Short term lending remains safe, new offers in place

Dec 17, 2019 Philip Burgess

Short term lending remains safe, new offers in place

Despite the fact that short term lending provides those who have fallen on hard times with a way out of a financial bind, lawmakers throughout the United States have acted on inaccurate, biased perceptions of the practice by proposing laws


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Several factors driving alternative lending popularity

Dec 17, 2019 Sean Albert

In the years following the Great Recession, a variety of economic segments have transformed substantially, especially corporate lending. The financial crisis stimulated the tightening of credit from traditional lending avenues, especially big


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Report: Bank lending continues declining in UK

Dec 17, 2019 Sean Albert

Report: Bank lending continues declining in UK

The United Kingdom's small and medium-sized business (SMB) sector has been hit hard over the past few months. After receiving hints of good news recently, the mood turned dark again, particularly with regard to short term lending. "It is clear


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Prepaid card firm starts an online bank for smartphone users

Dec 17, 2019 Dave King

Prepaid card firm starts an online bank for smartphone users

A company that specializes in electronic payments through prepaid ACH cards and debit accounts is building a bank online. Green Dot Corporation has launched GoBank, a mobile bank account for smartphone users who want the benefits of


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Payments industry stepping up to the security plate

Dec 17, 2019 Dave King

Concerns about data breaches have worried many consumers and retailers in the last several years. As society starts to rely more and more on technology than ever before, the need to have electronic payments portals in place is increasing. While


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