns Seeds? Monsanto Says Not You Say you’re a Hollywood studio who spent a couple hundred million dollars on a blockbuster movie. Someone buys it on DVD, and then proceeds to copy the DVD and sell those copies at a profit. That would be against the law. Can you make the same argument about buying patented seeds to grow a crop, and then keeping some of that first crop to reap seeds and grow a second crop? A third? The United States Supreme Court will decide that in a case involving a 75-year-old farmer from Indiana named Vernon …

Sep 25 2017

The 5 Best Military Travel Deals – US News #weekly #car #rental

#best rental car deals # The best air and lodging discounts for active military, family, and affiliates. To take advantage of Memorial Day weekend, the much-anticipated vacation period that kicks off the summer, many Americans are cutting back on entertainment spending, traveling locally, and hunting for travel deals. Amidst this frantic budgeting and planning, it’s easy to forget that Memorial Day is a time to commemorate our nation’s military and its service to all Americans past, present, and future. To celebrate this holiday and show our appreciation to all who have served and continue to serve our nation, we tracked …

Sep 25 2017

How to get the best auto lease deals now – CBS News #auto #sale

#auto lease deals # How to get the best auto lease deals now Jerry Edgerton MoneyWatch Oct 8, 2013 7:00 AM EDT 2013 Honda Accord Coupe Close Honda (MoneyWatch) As the air turns crisp and the leaves turn color, auto dealers are just trying to turn over their remaining summer inventory. That results in some of the best low-payment lease deals in recent months — especially on 2013 versions of popular midsize cars like the Honda Accord and Hyundai Sonata. With the 2014 model year underway, manufacturers are offering subsidized leases to help their dealers clear out the remaining 2013 …

Sep 23 2017

Holiday Travel Insurance – Consumer Reports News #flights #cheap #tickets

#buy travel insurance # Before you answer that one, ask these six questions. Just click to buy? Don’t blindly accept or reject travel insurance. Assess your needs and coverage details. If you’re booking a holiday getaway, your travel agent will probably ask if you want to protect your purchase with insurance. Travel websites make this option an even easier click-to-buy question. About one in four travelers buys travel insurance, and the coverage has improved considerably since the just-the-basics policies of the 1990s. The terrorist attack of Sept. 11, 2001, added coverage for that eventuality, and the SARS and H1N1 epidemics …

Sep 23 2017

Is For Sale by Owner Right for You? US News #beverly #hills #real #estate

#by owner real estate # The potential savings are significant, but selling your home is a part-time job. As the mortgage crisis drags down prices across the country, homeowners can squeeze additional tens of thousands of dollars from the sale of their property by becoming their own agents. If you cut out all agents—meaning post your own online ad, put out a yard sign, and sold your home on your own—you would essentially cut out on average about 6 percent of commission, says Greg Healy, vice president of operations at ForSaleByOwner.com. a Web-based company that markets the homes of independent …

Sep 23 2017

Peachtree Pre-Settlement Funding Named Best Litigation Funding Provider By Readers Of NYLJ #financial, #news, #stock, #market, #headlines, #investments, #quotes, #trading, #thestreet, #business #wire, #press #releases #

# Peachtree Pre-Settlement Funding Named Best Litigation Funding Provider By Readers Of NYLJ Peachtree Pre-Settlement Funding, a division of Peachtree Financial Solutions, has been named the 2010 Best Litigation Funding Provider by the readers of the New York Law Journal. The First Annual New York Journal Rankings were developed to allow for the New York legal community to voice which vendors are the best to work with. “We are very pleased that Peachtree has been named the Best Litigation Funding Provider in 2010 by readers of the New York Law Journal. This recognition by the legal community is a testament …

