Monthly Archives August 2014



Portsmouth car finance company scoops top accolade

THE Car Finance Company in Portsmouth has been named the winner of a bronze Stevie Award in the Fastest Growing Company of the Year in Europe category in this years International Business Awards. All individuals and organisations worldwide – public and private, large and small are eligible to submit nominations. The 2014 IBAs received entries […]

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Client accuses bankrupt Lamar Construction Co. of fraud

HUDSONVILLE, Mich. (WZZM) – A Michigan business that hired Lamar Construction Co. to build a factory in Mission, Texas claims the bankrupt Hudsonville firm fraudulently used $2.3 million to pay debts not associated with the Texas project. Royal Technologies Corp., also of Hudsonville, in May, 2013 hired Lamar to build a $19.7 million plastics manufacturing […]

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McArdle: Credit scores drive America’s growing inequality

Automated payments, I reasoned, reduce late payments among the people who are basically responsible budgeters but terrible at remembering to mail their bills on time every month. Those people should see their credit scores increase as they rack up fewer late payments to creditors. Alas, the Internet seems to be silent on this point, or […]

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Personal Loans Offer Discipline for the Credit-Phobic

Feel like you lack the discipline to pay down your credit card debt? One option is to borrow money to pay back the money you borrowed, with a personal loan. NY1s Tara Lynn Wagner filed the following report. Americans borrow money in all sorts of ways–mortgages, auto loans, student loans and of course, credit card […]

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Subprime Lending Boosts US Auto Loans

(WLNS) New US auto loans jumped to their highest level in eight years this spring fueled by an increase in subprime lending. Lets start by defining what subprime is. Subprime refers to credit or loan arrangements for borrowers with a poor credit history. These are buyers that may have had hiccups in the past paying […]

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