Why Lending and Investing Fundamentals are Critical

Bad things happen when you drift away from the sound principles of lending and investing and we’ve seen a lot of…

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George Washington’s Credit Rating

I was thumbing through a book about George Washington the other day—stay with me here—and learned a couple of things I…

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Would You Take Investment Advice from the Partridge Family?

Have you ever watched one of those shows on a cable TV business channel where they have the heads of the…

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It’s About Time!

There’s a beautiful tune in what’s commonly called “The Great American Songbook entitled “What a Difference a Day Makes.” Dinah Washington…

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Negative Interest Rates in Europe! Really?

A headline on the Business Insider article said it all: “The Era of Negative Interest Rates Has Begun.” The article…

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First Trust Deed Investments: Comfort Plus Control

Savvy investors always know how their portfolios are performing. They constantly balance the risk with which they are comfortable with the…

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Is This Your Story? Tales from the Loan Industry

A lot of our clients start their stories something like this: “I’ve gone to three lenders and each one of…

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How Lending Can Be Simple

For financial markets to operate smoothly, they need the security that comes with certainty. Uncertainty in financial markets creates chaos and…

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