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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Rip-Off Alert: Lottery scam traps Alabama resident

LAS VEGAS (KSNV The pitch is seductive. Youve won big money in a lottery and all you have to do is pay a small amount to get the winnings. In this Rip-Off Alert from Huntsville, Ala., its one of the most successful scams in the country and its destroying the lives of thousands of people.

Dannie Perry thought he won $2.5 million in a lottery sweepstakes. All he needed to do was pay a fee.

It was a great American dream to win some money where you could retire and you could take care of your grandkids and your family and just do what you wanted to do, Perry said. $85 to win $2.5 (million) was a small amount to invest, so I invested. It escalated, and it just went...


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Consumer Lending in Morocco – New Market Research Report

Consumer Lending in Morocco – New Market Research Report

Fast Market Research recommends Consumer Lending in Morocco from Euromonitor International, now available

[ClickPress, Thu Jul 24 2014] Although cultural factors continued to influence consumer lending in Morocco in 2013 and thereby keep loans at a low level in comparison to Western countries, the westernisation trend fuelled consumer lending. More Moroccans are applying for loans and banks seem willing to lend money. As a result, outstanding balance and gross lending both rose.

Euromonitor Internationals Consumer Lending in Morocco report establishes the size and structure of the market for ATMs...


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I Arm-Wrestled NFL Rookie Dee Ford to Teach Athletes About Money

Courtesy of Robert PagliariniRobert Pagliarini and Dee Ford

How did I find myself in the precarious position of arm-wrestling first-round NFL draft pick Dee Ford in Las Vegas — and what does this have to do with the meaning of money? Stick with me, and Ill explain.

Every day, there are epic battles waged over your money. People, situations and events conspire to take your hard-earned cash. And in each interaction, the person who understands why they do what they do, and most clearly understands what money means to them, will win every time.

This is what I tell the 50 NFL professional...


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‘Hearthstone’ Curse of Naxxramas Guide – Tips and Decks to Beat Heroic …

Yesterday the Hearthstone [Free (HD)] expansion Curse of Naxxramas was released. The non-heroic difficulty levels of the three bosses and class challenges are pretty easy, but heroic is an entirely different ball game. If youre stuck on the normal challenges, check out our guide from yesterday. If youre stuck on the heroic bosses, read on, just keep in mind there are potential spoilers ahead as these single player adventures are essentially deck building puzzles.

Similar to their normal versions, the key to beating heroic bosses hinges entirely on exploiting the gimmick their deck uses. These challenges are definitely stacked against you, as youll be fighting both the insane boss decks...


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Australia’s love affair with credit cards is waning

After two months of falls, the number of credit and charge card accounts was effectively flat in May. There were still 15.45 million of them, but the growth over the past year has been just 0.77 per cent.

Debit card account growth also was quiet in May, but grew over the year by 5 per cent to 38.49 million.

Were using the credit cards we have more, but getting better at paying them off.

We made 166.53 million purchases worth $22.9 billion on credit and charge cards in May, compared with 160.92 million purchases worth $22.55 billion a year before.

Over the same period, debit card transactions grew from 279.7 million worth $15.33 billion to 308.7 million...


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Citi Mortgage, Quicken: Monday’s Mortgage Rates Jul 21, 2014

Citi Mortgage

30 year loan interest ratescan be had for 4.000 % at Citi Mortgage (NYSE:C)today yielding an APR of 4.205 %.The shorter term, popular 15 year loan interest rateshave been offered at 3.125 % at the bankand an APR of 3.442 %.

Home Refinance Interest Rates

30 year refinance loansat Citibank have been quoted at 4.125 %and APR of 4.304 %.The short term, popular 15 year refi loansare being quoted at 3.375 % at the banktoday yielding an APR of 3.647 %.

Quicken Loans

The benchmark 30 year loan dealsat Quicken Loans are 4.125%yielding an APR of 4.367% today.Popular 15 year fixed rate loansstand at 3.25%with an APR of 3.669%.

5/1 ARM loansstart...


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Peters demands action against Hauiti

Winston Peters is demanding National MP Claudette Hauiti be held accountable for misusing her parliamentary charge card.

The NZ First leader says Ms Hauiti spent more than the $200 she has admitted to and he wants full disclosure.

Ms Hauiti is quitting politics after being told she had been pushed so far down her partys list that she wont get back into parliament.

Mr Peters says Ms Hauiti is getting away with the misuse of taxpayer funds – and shell be paid her full salary up to the September 20 election plus another three months after that.

It wasnt just $200 and we need a full explanation, he told reporters on Wednesday.

He wont reveal what he knows,...


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CarCharging and Blink Participate in Nissan’s "No Charge to Charge" Program

MIAMI BEACH, FL — July 11, 2014: Car Charging Group, Inc. (OTCQB:
CCGI) (CarCharging), the largest owner, operator, and provider of
electric vehicle (EV) charging services announced that the company and its
subsidiary, Blink Network, are participating in Nissans No Charge to
Charge program. The program is now live in 10 of the largest Nissan LEAF
markets, which include Dallas-Ft. Worth (TX), Houston (TX), Nashville (TN),
Phoenix (AZ), Portland (OR), San Diego (CA), San Francisco (CA), Sacramento
(CA), Seattle (WA), and Washington (DC). The program is also offered
retroactively to consumers who purchased their LEAF on or after April 1,
2014, and is anticipated...


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New Market Study Published: Charge Cards in the United Arab Emirates

New Financial Services market report from Euromonitor International: Charge Cards in the United Arab Emirates

Boston, MA — (SBWIRE) — 07/08/2014 — Charge cards remained a small niche within financial cards at the end of the review period, with this segment being outshone by developments within the credit card segment. Charge cards accounted for less than 1% in both volume and value terms of financial cards in circulation in 2013. In contrast, credit cards accounted for 30% of financial cards in circulation and 60% of card payment transactions. This was chiefly due to a wider product range being available in credit cards, with…

Euromonitor Internationals...


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Retired Air Force officer charged in identity theft case

Retired Air Force officer charged in identity theft case

SAN DIEGO (CNS) – A retired Air Force senior master sergeant was charged Monday with stealing credit cards from fellow service members at numerous San Diego-area military installations, often while they worked out, then using the stolen cards to make unauthorized purchases and get thousands of dollars in cash.

Christopher Dwan Underwood, 42, was arrested Friday and made his initial appearance in US District Court Monday on charges of wire fraud, bank fraud and aggravated identity theft. A bond hearing was set for Thursday.

According to an indictment unsealed Monday, Underwood had access to military installations...


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