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In this era of tight money, many small businesses feel that they've been hung out to dry by traditional lenders, a new survey shows. As a result, a growing number of companies are turning to alternative sources of funding, such as merchant cash advances.
CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses what the French and Greek elections mean for Europe as it tries to solve its debt crisis and the state of U.S. debt and student loans.
CNBC's John Harwood reports on the House voting on a Republican plan to stop interest rates on student loans from doubling by summer.
Mike Cagney is a former hedge fund manager, an alumnus of the Stanford Graduate School of Business and the co-founder of SoFi, a startup that ultimately aims to make college alumni the primary source of student credit, instead of the federal government.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on President Obama's push to keep student loan interest rates from doubling in July.
Richard Davis, U.S. Bancorp CEO, explains how the company's lending business fueled the company's Q1 earnings.
The Consumer Bankers Association will announced today a standardized lending “template” for working with franchisees that should speed up, and strengthen, the relationship between banks and franchisees.
Shares of Wells Fargo are down 2 percent today, despite a better than expected earnings report. Timothy Sloan, Wells Fargo CFO, discusses the state of the U.S. economy and the housing market.
CNBC's Mary Thompson discusses how JPMorgan and Wells Fargo have been trading since the banking giants reported better-than-expected earnings data.
CNBC's Gary Kamnisky offers his view on earnings and discusses whether the bullish case can prevail.
The Fed announces a consent order against Morgan Stanley for morgage misconduct at Saxon. CNBC's Steve Liesman reports.
A clutch of Europe’s biggest banks are preparing to return a chunk of the cheap three-year funding they recently took from the European Central Bank as early as this year. The FT reports.
Peer-to-peer lending is gaining in popularity. Find out how to protect yourself against scams like the one a former mortgage broker in Hawaii pulled on his victims.
Sharing perspective on the Jobs Act and the current status of access to capital, with Richard LeFrak, The LeFrak Organization.
Debt is manageable through familiar tactics such as paying more than the minimum payments and transferring balances, but where should you turn to alleviate the pain if your debt balloons to a level beyond control?
Personal debt dies with the borrower, and thus can’t be passed along to children or spouses -- but there are some notable — and potentially costly — exceptions.
Central bank interest rates may be at historic lows but in many loan markets around the world companies are paying more to borrow, the eurozone debt crisis blunting lenders’ appetite for risk. Not so in Japan.
BNP Paribas, France’s largest bank by assets, has put on the block up to $11 billion of loans to oil and gas companies, the Financial Times reports.
The “key issue” facing Europe’s banks is raising capital, not improving liquidity, JP Morgan Chase International’s chairman Jacob Frenkel told CNBC Wednesday.
The housing market is improving but it's not clear whether it has hit its low yet, Wells Fargo Chief Financial Officer Timothy Sloan told CNBC.