Sep 23 2017

Divorce Resources #court, #courts, #new #york, #new #york #state, #new #york #city, #nyc, #nys, #ny, #ucs, #oca, #new #york #state #unified #court #system, #unified #court #system, #office #of #court #administration, #ecourts, #e-courts, #casetrac, #case #trac, #casetrak, #case #trak, #casetrack, #case #track, #future #court #appearance #system, #webcrims, #county, #civil, #family, #housing, #commercial, #supreme, #appeals, #appellate, #claims, #small #claims, #divorce, #law, #litigant, #litigation, #attorney, #lawyer, #cle, #juror, #jury, #jury #duty, #judge, #chief #judge, #justice, #judicial, #judiciary, #legal #forms, #court #rules, #decisions, #jury #charges, #law #libraries, #legal #research, #court #news, #town #court

# Divorce Forms The New York State Unified Court System offers free instruction booklets and forms for people starting a divorce. Before you use the booklets and forms. we strongly suggest that you give serious thought to using a lawyer for your divorce, even if you believe that your divorce will be uncontested (i.e. your spouse will not oppose the divorce in any way). There can be a lot more to think about than just ending the marriage and filling out court papers. (For example, there may be property to divide between you and your spouse. or you may need …

Sep 22 2017

Mendota, Minnesota (MN 55150) profile: population, maps, real estate, averages, homes, statistics, relocation, travel, jobs, hospitals, schools, crime, moving, houses, news, sex offenders #compare #car #insurance #plans

#mendota insurance # Mendota, Minnesota Latest news from Mendota, MN collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations Ancestries: German (23.3%), Irish (14.2%), Swedish (10.0%), English (7.8%), French (7.4%), United States (6.5%). For population 15 years and over in Mendota city: Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,478 (1.4%) Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,830 (1.3%) Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Eagan, MN (5.0 miles , pop. 63,557). Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (5.3 miles , pop. 287,151). …

Sep 22 2017

Bill George Profile #harvard #busine, #business #news

# Bill George Senior Fellow, Harvard Business School and Former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Medtronic, Inc. Bill Geo r ge is a Senior F ell o w a t Har v a r d Busine s s School, whe r e he has taught leadership sin c e 2004, and is the former Chair and Chief Executive Officer of Medtronic. He joined Medt r onic in 19 8 9 as P r esident and Chief Ope r a ting Offi c e r. w as Chief E x ecuti v e Offi c er f r om 1991-20 0 …

Sep 21 2017

Borrowers with bad credit can now buy sooner with FHA – CBS News #401k #loans

#home loans for bad credit # Borrowers with bad credit can now buy sooner with FHA (MoneyWatch) For those hoping to buy a home again after a short sale or foreclosure, the wait may be over. The Federal Housing Authority has announced it is shortening the mandatory waiting periods for homeowners with a black mark on their credit, such as a short sale, deed-in-lieu, foreclosure or even bankruptcy, to buy again through an FHA loan. Instead of waiting the mandatory three years before qualifying for a new loan, buyers must prove, over the period of a year, that they are …

Sep 20 2017

EpiPens cost just several dollars to make #biotech #and #pharmaceuticals, #health #care, #biotech #and #pharmaceuticals, #us: #news, #politics, #mylan #nv, #business #news

# EpiPens cost just several dollars to make. Customers pay more than $600 for them Mylan to sell cheaper generic EpiPen Monday, 29 Aug 2016 | 7:30 AM ET | 00:40 A two-pack of EpiPens, the lifesaving anti-allergic reaction device, can cost $600 or more for some customers, but the device reportedly costs just several dollars to actually make. EpiPen’s big price tag — which has grown dramatically in recent years — is currently drawing the ire of consumers and politicians who are outraged at what they see as gouging by EpiPen’s owner, Mylan. People with allergies and the parents …

Sep 19 2017

Cars We Remember: Car auctions and the muscle car era – News – Devils Lake Journal – Devils Lake, ND – Devils Lake, ND #auto #body

#public auto auction # Cars We Remember: Car auctions and the muscle car era By Greg Zyla More Content Now Posted Nov 30, 2015 at 11:23 AM Q: Hi Greg. I was just reading your response to a gentleman from New Jersey about car auctions and high performance cars. Well, you can’t find a bigger auction fan than me as my attraction to cars started back in the 1940s at a car auction. My parents moved to Odessa, Mo. in 1949 and owned a cafй there in the 1950s. Every Saturday morning after I finished my cafй duties, I worked …

