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Big Rig Lending "Building Bridges"

In the world of corporate finance, "Bridge" loans are an effective tool that Fortune 500 companies have used for years.  There is nothing particular fancy about a "bridge" loan.  It is just a loan facility that bridges the gap between two important events.

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Poll: Two-thirds of US would struggle to cover $1,000 crisis

NEW YORK (AP) — Two-thirds of Americans would have difficulty coming up with the money to cover a $1,000 emergency, according to an exclusive poll released Thursday, a signal that despite years after the Great Recession, Americans' finances remain precarious as ever. These difficulties span all incomes, according to the poll conducted by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. Three-quarters of people in households making less than $50,000 a year and two-thirds of those mak...

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