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The Washington Times
Online lenders, unconstrained by state laws, fill void where payday loan shops are bannedLast of four parts Short on cash, Vermont resident Jessica Gingras was lured t
Online lenders, unconstrained by state laws, fill void where payday loan shops are banned
The Washington Times / Posted yesterday
Last of four parts Short on cash, Vermont resident Jessica Gingras was lured to the website of Plain Green LLC, an online lender whose site has cheery cartoons promising access to cash “as easy as 1, 2, 3.” The site suggests that an online loan may... Read more
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Investopedia
6 Ways to Save Money on College SuppliesBack-to-school shopping takes on a whole new meaning when a family member heads
6 Ways to Save Money on College Supplies
Investopedia / Posted 8 days ago
Back-to-school shopping takes on a whole new meaning when a family member heads off to college. Besides basic supplies (paper, pencils, pens, highlighters and more), there are textbooks, electronics and dorm-room essentials to purchase. All of these... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
NRDC Turns Up Pressure on Subway to Disclose Antibiotic Use in Meat ProductionWASHINGTON - As Subway marks its 50th anniversary later this week, the Natural
NRDC Turns Up Pressure on Subway to Disclose Antibiotic Use in Meat Production
CommonDreams.org / Posted 8 days ago
WASHINGTON - As Subway marks its 50th anniversary later this week, the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) today launched a national campaign urging Subway, the world’s largest fast food chain by number of locations, to publicly commit to... Read more
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The Advocate
Our View: LaTrac website continues to get good grades for keeping track of state dollarsWhile occasions to do it are too rare, we are always delighted when Louisiana i
Our View: LaTrac website continues to get good grades for keeping track of state dollars
The Advocate / Posted 16 days ago
While occasions to do it are too rare, we are always delighted when Louisiana is near the top of the pack in something, and so the state’s Division of Administration deserves a pat on the back for its LaTrac website. What is it? It is what is called... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
More Chicago seniors embrace health, transportation benefits of bikingAnnie Beal never owned a bicycle as a child and grew up in a rural area in the
More Chicago seniors embrace health, transportation benefits of biking
Chicago Tribune / Posted 21 days ago
Annie Beal never owned a bicycle as a child and grew up in a rural area in the South where biking wasn't a convenient form of transportation. As she grew older, Beal said she was a bit embarrassed that she couldn't bike, but she was determined to... Read more
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Government Computer News
'Checkbook' websites shine light on state spendingThis article originally appeared in Stateline, an initiative of the Pew Charita
'Checkbook' websites shine light on state spending
Government Computer News / Posted 21 days ago
This article originally appeared in Stateline, an initiative of the Pew Charitable Trusts. Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel was mortified when a consumer watchdog group last year gave his state a D-minus for transparency in providing online access to... Read more
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FOX Business
New BP Gulf of Mexico ControversyOil giant BP (BP) must fully disclose the details about its $18.7 billion out-o
New BP Gulf of Mexico Controversy
FOX Business / Posted 24 days ago
Oil giant BP (BP) must fully disclose the details about its $18.7 billion out-of-court settlement with the Department of Justice over the 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill, which killed 11 workers and spilled millions of barrels of oil into the... Read more
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Deseret News
How much more does the CEO make? You may find outWASHINGTON — CEOs make a lot more than the average working Joe or Jane. And in
How much more does the CEO make? You may find out
Deseret News / Posted 28 days ago
WASHINGTON — CEOs make a lot more than the average working Joe or Jane. And in the near future, Americans will find out how big the disparity actually is within publicly traded companies. Federal regulators, under mandate from a 2010 law that... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
What does my credit rating have to do with my driving?Most auto-insurance companies use your consumer credit rating as a significant
What does my credit rating have to do with my driving?
Chicago Tribune / Posted 28 days ago
Most auto-insurance companies use your consumer credit rating as a significant factor in determining what rate to charge you. Who knew? Maybe you. But two-thirds of customers didn't know, according to a Government Accountability Office survey.... Read more
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Black Press USA
How Much More Does the CEO Make? You May Find OutWASHINGTON (AP) — CEOs make a lot more than the average working Joe or Jane. An
How Much More Does the CEO Make? You May Find Out
Black Press USA / Posted 29 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — CEOs make a lot more than the average working Joe or Jane. And in the near future, Americans will find out how big the disparity actually is within publicly traded companies. Federal regulators, under mandate from a 2010 law that... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Our CEO makes that much more than me?!(AP) — CEOs make a lot more than the average working Joe or Jane. And in the ne
Our CEO makes that much more than me?!