Sep 19 2017

Caroline: 50 Years A Princess – Photo 1 – Pictures – CBS News #,pictures, #photos, #cbs #news #photos, #cbs #news, #cbsnews.com

# Caroline: 50 Years A Princess CBS News Staff Jan 19, 2007, 01:50 PM Princess Caroline Louise Margueritte was born Jan. 23, 1957. So, on April 19, 1958, when this photo was taken, Caroline was nearly 15 months old. She is in the arms of her father, Prince Rainier of Monaco, as Princess Grace holds the newborn Prince Albert on the balcony of the palace. Credit: STF/AFP/Getty Images) This photo was taken Oct. 29, 1959, when Caroline was 3. Prince Rainier and Princess Grace, together with 19-month-old Prince Albert, were leaving a hotel in Saulieu on route to Monaco. Credit: …

Sep 14 2017

Make Money by Taking Online Surveys – ABC News #savings #mom, #online, #survey, #money, #cash, #savings #mom, #good #morning #america, #morning #news, #robin #roberts, #lara #spencer, #josh #eliott, #sam #champion, #gma

# Sections Shows Yahoo!-ABC News Network | 2017 ABC News Internet Ventures. All rights reserved. Make Money by Taking Online Surveys If you have a computer and like giving your opinion, you might want to try doing online surveys from home to make a little extra cash while trying new products. There are hundreds of companies that enlist research panels of average consumers to complete surveys online. You can’t expect to earn a full salary from taking online surveys, but it is possible to earn $50 to $100 a month in cash and free products if you take several short …

Sep 12 2017

Jeff Fisher Fired as Rams HC: Latest Comments and Reaction #football, #nfl, #nfc #west, #los #angeles #rams, #jeff #fisher, #breaking #news, #nfl #power #rankings #2016

# Jeff Fisher Fired as Rams HC: Latest Comments and Reaction Jeff Gross/Getty Images Jeff Fisher ‘s run as the Los Angeles Rams head coach is over after four-plus seasons. The Rams announced Fisher’s dismissal Monday after Los Angeles lost 42-14 to the Atlanta Falcons . Myles Simmons of the Rams’ official site shared a statement from team owner Stan Kroenke on the decision to part ways with Fisher: Full statement from Rams Owner/Chairman E. Stanley Kroenke regarding the Rams relieving Jeff Fisher of his head coaching duties. https://t.co/aED6cenkwl Later in the day, Rams chief operating officer Kevin Demoff called …

Sep 12 2017

Oracle whistleblower suit raises questions over cloud accounting #united #states,dan #conde,mark #moerdler,pat #walravens,sanjay #kumar,steve #biskie,svetlana #blackburn,us,oracle,lawsuit,accounting,crime #/ #law #/ #justice,company #news,judicial #process #/ #court #cases #/ #court #decisions,software #(trbc),corporate #events,corporate #governance,accounting #issues,internet #/ #world #wide #web,science,regulation,united #states,it #services #and #consulting #(trbc)

# Oracle whistleblower suit raises questions over cloud accounting By Sarah McBride | SAN FRANCISCO SAN FRANCISCO A whistleblower lawsuit filed against Oracle Corp ( ORCL.N ) over its accounting practices underscores the pressures established computer companies face to show that they are growing in the fast-moving business known as the cloud. The lawsuit, filed on Wednesday in U.S. District Court in San Francisco by former Oracle senior finance manager Svetlana Blackburn, also revives longstanding questions about proper accounting when software and computer services are bought on a subscription basis rather than as a single package, analysts said. Those questions …

Sep 9 2017

Heard audio of Chicago shooting? You may have been fooled – Tri-State News, Weather – Sports #car #sweepstakes

#used cars chicago # ALSO ON 14wfie.com More By MICHAEL TARM and HANNAH CUSHMAN Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) – Hours after the city of Chicago released audio-free dashcam video of a white officer shooting a black teen 16 times, a 35-second excerpt with sound appeared online. Viewers could see and supposedly hear Officer Jason Van Dyke firing nine rapid shots at Laquan McDonald, pausing for nearly 10 seconds, then firing seven more as McDonald lay on the ground. This video, which garnered nearly half a million views on social media, added further fuel to already simmering suspicions that police were …

