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Use this handy credit score comparison chart that automatically displays the most popular and highest ranking free credit score offers on the net. (Low ranked offers don’t get displayed). These credit score trial offers are really awesome because in addition to seeing your credit files, you get to see your credit SCORES. That’s the number you usually don’t get to see when you apply for an annual credit report or a free credit report gov. But that’s the “magic number” you really wanna see. It’s the number that lenders, banks, mortgage brokers, credit card companies, and pretty much anyone who’ll provide you with a loan or financial credit will use to approve (or deny) your loan request, and/or to set your loan interest rates.

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Staples Investigating Breach Following String Of Payment System Lapses

Staples Investigating Breach Following String Of Payment System Lapses
A Staples spokesperson acknowledged the ongoing breach investigation late Monday to Brian Krebs, an investigative journalist who was first to report that some banks were tracing fraudulent transactions to credit card account holders who shopped at …
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Spain's credit card scandal sparks corruption backlash
Judges have ordered Rato, a former International Monetary Fund chief, and Miguel Blesa — who chaired savings bank Caja Madrid before it was merged with others to form Bankia in 2010 — to deposit millions of euros with the High Court by Wednesday to …
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Report: Raising Minimum Wages Would Benefit Economy
Cooper said that the report looked at Medicaid, the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP), Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), food stamps, the food program for Women Infants and …
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When Disputing Errors in Your Credit Report, Go Tooth and Nail

When Disputing Errors in Your Credit Report, Go Tooth and Nail
Catching errors early can be accomplished by reviewing your credit report once every four months, said Gail Cunningham, spokesperson for the National Foundation for Credit Counseling in Washington, D.C. Consumers can review them for free from each of …
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How to Start a Strong Credit History
Fortunately for Mr. Jakubowski, it was easy for him to obtain the cards: He had built a strong credit history by paying off car loans while in college, he says. His father cosigned the loans. "We never missed a payment or were late," he says …
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Can't cut debt? You can still improve credit

Can't cut debt? You can still improve credit
Your best course of action is to carefully review your three credit reports (you'll get one from each major credit bureau) at least once per year by visiting AunnualCreditReport.com. If you spot a mistake on any of them, start the process for …
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Finance ministry, SBP directed to reconsider Credit Bureaus Act, 2014
ISLAMABAD – The National Assembly Standing Committee on Finance and Revenue has directed the Ministry of Finance and SBP to reconsider “The Credit Bureaus Act, 2014”,in the presence of stakeholders and amended draft act be submitted before the …
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Laptop Theft Prevention

Computers, especially the portable ones such as netbooks and laptops, are highly vulnerable to theft as several businesses use the computing systems while travelling or use them as mobile offices.

The alarming rate at which the laptops are being stolen lately is a cause of concern, thanks to the a growing line of laptop theft prevention products that address designed to secure and recover your computer. Still there is no reason to get paranoid, you can take steps to prevent laptop theft and help ensure computer security.

Basic steps you need to take to ensure laptop security

Not to leave the laptop or PC in sight in vehicle that is not locked.
While travelling, carry the laptop in briefcase or anything that will not identify it as laptop to a third person. To carry a laptop in a computer or laptop bag is itself an invitation to the laptop thieves.
Carry the laptop along with you even if you have to leave it for a short break from a meeting or a conference or even at the hotel lounge.
Lock the laptop when you have no use with it in a closed cabinet or even secure it to your table or desk using a laptop lock.
Identify your laptop with unique markings with the help of acrylic paints or even use markings on the laptop case to identify it easily.
Keeping backing up all the data as frequent as possible and store the backed up data on a secure disk or any other means thereof.
Note the model as well as the serial number of the laptop, so to enable tracking it easily in case of theft (should the manufacturer be made aware of the number and the loss and should the thief take it to the manufacturer for any service the numbers will help identify your laptop).

Secure the laptop against theft
There are various laptop locks as well as other devices to deter anyone from running off with your laptop.

