Archive for August, 2011

Complaints at bailed-out bank soar by 75% in just six months fuelled by PPI mis-selling

The NatWest, which is part of the RBS and is effectively owned by the taxpayer, generated 147,109 complaints between January and the end of June.

Resident derides county spending

FORSYTH A one-hour discussion of the county’s procurement card policy was postponed Monday, but it still came up during the public comment portion of the commission’s meeting. (20 mins ago)

Post haste: US parcel forwarding companies cash in on internet shopping bonanza

AUSTRALIANS are stocking up on cheap cosmetics, discounted ski equipment and even car parts by having purchases sent to a US address that doesn’t even really exist. (9 mins ago)

MOMS Club sale Aug. 26-27 benefits ‘Autism Speaks’

Everything is falling into place for the annual Children’s Cleanout Consignment Sale this weekend, sponsored by the MOMS Club of Garnet Valley. (6 hours ago)

Big moves by Google and Hewlett-Packard upend the tablet computer market

Google’s decision, this month, to buy Motorola’s mobile device unit, coupled with Hewlett-Packard’s decision to cancel its TouchPad device have massively disrupted the fledgling tablet computer market. Analysts hope that consumers could win out when the smoke clears. (2 hours ago)

Gold Delta Skymiles Credit Card: 20k Bonus Miles Offer

This has been airline card week at Outlaw ; we’ve reviewed and highlighted some of our favorite card offers for frequent travelers. The summer might be drawing to a close, but your travel options certainly aren’t.) (44 mins ago)

Buffett invests $5 billion in Bank of America, giving bank a vote of confidence; stock soars

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Warren Buffett is coming to the rescue of another fallen U.S. banking giant. (13 mins ago)

Former Church Assistant Busted for Unauthorized Purchases

Indiana State Police arrested Denise Purcell, of Vincennes, after a criminal investigation revealed she made unauthorized purchases while employed at Community United Methodist Church in Vincennes. (39 mins ago)

American Express Teams With Mercedes-benz

You’ve heard the old phrase this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship? from the classic film Casablanca. Could the same now be true for American Express and Mercedes-Benz? It possibly could be. (15 mins ago)

Boulder Sprinter Arrested On Id Theft Charges

A former University of Colorado track star has been arrested on suspicion of identity theft. (53 mins ago)