Alternative lending: Ideal for different types of business needs

Jan 09, 2019 Simon Williams

Alternative lending: Ideal for different types of business needs

In the United Kingdom, small and medium-sized enterprises' (SMEs) need for funding has reached a dire status. The Bank of England's Funding for Lending Scheme (FLS) has, at least to this point, been a bust, with net lending dropping £2.4


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Alternative finance could use big data to make corporate lending easier

Jan 09, 2019 Philip Burgess

Alternative finance could use big data to make corporate lending easier

Any lender, whether the situation concerns a traditional bank or an alternative finance company, likely has a treasure trove of data. Even alternative credit sources have to look into borrowers' credit scores - though they might choose to hone


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Alabama short term lending databases could hurt consumers, businesses

Jan 09, 2019 Philip Burgess

Short term lending continues to be unfairly targeted by American lawmakers and financial officials that keep blurring the lines of legality. Recent developments in Alabama could lead to the creation of a statewide database that collects personal


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ACH payments considered by South Carolina town

Jan 09, 2019 Sean Albert

North, a small town near Columbia, South Carolina, is considering implementing ACH cards into the payment options it offers to citizens. The Times and Democrat reported that a representative with the company - Local Business Development for


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ACH card use grows as electronic payments takeover

Jan 09, 2019 Sean Albert

ACH card use grows as electronic payments takeover

The use of ACH cards is becoming more common as new technology and convenience enable vendors to accept the products. Although electronic payments have been available to business owners for some time, vendors have been slow to adopt the technology,


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