There are many laptop lock companies that manufacture big line of anti-theft laptop lock products that guarantee computer security. While a few manufacturers specialize in anti-theft products for various brands of laptops including laptop locks, laptop carts, etc such as for Apple iMac, Apple laptops, Dell laptops, HP/Compaq laptops etc.

To have a mobile alarm installed on the laptop is always a good idea
In general, the mobile alarms are designed to go as and when the sensors detect motion or mobility of the computer (when the laptop is moved off predetermined area). Although these are designed for theft protection of laptops, they are even used to secure PCs.

Use of laptop tracking devices
There are a good number of laptop tracking devices designed to help locate the stolen laptop incase of theft and there are also devices to protect the data stored on the laptop.

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PepsiCo Given “AA-” Credit Rating (PEP)

PepsiCo Given “AA-” Credit Score (PEP)
PepsiCo (NYSE:PEP) has received an “AA-” credit rating from analysts at Morningstar. The financial investment analysis company's “AA-” rating suggests that the organization is a very-low default risk. They also gave their particular stock a three star rating. A number of other …
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NRG Energy Receives “BB-” Credit History (NRG)
NRG Energy (NYSE:NRG) was provided a “BB-” credit history by analysts at Morningstar. The study company's “BB-” score suggests your business is an above-average standard threat. Additionally they gave their stock a three star score. A great many other …
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Mike Jones, President of Discover Leadership Training, Announces Keynote Speech at Shell Federal Credit Unions 3rd Annual Training Day

houston, tx (PRWEB) October 15, 2014

Discover Leadership Training was thrilled to unveil their keynote speaker for Shell Federal Credit Union’s 3rd Annual Training Day. The speaker was none other than Discover Leadership Training President, Mike Jones. As the President of Discover Leadership Training, Mike Jones has devoted his life to helping people in the realm of outcome-focused and benefit-driven choices. He and the whole Discover Leadership Training organization has unparalleled expertise when it comes to bringing positive influence to companies and organizations looking to have tangible growth.

The Annual Training Day featured a packed agenda throughout the day. Adopting a conference style format, the Annual Training Day highlighted a wide variety of sessions, topics, and classes for the Shell Federal Credit Union employees to partake in. “The day was electrifying, emotional, and truly-energizing!” Says Mike Jones, “There were around 225 employees this year and I was thrilled that Shell Federal Credit Union asked me to speak at the event.”

In keeping with Shell Federal Credit Union’s ideals and business outcomes, the theme for the Annual Training Day was, “Superheroes.” Jose Rodriguez, CEO of Shell Federal Credit Union, says, “Today we are practicing like we play every day, having the courage to get off the sidelines and into the game of life. Knowing that it is not the score on the scoreboard at the end of the day but how we played the game! Being Game Changers with every relationship, changing lives one member and one employee at a time.”

The Annual Training Day took place at the Double Tree Hotel by Hilton near Hobby Airport in Houston, Texas. More details can be found at: http://www.discoverleadership.com.

About Mike Jones:

Mike Jones realized something early in life: he didn’t think like other people. He had radical ideas about positive outcomes and personal growth and becoming one of the 3% who really change things. After completing the Continental Airlines Pilot Development Program Mike became a helicopter pilot for the Houston Police Department. While at the HPD Helicopter Division Mike created a youth program called Soul Patrol (click here for a video). This program taught teens the value of transforming negatives into positives. Soul Patrol was so successful it was featured on NBC Nightly News, Good Morning America and Oprah. The program was also endorsed by Presidents George H. W. Bush and Bill Clinton.

About Discover Leadership Training:

Discover Leadership Training provides transformational experiences and tools that produce a sustainable winning culture. Discover Leadership Training boldly provides the most impactive, sustainable, and challenging leadership development solutions for the world. We enthusiastically inspire each member of the team to create a better version of their self and accept personal responsibility for their team’s success.

