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Banking on You!

When thinking about exciting relationships in your life, unless you’re Scrooge McDuck I’m betting that the name of your banker is not at the top of your list.  Ah, what a difference a global pandemic and enforced working from home can make.…

Banking On The Work Ethic

James Gutierrez built a micro-lending success on trust James Gutierrez It's easy to get a loan if you have the right assets, credit score and bank account size. Without them, it can be impossible. That's why James

The Best of Times

Innovative Technology Opens Doors to Entrepreneurs Editor's Note: This is the second in a three-part series based on an interview with Irving Wladawsky-Berger, former vice president of IBM, chairman emeritus of the IBM

Mobile Money

A short guide to the wide world of virtual cash. credit: Shutterstock We used to know what money was. It was tangible, something we could hold: a dollar bill, a nickel coin, a check drawn on a local bank, a credit…

Never Give Up!

- And other words of advice from James Gutierrez Progresso Financiero founder and CEO James Gutierrez shares seven hard-won lessons with readers: Never give up: Whether I'm going…

Small Loans, Big Goals

How Pedro Rivera and Armando Pedro Santiago used micro-credit loans to build better lives. Pedro Rivera launched his carpentry shop in his home's garage as a side business to his full-time carpentry job at another…