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Watch Out For Phony Credit Repair Promises

The Federal Trade Commission has a Credit Repair Organization Act that protects consumers from scams. Read thoroughly through the bylaws that may or may not favor your personal credit score, before signing with or paying for a credit repair service. US Today's Christy Bieber published her thoughts today in an extended article, citing different scams that credit…

Daylight Saving Time, Not 'Savings' Time, Is OK With Trump Year Round

According to Wikipedia, the correct way to say it is Daylight Saving Time. No 'S' at the end of Saving. TimeAndDate.com confirms. That should settle the score. A senior journalist from Global News Canada weighed in on Twitter, with an easy to digest pun. Sunday night most Americans sprung forward 1-hour, for the annual time change.…

Pasco County Snake Causes Mass Power Outage

Unfortunately for the accused snake, the reptile did not make it through the ordeal alive. His time of death is unknown, but it all went down on Sunday afternoon. David Lambert of the Withlacoochee River Electric Cooperative, whose electrical equipment was compromised by the snake, told Fox 13 it would cost approximately $80,000 to replace the malfunctioning…

New York Man Stages His Own Kidnapping To Escape Gambling Debt

60-year-old Robert Brandel of western New York thought he had the edge in a Superbowl betting pool when he filled in several fake names on the $50,000 'squares' pool. According to investigators, Brandel did not win on any of his squares, resulting in his gambling debt being multiplied tenfold, and him not being able to muster…