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Settling Up: Debt Settlement Companies Paid Yellowstone Capital and Everest Business Funding a Half Million Dollars to End Lawsuit

June 12, 2018
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A group of debt settlement companies and ISOs have entered into a settlement they’re unlikely to forget. A lawsuit that accused Corporate Bailout, Protection Legal Group, Mark Mancino, Michael Hamill and others of tortious interference with merchant cash advance contracts has led to a settlement in which the defendants agreed to pay Yellowstone Capital and […]

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Commercial Financing Disclosures Bill Approved in the CA Senate

May 31, 2018
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The use of an annualized cost metric on loan and non-loan contracts alike is now one step closer to becoming the law in the State of California. On Thursday, SB 1235 was approved on the Senate floor. The bill calls for commercial finance companies to disclose an Estimated Annualized Cost of Capital. In previous hearings, […]

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More Small Businesses Seeking Merchant Cash Advances Than Factoring

May 23, 2018
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Seven percent of small employer firms in the US applied for a merchant cash advance in 2017, the latest report by the Federal Reserve shows, while only 4% applied for factoring. Small employer owned firms were defined as businesses that have 1 to 499 full-or part-time employees. 69% of those surveyed generated less than $1 […]

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Missed Broker Fair? Get the Kit and Presentations

May 21, 2018
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Broker Fair Kit

If you missed Broker Fair, you can still get your hands on some of the gear and the presentations. Simply email info@brokerfair.org and ask to be shipped a copy of the Broker Fair Kit. The accessories, which will only be provided while supplies last, include a USB drive with the day’s presentations, a Broker Fair […]

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Broker Fair 2018 Story Continued

May 18, 2018
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A continuation of Broker Fair 2018 through photos: See also: Set 1 Set 2 We’ll publish the entire cache of them in the coming weeks. BREAKFAST SPONSORED BY BFS CAPITAL KEEPING CHARGED, CONNECTED, AND HYDRATED SPEED NETWORKING BE A BETTER CLOSER NETWORKING MARKETING YOUR BUSINESS LEGAL SESSIONS NATIONAL FUNDING LUNCH THE GREAT DEBATE INSTITUTIONAL FINANCE […]

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The Broker Fair 2018 Story Through Photos

May 18, 2018
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Broker Fair 2018 was an amazing day of inspiration, education, and opportunities. We’ve posted some of our photo footage below: REGISTRATION OPENING STATE OF THE UNION BE A BETTER CLOSER SPEED NETWORKING NATIONAL FUNDING LUNCH LEGAL SESSIONS THE GREAT DEBATE SOFTWARE DEMOS INSTITUTIONAL FINANCE NETWORKING BETWEEN SESSIONS UNDERWRITING 101 BROKER FAIR SCENERY ACCOUNTING SESSION MARKETING […]

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Broker Fair 2018 Pre-Show Photos

May 17, 2018
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Broker Fair 2018 Preshow

Photos from the Broker Fair 2018 May 13th Pre-show party at The William Vale in the Vale Garden Residence. Photos from the conference will be published separately. We hope you had fun.

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Welcome to Broker Fair

May 13, 2018
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Update: Thanks to everyone who attended, participated, and sponsored! Registration on Monday starts at 7am where you will be able to pick up your badge. The continental breakfast will be available at 8am and the opening remarks begin at 8:45am. The lunch, sponsored by National Funding, begins at 12. There will be a kosher option […]

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California Commercial Financing Disclosures Bill Still a Work in Progress

May 8, 2018
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SB-1235, a bill that would require APR disclosures on all types of commercial financing products transacted in California (including some types of factoring, leasing, and merchant cash advance), survived the Judiciary Committee hearing on Tuesday. The bill was previously debated by the Senate Committee on Banking and Financial Institutions, where key provisions like a uniform […]

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Online Lender Turns to Bachelorette Star to Promote Loans

April 26, 2018
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Will you accept this rose…err..loan? Joelle “JoJo” Fletcher has come a long way since her 2016 season on The Bachelorette where she found love with Jordan Rodgers, the younger brother of Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers. The couple is still together and JoJo is now a spokesperson for Marcus, the online consumer lending arm […]

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