Knock out that mortgage fast

by Dave Ramsey -- Dear Dave, My son has a $115,000 mortgage at 5.8 percent. He also has a home equity line of credit of $40,000 at 9 percent. Currently, he can more…

Stocks fall 353 points on Fed worry

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) Stocks tumbled more than 2 percent on Thursday, with the Dow on track for the worst day of 2013, dropping over 300 points on a day when more…

Yahoo plans to release email addresses

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Wired) Yahoo is releasing inactive Yahoo IDs so that users can score a better email address. This means you can finally have albert@yahoo.com instead of albert9330399@yahoo.com, for example. more…

Study: Fracking pays off

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (OilPrice) Hydraulic fracking has been studied with a published paper showing the energy return on investment (aka EROI) with a total input energy compared with the energy in more…

Looting via mobile remote-deposit capture

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Credit Union Times) Boma Robert Spero-Jack suddenly has many mouths in banking security making worried sounds. That's because the Louisville, Ky., man apparently used mobile remote deposit capture more…

No school insurance if teachers have guns

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (TOPEKA CAPITOL-JOURNAL) Allowing teachers and other employees to carry guns under a new state law would cost most school districts their insurance. EMC Insurance Companies, the state’s main more…

Mystery: Men's Wearhouse ousts founder

by -NO AUTHOR- -- NEW YORK (AP) — Men's Wearhouse Inc. has dismissed its founder and executive chairman George Zimmer. In a terse release issued Wednesday, the company didn't give a reason for the abrupt more…