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How to Grow Business in an Unnatural Economy - Capstone

How to Grow Business in an Unnatural Economy

21:58 15 June in Blog
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Stalled growth, disappearing jobs and a sense of foreboding are the defining characteristics of today’s economy. So, what or who is to blame? According to one theorist, the process of “creative destructions,” whereby the death of one business or industry gives rise to another, is...

Market Woes Affecting Online Lenders - Capstone

Market Woes Affecting Online Lenders

11:54 08 January in Blog
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There’s a great deal of uncertainty in the market right now. The Fed has already increased their target short-term rate from 0.25% to 0.5%, and they’re planning on increasing it incrementally throughout 2016. In recent years, online platforms like LendingClub Corp. and Prosper Marketplace, Inc....

Aftermath of the Dodd-Frank Law

The Aftermath of the Dodd-Frank Law

21:42 07 April in Blog
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In 2008, when the American housing market crashed, it created a ripple effect in financial institutions. When the Dodd-Frank law went into effect in 2010, its purpose was to “promote the financial stability of the United States by improving accountability and transparency in the financial...

CFPB be Reformed by Neugebauer's Bill

Could the CFPB be Reformed by Neugebauer’s Bill?

14:50 25 March in Blog
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Over the past few years, there have been attempts to change the composition of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), even its name. Now, a new bill might truly pass Congress. Introduced by Republican Representative Randy Neugebauer for the state of Texas, H.R. 1266 would create...

Recovery is Slow for Small Business Lending

17:46 21 August in Blog
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While the economy slogs along at a snail’s pace and businesses of all sizes continue to persevere, banks remain steadfast in reigning back loans for small businesses.  Even though loans to small businesses were up 1% from last September, they are still 18% less than...

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