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The Time to Refinance Is Now — Interest Rates Are Low

There’s never been a better time to refinance. Over the past six months, banks and private lenders alike have slashed their interest rates. If you have one or more business loans, you should consider taking advantage of the market’s historically low interest rates by refinancing. Lenders won’t offer these low interest rates forever. Rather, they’ll…

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What Does Capital Mean?

All businesses need capital to perform their respective operations. Whether it’s a local landscaping company, a retail apparel store, a restaurant, or a business-to-business (B2B) consulting company, capital allows businesses to buy supplies and perform their operations. But what does capital mean? Although you’ve probably heard the term “capital” before, many business owners are still…

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How to Get a Business Loan?

Not every entrepreneur can fund his or her business venture or idea using only their own personal money. In fact, the National Small Business Association states that 73% of small businesses in the United States have used financing in the past 12 months. The SBA also states says that 63% of small business employers have…

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Is an Interest Rate Hike Right Around the Corner?

It was bound to happen sooner or later, and it looks like that time is now. Many financial analysts are predicting the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates. While there’s been talk about a possible interest rate hike for quite some time, there’s strong evidence indicating that it may finally happen. Interest rates have remained…

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US Employment Numbers Signal Towards Interest Rate Hike

There’s new evidence indicating that the U.S. Federal Reserve will increase interest rates by the end of the year. According to data released by the Department of Labor (DOL), more than 211,000 new jobs were created last month. This is roughly 35,000 more than the previously projected amount. With higher employment numbers comes speculation that…

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There’s a ‘Strong Case’ for a December Interest Rate Hike

The Federal Reserve has been discussing a possible interest rate hike for months. Up until now, though, it’s been reluctant to raise them, leaving U.S. interest rates at some of the lowest levels we’ve seen in years. But if you’re planning to finance a new car, home or business, you should probably do it now,…

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Feds Postpone Interest Hike… Again

You can take a deep sigh of relief, because the Federal Reserve has announced that it will postpone interest rate hikes. In the wake of the U.S. housing market crash, the Feds have kept interest rates at near-record lows in an effort to stimulate the economy. When interest rates are low, consumers can buy homes,…

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Economists Warn of Federal Reserve Interest Hike

A U.S. interest rate hike may come sooner rather than later, according to the some of the nation’s top economists. This had prompted many investors to approach stock trades with caution, fearing news of higher interest rates could send the market plummeting. On a positive note, the U.S. job market is stronger than ever, with…

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Bank of England Holds Record-Low Interest Rates

Good news for consumers and investors on the other side of the pond: Bank of England has confirmed that it will hold its record-low 0.5% interest rates. The Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) is responsible for adjusting interest rates, which they say was not necessary this time around. Just six years ago, the…

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Bank of England To Raise Interest Rates In 2017

England’s population of 53 million plus residents will have to wait a little longer before seeing higher interest rates. The Bank of England’s nine-member panel agreed to keep interest rates¬†unchanged. The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) — the panel responsible for setting and adjusting the BOE’s interest rates — voted unamiously on April 9th not to…

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