Month: October 2016

Five simple steps to rebuild your credit score

Five simple steps to rebuild your credit score

Ranjit PunjaCreditmantri Have you applied for a loan or credit card and been shocked that your application has been rejected because of your credit score? Or been told that your poor credit score doesnt qualify you for the best interest rates? Its never too late to start rebuilding your credit score and being eligible for…

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McDonald’s sales beat estimates as turnaround gathers pace

McDonald’s sales beat estimates as turnaround gathers pace

Same-restaurant sales in its US restaurants rose a better-than-expected 1.3 percent, helped by demand for its all-day breakfast, the McPick 2 for $2 promotion and the introduction of Chicken McNuggets without artificial preservatives. Analysts polled by research firm Consensus Metrix had expected a gain of 1.2 percent in the United States. McDonalds, under Chief Executive…

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If you have to borrow, here’s how to do it smartly

If you have to borrow, here’s how to do it smartly

Payday loans. Furniture and appliance loans. Private student loans. Non-bank finance company lending. As an example, the guide points out that overdraft lines of credit usually carry annual percentage rates or APRs of 9.9 percent to 18 percent or a flat per-item fee. The guide goes on to say, “A line extension of $100 for…

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Ralph Nader-Formed Group Calls For Ban On Solar Industry Financing Schemes

Ralph Nader-Formed Group Calls For Ban On Solar Industry Financing Schemes

Slocum said the nature of the contracts allow third-party actors in the solar industry to deny customers access to US courts in the event of a dispute over costs. State utility regulatory commissions do not have jurisdiction over the solar leasing industry in the same way they do over traditional utilities, a state of affairs…

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Nothing could kill this 44-yr-old civil engineer’s zest for life

Nothing could kill this 44-yr-old civil engineer’s zest for life

KUNDAPUR : Fate paralyzed the life of Jayaram Shetty (44), a bright civil engineer diploma holder from Kandlur in Kundapur, Udupi district, but it could not kill his spirit to live independently. Shetty is paralyzed waist down) and is bedridden for the last 24 years. He was injured while working on a excavation project inside…

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