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Committee Weighs Options to Improve Access to Capital

Small businesses seek more lending choices in tight market

A Congressional panel convened a hearing last week to explore ideas about how to improve…

By Joyce Jones

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Parents, Back Away From the Piggy Bank!

Tapping into kids' funds in hard times a bad idea

Who stole the cookie from the cookie jar? It may be mom or dad, according…

By renita burns

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How New Credit Card Reform Affects You

Consumers gain rights with new provisions

A bipartisan group of lawmakers applaud after President Barack Obama signed the Credit Card Accountability,…

By Renita Burns

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Do As I Say, Not As I Do?

Is borrowing reckless or responsible? Depends on whether debt is "good" or "bad"

A few days ago, I was confronted with a very interesting issue by Black…

By John Simons

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Making Good on Collections

Resolve customers' debt without loss of time, money

Bad debts should be rare, but sometimes even the most well-meaning customers don’t satisfy their…

By Margarette Burnette

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What You Should Know Before Filing for Bankruptcy

Bankruptcy has gotten more difficult—and expensive.

It was the daily flood of phone calls that finally did it. They became so…

By Ilana Polyak

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What You Should Know Before Filing For Bankruptcy

Proceed with caution. We’ll give you the tools you need so that you can make…

By Ilana Polyak

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Investing to Build Wealth? Or Spending to Look Rich?

When it comes to wealth, too much faking it will keep you from making it.

One of the things I like to talk about when I travel the country speaking…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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Credit Cardholders’ Bill May Lighten Load for Businesses

Plan would prohibit some acts by credit card issuers

As House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and others are calling for the enactment of a second…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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Deep in Business Debt?

Here is how you can pay your creditors and keep your doors open

If you’re like most small business owners, at some point you have robbed Peter to…

By Wendy Harris

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