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How Democratic VP Pick Tim Kaine's Camp Is Already Pushing Back on Liberal Critics
Democrats in Philadelphia are unlikely to greet Tim Kaine with a unified hero’s welcome when he takes the stage at the Democratic National Convention tonight. In fact, about 165 Bernie Sanders delegates answered a survey saying they’d be interested in “nonviolently and emphatically” protesting
Why Moving Can Be a Dangerous Time for Your Identity
Summertime offers an endless list of ways you can take it easy, unless it’s doesn’t. It’s also moving time. Whether we’re talking about college kids coming home for a few months or simple relocation, there’s nothing relaxing or simple about a move. Get it wrong, and you become vulnerable to
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to Crack Down on Payday Loan 'Debt Traps'
A federal consumer watchdog group proposed a new rule today aimed at cracking down on the payday loan industry, saying in a press release that "consumers are being set up to fail with loan payments that they are unable to repay." Payday loans, sometimes called "cash advances" or "check loans,"
Missouri Man Paid $50,000 in Interest After Taking $2,500 in Payday Loans
Small payday loans are touted as quick, short-term access to money, but people like Elliott Clark of Kansas City, Missouri, call them "debt traps." A retired and disabled Marine, Clark still has a hard time talking about the more than 5 years in which he says he struggled to pay $50,000 in interest
Wall Street Bonuses Subject to Tighter Regulation Under New Proposed Rule
Senior Wall Street executives might have to wait longer for their full bonuses, according to a proposed rule announced by financial regulators today. After years of delay, six U.S. financial regulatory authorities are still working on a proposed rule regulating incentive pay, which some believe
Priyanka Chopra Cast as Villain in 'Baywatch' Movie, Ryan Reynolds Interviews Hugh Jackman and More in 'Pop News'
Hey what's up everybody I'm comment about that here are the hottest pop news stories but being online right now. Well the rock Baywatch movie officially has a villain. Wanna costar Bianca Chopra had been announced as the bad girl of that the filming begins next week but it looks Chopra as only
50 Ways to Keep Your Money Resolutions
It’s been a couple of weeks. That means about 30 percent of us have already given up on our New Year’s resolutions. If that resolution is a financial one, then I urge you to “take a mulligan.” Hit the re-set button. Begin at the beginning. Start over. Don’t give up! When Bankrate.com asked people
Politics with a Touch of Southern-Style Charm
ABC News' Brad Mielke, Candace Smith, and Ryan Struyk preview the Republican presidential debate from South Carolina.
Dabo Swinney overcame pain and poverty to be on the cusp of history
PELHAM, Ala. -- Carol McIntosh still remembers what she noticed when she cradled her third son for the first time in a hospital bed more than 46 years ago. "He was holding his hands up in fists," McIntosh said. "I knew he was going to be a fighter." Indeed, William Christopher Swinney came into the
How a Texas Woman Recruited by Her Father to Rob Banks Is Moving on With Her Life
A young woman who was recruited as a teen by her father to rob banks is slowly rebuilding her life since being released from a Texas jail this September. "I am doing wonderful this Christmas season. I have a better life, a whole new life. I've been very blessed," Abby Catt, 21, recently told ABC