Sep 9 2017

Articles about Criminal Justice by Date – Page 5 #criminal #justice, #breaking #news, #articles, #archives, #editorial, #op-ed, #los #angeles #times

# Criminal Justice ‘One size fits all’ just won’t work Re “No magic bullet,” Editorial, May 30 I commend The Times for its intelligent and thoughtful editorial on education reform. As a teacher, I am disheartened by the continuing swings from one “one size fits all” approach to another. These programs like No Child Left Behind, designed for political expediency and sound bites never wholly work because all students learn differently. It’s like asking your average construction worker to excavate an archaeological site; they’ll get to the ruins, but at what damage to the buried treasures? In late April, after …

Sep 9 2017

4 Smart Ways to Use Retail Store Credit Cards – US News #anual #credit #report

#store credit cards # 4 Smart Ways to Use Retail Store Credit Cards Use these guidelines to pay off debt and improve your credit score. You’ve selected a few things at your favorite department store. After waiting in line for what seems like eternity, you have reached the moment of truth: the sales associate asks, “Do you want to save 15 percent today by opening a store credit card?” You quickly do the math in your head and decide it’s worth it, apply on the spot and you’re approved for the new card in no time. Aren’t you a savvy …

Sep 8 2017

How Much Student Loan Debt Is Too Much? US News #loan #forgiveness

#student loans payment # How Much Student Loan Debt Is Too Much? Before you start taking on loans to pay for your degree, you need to know how much student loan debt you can afford. “So, my student loan payments are more than my monthly rent?” exclaimed my sister-in-law, Kari. “More than a mortgage payment, to be honest,” I replied. Kari is finishing up her junior year of college in May and was curious about what life after college would like like. She brought her student loan balances and I brought my financial calculator. Within minutes I had drawn up …

Sep 8 2017

Airline Tickets: At Wholesale Prices – CBS News #how #to #find #the #cheapest #airline #tickets

#airline ticket # Airline Tickets: At Wholesale Prices Lindsay Goldwert CBS Jul 25, 2007 6:41 AM EDT US Airway Airbus A320-232 takes off from Sky Harbor International Airport, Phoenix. Arizona, photo Close AP Frequent flyer miles are nice, but how about getting those airline tickets wholesale? Often, it can be done, and if cFares.com has its way, it might be done a good deal more often. The company, which has been selling cheap airline seats since 2005, has just updated its user interface after securing a new round of venture funding. Newly capitalized at about $4.5 million, cFares hopes to …

Sep 8 2017

Do These 3 Things to Improve Your Credit Health – US News #credit #union #one

#my credit health # Treat yourself to a credit makeover. So you made some financial missteps in the past, and now you’re paying for it with your low credit score. You can’t get approved for a loan or – if you can – your interest rates are sky high. Unfortunately, there’s no magic potion to fix poor credit. But there are a few serious things you can try to boost your ailing credit health. Fair warning: These tips are not for credit newbies . Ask for a higher credit limit. Your credit card utilization rate is one of the most …

Sep 8 2017

Don t Ban Pre-Employment Credit Checks – CBS News #credit #loans

#credit check # Don’t Ban Pre-Employment Credit Checks Last Updated Apr 12, 2011 3:53 PM EDT You’ve always paid your bills on time and even put a little bit of money in the bank. But, when you lost your job and unemployment stretched for weeks and then months and then over a year, the mortgage didn’t always get paid and neither did your reasonable cell phone bill, that you had signed a two year contract on. You’re not irresponsible, but your credit is shot. The only thing that you need to be back to your old, responsible self is a …

Sep 8 2017

Law on e-commerce needed to protect online consumers: IIM study #e #commerce, #ecommerce #in #india, #e #commerce #laws #in #india, #e #commerce #law, #online #shopping, #online #shopping #india, #consumer #protection #bill, #consumer #protection #bill #2015, #consumer #protection #act #1986, #iim, #iim #ahmedabad, #business #news

