Finance, Credit and Loan Information

April, 2016

5 Credit Cards You Can Get While You’re Still in College

Credit card use in college can be both risky and full of opportunities. As young adults with limited experience managing their own personal finances, college students risk incurring debt that can take years to pay off, while potentially incurring costly late fees and penalty interest rates if they miss a payment. But credit cards also offer […]

Fitch Expects to Rate Regatta VI Funding, Ltd./LLC; Issues Presale Report

CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Fitch Ratings expects to assign the following ratings and Rating Outlooks to Regatta VI Funding, Ltd./LLC: –$3,000,000 class X notes AAA(EXP)sf; Outlook Stable; –$252,000,000 class A notes AAA(EXP)sf; Outlook Stable. Fitch does not expect to rate the class B-1, B-2, C, D, E or subordinated notes. TRANSACTION SUMMARY Regatta VI Funding Ltd. (the issuer) […]

You graduated, now what? Survive life after college with these apps

Editor’s note: Columns by the following independent contributor have been edited to an abbreviated story version following an internal review, which concluded that several columns written for USA TODAY provided information perceived to be independently gathered but was taken from other sources without credit. We’ve provided the first two paragraphs for context only. USA TODAY places […]

City presented with over $6M in financing options for aquatics center

The municipal committee overseeing planning of the multipurpose and aquatic center decided Monday to recommend to the Pine Bluff City Council a set of three financing options, one of which would provide more than $6.8 million toward the building of the aquatics center and street improvements. The financing options, which include a mix of use […]

Intelisys Partners: Master Agent’s Financing Programs Are Right On The Money

Whether a telecom-focused solution provider is just hanging out its shingle or has been in business for years and is looking to transform its sales strategy, a helping hand can mean the difference between success and failure. Getting a solution provider business up and running can be a challenge because commissions on telecom services dont […]

Golub Capital details new FQ2 business

The company originated $150.8M in new middle-market investment commitments in FQ2 (ended March 31). About 75% were one-stop loans, 24% were senior secured loans, and 1% equity securities. Nearly all the commitments closed during the quarter. GBDC also invested $4.9M in Senior Loan Fund LLC – co-managed by Golub and RGA Reinsurance. The activity left […]

6 things Gen Xers should do now to boost their financial future

By Andrew Housser During National Financial Literacy Month in April, perhaps no generation needs more attention than Generation X. Nowin their middle years, the group of people born between 1965 and 1980 are earning wages that have not increased as muchas in past generations, paying off student loan debt and struggling to save for retirement. […]

Budget will impact small business: Rose

Rose, the Bay St. George Chamber of Commerce president, said government could have already implemented more cuts in government spending as opposed to broader fee hikes and taxation. He said the two per cent increase on the Harmonized Sales Tax bother him from a chamber and a social perspective because it will affect the cost […]

Family finances: New credit scores help borrowers

I recently spoke with Gerri Detweiler, head of market education for Nav, a website that helps entrepreneurs build and manage business and personal credit. SoFi, a company that offers student loan refinancing, mortgages and personal loans, will no longer use FICO scores to determine a borrower’s credit risk. Other lenders have indicated they may also […]

Chloe Lattanzi reveals Olivia Newton-John’s agony over Patrick McDemott claims

Investigators also revealed that McDermott disappeared shortly after filing for bankruptcy, having unpaid debts totaling more than $30,000 at the time. Among these debts was $8,000 in child support owed to his ex-wife Yvette Nipar for their son, Chance.  The investigators also discovered that McDermott – who is of Korean descent – secured a second […]

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