Borrowing money

“Buy now, pay later” lenders spot a new market: small businesses

Record levels of inflation, rising interest rates and low levels of confidence continue to complicate business life. This is especially true for small and new businesses, which often need to invest a significant amount of initial capital to purchase equipment, build inventory, or advertise. A potential solution to this difficulty is business-to-business (B2B) “buy now, […]

Borrowing money

How do you get your dream vacation home? A good plan

Editorial independence We want to help you make more informed decisions. Certain links on this page – clearly marked – may direct you to a partner website and allow us to earn a referral commission. For more information, see How we make money. (This article originally appeared in NextMove, our weekly housing market newsletter. Register […]

Borrowing money

The buyer’s market? Boston realtor offers seven perks at higher interest rates – Boston 25 News

BOSTON — As interest rates rise and the number of mortgage applications plungesa Boston-based real estate agent says things are looking much better for potential buyers. “We are seeing a lot of stocks coming into the market. There are definitely fewer closures and more properties that are out of agreement,” real estate agent Mike Urban […]

Borrowing money

These 3 discount stocks are once-in-a-decade buying opportunities right now

As the growth stock selloff gradually turned into a bear market, many high-quality companies fell sharply despite steadily improving results. Three of these examples — MercadoLibre (MELI 4.21%), The Lovesac Company (TO LIKE 1.65%)and Pool company (BOWL 3.55%) — all are trading at depressed valuations despite revenue growth of 690%, 480% and 120%, respectively, over […]

Borrowing money

Savings Window Opens: 20-Year Mortgage Refinance Rates Plunge Below 7% | November 9, 2022

Our goal at Credible Operations, Inc., NMLS Number 1681276, hereafter referred to as “Credible”, is to give you the tools and confidence you need to improve your finances. Although we promote the products of our partner lenders who pay us for our services, all opinions are our own. Check out the November 9, 2022 mortgage […]

Borrowing rates

Navigating Borrowing Rates in Times of High Inflation

Clients often ask us “what is the best option for borrowing with a floating line of credit?” This is becoming an increasingly important decision in light of the current interest rate environment and the options available to borrowers. In loan agreements, customers can choose different interest rate options – usually either a guaranteed overnight funding […]

Borrowing costs

Top Headlines: Borrowing Cost Bite, Trade Data Sharing Mechanism

Borrowing costs bite: Soaring interest rates hurt corporate profits Following the contribution of loans to corporate results for nearly two years after the outbreak of the pandemic, interest charges on them began to weigh on corporate profits. Listed companies (ex-BFSI) combined interest expense increased 18.5% year-on-year (YoY) in Q2FY23, compared to an 8.8% […]

Borrowing money

RBA cash rate hike: NAB, ANZ, CBA and Westpac hikes?

The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) raised the official exchange rate by 25 basis points to 2.85% at its November board meeting today. This is the seventh hike in cash rates this year, with hopes Australian borrowers may start to see some relief. The RBA’s string of cash rate hikes continued this month as our […]