Government bashes short term lending while offering similar services

Feb 10, 2014 Sean Albert

Short term lending gets a bad name. Federal regulators have come out against this type of financing for years, claiming it takes advantage of consumers who are in desperate need of financial help. But, if short term loans are so bad, then why


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Alternative financial services, electronic payments have profound impact on small business

Jan 24, 2014 Sean Albert

Alternative financial services, electronic payments have profound impact on small business

The past several years have been highly turbulent for entrepreneurs of all kinds, especially as small business lending, consumer spending and household optimism have fluctuated erratically. However, 2013 saw some of the biggest improvements


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Alternative financial services, electronic payments have profound impact on small business

Jan 24, 2014 Sean Albert

Alternative financial services, electronic payments have profound impact on small business

The past several years have been highly turbulent for entrepreneurs of all kinds, especially as small business lending, consumer spending and household optimism have fluctuated erratically. However, 2013 saw some of the biggest improvements


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Emerging trends in alternative financial services

Jan 23, 2014 Sean Albert

Emerging trends in alternative financial services

Since the beginning to the Great Recession, alternative financial services have played a major role in a variety of markets and industries, especially considering the widespread tightening of credit among traditional banks and lending institutions.


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Getting chips in order for traditional, alternative lending applications

Jan 07, 2014 Sean Albert

The small business lending market has experienced a massive resurgence in the past year, with traditional and alternative financial service providers increasing approval rates and disbursing higher total volumes each month. This is a welcome


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