How to Avoid Small Business Loan Scams

There are many challenges to opening a small business, and one that can cause far-reaching problems is falling prey to a scam. From telemarketing scams to groups that promise investors but never deliver, there are many ways that today’s small business owners can be swindled. If you are trying to launch your company and need […]

Peer-to-Peer Lending for Bad Credit: Is It Available?

If you are seeking peer-to-peer lending for bad credit you may or may not be happy with the information I'm going to share with you. Why? Because, it really depends on what you view as bad credit. What a bank sees as bad credit may not be what a peer-to-peer loan company considers to be poor […]

7 Reasons Banks Not Lending to Small Businesses

Nobody likes to be rejected. Whether it’s a “no” from a job you interviewed for, the person you're in love with or the bank, it hurts. And if you’re a startup or small business owner, you may be very familiar with the sting of "no" from banks not lending to small business applicants. Of the small businesses […]

Student Loan Refinancing Options Opening Up Because Of Fintech

From www.huffingtonpost.com - The rise of financial technology (fintech) companies is undeniable and student loan refinancing online is increasing. In 2014, Lending Club and OnDeck went public, and over 500 fintech startups attracted private financing. In the student loan refinancing market, there has been a rapid expansion of lenders participating in the market over the […]

P2P Lending Will Become "Traditional" For High-Tech Millennials

From www.blog.lendit.co - Recently I heard a “soft rock” version of Nirvana’s Smells Like Teen Spirit. As shocking as that was, it got me thinking a bit about how over time “alternative” things go mainstream. In the banking context, peer-to-peer or non-bank lenders are still “alternative” and they still represent a very small part of […]