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Fintech, CDFI offer small-dollar loan with new twist

A new small-dollar loan for borrowers with limited credit histories has emerged from a partnership between a community development financial institution and a fintech. NAAC Finance, the new digital lending arm of the National Asian American Coalition, developed the product with Asenso Finance, a startup that processes and services loans for financial institutions. The loan… Read More »

Astroworld Festival victim’s family declined Travis Scott’s offer to pay for their 9-year-old’s funeral

The death toll from the November 5 concert now stands at 10, and dozens of lawsuits have been filed following the festival tragedy, according to Harris County District Court records. Ezra Blount, a 9-year-old Houston boy injured at the event, was placed in a medically induced coma in an attempt to overcome brain, liver and… Read More »

More companies offer tuition assistance, student loan repayment

With the pause on federal student loan payments ending in less than 90 days, many workers are under growing financial pressure — and employers are taking notice. That’s driving more companies to enhance the benefits they offer, especially when it comes to college affordability. In fact, in today’s job market, student loan repayment and tuition… Read More »

Student loan refinance rates dip and offer the potential for sweeter savings

Student loan refinance rates dip and offer the potential for sweeter savings Rates on a money-saving student loan refinance — a potential source of relief from overwhelming student debt — are staying near their recent all-time lows, according to data released on Monday. The typical rate on a five-year refi loan has fallen slightly, putting… Read More »