Social media, software make alternative credit more transparent

Dec 10, 2018 Sean Albert

Social media, software make alternative credit more transparent

When people turn to alternative credit lenders to help them get out of a financial bind, some of them are somewhat confounded by what they've gotten themselves into. In turn, those on the other side of the deal find they need a better way to


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4 advantages of alternative credit scores

Dec 10, 2018 Sean Albert

4 advantages of alternative credit scores

Millions of Americans are deemed to have insufficient credit histories and thus don't have credit scores, but new alternative methods are making it possible to create these rankings, even with limited repayment backgrounds. Nontraditional strategies


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Alternative credit may soon get the recognition it deserves

Dec 10, 2018 Philip Burgess

Alternative credit may soon get the recognition it deserves

Before the Great Recession, speaking about alternative credit may well have resulted in some blank stares and confused looks. This is because last decade, many people didn't know that they could tap into different sources of finance when they


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Banks recommend alternative finance?

Dec 10, 2018 Philip Burgess

Banks recommend alternative finance?

How do consumers learn about emerging services that could make their lives easier? They should consider where they get most of their news and recommendations - friends, family members, social media pages, review websites, commercials, celebrities


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How do you find the right fintech partner?

Dec 10, 2018 Sean Albert

How do you find the right fintech partner?

As we noted in a previous blog, financial technology is surging. Fintech companies are using big data and other resources to develop more efficient, effective approaches to a wide array of finance-related activities. As TechCruch contributor


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