Letter: Thank a Lender Today

In April 2020, the federal government introduced the Paycheque Protection Program, a new $ 349 billion program to keep workers employed, keep businesses open, and help the economy recover as quickly as possible. . Within hours of the announcement, North Dakota lenders were filling my inbox with requests for additional …

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Are banks open on Memorial Day 2021?

With coronavirus cases falling and 1.8 million U.S. residents vaccinated every day, more Americans are planning this next Memorial Day weekend to rediscover old pleasures like friends, parties, trips and afternoons at a ball game. They will also encounter something new and less enjoyable: rising prices. Prices are expected to …

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Best Buy: Micron Technology vs II-VI

It’s no secret that we are in a semiconductor shortage. The pandemic has accelerated trends already present in 5G, artificial intelligence, cloud computing and automation in industrial factories and automobiles. This means growing demand not only for proprietary chips, but also for component manufacturers that support these chips and smart …

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Paycheck Advance apps: Reading the fine print

Paycheck advance apps allow users to borrow a small amount of their expected income, usually for a small fee, and repay it on their next payday. It sounds like a great deal if you need some extra cash between paychecks, and millions of users have accepted it. While it is …

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