Personal loans could help cover unexpected expenses with lower interest rates. (iStock) Millions of Americans face unprecedented personal finance concerns as the coronavirus pandemic continues to affect unemployment rates months after the first case of COVID-19 was reported in the United States. The Federal Reserve took steps in March to encourage […]

A dress on a mannequin at the office of Caroline Keefer, a clothing designer, in Los Angeles on July 18, 2020. (Nolwen Cifuentes/The New York Times) For nearly 70 years, the Small Business Administration’s disaster relief program has helped companies recover from catastrophes including wildfires, hurricanes and earthquakes. But it […]

The resurgence of COVID-19 across the country this summer has deepened anxiety for millions of American small business owners who face another imminent cash crunch in their battle to survive a historic pandemic. The government’s $660 billion Paycheck Protection Program, first rolled out in April, was supposed to help many […]

Learn all about what makes unsecured loans different. (iStock) Sometimes you need a little extra cash to help make that big purchase, supplement your income for daily needs, consolidate your debt or help pay for your education. If you are thinking about getting a loan that does not require any […]

Bankers Healthcare Group, or BHG, started in 2001 and in 20 years has exceeded $6 billion in funded loans and ranked on the Inc. 5000 list of America’s fastest-growing privately held companies 14 times. The Davie, Florida, business provides direct loans to licensed health care professionals of all kinds, including […]

Personal loans were the fastest-growing debt category in 2019, but new data from Experian found that changed in 2020. While personal loans saw a 12% year-over-year increase in 2019, the category only grew 1% in 2020 (the slowest for any debt category last year) with fewer people taking out loans. […]

FILE – This Oct. 22, 2018, file photo shows the Plumpjack Wine & Spirits store in San Francisco, part of the Plumpjack Group collection of wineries, bars, restaurants, hotels and liquors stores. Companies affiliated with Gov. Gavin Newsom received nearly $3 million in loans designed to help small businesses survive […]

Few Americans have the cash they need on hand to pay for big-ticket items upfront. That’s why it’s not unusual for people to take out mortgages, car loans and student loans, so they can pay for these costly expenses over time. But when it comes to other major purchases — […]