# Donald Trump and Narendra Modi represent two types of populist leadership As a Muslim and Kashmiri, I find the middle ground is disappearing India nearly miss the glory against England Khali helps Mahal win Punjabi Prison, watch ICC Women s World Cup 2017 Finals: Shah Rukh Khan, Priyanka Chopra, Akshay Kumar and other stars cheer-up the Indian women cricket team post their loss Bareilly Ki Barfi song Sweety Tera Drama: Kriti, Ayushmann, Rajkummar try some desi thumkas Reliance JioPhone: Does it have Qualcomm 205 SoC or a Spreadtrum one? Samsung Mobile Fest on Amazon India: Galaxy C7 Pro at …

Sep 8 2017

Ai Weiwei: Foreign travel ban disappointing – BBC News #wholesale #travel

#ai travel # Ai Weiwei: Foreign travel ban ‘disappointing’ 22 June 2012 Media caption Ai Wei Wei said police follow him everywhere, his phone is tapped and there are 15 cameras in front of his house Dissident artist Ai Weiwei says that he would like to travel abroad but Chinese authorities are continuing to curtail his freedom despite his bail ending. Mr Ai told the BBC he had been told he could not leave China – which was very “disappointing”. He also spoke of constant surveillance in the year since his release from detention. He was detained last year and …

Sep 7 2017

Online Vacation Rental Scams Grow – ABC News #home #for #lease

#apartment rental sites # ABC News (Obtained by ABC News) Vacationers heading to popular hotspots like New York City may find the hotel prices a shock. During the height of the tourist season a hotel room can run hundreds of dollars a night, sending some to look for cheaper options. They are out there, but so are the scams that can ruin your trip. Some of the apartments and homes advertised as “Vacation Rentals” on websites like Craigslist.com and Backpage.com appear to be amazing deals. They promise you’ll pay just $50, $75 or $125 a night for fancy Manhattan apartments, …

Sep 7 2017

Sure Ways to Save on Auto, Home Insurance – CBS News #auto #custom #carpets

#home and auto insurance # Sure Ways to Save on Auto, Home Insurance With most of us looking to cut corners every way we can during the recession, an often overlooked path to savings is closely examining our automobile and homeowners insurance. As “Early Show” money maven Ray Martin explains in this column, that could provide more in savings than you might realize. According to an annual survey of Consumer Reports readers, many folks have stayed with the same auto insurer for 15 years. The insurance industry says this is a good thing. Some say that, if you stay with …

Sep 6 2017

Zipcar: Rent Cars by the Hour – Car News – Car and Driver #used #cars #chicago

#cars for rent # The latest in rental-car strategies. AARON KILEY ZIPCAR Car News In today s lightning-paced digital age, who needs to rent a car for an entire day? For a quick run to Costco or to fetch a new flat-screen TV, Zipcar (www.zipcar.com ) may be a solution for the car-less city dweller, renting cars and SUVs for as short a term as a single hour. Rates vary from $6 to $14 per hour ($60 to $105 per day), and the cars aren t necessarily the typical rental-car fare some locations offer BMW 3-series. Mini Coopers. and VW …

Sep 6 2017

Missouri payday lenders shift to installment loans: News #auto #title #loan

#payday installment loans # Walker Moskop Payday lending volume in Missouri has declined significantly in recent years, according to a state survey released this month. On first appearance, the survey would appear to be good news to consumer groups that are fighting to limit the availability of high-interest, short-term loans. They argue the loans lure cash-strapped borrowers into cycles of debt. But the survey numbers paint an incomplete picture. While payday loan volume and the number of payday loan storefronts have dropped, the number of consumer installment lenders has surged. Installment loans in Missouri are typically larger than payday loans …

Sep 6 2017

Tension at Law Faculty #news,rhonda #krystal #rambally

# Tension at Law Faculty The decision by The University of the West Indies to re-appoint the dean at Faculty of Law’s St Augustine campus is being challenged by law lecturers on the basis of its legality. The objection, which seeks to remove the dean, Professor Rose-Marie Belle Antoine, is based on the claim that they were never consulted in accordance with the university’s laws. Four out of the ten listed lecturers wrote to university officials expressing their concern over the re-appointment. In addition, other lecturers have raised serious allegations against her management style, including the alleged secret taping of …

