Saturday , February 23 2019

Does It Really Need to Be This Hard to Get a Business Loan?


Getting turned down for a small-business loan isn’t quite like getting turned down for a consumer loan. Trying to figure out why you didn’t qualify can be an exercise in frustration. Case in point: I once knew a business owner who made real estate signs for a living. You see …

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The Best Business Loans and Financing Options for Freelancers


The gig economy is booming, with up to a third of the U.S. workforce now working as freelancers. While there are many perks to freelancing, most freelancers are attracted to the fact that they can choose both when they work and what jobs they work on. However, the freelancer who …

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The mortgage industry isn’t ready for a foreclosure crisis created by climate change


A foreclosure crisis spurred by climate change is becoming a real threat to the mortgage industry as extreme storms and other natural disasters increasingly occur in places where borrowers might not have flood or fire insurance.The industry is not prepared for the effects of such extreme weather and rising sea …

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Home prices make smallest gains in nearly 4 years, but rents are hot


The slowdown in home sales and home price gains in most major U.S. markets is causing the opposite effect in the rental market, especially for single-family rental homes.Home prices logged a 5.1 percent annual gain in November, the smallest increase since August 2015.If fewer people are buying homes, especially first-time …

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4 mortgage mistakes you can’t afford to make


What you don’t know can hurt you — especially when shopping for a mortgage. Before wading into the world of home financing, it’s important to do some research so you don’t make a costly mistake.To save you money, time and headaches, here are four common mortgage errors and how to …

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Ocean Harbor Insurance – A Complete Protection


Ocean Harbor insurance is a home and auto insurance scheme through which you can insure your property and vehicles from any sort of unforeseen disasters such as, fire, theft, lightning, and wind. To ensure full safety of your property you can opt for a policy that would cover all your …

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Health insurance becomes collateral damage in the government shutdown as some workers face bills for medical costs


Jazz Sexton was hired as a representative at the IRS toward the end of 2018. Her health insurance was being processed when the government closed.In limbo and without coverage, she was looking at a nearly $1,000 out-of-pocket cost for her antidepressant, Celexa. She didn’t have the money. She weened herself …

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