Banks are falling behind alternative lenders

Aug 03, 2015 Sean Albert

Banks are falling behind alternative lenders

The Great Recession was brutal for the banking industry, and it caused a significant shakeup in lending strategies. Prior to the economic crash, banks were distributing capital at high rates, but the crisis forced them to close their checkbooks


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Online lending: Is it right for your small business?

Jul 30, 2015 Sean Albert

Online lending: Is it right for your small business?

There is a wealth of borrowing options from which small businesses can choose, and the boom in cloud technology has allowed lending platforms to exist online. Virtualization can be beneficial for SMBs, particularly those are faced with a time-sensitive


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4 ways alternative lenders are changing the game

Jul 23, 2015 Sean Albert

4 ways alternative lenders are changing the game

Traditional banks cut back on lending in the aftermath of the economic crisis, which hampered small businesses' abilities to grow. To fill this void, the alternative lending sector emerged and has since established itself as an option for SMBs


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Short term lenders provide funding to underserved demographics

Jul 15, 2015 Quinn Thomas

Short term lenders provide funding to underserved demographics

For the most part, people with insufficient or poor credit histories are often not granted access to loans due to apprehension on the part of the lender. But people in this demographic tend to need immediate funding to help them through unexpected


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Alternative lending provides fast-tracked funding

Jul 07, 2015 Sean Albert

Alternative lending provides fast-tracked funding

Dealing with traditional lenders, like banks, can be a hassle due to the requirements, restrictions and timelines associated with securing a loan. Because of these drawbacks, many businesses and consumers seeking immediate funding have found


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