Month: June 2016

56 Successful Business Leaders, Including Republicans, Now Back Hillary Clinton

56 Successful Business Leaders, Including Republicans, Now Back Hillary Clinton

Donald Trump likes to promote himself as a rich, successful businessman — but its increasingly clear the many of the countrys richest, most successful businessmen and women dont see him that way. On Thursday, the Hillary Clinton campaign put out a list of more than 50 business leaders who are officially endorsing her. More astonishingly,…

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Turning Fair Credit Into Good Credit: How Long Will It Take?

Turning Fair Credit Into Good Credit: How Long Will It Take?

So you’re not too proud of your credit —¬†join the club. More people would rather reveal¬†their weight than their credit score, according to a 2014 poll by the National Foundation for Credit Counseling. Luckily, credit scores aren’t fixed, so there’s always an opportunity to improve yours. The time it takes to raise your fair credit…

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The ‘Anti-Business’ President Who’s Been Good for Business

The ‘Anti-Business’ President Who’s Been Good for Business

As you mentioned, the stock market, obviously, has come roaring back. But I think more relevant for ordinary folks, we’ve cut the unemployment rate in half. We’ve been able to have the longest [stretch of] consecutive months of private-sector job growth in our history. Biggest job growth since the ’90s in manufacturing. The auto industry…

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Louisiana lawmakers agree on budget, but set up another financial cliff

Louisiana lawmakers agree on budget, but set up another financial cliff

After four months of wrangling, Louisiana lawmakers on Thursday (June 23) settled on a budget that maintains a standstill level of funding for higher education but relies primarily on a temporary sales tax that could create another substantial financial shortfall in just two years. Since legislators started meeting in February, they and Gov.John Bel Edwardshave…

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Best Cars for Families with Bad Credit

Best Cars for Families with Bad Credit

We comb the list of The 10 Best Family Cars of 2016 from Parents Magazine and Edmunds.com and come up with three that could very well work for families with problem credit. New Cars and Families with Bad Credit Borrowers with credit problems often find the going difficult when it comes to financing a family…

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Fidelity: What the Brexit Vote Means for U.S. Investors

Fidelity: What the Brexit Vote Means for U.S. Investors

As most academics and policymakers agree, there are a variety of economic implications of the vote. Exiting the European Union would likely be negative for Britain, and to a lesser extent Europe. According to the Fidelity Asset Allocation Research team framework, the UK is currently in the latter stages of the mid-cycle phase of the…

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Private mortgage lenders in Toronto – Got a bad…

Private mortgage lenders in Toronto – Got a bad…

Private lenders usually loan money for residential mortgages. The amount of money that can be loaned is based on each persons situation and the homes equity. Each lender sets its own interest rate and maximum loan to value ratio. Many lenders like to inspect the house and meet the home owner before approving the loan.…

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Make Continued Education Cheaper

Make Continued Education Cheaper

4. When making a budget, consider all the costs–not just tuition but also commuting, books, laptops and expensive supplies that might be needed in class. One AARP member told me that he had to drop out of a graphic design course (at a for-profit school); his adviser failed to mention that he needed to own…

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