Facebook''s business valued at $50 billion

Jan 31, 2011 Karen Umpierre

Social media giant Facebook recently announced that it is valued at $50 billion, a business valuation that holds great weight in today's economy. It seems that everyone is watching to see what will happen with Facebook next.The Palo Alto-based


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Valuating a business for startup funds

Jan 31, 2011 Karen Umpierre

It may seem like a double-edged sword when it comes to seeking capital for a startup business. Without a business valuation, it is difficult to procure capital, but without capital, it is harder to value a business.The situation is not impossible,


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Massachusetts, the desert of short term loans

Jan 31, 2011 Todd Milner

If you were dying of thirst, the last place you'd want to be was in the middle of a desert. For short term lenders trying to make a living, that proverbial desert exists in Massachusetts.Currently, Massachusetts has such strict regulations


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Short term lenders fight on despite naysayers

Jan 31, 2011 Todd Milner

Short term lenders across the country are uniting under a common theme. Don't let "the man" bring you down.The man in this old adage would be the local, state and federal governments, which all seem to be fighting against the short term


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Short term lending still alive

Jan 31, 2011 Todd Milner

Although congressional scrutiny is rising, short term lenders are still fighting for the survival of their industry. For several reasons, the industry's plight may not be as dire as it seems, reports Nasdaq.The Consumer Financial Protection


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