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D'Souza Pleads Guilty to Campaign Finance Violation

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D'Souza Pleads Guilty to Campaign Finance Violation
On the morning he was to go on trial in Manhattan, the conservative author and filmmaker Dinesh D'Souza pleaded guilty on Tuesday to one count of making campaign contributions in the names of other people, a violation of federal campaign finance laws.
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Former Ward 6 candidate Kelvin Robinson charged in DC campaign finance
A former D.C. Council candidate who prosecutors say had ties with businessman Jeffrey E. Thompson was charged Tuesday with violating city campaign finance laws to help fund his two 2010 primary campaigns. Kelvin Robinson, 53, was charged in D.C. …
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West Aurora finance chief heading to East Aurora
Tyler held many of the same responsibilities at West Aurora, where she has served as the chief financial officer since 2009. In that role, her most recent annual base salary was $ 114,224. She also served for a year as West Aurora's director of finance …
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Alibaba: the new face of finance in China
As Alibaba gears up for what could be the world's biggest tech IPO, online finance has become another focus of the sprawling firm – and while that business will be largely kept separate from the offering, it could play a major role in the entire …
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FOREX-Wounded dollar eyes BOJ, Aussie slides to 2-week low

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FOREX-Wounded dollar eyes BOJ, Aussie slides to 2-week low
… * Focus on BOJ Kuroda's comments later in data for near-term catalysts. * Aussie on defensive after being hit by host of negatives. By Shinichi Saoshiro. TOKYO, May 21 (Reuters) – Lower U.S. Treasury yields held the dollar near a 3-1/2 month low …
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FOREX-Euro inches up vs dollar in face of pressure on the upside
"There seems to be so many reasons to short the euro," said Bart Wakabayashi, head of forex at State Street Global Markets in Tokyo. "The ECB seems to be the one [central bank] under the most pressure to act the soonest." Five senior sources have told …
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Forex: J1.10 to one US dollar
KINGSTON, Jamaica – The US dollar Tuesday, May 20, traded at an average J$ 111.10 according to the Bank of Jamaica's daily foreign exchange trading summary. On Monday, May 19 the US dollar ended trading at J$ 111.03. Meanwhile, on Tuesday the …
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Latest Finance News

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10 companies with huge pay gaps
Oracle CEO Larry Ellison speaks at a news conference after Oracle Team USA won Race 19 and the overall title of the 34th America's Cup yacht sailing race over Emirates Team New Zealand in San Francisco, California September 25, 2013.
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Cyprus finance minister says 4th bailout assessment positive, economy to
NICOSIA, Cyprus – Cyprus' finance minister says international creditors have given a fourth straight positive review to the country's financial rescue program and are projecting that its economy will shrink this year slightly less than earlier forecasts.
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Latest Forex News

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FOREX-Euro languishes near 5-week low vs dollar, sterling eyes BoE
… * Euro drifts near 5-week low vs USD, 16-month low on sterling. * WSJ report says Bundesbank willing to back ECB easing next month if needed. * Sterling awaits BoE report and UK jobs data (Updates levels, adds comments). By Ian Chua and Masayuki …
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The Hidden Patterns of Support and Resistance in the Forex Market
There are numerous ways of identifying support and resistance, but many traders miss the values right in front of them. Humans think in 'round' figures and so do traders; price action can exhibit this phenomena. In this article, we outline the 'Major …
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Forex – Yen stronger on corporate goods price data
Forex – Yen stronger on corporate goods price data. By Investing.com | Forex News | May 14, 2014 12:04AM GMT | Add a Comment. Investing.com. Tweet. AA. +. -. Investing.com – The Japanese yen strengthened in Asia on Wednesday after data pointed to …
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Forex: J0.68 to one US dollar
KINGSTON, Jamaica — The US dollar Tuesday, May 13, traded at an average J$ 110.68, according to the Bank of Jamaica's daily foreign exchange trading summary. On Monday the US dollar traded at J$ 110.61. Meanwhile, the Canadian dollar traded at …
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Stop Living Paycheck to Paycheck

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Financial problems face everybody all over the world and if you are tired of living from paycheck to paycheck there are quite a few things that you can do to a start a savings account or find extra money that you need.  Many people do not realize that there are certain issues facing everybody that will bring you into debt but with a few tips and some hard work on your part you’ll be able to stop living from paycheck to paycheck.  Here are some things that you need to pay close attention to that way you’ll have the extra money when you need it instead of getting a paycheck and then it is gone.

