Monthly Archives: July 2014

St. Charles Parish finances get clean state audit

The St. Charles Parishgovernment has received a clean auditfor 2013.The audit, conducted by the Metairie CPA firm of Carr, Riggs amp; Ingram, reflects an overall healthy fiscal picture with a fund balance of $89.8 million, an increase of $616,000 from … Continue reading

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SW women to talk business

The conference will include about a dozen breakout sessions with workshops on funding a business, using social media, developing a brand as an individual leader and other valuable skills.

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Mayor Says Neosho Finances "Looking Strong"

NEOSHO, MO —At a recent town hall meeting, the mayor of Neosho says the citys financial forecast is looking strong. Mayor Richard Davidson said the citys financial status is currently 5% ahead of budget for 2014. The city of Neosho … Continue reading

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Sharia-compliant investing in commodities

Like Istisna, Salam contracts are an exception in Islamic finance because they are the only halal trade agreements where the goods do not yet exist when the parties enter into the contract. This is because the agreements are designed to … Continue reading

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Be wary of online mortgage lenders, solicitations

We have all received offers that sounded too good to be true. The challenge is to discern what is real from what is bogus. The popularity of the Internet and email has made it possible for unscrupulous or just inexperienced … Continue reading

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RoundPoint Mortgage to lay off 166 in Charlotte

RoundPoint Mortgage Co. plans to lay off about 166 employees at the company#x92;s Charlotte headquarters in southwest Charlotte, according to documents filed with the state commerce department. The company did not list a reason for the layoffs in a Worker … Continue reading

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Funding A Business With Invoice Finance

Invoice finance, or factoring, has become very popular with small businesses recently. Although it has only recently become widespread in New Zealand, it is actually the oldest and most prevalent form of business funding used throughout the world, and Working … Continue reading

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Jumbo Mortgage Rate Falls To 14-Month Low

By Michael Aneiro The latest¬†Treasury bond rally¬†continues to benefit anyone looking to buy a home, as mortgage rates, which tend to follow Treasury yields, remain close to 2014 lows. The average 30-year fixed-rate mortgage rate weighed in at 4.13% this … Continue reading

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7 Tips to Secure the Best Mortgage

As the real estate market begins to perk up, many people find themselves in a good position to start looking for a home. Even though interest rates continue to hover at the lower end of the spectrum, shopping for a … Continue reading

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Will Lenders Pay Borrowers to Take a Mortgage Loan?

Yes, mortgage lenders in the US will pay rebates to borrowers. This is a potentially valuable option which, to my knowledge, is not offered anywhere else in the world. But having options means having to make choices, and this is … Continue reading

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