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After 96 Loan Rejections, This Guy Built A $750 Million Marketplace For Business Loans

Although his business was profitable and he had a healthy credit score, Hodges just couldn't get the loan he needed to expand his business. Banks repeatedly declined his loan applications and other online finance companies offered terms that "simply didn't make sense."<p>After getting turned down for …

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How to not spoil your kids in five easy steps

You know the trust fund kids. Or the sports players just “retired”—with still years to live and millions to spend. There’s a reason they are always in the news, usually the wrong reasons: no job, failed marriage, multiple arrests.<p>Just what is a parent with resources to do? How do you make sure your …

Barcodes, bank cards and digital TV: the secret numbers that run our lives

Millions of numbers and patterns keep our data safe and make our gadgets work – we just don’t know about it<p>Here is a quick quiz of three questions that you will get wrong. Don’t worry, everyone gets them wrong. But try to be the least amount of wrong possible, and write down your gut estimations:<p>• …