Archive for July, 2011

Hacker Sentenced In Virginia to 10 Years In Prison For Stealing 675,000 Credit Card Numbers Leading To $36 Million In

Rogelio Hackett Jr., 25, was also ordered to pay a $100,000 fine (1 hour ago)

U.S. debt stalemate stokes Middle Tennesseans’ fears

Uncertainty over whether Democrats and Republicans can settle their differences in time has raised anxiety levels. (31 mins ago)

Text: Obama’s remarks on debt ceiling

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama’s remarks Friday on the debt ceiling, as transcribed by the White House: Good morning, everybody. I want to speak about the ongoing and increasingly urgent efforts to avoid default and reduce our deficit. (32 mins ago)

If Pretend Debt Ceiling Negotiations Lead To Downgrade, Credit Card Users Get Hit First

For most of the 21st century thus far, Americans spent well beyond their means, purchasing the life they wanted on credit, incurring debts that always looked as if they could be paid off later. (1 min ago)

Downgrade of U.S. triple A rating would affect some loans

WASHINGTON, July 27 — A downgrade of the United States’ triple A credit rating would affect rates of home loans and student loans, but not credit cards, experts said. (9 mins ago)

0% Financing on the Rise

Independent financial research company,Defaqto, recently stated that the average interest rate on credit cards has grown by 2.6 percent over the past five years;a jump of 15.8 percent to 18.4 percent, on average. (17 mins ago)

There’s more, says Oslo attacker

Oslo – Anders Behring Breivik told a Norwegian judge on Monday his bombing and shooting rampage that killed scores aimed to save Europe from a Muslim takeover, and said that two more cells? existed in his organisation. (9 mins ago)

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Gay couples have begun seeking marriage licenses in New York City on the first full day same-sex weddings are legal in the Empire State. Officials expect to host hundreds of same-sex weddings Sunday. (2 hours ago)

The More You Know: 82% of Students Default on Credit Cards

RISMEDIA, July 23, 2011? ATTENTION STUDENTS! Apply for our credit card and get free food, pizza, t-shirts, water bottles and backpacks. Sound familiar? Not anymore. A recent Sallie Mae survey found 84% of undergraduates own at least one credit card (18 mins ago)

Poll reveals inflation fears

Businesses say government support is needed if daily wages get increased (9 mins ago)