Singletary: No easy way to get out of debt

Many people who are deeply in debt are desperate for a quick fix. They ask: What can I do to get out of debt? But they arent willing to accept the answer I give, which is that it takes time. And discipline. And sacrifice. It takes cutting your expenses or working more, or both. They…

Marvin, the accidental entrepreneur

Most experienced community bank commercial lenders have accumulated many similar types of experiences. We’ve all got our personal galleries of borrowers with character and borrowers who were characters. None of these experiences are typically found in textbooks. In fact I’ve seen very few textbooks that deal exclusively with the subject of lending per se. Yet…

Calendar of Upcoming Events

July 24 — Franklin County Chamber Business After Hours with Expenet and Ray Rays Cafe in downtown Wilton. Join us from 5-7 pm for networking, food and drinks, door prizes and more! July 26 — Summer Fest, downtown Farmington 10 am-9:30 pm This years annual festival will feature a farmers market, locally made foods, wines,…

3 Ways Student Loan Scammers Seduce You

Millions of Americans dream of the day theyll be free from student loan debt, but for so many, it feels like that day will never come. Even with President Barack Obamas recent executive order capping student loan payments at 10% of monthly income, former college students across the nation struggle to afford their loan bills,…

World Business Lenders Launches Connecticut Operation

NEW YORK, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ –World Business Lenders (WBL) announced today the acquisition of certain business loan operations of TakeCharge Capital and Market Square Funding and the opening of a branch in Newington, Connecticut. The office will be co-managed by Sam Kota, founder of TakeCharge Capital and Mike Bernier, founder of Market Square Funding,…

Debt-relief firms dig a deeper hole for you

Many people who are deeply in debt are desperate for a quick fix.They ask the question: What can I do to get out of debt?But they aren¬ít willing to accept the answer I give them, which is that it takes time. And discipline. And sacrifice. It takes cutting your expenses or working more, or both.They…