Lending startup Portal Finance nabs $200 million for small business loans in Latin America
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Lending startup Portal Finance nabs $200 million for small business loans in Latin America

Latin American small businesses just got a big boost with a new commitment for a $200 million lending joint venture between the Bogota-based startup Portal…

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Payday startups are increasing access to wages, but is “make any day payday” the right choice?
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Payday startups are increasing access to wages, but is “make any day payday” the right choice?

Kristen Berman Contributor Kristen Berman is a co-founder of Duke’s Common Cents Lab with Professor Dan Ariely. Common Cents is generously supported by MetLife Foundation….

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The dramatic rise and fall of online P2P lending in China
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The dramatic rise and fall of online P2P lending in China

Editor’s note: This post originally appeared on TechNode, an editorial partner of TechCrunch based in China. When Emily Zhang was interning with a peer-to-peer (P2P)…

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FinanceAttitude 10 Common Credit Card Fees That You Can Avoid
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FinanceAttitude 10 Common Credit Card Fees That You Can Avoid

November 27, 2017 /Lydia Wanjiru/ — via FinanceAttitude.com | Do you have a credit card? Well, Americans owe over $1 trillion in credit card debts according to…

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