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Affordability for the self-employed is improving

There is at least one lender available to meet the loan requirements of self-employed mortgage applicants 71% of the time, according to the MBT Accessibility Index. MBT Affordability Gap data from January shows that 71% of self-employed cases handled through MBT Affordability were affordable, 27% were deemed unaffordable, and the lender was unable to lend […]

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Alabama health organizations recommend Alabamians receive COVID-19 vaccines to help end pandemic

Alabama’s major health organizations are joining together to strongly recommend that Alabamians get vaccinated against COVID-19. Getting the vaccine can help stop the spread of the COVID-19 virus that has affected the lives of nearly all Alabamians. “Protecting the majority of people from COVID-19 by vaccinating the majority of people is of critical importance in […]

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Entrepreneur offers “more responsible” short-term loan product

A London-based entrepreneur offers what he describes as a more responsible alternative to high-cost loans. Nadeem Siam launched Fund Ourselves, a peer-to-peer lending provider that was designed to help those looking for short-term financing on more flexible terms. Clients can borrow from £ 50 to £ 500 over a three month period, but where typical […]

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Chelsea to be ‘scary’ with Haaland, Bellingham to join England

HELLO FOOTBALL FANS Tammy Abraham has suffered yet another blow in her battle to be part of Thomas Tuchel’s revolution at Chelsea. The club’s top scorer will be screened for a lingering ankle injury after another failure in training. Forward Abraham, 23, hasn’t played since February 20 and only lasted five minutes before he was […]

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Nucleus CEO Chirag Shah: “We are doing ourselves a great injustice by calling ourselves alternative lenders”

CharacteristicsAlternative loans The boss of the fintech lending platform implemented automation and open banking during the pandemic to help improve lending processes. Image Source: Image Source: Nucleus Commercial Finance / Chirag Shah So far, 2020 has been a roller coaster for fintech lenders due to the uncertain and looming economic fallout from the global pandemic. […]

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5 Ways Joe Biden’s Presidency Will Affect Your Money – And How To Act Now

Editorial independence We want to help you make more informed decisions. Certain links on this page – clearly marked – may direct you to a partner website and allow us to earn a referral commission. For more information see How we make money. As with any new president, Joe Biden will have his work cut […]

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America’s richest self-taught women start businesses after 40

Cathie Wood left her career at AllianceBernstein to start a new firm at the age of 57. Eli Warren for Forbes VSathie Wood decided to take the biggest risk of his career at the age of 57, leaving his position as chief investment officer at mutual fund and investment firm AllianceBernstein to start his own […]

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Meaning of ‘personal care’ evolves amid coronavirus pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic has reshaped and expanded the way many think about how they treat themselves – what is now called personal care. NEW YORK – These days, with a pandemic raging on, this is what life can be like: Zoom in on your face for hours on end instead of occasionally seeing it in […]

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Millennials plunder their retirement funds

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Why am I not paying off my mortgage sooner?

A homeowner has no plans to make additional mortgage payments anytime soon. When my husband and I recently sat down to refinance our mortgage, we were pleasantly surprised that our remaining balance was lower than expected. In fact, we analyzed a few numbers and figured out that if we were to make an effort to […]

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How Black-Owned Restaurants Seek Non-Traditional Seed Funding

Starting a business can come with many challenges, and even more so when you are a person of color. the The most recent assessment of businesses by the US Census Bureau in 2018 found that black Americans owned 124,004 employer businesses, which is 2.2% of the country’s 5.7 million businesses, even though they are 13.4% […]