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Brokering a Sale of a Business requires Expertise

If you have a million dollar business that you wanted to sell, would you use EBay to put it on the market? Well, you certainly could and there have been some well publicized deals where people used EBay as their “broker.” But the role of a broker isn’t simply to connect buyers and [...]

Deriving Opportunities from Cooperation

I was pretty lucky as a high school student to be involved in a cooperative education program with IBM. The Co-op program was highly structured and made it easy for the students to find something that was educational and productive for the employer. When I went to college after the military, the same [...]

Zopa USA Launches

Zopa just launched its US operation this week. I set up an account over there and will be trying for another P2P loan.

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Ringtones for All Sorts of Tastes

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iContact Enterprise Email Marketing

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Peer to Peer Loans – 0 for 2

I struck out with Prosper this morning on a loan to replace an AC unit (not a problem now, it is a wonderful 70 degrees today!). On a recommendation, I took a look at the LendingClub. Well, the LendingClub hardly let me in the door. They pretty much took a cursory look [...]

Custom Quote Database for Life Insurance Quotes

Automation is a wonderful thing – increased productivity is the lubricant for the American economy. Information about anything and everything is now more accessible than it has ever been. Information on pricing, like life insurance quotes, has been a huge boon to the consumer. Think about what it was like 20-30 years [...]


Well, LendingClub is the new guy on the block for peer to peer lending. I went over and tried to apply for a loan there, but got the following message:

We’re sorry, but based on your credit score, loan amount, Debt-to-Income (DTI) ratio, and/or your state’s maximum borrowing rate, we are unable to list your [...]

Prosper Loan – 14 Percent Funded – 11 hours to go

Some good action on the Prosper loan. Several people have offered up some cash to help fund the loan for my air conditioner and have pushed the loan to about 14 percent funded with only eleven hours to go.
Okay – for those big lenders at Prosper – let me remind you about the Double [...]