Big Financial Leaps For Small Enterprises

Forbes 2011 financial report came out with some very interesting news and surprising unheard of companies that really rocked the financial world. Many huge conglomerate companies that we all expect to really be on top of the financial reports were actually reporting slow lending, losses and basically overall poor results. Even with some of the poor and unexpected reports there was some interesting news that surfaced.

The Mexican billionaire Ricardo Salinas is considering bringing his micro-lending business to the United States where he will focus on lending to women. Salinas stated "Because 85 percent of women owned businesses can be considered micro enterprises that a well managed micro financing program would be a great asset. Personal Loans Pro is yet another surprise that hit reports primarily due to its diversity of providing nationwide assistance to people that have bad credit but their Online Personal Loans program is also designed to provide people with the best interest rates found nationwide. Providing nationwide services and instant online application processing definitely provides convenience and outstanding results.

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Volta Finance Limited (the Company) today announces that, in addition to its listing on Euronext Amsterdam, the Company will seek admission of its shares to trading on the London Stock Exchange plc (the LSE and Admission).

The Board believes that admission to the LSE will assist the Company with its stated aim of improving the liquidity of its shares and will also enable the shareholder base to be broadened over time.

Subject to the necessary regulatory and shareholder...


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Royal Caribbean’s Quantum Of The Seas Is The Future On A Cruise Ship

Boarding Quantum of the Seas is like stepping into the next eon.

Royal Caribbeans newest cruise vessel, deemed the worlds most futuristic ship, features robotic bartenders, digital balconies, an aerial viewing pod and floating DJs.

And thats just the start.

On Quantums whopping 18 decks, guests might attend circus school or fly with RipCord, a skydiving simulator that propels cruisers 23 feet in the air. The North Star, a massive glass orb on a robotic arm, hoists travelers 300 feet over the water for panoramic views of the ocean.

Back at sea level, youll find the oceans first bumper cars and roller rink, with a floating DJ hovering above to keep the action pulsing....


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Finance is a Strange Industry

Finance is a strange industry. Theres nothing else like it.

I cant think of another industry in which there is so much ignorance around costs. Nearly all financial fees are deducted from assets automatically, rather than clients receiving and paying an invoice. This makes them out of sight, out of mind. Ask someone how much their cell phone bill is, or how much a gallon of gas costs, and they can tell you down to the penny. But ask them how much they pay in advisory fees, and they may have no clue whatsoever.

The irony is that if you are moderately wealthy, advisory fees might be your single largest annual expense — and youre probably oblivious to them. You diligently include...


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Community calendar, week of Aug. 27, 2014


Abington Community Market, open Saturdays, 9 am – 4 pm Local growers sell their vegetables and more behind the South Abington Elementary School.

South Side Farmers Market, 159 Cedar Ave., Scranton, open every Saturday through October, 10 am – 2 pm Hosted by United Neighborhood Centers of Northeastern Pennsylvanias Elm Street Revitalization Project. Fresh food, baked goods, wine, herbs and other items are available from local vendors. Info: 570-346-6203 ext. 16.

The Thomas G. Cupillari 60 Astronomical Observatory fall program, begins Sept. 10 at 7:30 pm and will continue each Wednesday and Friday evening through Friday, Nov. 14. The astronomical...


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Broadband Alliance of Mendocino County: Survey draws 500 responses in 48 …

The Broadband Alliance of Mendocino County shared some initial results of a survey Tuesday that is gathering public input about the Internet and phone outage that affected most Mendocino Coast residents last week.

BAMC reports 500 responses were recorded in the first 48 hours of the survey, and showed wide-ranging impacts from the outage.

For example, the Coast District Hospital was a facility that was significantly impacted. Some on-call personnel could not be reached when needed for urgent procedures, and physicians were unreachable by cell, or Internet messaging, the BAMC report said.

Also, the local 9-1-1 network was disrupted, an auto mechanic couldnt make repairs...


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6 On Your Side Answers: Why are interest rates higher on retail

6 On Your Side Consumer Investigator

KNOXVILLE (WATE) – There is a new survey out regarding interest rates on retail credit cards. It falls right in line with a question from a viewer, suggesting your favorite store may not be a good bargain if you have a big balance and only pay minimum payments.

Tina in LaFollette asks: I noticed the average yearly interest rate on one of my charge cards from a big department store is above 23 percent. Why is that?

For those of you who carry a balance on a credit card issued by a large retailer, the annual percentage rate, or APR, is 23.23 percent according to a new report issued by



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State Rep. District 15 ; New faces offer their solutions in primary Renner …

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State Rep. District 15 ; New faces offer their solutions in primary Renner would draw on 20 years of military experience; Fant has a banking background

In a hard-fought contest of political newcomers,

Jay Fant and

Paul Renner are running to replace state Rep.

Daniel Davis in a district that covers a big chunk of Jacksonvilles Westside.

Both Republicans are running in the Aug. 26 primary on conservative platforms and talking about how their experiences will shape serving District 15 in the state House of Representatives.



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Law School Begins: Here’s A Message to the New Crop of 1L’s

Later this week I will teach the first Torts class to George Mason Law School’s newly matriculated 1L’s. Here is my message, both to them and to 1L’s nationally.

You have decided to enter law school during “interesting” times. The business model for the private practice of law is a-changin, and many say it is broken. Law school tuition is higher than ever, yet incomes are stagnant and perhaps dropping. Law school loans, guaranteed by Uncle Sam and not dischargeable by bankruptcy, help you pay for tuition, but every increase in the generosity of federal largesses is yet another incentive for universities to capture rents by increasing tuition further.



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THIS IS HOW ORGIES START. AM fans decided the steps of South Carolinas State House was the best place to practice screaming at a gesticulating man in overalls. South Carolina fansĀ decided they didnt like that and confronted them, though I dont know why. Everyone knows where the real political power in the state is.

TIME TO GET PAID / FRANK BEAMERS PANTS ARE HANDMADE. Virginia Tech justĀ gave Frank Beamer an extension that will keep him under contract through the 2019 season. At that point, Beamer will have been the coach in Blacksburg for 33 years, meaning that someone who was born in his first season could have graduated high school, college, and law school, and then paid off no Im just...


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Aging HOAs should check corporate expiration date

Sara Barry with Leach Johnson Song amp;Gruchow law firm wrote in about concerns for resident agents, people who are registered with the Secretary of State’s Office to receive legal documents for HOA boards, and about state paperwork expiring for aging-master-planned communities.

Being a resident agent has a lot more responsibilities than just completing the annual list of officers and sending it in with the fees to the state. I would ask the association’s legal counsel to be the agent and shift this liability from you, which would include dealing with issues when served with lawsuits, etc. (I am not trying to sell lawyers or our firm, trust me.) This is a board decision.



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