Tim Penny: Initiative Foundation supports business growth here – Post Bulletin

At Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation (SMIF), one of the three program areas we focus on is Economic Development. Since our founding in 1986, we have worked to catalyze entrepreneurial activity in our 20-county region by providing early-stage investments, traditional loans, microloans, technical assistance and mentoring of entrepreneurs. Each year SMIF invests around $ 2.1 million … Read more

These Are The US Companies Offering Abortion-Related Benefits

Getty Images, Illustration by Christian Zelaya / Forbes With the repeal of Roe v. Wade on the horizon, the biggest companies in America are offering travel reimbursement and other benefits to employees in states that restrict abortion access. This is our live tracker. by Maggie McGrath and Jena McGregor Corporate America would prefer to talk … Read more

KBRA Assigns Preliminary Ratings to FHF Trust 2022-1

NEW YORK – (BUSINESS WIRE) – KBRA assigns preliminary ratings to three classes of notes issued by FHF Trust 2022-1 (“FHF 2022-1”), a subprime auto loan asset-backed securities transaction. FHF 2022-1 will issue three classes of notes totaling $ 150.0 million. The transaction has initial hard credit enhancement levels ranging from 19.55% for the Class … Read more

If Biden Doesn’t Enact Student Loan Cancellation, Here Are 5 Reasons Why

President Joe Biden (Photo by Scott Olson / Getty Images) Getty Images If President Joe Biden does not enact wide-scale student loan cancellation, here are 5 reasons why. Here’s what you need to know – and what it means for your student loans. Student Loans Biden is actively considering whether to cancel student loans for … Read more

Emergency in Sri Lanka, Forex Dip in Pak & Nepal’s Money Woes Put India’s Neighbors on Back Foot

Sri Lanka’s deepening economic crisis took a turn for the worse on Friday night when President Gotabaya Rajapaksa declared a state of emergency in the island nation amid mounting public resentment. Sri Lanka’s 22-million population has been facing acute shortages of food, fuel, and medicines for months, bringing tens of thousands onto the streets to … Read more

These Are The US Companies Adding Abortion-Related Benefits

Getty Images, Illustration by Christian Zelaya / Forbes With the repeal of Roe v. Wade on the horizon, the biggest companies in America are offering travel reimbursement and other benefits to employees in states that restrict abortion access. This is our live tracker. by Maggie McGrath and Jena McGregor Corporate America would prefer to talk … Read more