More lending options surface through alternative financial services

Jan 07, 2014 Sean Albert

Small business owners often cite access to credit as the single most critical aspect of sustaining operations and growing as a firm, and entrepreneurs have experienced turbulence in this area throughout the past several years. However, the


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High hopes for financial performances in 2014

Jan 07, 2014 Walt Wojciechowski

The economic situation in the United States has stabilized substantially in the past year, with its resilience proven following several tests that occurred, including the government shutdown. Business leaders now seem more confident about a


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Report highlights credit risk management pressure points

Jan 07, 2014 Walt Wojciechowski

Credit risk management has been an extremely complex and difficult task for businesses and consumers in the past several years, especially as economic conditions remain turbulent and unpredictable. Although credit risk peaked during the harshest


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Research shows negative impacts of debt collection regulation

Jan 07, 2014 Philip Burgess

Properly regulating an industry is essential for ensuring the existence of fair competition that is beneficial for consumers. However, too much regulation can often have negative impacts, as an industry of businesses ability to function may


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Rising household wealth could boost spending

Jan 07, 2014 Quinn Thomas

In recent years, numerous factors such as rising home prices have led to increased household wealth, which may cause more consumer spending in the future. Household net worth has jumped significantly since 2011, with a $6 trillion increase


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