How alternative credit can improve homeownership rate

Dec 11, 2018 Walt Wojciechowski

How alternative credit can improve homeownership rate

Alternative credit data may be able to shore up America's low homeownership rate. 


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As UK bank loans decline, asset lending can help struggling businesses

Dec 11, 2018 Sean Albert

The Bank of England recently released a report about lending, and any hope that the Funding for Lending Scheme (FLS) was on the verge of picking up was shattered.After modest increases in August and September, net short term lending declined


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UK government dishing out funding to alternative lenders

Dec 11, 2018 Simon Williams

The Bank of England's Funding for Lending Scheme (FLS) has been widely criticized in recent months, with experts and analysts declaring that it failed to spark small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) growth.Determined not to let the FLS initiative


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Fintech - turning big data into smart data

Dec 11, 2018 Phil Burgess

Fintech - turning big data into smart data

The rise of financial technology - fintech - is one of the biggest stories of the financial sector in recent years. In broad strokes, fintech's accelerating popularity and use is bad news for traditional banks - and great news for a huge range


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CEA: Consumer confidence increased in July

Dec 10, 2018 Philip Burgess

CEA: Consumer confidence increased in July

Consumer confidence has been trending upward since the end of the Great Recession, as individuals are more willing to spend and borrow from short term lending outlets and other financial institutions. Despite many Americans tightening their


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