Bad Credit Loans A Boon For Bad Credit Holders

Many times you must have faced monetary problems in the mid of the month as most of the UK people are Dependant on their monthly pay check. Currently you do not need to get troubled because of these fiscal crises. Bad Credit Loans are there to assist you in your cash emergencies. These loans are specially designed to meet all your urgent needs.

These loans are offered to two forms they are secured and unsecured.
For secured loans, the borrower has to place collateral. In such case, the borrower is at risk of losing his asset if he is not able to repay the amount in time. For unsecured loans, the borrower need not place any collateral. In addition, the lender is at risk if the borrower does not pay the advance in time.

These advances offer a sum of 500 – 250000 for a period of 1 25 years. The repayment period is flexible and you can extend this period. Bad credit is not a issue to apply for these funds. They are approved without any credit check. There is no hassle in applying for these advances as it is made available online. There is no much documentation. You are free to use these advances as you wish, as there are no restrictions put forth by the lender. You may use these funds to pay off your bills like your car repair bill, medical bill, school fees and so on.

The applicant should fill in true information. The lender than verifies the information and your bank account is credited with the amount. This amount is approved in a short span. The lender may ask you your name, address, cell number, bank account number and so on.

To apply for these advances the applicant should fulfill the following criteria:

He needs to be a UK citizen.
He needs to be above 18 years of age.
Should have a bank account.
Must be employed for at least 3 months.
Should have a regular income.

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PHPMatters Awards the Top 5 Joomla Web Hosting Plans for 2014

San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) October 11, 2014

The PHP resource site PHPMatters today announced the top 5 Joomla web hosting plans for 2014 which are handpicked from 100+ options. With all of the key factors being considered and evaluated, the award goes to InMotion Launch, HostMonster Starter, JustHost Just Plan, WebHostingHub Spark, and Arvixe Personal Class.

The 5 packages are all popular sellers. They are proved to offer rich resources, reliable performance and helpful technical support to beginners as well as skilled users.

1)    InMotion Launch

The Launch plan from InMotion Hosting suits almost any hosting purpose and skill level. Normally priced at $ 7.99/mo, the plan is available at $ 3.49/mo only for subscriptions through this exclusive promotional link. A 90-day refund guarantee is provided so that users can have a long trial period.

In addition to unlimited disk space, unlimited bandwidth and cPanel, the plan also includes Softaculous 1-click installer which enables people to install 310+ applications including Joomla instantly. Popular e-commerce features, scripting languages and website protection tools are also ready.

2)    HostMonster Starter

The HostMonster Starter plan offers not only unlimited basic resources like disk space, bandwidth, email accounts and MySQL databases, but also many beneficial extras such as domain name, SimpleScripts installer, Cron Jobs, and marketing credits. Besides, users can install Joomla templates and extensions easily through Mojo Marketplace. All of these features are available at $ 3.95/mo for new customers.

3)    JustHost Just Plan

Currently priced at $ 2.5/mo, the Just Plan from JustHost has all of the functionality desired by business owners and individuals. The plan comes with unlimited disk space, bandwidth, email accounts and hosted domains. Besides, it also includes instant setup, site builder, cPanel, SSL Secure Server, and so on.

4)    WebHostingHub Spark

WebHostingHub plans have the same unlimited hosting features. The basic Spark plan covers unlimited hosting resources, secure email, and a 90-day money-back guarantee. Moreover, it gives access to a personal on-boarding process which offers a step-by-step guide for getting started. 24×7 technical support is approachable via phone, email and live chat.

5)    Arvixe Personal Class

Arvixe Personal Class plan has a combination of affordability and reliability. Originally priced from $ 4/mo, the plan is available at $ 2.8/mo when purchased with the coupon code BWH360. With this price, users can access many management tools and developer-friendly features. Website performance is ensured by first-rate hardware and routing technology, constant monitoring, and Solid State Drives.

Read more information about the plans by visiting http://phpmatters.com/.

About PHPMatters

Having been developing rapidly since the establishment, PHPMatters is a trusted resource site for webmasters to get useful tips and tutorials on PHP scripts.

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