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 29 days ago
(AP) — CEOs make a lot more than the average working Joe or Jane. And in the near future, Americans will find out how big the disparity actually is within publicly traded companies. Federal regulators, under mandate from a 2010 law that reshaped... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Pay gap subject of vote at SECWASHINGTON -- CEOs are paid a lot more than the average working Joe. And in the
Pay gap subject of vote at SEC
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 30 days ago
WASHINGTON -- CEOs are paid a lot more than the average working Joe. And in the near future, Americans will see how big the disparity actually is within publicly traded companies. Federal regulators, under mandate from a 2010 law that reshaped... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
How much more does the CEO make? You may find outWASHINGTON — CEOs make a lot more than the average working Joe or Jane. And in
How much more does the CEO make? You may find out
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 30 days ago
WASHINGTON — CEOs make a lot more than the average working Joe or Jane. And in the near future, Americans will find out how big the disparity actually is within publicly traded companies. Federal regulators, under mandate from a 2010 law that... Read more
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Denver Post
How much more do CEOs make? SEC may force companies to reveal pay gapWASHINGTON — CEOs make a lot more than the average working Joe or Jane. In the
How much more do CEOs make? SEC may force companies to reveal pay gap
Denver Post / Posted 30 days ago
WASHINGTON — CEOs make a lot more than the average working Joe or Jane. In the near future, Americans will find out how big the disparity actually is within publicly traded companies. Federal regulators, under mandate from a 2010 law that reshaped... Read more
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TribLIVE
Vote set at SEC to reveal pay gap between CEO and median employee at publicly traded companiesWASHINGTON — CEOs make a lot more than the average working Joe or Jane. And in
Vote set at SEC to reveal pay gap between CEO and median employee at publicly traded companies
TribLIVE / Posted 30 days ago
WASHINGTON — CEOs make a lot more than the average working Joe or Jane. And in the near future, Americans will find out how big the disparity actually is within publicly traded companies. Federal regulators, under mandate from a 2010 law that... Read more
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SaukValley.com
How much more does the CEO make? You may find outFederal regulators, under mandate from a 2010 law that reshaped regulation afte
How much more does the CEO make? You may find out
SaukValley.com / Posted 30 days ago
Federal regulators, under mandate from a 2010 law that reshaped regulation after the financial crisis, will require companies to reveal the extent of their own pay gaps. The Securities and Exchange Commission is scheduled to vote today to formally... Read more
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Denver Post
How much more does the CEO make? You may find outWASHINGTON (AP) — CEOs make a lot more than the average working Joe or Jane. An
How much more does the CEO make? You may find out
Denver Post / Posted 30 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — CEOs make a lot more than the average working Joe or Jane. And in the near future, Americans will find out how big the disparity actually is within publicly traded companies. Federal regulators, under mandate from a 2010 law that... Read more
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FOX Business
Under new SEC rule, public companies will have to reveal CEO vs worker pay gapWASHINGTON – CEOs make a lot more than the average working Joe or Jane. And in
Under new SEC rule, public companies will have to reveal CEO vs worker pay gap
FOX Business / Posted 30 days ago
WASHINGTON – CEOs make a lot more than the average working Joe or Jane. And in the near future, Americans will find out how big the disparity actually is within publicly traded companies. Federal regulators, under mandate from a 2010 law that... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Under new SEC rule, public companies will have to reveal CEO vs worker pay gapThis June 19, 2015 photo shows the seal of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Com
Under new SEC rule, public companies will have to reveal CEO vs worker pay gap
Brandon Sun / Posted 30 days ago
This June 19, 2015 photo shows the seal of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission at SEC headquarters, in Washington. The Securities and Exchange Commission is scheduled to vote Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2015, to formally adopt a rule compelling public... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
How much more does the CEO make? You may find outCEOs make a lot more than the average working Joe or Jane. And in the near futu
How much more does the CEO make? You may find out
Chicago Tribune / Posted 30 days ago
CEOs make a lot more than the average working Joe or Jane. And in the near future, Americans will find out how big the disparity actually is within publicly traded companies. Federal regulators, under mandate from a 2010 law that reshaped regulation... Read more
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Park Record
How much more does the CEO make? You may find outWASHINGTON (AP) — CEOs make a lot more than the average working Joe or Jane. An
How much more does the CEO make? You may find out
Park Record / Posted 30 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — CEOs make a lot more than the average working Joe or Jane. And in the near future, Americans will find out how big the disparity actually is within publicly traded companies. Federal regulators, under mandate from a 2010 law that... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
How much more does the CEO make? You may find outWASHINGTON (AP) - CEOs make a lot more than the average working Joe or Jane. An
How much more does the CEO make? You may find out
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 30 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - CEOs make a lot more than the average working Joe or Jane. And in the near future, Americans will find out how big the disparity actually is within publicly traded companies. Federal regulators, under mandate from a 2010 law that... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
How much more does the CEO make? You may find outWASHINGTON (AP) - CEOs make a lot more than the average working Joe or Jane. An
How much more does the CEO make? You may find out
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 30 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - CEOs make a lot more than the average working Joe or Jane. And in the near future, Americans will find out how big the disparity actually is within publicly traded companies. Federal regulators, under mandate from a 2010 law that... Read more
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Carlsbad Current-Argus
How much more does the CEO make? You may find outWASHINGTON (AP) — CEOs make a lot more than the average working Joe or Jane. An
How much more does the CEO make? You may find out
Carlsbad Current-Argus / Posted 30 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — CEOs make a lot more than the average working Joe or Jane. And in the near future, Americans will find out how big the disparity actually is within publicly traded companies. Federal regulators, under mandate from a 2010 law that... Read more
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KOB 4 Albuquerque
How much more does the CEO make? You may find outCreated: 08/04/2015 2:23 PM By: By MARCY GORDON WASHINGTON (AP) — CEOs make a
How much more does the CEO make? You may find out
KOB 4 Albuquerque / Posted 30 days ago
Created: 08/04/2015 2:23 PM By: By MARCY GORDON WASHINGTON (AP) — CEOs make a lot more than the average working Joe or Jane. And in the near future, Americans will find out how big the disparity actually is within publicly traded... Read more
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