Business

Crowdsourcing good for businesses and for personal loans

Crowdsourcing isn't just for funding personal loans or projects. Businesses can raise loan capital that way, too, or use peer to peer lending.
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Recession survival tips for small businesses

Surviving a recession can be tough for small businesses. With these tips, it is possible to break even or even raise the bottom line.
Pictured is Charlie Jones, Kroger grocery store manager in Worthington, Ohio, 1941. Jones is showcasing a variety of items in this black and white photo.

Paid Maternity for Childless Women

Would companies seriously consider paid maternity leave for the childless? Would short term loans pay to buy businesses a soul? READ HERE.
Parenthood is as sacred a thing as exists for human beings. What's fair is what the child needs, not that you keep up with Martha Jones' in number of vacation days. (Photo: flickr.com)

Is Applying For A Payday Loan Through A Direct Lender The Best Option?

Using a lender matching service can get you cash in as little as 2 hours. Direct lenders have a very high denial rate for applications.
Using a lender matching service can get you cash in as little as 2 hours. Direct lenders have a very high denial rate for applications.

Worst venture capitalist moves in U.S. history

Startups need venture capital to get off the ground. Sometimes, VCs invest in real stinkers. Here are some of the worst VC bombs in history…
There's always one cupcake in the bunch that doesn't quite meet expectation. In this case, the frosting has boiled over and it’s a hot, sticky mess.

Eight percent UC tuition hike approved for fall 2011

A new UC tuition hike has University of California students at the end of their ropes. Student protests resulted in 13 arrests yesterday...
The Monopoly Man is out of money. His demotivational poster reads: “College Tuition: Start saving now so you can retire by age 100.”

LeBron James decision could backfire on NBA business

LeBron James goes to Miami, Dan Gilbert rants and curses and the NBA could lose out in TV ratings when Miami isn't on. READ MORE…
LeBron James stalking the court in his Team USA jersey, during the Beijing Summer Olympics.

How Can Installment Loans Help Protect Your Credit Rating?

There are millions of people each year that ruin their credit score because they did not know they could use installment loans to pay their bills before defaulting.
There are millions of people each year that ruin their credit score because they did not know they could use installment loans to pay their bills before defaulting.

Get a Payday Advance or Work a Second Job – What to Do?

The economy is so broke that a major payday advance could be needed, but here are some ways to comfortably fit a second job into your full-time life.
Making ends meet can be tough during a recession. Working multiple jobs, using payday advance loans – these are realities for many people. (Photo: flickr.com)

Maryland mortgage broker pleads guilty to loan fraud

A former mortgage broker in Maryland has admitted that for several years, he turned legitimate mortgage applications into fraudulent money.
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Saving Money By Taking Advantage Of Promotions

Combining rebates, sales, store incentive programs and coupons can result in amazing savings at many stores today...

Do Not Fall Behind On Your Bills - See How Short Term Loans Can Help Prevent Late Fees and Penalties.

Short term loans can help you stay current on your bills by providing quick cash so you do not rack up expensive late fees and penalty charges.
Short term loans can help you stay current on your bills by providing quick cash so you do not rack up expensive late fees and penalty charges.

Businesses Look to Installment Loans Rather than Stocks

Small businesses look to installment loans, rather than stocks, as a way to fund immediate needs. CLICK HERE to see just what is reshaping business.
As long as they're OK, consider installment loans for your business's short-term financial needs. (Photo: flickr.com)

Owning a Business Involves More than Collecting Fast Cash

Being an entrepreneur is more than just collecting fast cash and working without a boss. It involves planning, decision making and focus...

California short term business loans are drying up

The picture for small business isn't good, says a California Reinvestment Coalition study. San Diego small business needs credit to flow.
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How To Get A Cash Advance Even With Bad Credit and Bankruptcy On Your Record

Not many people know they are still eligible for cash advances after bankruptcy or losing their credit. There are no credit checks so bad credit does not affect eligibility.
Not many people know they are still eligible for cash advances after bankruptcy or losing their credit. There are no credit checks so bad credit does not affect eligibility.

Family Dollar share price surges on NASDAQ

Discount retailer Family Dollar Stores Inc. was purchased by billionaire Nelson Peltz. It's a sign that dollar chains are now big business.
A smiling young woman hunts for values at her local Family Dollar store.

Treasury kicks off small business lending with $53.4 million

Missouri, Vermont and Connecticut will be getting a boost to their small-business lending programs from the United States Treasury.
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Ven-A-Care chases down Medicare defrauders, collects bounties

Ven-A-Care is a small pharmacy that makes money by whistle-blowing on big pharmaceutical companies that commit Medicare and Medicaid fraud.
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Keep Your Debt to Credit Ratio Down By Using Personal Loans Instead of Credit Cards

The higher your credit balance the lower your credit score may be. Personal loans online do not go on your credit report in most cases.
The higher your credit balance the lower your credit score may be. Personal loans online do not go on your credit report in most cases.

Why Worry About Bank Failures?

Over 120 American banks have already failed this year. How worried should we be? What happens in a typical bank failure scenario? READ HERE.
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Apple to integrate pay-by-wave iPhone payment system

Apple seems to be eyeing a move toward iPhone and iPad payment systems that would let users pay for purchases using their Apple devices.
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