Sep 6 2017

UK new car sales hit 10-year high in September – BBC News #car #cleaning #products

#uk car sales # UK new car sales hit 10-year high in September 6 October 2014 New UK car sales had their strongest September in ten years, boosted by confidence in the economic recovery, the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders has said. Sales reached 425,861, up 5.6% on the same time last year, and represented the 31st consecutive monthly increase. Almost two million new cars have been sold so far this year – 9.1% up on the same period last year. September is usually a busy month because of the new registration plate. SMMT chief executive Mike Hawes said: …

Sep 5 2017

Payday Lenders Or Loan Sharks? CBS News #payday #loans #direct #lender

#payday lenders # Payday Lenders Or Loan Sharks? Jaime Holguin CBS Oct 8, 2004 4:34 PM EDT Petty Officer Chris McClintic is smart enough to teach lessons about the Navy’s big guns, but as CBS News Correspondent Sharyl Attkisson reports, that didn’t keep him from ruining his personal finances using so-called payday lenders. Payday lenders offer tempting short-term loans for a fee, due on payday. What McClintic and a growing number of military borrowers don’t foresee is how fast those loans and fees add up. “It seems like it should be simple, but once you take out the $500 loan, …

Sep 5 2017

7 Alternatives to a Student Credit Card – US News #my #free #credit #score

#student credit # With prepaid cards and checking accounts, it’s possible to avoid post-college credit card debt. Robert Berger Student debt has been big news lately. In Washington, D.C. the big news has been interest rates on student loans. But coming in a close second is the amount of credit card debt many students have when they graduate. The average graduate from the class of 2013 had $3,000 in credit card debt, according to CNN. Three grand isn’t really that much money. But when you add high interest charges, student loans and low entry-level job wages (or post-college unemployment), that …

Sep 5 2017

Now It s Subprime Auto Loans Under Scrutiny – ABC News #auto #loan #refinance

#subprime auto loans # ABC News Federal prosecutors are looking into the booming business of subprime auto loans. The investigation raises questions about whether GM and other firms have been selling questionable auto-loan investments to investors. The recent rise in auto sales has been fueled largely by consumer lending. Subprime loans are often made to borrowers who have poor credit histories. GM Finance says it has received a subpoena from the Department of Justice for documents related to subprime auto loans made since 2007. The Justice Department is said to be considering a civil lawsuit for potential violations of the …

Sep 4 2017

4% Interest, Without Fees: Too Good to Be Checking? #personal #finance, #bankrate #inc, #banks, #business #news

# 4% Interest, Without Fees: Too Good to Be Checking? Let’s be honest, the interest rate on most interest-bearing checking accounts these days is a joke. The average rate is a measly 0.05 percent, according to the latest report from the FDIC. Imagine if you could earn 3 or 4 percent interest on a “free” checking account – with no minimum balance requirement, no monthly fees and free transactions at any ATM in the country? It sounds too good to be true, but it’s not. The Kasasa checking account (pronounced kah-sah-suh) offered by dozens of community banks and credit unions …

Sep 4 2017

Recourse Factoring vs #factoring #news

# Recourse Factoring vs. Non Recourse Factoring Knowing the difference before making an investment Businesses looking for quick access to cash flow generally turn to factoring their invoices. Factoring is often defined as the selling of a companies account receivables at a discount to a Factoring Company who assumes the risk of the account debtors. As the debtors are settling their accounts, the factoring company will then receive payments until all the outstanding invoices have been paid. The debtor is also required to pay a transaction fee to the factor regardless if all invoice payments have been collected. There are …

Sep 1 2017

KEYC – Mankato News, Weather, Sports – Deadline Nears for SoCalGas Customer Truck Rental Program #free #rent

