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2011-07-06 09:00:00

NEW YORK, July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- American consumers are facing the double whammy of still feeling the effects of recession even as rising costs fuel inflationary worries. They are not alone in the world, though, according to GfK Roper Consulting's 2011 Mood of the World® Report, which is based on a global survey of more than 32,000 consumers, ages 15 and older in 25 countries. Consumers' top concerns, both globally and in the US, are economic ones, followed by key...

2011-05-20 14:42:00

FORT LEE, N.J., May 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Inflation Association - http://inflation.us - would like to congratulate its members for helping spread the word during the past week about America's college tuition bubble and how college education is the largest scam in U.S. history. After NIA's release of "College Conspiracy" on Saturday, May 14th, over 340,000 people have watched the documentary in its first six days of release, with many thousands of Americans tweeting about...

2011-05-03 05:00:00

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lending Club (http://www.lendingclub.com), the leading platform for investing in and obtaining personal loans, today announced that Pool Corporation (NASDAQ/GMS: POOL) will invest up to $2 million in personal loans through Lending Club during 2011 to spur pool and spa sales growth. The decline in the housing market over the past few years has made home equity lines of credit difficult, if not impossible, to obtain, even for borrowers...

2011-03-07 07:00:00

BURLINGTON, Mass., March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Auto finance is one of the largest lending markets in the U.S., second only to mortgages. Auto loans and leases make up about $850 billion in American debt, more than the credit card industry. Even student loans are only about half the size of auto finance.[1] MoneyAisle.com is the first fully-automated online auction marketplace for consumers to get among the lowest rates on auto loans and refinancing, helping borrowers across the full...

Word of the Day
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'