Capital

Study: Arkansas women of color face barriers to entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship is a difficult path. For women of color in Arkansas, it’s even more difficult because they face significant barriers and resource constraints, according to a study commissioned by the Women’s Foundation of Arkansas in collaboration with the University of Central Arkansas. The research aimed to identify gaps in the …

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Average credit card interest rate for September 2020

19.49% The median interest rate of all credit cards in the Investopedia Card Database for September 2020. The median credit card interest rate for all credit cards in the Investopedia database is currently 19.49%, based on the average advertised rates across several hundred most popular card offers of the market. …

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Employers remove applicants’ credit reports

Amy Traub, Senior Policy Analyst in the liberal-leaning political group Demos, and author of “Discredited: How Employment Credit Checks Keep Qualified Workers Out of a Job,” a report published in March, says the law requiring a negative action letter is rarely enforced. “We have found that many employers do not …

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Michelle Hurd hints at Raffi’s complex history

Jean-Luc Picard (Patrick Stewart) and Raffi Musiker (Michelle Hurd) have had a hard time since leaving Starfleet. At the beginning of Star Trek: Picard Episode 3, “The End is the Beginning,” we learn the heart-wrenching origin of why Raffi and Jean-Luc stopped working together 14 years ago. Now, just like …

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Climate activism in the time of the coronavirus

Social distancing is forcing advocacy movements to adjust their tactics, creating new obstacles for climate activists who use mass protests and organizing on the ground as important tools. Why is this important: Climate change has increased on the political radar in recent years. There are many reasons for this, including …

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Car loan eligibility: a concrete example

Having a down payment, qualifying income, and enough room in your budget are all important aspects of being eligible for a car loan. We use a consumer’s question and information to examine their situation and see if they may qualify for a bad credit car loan. Questions and answers to …

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What are the causes of a bad credit score? |

Many people who are fortunate enough to have a clean credit history and high score find their financial future to be rather rosy. When it comes to getting finance for the things they need in life, they usually don’t have a problem. However, for those with bad credit life can …

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