Short term lenders provide funding to underserved demographics

Jul 15, 2015 Quinn Thomas

Short term lenders provide funding to underserved demographics

For the most part, people with insufficient or poor credit histories are often not granted access to loans due to apprehension on the part of the lender. But people in this demographic tend to need immediate funding to help them through unexpected


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The importance of background checks when hiring new employees

Feb 19, 2015 Quinn Thomas

The importance of background checks when hiring new employees

Hiring new employees can be a daunting process. When managers begin to think about the undertaking they have to go through for each candidate, it can be tempting to consider skipping background checks. Some employers have gone so far as to


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Maine residents benefiting from short term lending

Jul 03, 2014 Quinn Thomas

For those living paycheck to paycheck, exploiting opportunities to capitalize on alternative credit seems like a viable option. Sometimes, unforeseen expenses occur that can set a household behind, tarnishing its residents' financial reputation.


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The effects (and after-effects) of the Credit CARD Act

Jun 06, 2014 Quinn Thomas

The effects (and after-effects) of the Credit CARD Act

Although alternative credit can be of assistance to those with a poor or nonexistent fiscal history, others sometimes turn to conventional credit card companies. In light of the Great Recession, concerns regarding excessive spending habits,


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Lending crackdown coming if no one steps up

May 22, 2014 Quinn Thomas

Lending crackdown coming if no one steps up

For the past few years, so many individuals, from short term lenders themselves to lawmakers and constituents, have stepped up to the plate in support of the alternative credit market. Armed with the fact that these fiscal options have a long-standing


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