Design fosters togetherness at KU’s newly opened Oswald and Self halls

    September 2nd, 2015

    school loans might be picking up the bills …. whoaaaaaaa.


    Both rely on a financial innovation called “asset-backed securitization” to raise capital and to hedge risk–in other words, to raise money for loans and to reduce the likelihood that investors will lose their money. Student loans asset-backed securitization–or SLABS–means student loan agencies package student debts and sell them to investors who expect to get their money back, plus interest, as students pay back their loans.

    In theory, selling off nicely bundled packages of debt to investors allows these institutions to turn...

    Auckland Grammar teacher facing seven years in jail for fraud

    September 2nd, 2015
    The Auckland Grammar School teacher is facing new charges of obtaining credit cards in colleagues names. Photo / Martin Sykes

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    Longmont small businesses thriving thanks to Colorado loan program

    September 2nd, 2015

    When Kimberlee McKee, the executive director of Longmont Downtown Development Authority, rolled into Longmont five years ago, downtown was dotted with vacant stores.

    Commercial banks had tightened the small business loan reins and the city had to get creative. The small business standstill sparked some serious roll-up the sleeves and get to business partnerships, including one with the Colorado Enterprise Fund and the City of Longmont. Together they offered micro and small business loans to help businesses expand inventory, get cash in hand and grow.

    Aug. 22 Public Record

    September 1st, 2015

    The following people were arrested on felony charges by law enforcement agencies in Davidson County, and, unless noted otherwise, were either placed in the Davidson County Detention Center or released from custody and are scheduled to appear in Lexington District Court on the date given:

    Joe Michael Edwards, 20, of 393 Shuler Road, Thomasville, was charged with financial card fraud, $5,000 unsecured bond, Sept. 30, Thomasville.

    Julian Van Smith, 24, of 936 Phillips Road, was charged with possession of cocaine and possession of open container of an alcoholic beverage in open container, $5,000 secured bond, Oct. 5.

    Shakardra Rochelle Johnson, 22, of 505 Culbreth Ave.,...

    India offers 35 scholarships to Peruvian citizens

    September 1st, 2015


    Lima, Aug. 27.
    India offers 35 scholarships to Peruvian citizens wishing to pursue specializations in renewable energy, rural development and finance, Perus National Program for Scholarships and Educational Loans (Pronabec) informed today.

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    Major credit card scam busted in Hyderabad

    September 1st, 2015

    HYDERABAD: The Special Operation Team (SOT) sleuths of the Cyberabad police busted a 14-member gang involved in obtaining credit cards of various banks using PAN and voter ID cards, procured through fraudulent means, on Tuesday.

    Police arrested the kingpin of the racket M Jagan Mohan Reddy, 35, a class X passout and one of the partners of Reliance Communication store at Uppal. Along with him, police arrested his associates Zaki Ahmed, 27, an SBI credit card field verification officer at a private firm Vaithisvaran Coop, Ranigunj, G Kishore Goud, 30, A Suresh Reddy, 28, partners of Mohan Reddy in Reliance store, Sahik Mujahid Hussain, 24, Bangaru Mahesh, 30, G Charn Dass, 25, Blue...

    Delinquent drinker lands in court over unpaid bar tab

    August 31st, 2015

    KINGSTON, Jamaica A man was on Tuesday sentenced to 40 hours of community service after failing to pay his $2,700 bar tab last month.

    Forty-seven-year-old Wesley Knight was sentenced after pleaded guilty in the Corporate Area Resident Magistrates Court to a charge of obtaining credit by fraud.

    Knight reportedly went to a bar on Red Hills Road, St Andrew on the night of July 28 where he drunk $2,700 worth of alcohol.

    The police was later called in after Knight was unable to pay his tab. He was subsequently arrested and charged.

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    Frequent cases of chain snatching throw police into a tizzy

    August 31st, 2015

    Is a new chain snatching gang operating in the city? It could be a big ‘yes’, taking into account the new modus operandi adopted by chain snatchers.

    Chain snatchings are not an uncommon occurrence in the city with a few hundred cases being reported in Hyderabad and Cyberabad every year. However, the new modus operandi of striking women riding pillion on two-wheelers on thoroughfares has caught the police off guard. While the police are putting in all efforts to stop the menace, the frequent change in timings and places is worrying them. Last Wednesday, the snatchers targeted women pillion riders at four places on the LB Nagar and Chaderghat stretch between 10 pm and 11 pm At Chaderghat,...

    Edutech firm Eazy Coach raises angel funding

    August 31st, 2015

    Eazy Coach, which connects students with admission coaches through an online marketplace, has raised an undisclosed amount in angel funding from entrepreneur and angel investor Ravi Agarwal. 

    Kolkata-based Eazy Coach Educational Solutions Pvt Ltd, the company behind Eazy Coach, will use the money to launch a mobile app and to expand the range of its services, Om Agarwal, the startup’s 22-year old founder, told The company was registered in 2013 but operations began this year.

    Being a law student, the first thing I did was to register the company, along with other formalities. However, due to my commitment towards law school, I couldnt really get past the research...

    Bill Bartmann announces web-based business venture for improving credit scores …

    August 31st, 2015

    Bill Bartmann said he is investing a lot of green to help people get out of the red.

    He announced Thursday the launch of Financial Samaritan, a free, web-based service designed to assist consumers in raising their credit scores and retiring debt.

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