A: Many traditional lenders and banks are failing to provide loans. In their absence, hedge funds have begun to fill the gap. Hedge funds are making asset-based financing available for numerous transactions, including loans to other hedge funds and private equity funds, venture capital, real estate, and small and large businesses.Alternative lenders and hedge funds are acting as hard-money lenders of last resort to hundreds of businesses in need of financing as banks and traditional lenders refuse to lend. 351 more words
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If you are currently renting because you cannot afford to buy a home, this post is for you.
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Lending Club, a US-based peer-to-peer lending network, has earned the highest satisfaction ratings in the financial services industry. As many online lending communities, Lending Club operates at a lower cost than traditional bank loan programs and passes the savings on to borrowers in the form of lower rates and to investors in the form of attractive, risk-adjusted returns returns. 101 more words
Wall Street bankers have pushed corporate executives to become more and more comfortable with debt. Perhaps they have pushed too far.
Earlier last week, when worries started to emerge about mining company Glencore and whether it would be able to pay back its $30 billion in debt, fears quickly spread to the rest of the debt market. 583 more words
Have you lately been having the challenge of keeping down your outgoings? Or perhaps, your spending is spiraling out of control and you need to learn… 46 more words
We’ve previously explored homebuyers’ “Do’s and Don’ts” and uncovered some vital tips that help or hinder the home buying process. In today’s special edition, we examine hints for successfully coping with TRID (the new TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosures rules that go into effect this weekend). 95 more words