One of the most important things that you can do when you’re trying to save money is to make sure that you do not purchase anything that you do not need for the house.  If you’re spending extra money on magazines or other tabloid subscriptions when you’re buying groceries or at the checkout counter you need to stop.  Many people do not realize exactly how much money they’re spending when they are purchasing a $5.00 magazine when they are checking out at the counter.  This is one of the biggest problems why many people are struggling with money.

Another thing that you can do when you’re living from paycheck to paycheck is to make a budget for the household.  You need to know exactly how much money is coming into the home and how much money you are paying out for your monthly bills.  This will give you a better idea of where all of your money is going and coming from so you can sit down and see what you can get rid of to start saving some money.  When it comes to the budget for your household it might take a little bit of time because you have to collect all of the receipts but it is well worth it if you’re able to start saving money.

You can also sell off items that you’re no longer needing or using your house.  Having a garage sale will free up some space as well as put a little bit of money in your pocket.  If you’re not using some items around your house and all they are doing is taking up space this is the easy way to make money to pay off your monthly bills and get a little bit a head.

Latest Finance News

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“It's haircut day” for school finance bills
A House-Senate conference committee on Monday nipped and tucked various elements of the 2014-15 School Finance Act and snapped up about $ 30 million in federal mineral revenues for school spending, reaching a compromise in the dispute over how to …
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Park finance panel recommendation may mean referendum for lakefront costs
Members of the board's finance committee agreed May 5 to recommend a multi-year financing plan that they believe will let the district issue $ 14 million in bonds, enough to pay for all the projects in their recently approved lakefront master plan …
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Is Google the new Microsoft?
A new lawsuit filed late last week accuses Google (GOOG) of "illegally monopolizing" the mobile search market in the U.S. The antitrust class-action suit claims that Google is stifling competition, driving up the price of phones and engaging in …
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Can Money Buy You Happiness? It Depends on What You Buy

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Can Money Buy You Happiness? It Depends on What You Buy
“Everyone has been told if you spend your money on life experiences, it will make you happier, but we found that isn't always the case,” Ryan Howell, an associate professor of psychology and co-author of the study, said in a statement. “Extremely …
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Mayweather not shy about reminding us how much money he makes to box
This probably goes without saying, but it is good to be Floyd Mayweather these days — and there isn't usually a person on Earth more eager to tell you how good it is to be Floyd Mayweather than Mayweather himself. So it should come as no surprise that …
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Is Bitcoin Where The Smart Money Is Now?
Is Bitcoin Where The Smart Money Is Now? May 06, 201411:50 AM ET. Listen to the Story. Tell Me More. 5 min 45 sec. Playlist; Download. There's been a lot of news about Bitcoin, including new guidance from the IRS. So is it time to get some of that …
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11 EU Nations Set to Tax Financial Transactions

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11 EU Nations Set to Tax Financial Transactions
European officials started pushing for the tax following the 2008-09 financial crisis, to curb speculation and claw back revenues after government bailouts of banks, but failed to muster the required unanimity for an EU-wide solution. Britain, which is …
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Listen to grandpa before investing in…tech?
It's been an up and down year for some major tech names like Facebook and Twitter; so much so that chatter of “Tech Bubble 2.0” has grown even louder. Perhaps it's time to take a look instead at “grandpa's tech.” That's the thought of Tom Lydon of …
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Latest Money News

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The case for money laundering
Yet unsuspecting consumers are more likely to wash their hands after touching an animal or riding the Underground. The reason, says a psychologist, is that whereas people realise that money is germy they “do not connect disease or illness to the …
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Top 10 Ways to Save Money on Organics
Save money without sacrificing your health, your conscious or the quality of your food. TAGS: savings · personal budgets · personal finance · money · shopping. + More. Laura Harders is the founder of Beltway Bargain Mom, one of Washington DC's most …
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Black money power
Money power has proven to be the more powerful by far. The EC sets limits on both fundraising and expenditures, but they are laughably ineffective. Political parties and candidates must break the rules in order to stand a chance of winning. This drives …
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How Does Cloud Computing Save Your Business Money?

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Businesses, from SMBs to large multinational enterprises, are increasingly embracing a cloud computing strategy as a way to reduce costs and increase effectiveness. It helps a wide range of businesses, from those who have owned their own business for many years to recent college grads with a top online mba looking to start one. By accessing services such as infrastructure, software and storage through the cloud businesses of all sizes can increase efficiency and lower their costs. Of course moving into the cloud is a large change for most businesses and is often hard to reverse so the decision must not be taken lightly. Below we look at five ways that moving to a cloud computing strategy can save your business money in the long-term. Read More →