#rental moving trucks # KEYC – Mankato News, Weather, Sports – – Deadline Nears for SoCalGas Customer Truck Rental Program Deadline Nears for SoCalGas Customer Truck Rental Program SOURCE Southern California Gas Co. Apply Now For a Free Rental of a Compressed Natural Gas-Powered Heavy-Duty Truck LOS ANGELES. Nov. 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) is accepting applications through the end of the year to a first-of-its-kind program to provide free short-term rentals of compressed natural gas (CNG) trucks to qualified customers interested in exploring how this clean fuel can help them save money. “We re hearing …

Sep 1 2017

Advanced Recovery Systems and Launch New Initiative to Help People in Recovery Reach Educational Goals – Pg #financial, #news, #stock, #market, #headlines, #investments, #quotes, #trading, #thestreet, #pr #newswire, #press #releases #

# Advanced Recovery Systems and DrugRehab.com Launch New Initiative to Help People in Recovery Reach Educational Goals “Through our extensive experience working with people struggling with addiction and co-occurring disorders, we know that recovery isn’t a single time point – it takes years of support and reinforcement to live a healthy lifestyle,” said Dr. Timothy Huckaby. medical director of Orlando Recovery Center. “ARS’s Guide for Students in Recovery and partnership with UCF’s CRC aren’t just about treatment – we want to educate everyone who comes through one of our centers, and empower people in recovery everywhere, that they can fulfill …

Sep 1 2017

Phuket Property News #commercial #real #estate #for #rent

#phuket real estate # Brokers: Condo market is bouncing back The Point Yamu by COMO project offers prices starting at 20 million baht per villa, with a focus on foreign buyers. Photo: The Nation PHUKET: Phuket s residential property market is showing signs of recovery following two years of decline, according to research by real-estate agencies. The latest survey by Plus Property, an agency subsidiary of residential developer Sansiri, shows sales of high-end condominium units priced at about 100,000 baht per square meter or more are continuing to grow. Completed unit prices have risen 5 per cent to an average …

Aug 31 2017

The cheapest and costliest universities in the world #college, #business #news

# The cheapest and costliest universities in the world Class, pay attention: university education for the whole of Germany is free after lower Saxony became last state in the country to abolish tuition fees for students, including those from overseas. The decision, announced earlier this month, will likely push Germany up the rankings of the most popular destinations for further education – it’s currently in fourth position, after the U.S. U.K. and Australia according to university rankings website topuniversitites.com. Neal Hamberg | Getty Images Graduates from the Harvard Business School MBA program. But being free doesn’t necessarily make a university …

Aug 31 2017

BlackBerry Repeats as a Leader in Gartner 2017 EMM Magic Quadrant #blackberry #enterprise #mobility #suite, #blackberry #secure, #enterprise #of #things, #news, #analyst, #blackberry #enterprise #mobility #suite, #emm, #enterprise #mobility #management, #enterprise #of #things, #gartner, #magic #quadrant, #mdm, #mobile #device #management, #uem

# BlackBerry Repeats as a Leader in Gartner 2017 EMM Magic Quadrant The BlackBerry Secure story keeps getting better. For the second year in a row, BlackBerry was named a Leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Mobility Management Suites. We were one of four EMM vendors to be positioned in the Leader’s Quadrant this year, moving higher in execution and farther in completeness. Download here. or read on. At BlackBerry, we recognized a while ago that MDM and EMM were not enough for today’s enterprises. Organizations are grappling with securing, managing, and controlling smartphones, PCs, and the coming flood …

Aug 31 2017

Sports News, Sports Scores: Orange County Register #orange #county #and #los #angeles #sports #news, #lakers, #angels #baseball, #anaheim #ducks, #los #angeles #rams #and #high #school #football #from #orange #county, #ca.

# Sports The U.S. Open of Surfing is anyone s to win or lose the chance for an unknown surfer to get hoisted up on the sand, or any of the world s best to showcase to the surf world why they re on top. In all, about 200 surfers travel from around the globe to compete, some driving from up the street to. Latest Headlines Los Angeles Angels TORONTO Troy Scribner saw his major league debut turn from a loss to win while he sat in the dugout. The Angels scored three runs in the top of the ninth …