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Advice For Successfully Getting A Small Business Loan

Even during challenging times, a small business with a sound strategy can obtain a loan.

03/17/2014

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Federal Programs Could Help Graduates Pay Off Staggering Student Loans

Total college loan debt nationwide is a staggering one-trillion dollars, and many students may not be aware of programs that could greatly ease that burden; loan forgiveness for graduates who take jobs in the public sector.

09/23/2013

FILE - Children do arts and crafts at a day care center. (Photo by Alexandra Beier/Getty Images)

New NYC Program Lets Parents Take Out Loans For Day Care

There is now an option for parents to get their kids into some of the city’s top pre-kindergarten programs with loans just for day care.

08/05/2013

David Carlucci is seen in Haverstraw, NY - Oct 30, 2010 - Photo: Carlucci for New York

Lawmaker Proposes Loan Forgiveness For Engineering Students

Students with an engineering degree from a college or university in New York State may find a financial helping hand under a proposal now under design.

06/22/2013

A home along the shore in the Rockaways ravaged by Superstorm Sandy - Nov. 2, 2012 (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Homeowners With Private Loans Stuck With Big Bills As Post Sandy Grace Periods Fade

Lenders initially offered a three-month grace period following the storm but that period is ending and banks are looking for their money.

04/13/2013

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Big Box Stores Offer Quick And Easy Financial Services, But Experts Urge Caution

There was a time when shopping for groceries, clothing, medicine, and taking care of banking meant four different stops, now everything, including a slew of financial services is available under one roof.

12/27/2012

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Seen At 11: New Breed Of Online Business Will Co-Sign Loans And Leases For A Price

It is not easy for many people to ask friends and family for financial help, but a growing number of online companies are promising to help guarantee loans and leases for people who are unable to do it on their own.

10/15/2012

Rep. Nan Hayworth promotes PACE loans - Bedford Hills, NY - Oct 18, 2011 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Rep. Nan Hayworth Promotes Tax Assessment Credits For Energy Efficiency

Homeowners seeking dollars for clean energy and efficiency improvements through property tax assessments may find such programs unavailable. That’s thanks to what Rep. Nan Hayworth sees as an overreach by the fedeoverseers of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

10/18/2011

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Gov. Cuomo Expected To Sign Bill Permitting Construction Of New Power Plants

The Power N.Y. Act will allow for the first power plants to be built in New York since a previous law expired in 2003.

08/04/2011