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    A reader named Karen just left this comment on a post about credit card rates rising: Today (5/26/09) I got an email from Advanta that they are…
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    Students are streaming out of colleges for the summer and many still may not have summer jobs or internships lined up. But connecting with…
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  • SBA To Offer More Loan Help
    As of next week, more small businesses will be eligible for Small Business Administration-backed loans. Such financial help is the result of the…
  • Bridge Loans from the SBA
    Get ready for the Small Business Administration to announce the availability of $35,000 bridge loans for distressed small businesses. John Miller,…

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