Cover: In Oklahoma, where one in eight adults turns to payday loans, are alternative financial services the best deal for Oklahomans?

Tina Pollard hears all sorts of stories of desperate moments that led Oklahomans to alternative financial services, a broad term that includes payday loans, “signature” loans, pawnshops, auto title loans and rent-to-own products. Marketed as being … Powered by WPeMatico

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SMBs Need Relationship-Based Financing and Alternative Providers Can Help

More than half of small or medium-sized business (SMB) will seek external financing at some point, according to a Canadian Government survey in 2014. But the quality and availability of financing can vary, and for SMBs with little room for error, the right … Powered by WPeMatico

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Is Now the Time to Play the Canadian Alternative Mortgage Market?

Alternative mortgages have long been considered a very good market to be in for Canadian investors. Largely escaping the 2008/2009 subprime crisis, which hampered the U.S. market, stronger government regulations and relatively more prudent lending policies … Powered by WPeMatico

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VantageScore: How the FHFA can open the door to alternative credit score models

A push towards embracing alternative credit scoring models has gained steam … VantageScore offered four recommendations: Give lenders a choice between the latest validated scoring models, but require them to stick with the initial choice they make … Powered by WPeMatico

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BlueVine Lands $130 Million in Debt Financing

Alternative lending company BlueVine received a boost today, landing a $130 million round of debt funding. The company’s overall financing now totals $273 million, which is now comprised of $205 million in debt and $68 million in equity. Supporting … Powered by WPeMatico

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Payday loans rule could change in 2019

Bourke expects that some new types of loans might be tested. Consumers will want to look out for hidden fees or other traps. The new rule exempts what are called “payday alternative loans” authorized by the National Credit Union Administration. Powered by WPeMatico

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Women who own businesses find bank loans harder to get

Lester began searching for alternatives online and found a company that arranges what’s known as peer-to-peer lending – loans from private lenders or investors. She’s already repaying the 5-year loan, which she has invested in a retail store selling … Powered by WPeMatico

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No new album yet, but Fall Out Boy headlines Quicken Loans Arena on Oct. 20

That’s the “M A N I A” tour, which begins Oct. 20 at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland. Wentz said he loves coming back to Northeast Ohio, where his memories include high-profile gigs playing at the Alternative Press Music Awards and inducting Green … Powered by WPeMatico

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With $900m IPO, lending company Qudian leads pack of Chinese fintech firms aiming to go public

Chinese consumer lending company Qudian raised a whopping US$900 million … including Qudian, have turned to alternative data sources: ecommerce data, mobile phone records – even applicants’ social network. These data points are then spun into various … Powered by WPeMatico

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Oaktree Assumes Management of Oaktree Specialty Lending Corporation

to Oaktree Specialty Lending Corporation, and the common stock now trades on NASDAQ under the new ticker symbol ?OCSL. Oaktree is a premier credit manager and leader among alternative investment firms with $99 billion in assets under management as of June … Powered by WPeMatico

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