S&N Debt Solutions – New Assessment of Debt Consolidation Programs

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Beverly, MA (PRWEB) October 14, 2014

Many people believe that if they can consolidate their debts their financial situation will be vastly improved. Samp;N Debt Solutions has completed a new analysis of how debt consolidation plans work and the outcome has many revealing details about whether the consumer actually benefits from doing it.

In a recent meeting and discussion with

Nicole Morgan and

Shannon McLean both pointed out a few important facts. Nicoles analysis and conclusion was expressed this way: Our clients have found that even though they want to refrain from excessive...

Business finance advice over breakfast for Cheshire East enterprises

Impartial expert advice on how best to obtain business finance is the hottest item on the menu at a free breakfast event organised by Cheshire East Council.

The breakfast briefing, held in conjunction with Business Finance Solutions, is on Thursday, October 23, 2014 at Alderley Park Conference Centre, starting at 7.45am.

Councillor Michael Jones, Cheshire East’s Council Leader, will welcome delegates and there will be a keynote speech on the economy from John Young, North West agent for the Bank of England.

They will be followed by presentations and Qamp;A sessions with David Martin of Business Finance Solutions and John Moore of Access to Finance, who will outline...

Get your small business finance in shape for summer

Press Release Xero

Money Week is here and summer is fast approaching, serving as a timely reminder for small businesses to ensure their finances are in shape for the holiday season. Trend analysis of Xeros small business customers in New Zealand from 2011 to 2014 Get your small business finance in shape for summer
Money Week is here and summer is fast approaching, serving as a timely reminder for small businesses to ensure their finances are in shape for the holiday season.

Trend analysis of Xero’s small business customers in New Zealand from 2011 to 2014 shows accounts receivable is on average more than 30 per cent lower in January than the 12 month average, and Xero...

Business Finance Awards 2015 launched

FINANCIAL DIRECTOR is delighted to launch the Business Finance Awards 2015.

The awards, celebrating excellence among FDs, CFOs and their finance teams, have proved extremely popular – with recent winners from ITV, Vodafone, National Farmers Union, Christies and LOCOG. Individual winners include ITVs Ian Griffiths, Telecitys Brian McArthur-Muscroft and former Vodafone CFO Andy Halford.

Entries are now open for the 2015 awards. There are four UK FD of the Year categories, for business large and small, with the public sector amp; voluntary also recognised. Finance team categories are also available.

An Accountant of the Year category has been added, for those working...

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Citi to exit consumer banking in 11 countries

Citigroup, the nations third-largest bank by assets, reported third-quarter earnings of $1.07 a share Tuesday, up from $1 in the same period last year.

Citi (C) also said it is exiting consumer banking in 11 countries including Japan, the Czech Republic and Egypt. The bank intends to focus on 24 markets where it has the largest scale and most growth potential.

Excluding adjustments, Citi earned $1.15 a share, beating the consensus estimate of $1.12 a share, according to FactSets survey of analysts.

Revenues rose to $19.6 billion in the third quarter from $17.9 billion the same period a year ago. Our consumer bank and institutional business each had solid performance during...

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How To Avoid Going In Debt This Holiday Season

It happens every year. The holidays arrive and no matter how long you had to prepare, it seems that you never saw it coming. While the holidays are full of good food, decorating the home and quality time with loved ones, it also comes with a huge expense. Funding Thanksgiving dinner, Christmas parties and gifts add up quickly. For those that have many people to shop for, you can find yourself easily going into debt for the season. Before you charge up those credit cards or get behind on some bills again this holiday season, consider having a debt-free holiday by doing things differently.

Planning and Budgeting

This year make a list of how much you can really afford to spend on each...

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Use Your Phone as a Piggy Bank: The 10 Best Personal Finance Apps

By Matt Hussey

The app economy has turned the humble phone into a personal travel advisor, DJ, photo editor, news reader, stock trader and movie maker. The announcement that Apple will at last fit its smartphones with NFC, and therefore allow the iPhone to be used as a means to pay for goods and services, will mean our phones are likely to become our financial advisor as well.

Juniper research has predicted that in little over three years, $180 billion worth of goods and services will be paid for using NFC, which means managing our finances will become more vital than ever. Thankfully, developers from the fintech world have been building apps that can restrict spending, save...

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Diversified Lenders Acquires American Business Finance

Diversified Lenders, Inc. (DLI) announced that it has acquired American Business Finance, LLC (ABF) out of Edmond, Oklahoma.  Founded in 2003 by Dave Pendley, ABF is a privately owned accounts receivable financing source specializing in providing capital to growing businesses.

Diversified is seeking to expand by offering solutions to businesses involved in multiple industries around the country and ABF aligns with that goal perfectly.  The long-standing relationship between our two management teams made this a natural fit and we are excited to have Dave Pendley and the wealth of knowledge and experience that he brings with him on our team, stated Donald Roberts, Chairman of Diversified...

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GE Expects To Close GE Money Bank Sale To Santander Consumer Finance In …

(RTTNews.com) – GE Capital, the financial services division of General Electric Co.( GE ), said that it now expects the close of its GE Money Bank AB (Nordics) consumer finance business sale to Santander Consumer Finance SA to be in the fourth quarter of 2014.

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Flow Chart: Should You Use Credit, Debit, Or Cash?

Most of us have a few options to pay for the things we need (and were not including Bitcoin).

At any given store or retailer, we can generally choose between credit cards, debit cards, and cash.

Credit borrows money from the bank, with the promise well pay it back at the end of the month or pay a fee in the form of interest. Debit pulls electronic cash straight from our checking account. Cash starts and ends the transaction in plain sight at the register, when we hand over paper and coins. (For our purposes, were not talking about bank transfers.)

Which should you use? It depends on your situation. Check out the flow chart below to figure out which method is best for your...