Credit unions benefit from backlash against big banks

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Credit unions added more new members during that month than in all of 2010.

Credit unions are benefiting from the backlash against big banks over new fees.   And in Texas, credit unions gained $326 million in new deposits from 47,000 new members during the month leading up to the so-called Bank Transfer Day. The Saturday event was orchestrated by an online campaign urging consumers to move their money from banks to the generally smaller credit unions.

 

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10 most notorious money laundering cases of the 20th century

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Have you heard of these money laundering cases?

Money laundering is the process by which illegally obtained cash is made to appear as if it has been obtained by legal means. The funds are moved into valid accounts or businesses in order to hide or disguise the financial trail that leads back to the criminal activity. In 1996, it was estimated that between 2 and 5 percent of the world’s gross domestic product consisted of laundered money…

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Children No More At Risk Online Than Offline, New Study Says

Children No More At Risk Online Than Offline, New Study Says 

Last year, after the social-networking site MySpace found that its members included some 29,000 registered sex offenders, the nation’s top state prosecutors demanded a technological fix, asking that the industry “explore and develop age and identity verification tools for social networking web sites.” But a new study concludes that such technologies are unlikely to thwart anonymous predators and that the threat facing children online is no worse than it is in the real world.

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Supervision Helps With Your Finances

Supervision Helps With Your Finances

 

So, hey, let’s talk finances. I know, I know, it’s Christmas Eve and you’d rather not look at your pocket book right now. With a gadget like the Supervision, however, you’d really never have to think too hard about personal finance again. It can scan and process your receipts, keep tabs on your bank accounts, and help you tabulate just how much you have to work with each month.

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Robo-Mate Aiko

Robo-Mate Aiko 

Aiko – Female Robot 

Are you shattered because you haven’t found a soul mate for yourself? Well, there’s a better way out than heading to the matrimonial: build a mate for yourself. Remember when the world witnessed the Canadian Fembot earlier, it didn’t like you touching her breasts and made sure you know that with a slap, we knew something more feminine could be expected here. Perhaps we weren’t wrong; here she is back in a perfect lady makeover.

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