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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Getting married? Here’s how to manage combined finances

Tom Cooney and Crystal Faulkner are partners with Cooney Faulkner amp; Stevens, LLC, a CPA firm serving businesses and families. Call 513-768-6796 or visit www.cfscpa.com.

My fiancà and I are getting married later this summer. We know it takes more than love to make a marriage work so were looking for money management tips as we combine our finances.

Congratulations on your upcoming wedding! Planning a wedding is exciting and can be quite hectic, so pat yourselves on the back for thinking about your financial future as well. Discussing your financial plans is great, just remember to put your plans into action.

All summer long, couples like you will be saying I do. Developing...

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Brokerages Set National Retail Properties Target Price at $40.60 (NYSE:NNN)

National Retail Properties (NYSE:NNN) has received a consensus recommendation of Hold from the eleven ratings firms that are covering the company, MarketBeat reports. Eight research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average twelve-month target price among analysts that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $40.00.

National Retail Properties (NYSE:NNN) traded up 1.89% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $37.15. 384,569 shares of the companys stock traded hands. National Retail Properties has a 52 week low of $34.34 and a 52 week high of $44.43. The stock has a 50-day moving average...

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Professional Realtor Checklist: Make sure your house is move-in ready for …

Lack of inventory was a problem for the real estate industry in Northwest Indiana for several years, but just as the market is heating up, the inventory is growing as well. “There are more and more properties out there now more and less foreclosures out there,” said Rose Dobbins of Coldwell Banker, who is also the president of Greater Northwest Indiana Association of Realtors (GNIAR). “I recently did some research in Merrillville for a client and found out there were only 106 foreclosures sold from a year ago. In the prior year, we had 179, so that’s quite a difference.”

Housing prices gradually going up, but buyer interest remains high. Dobbins recently...

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Millennials first generation to be worse off than parents

(NNPA) By the time you read this article, millions of college students will have graduated and be looking for jobs. Many will be going on to grad school and millions will suddenly be faced with paying off college loans or contemplating obtaining a loan for graduate studies. Neither option is attractive.

Even if students are fortunate enough to have a job when they graduate, if they are laden with tens of thousands of dollars in debt, it will be very difficult to save money for their future. Theyll also have to pay living expenses and costs associated with the job they accept, and make $300-$600 in monthly payments for college loans.

For those moving on to grad school, unless...

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Help a colleague become debt-free

To be clear from the outset, we dont believe private loan consolidation or refinancing is a prudent option for most veterinary graduates with significant amounts of student debt.

Prudent option or not, Dr. Trevor Miller, a 2012 University of California, Davis, School of Veterinary Medicine graduate chose that route and now has an unusual opportunity to have all his debt paid off by his loan consolidator and you can help by voting in a promotional contest for his essay.

Most of us recognize that Internet contests in which the public votes for a winner usually are ploys to attract contestants, attention and raise awareness about a service or cause all without spending millions...

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Why It’s Okay to Skip Grad School and Start Your Own Business

More and more college grads are packing up their textbooks and dorm furniture and heading to grad school.

For some occupations (lawyer, doctor, etc.) going to grad school after an undergraduate education is more than necessary, but how necessary is it for entrepreneurs?

Here are four reasons why an undergraduate education is the perfect amount of education to have under your belt before becoming an entrepreneur.

Related Article: Reality Bites: Tips For New Grads Breaking Into The Real World

Youll Need the Money You Would Have Spent on Grad School

According to Poets amp; Quants the average cost of tuition for a top ranked business school was $102,355 in 2012....

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Insider Buying: Jernigan Capital Director Purchases $42300.00 in Stock (JCAP)

Jernigan Capital (NASDAQ:JCAP) Director Sam J. Jenkins purchased 2,000 shares of the companys stock in a transaction dated Friday, June 5th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $21.15 per share, with a total value of $42,300.00. Following the acquisition, the director now directly owns 9,500 shares in the company, valued at approximately $200,925. The acquisition was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities amp; Exchange Commission, which is available at this link.

Shares of Jernigan Capital (NASDAQ:JCAP) traded down 1.44% on Thursday, hitting $20.51. The stock had a trading volume of 23,093 shares. Jernigan Capital has a one year low of $20.01 and a one year high...

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Red Hat Hires Ex-Cisco Finance Chief, Making a Good Stock Better

It would seem the market sees these benefits too. Red Hat shares, which are trading at near all-time highs, gained as much as 1.4% Monday, reaching $80.39. This more than compensated forthe disappointing outlookthe Raleigh, NC-based company issued last Thursday, which sent its stock down almost 2%.

Must Read: Warren Buffetts Top 10 Stock Buys

For the current quarter, Red Hat expects to earn adjusted earnings per share of 44 cents (up 7%) on revenue of $492 million to $496 million, translating to increases of 10% to 11%. Analysts polled by Thomson Reuters forecasted 45 cents revenue of $493.2 million.

The lower EPS suggests Red Hat plans to invest in sales, marketing,...

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Current Mortgage Rates at Quicken Loans, US Bank Jun 10, 2015

Quicken Loans

The best 30 year fixed rate mortgageshave been offered at 3.625% at Quicken Loanswith an APR of 3.86%.The short term, popular 15 year loan interest rateshave been quoted at 2.99% at the banktoday with an APR of 3.332%.

In the ARM arena, 5 year interest ratesat Quicken Loans have been published at 2.99%with an APR of 3.161%.

Refinance Mortgage Loans

30 year refinance loanshave been quoted at 3.625% at Quicken Loanstoday and an APR of 3.86%.15 year refinance FRMsat the bank have been quoted at 2.99%with an APR of 3.332% today.5 year refi ARMsat Quicken are being quoted at 2.99%.with a starting APR of 3.161%.

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National Retail Properties Receives New Coverage from Analysts at Cowen and …

Research analysts at Cowen and Company assumed coverage on shares of National Retail Properties (NYSE:NNN) in a report released on Monday, TheFlyOnTheWall.com reports. The firm set a market perform rating and a $37.00 price target on the real estate investment trusts stock. Cowen and Companys price target would indicate a potential upside of 2.18% from the stocks previous close.

Several other analysts have also recently commented on the stock. Analysts at Robert W. Baird lowered their price target on shares of National Retail Properties from $44.00 to $40.00 and set a neutral rating on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, May 13th. Analysts at Zacks downgraded shares of National...

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