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Carlie Lawson

Author: Carlie Lawson

Carlie Lawson writes about business and finance, specializing in entertainment, cryptocurrency and FOREX coverage. She wrote weekly entertainment business and finance articles for JollyJo.tv, Keysian and Movitly for a combined seven years. A former newspaper journalist, she now owns Powell Lawson Creatives, a PR firm, and Powell Lawson Consulting, a business continuity and hazards planning consultancy. She earned BAs in Journalism and Film & Video Studies from the University of Oklahoma. She also earned her Master of Regional & City Planning at OU. Her passion lies in helping people make money while reducing risk.

How to Get A Business Loan With Bad Credit?

Whether you open a business or want to expand an existing one, you at some time will likely need a business loan. Regardless of your situation, you may need a business loan with bad credit because not every business person has a credit score of 800. Before you jump into applying for loans, let’s look ...

Why it’s so Important to Pay Medical Bills on Time

Okay, let me be straight with you. It is radically important that you pay all of your bills on time. Medical bills fall into one of those categories of bills though that you must pay on time and must repay period. The other category is your housing – your mortgage or rent. Why Pay Your ...

Everything About Personal Loans, You Were Afraid to Ask

Life happens. When you least expect it, some huge bill rears its head. Perhaps your pipes burst, your teen borrowed the car without asking and wrecked it before you got to add them to your insurance policy, you broke the crown on your tooth or your child’s vocational school does not offer a financial aid ...

Common Home Mortgage Terms and Definitions

You want buying a house to be simple. It is not. You might end up lucky and only need to view a handful of homes. More likely though, you’ll look at least ten houses. Some will have the right price. More than likely, you’ll settle on a home that comes close to the price and ...

How Does Peer-to-peer Lending Work?

When you think of crowdfunding, you probably think of an entrepreneur gaining funding for a business or an individual gathering funds for a medical bill. You, too, can crowdfund though. That’s what peer-to-peer lending means. You either loan money along with a number of other individuals, then earn from the interest the borrower pays, or ...

Bad Credit Auto Loans To Get Driving Fast

Unless you live in a major city like Chicago, New York City or Tokyo, you’ll need a car, truck, motorcycle or moped to get around. The alternatives are constant Lyfts and Ubers or taking the bus or subway. While both options, vehicle ownership and mass transit, cost money, owning a vehicle of your own has ...

Subprime Mortgage Loans For Bad Credit Borrowers

Buying a house does not have to wait for you to earn perfect credit. It also does not have to wait for you to save all the money to buy it outright. You can still obtain bad credit mortgage loans. The financial communities refer to this as a Subprime Mortgage Loan. What is a subprime ...

Common Loan Definitions and Related Terms: Lending 101

The Merriam Webster dictionary defines a loan as a temporary lending of money to an individual or organization with an interest rate attached. Of course, while the dictionary makes it sound simple, loans are a little complicated. An Abridged Dictionary of Loan Terms and Definitions When you begin looking for a loan, you hear a ...