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SeedInvest, Gust partner to expand reach


  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

Crowdfunding site SeedInvest and Gust, a network of angel investors, are partnering to expand their footprints and complement each other's core strengths. The sites are only open to accredited investo… Read More

San Diego apartment rents are poised for sharp increase


  • San Diego Union-Tribune

Multifamily rents in San Diego are expected to rise nearly twice as fast over the next five years as they did during the preceding 10 years, as young adults move out on their own and more people choo… Read More

Commentary: Protecting elderly from financial scams



Many elderly people fall victim to financial scams, a situation that has prompted many people in the financial industry to make protecting seniors a higher priority, writes Susan Antilla. Katrina Cava… Read More

Cost-conscious startups fuel new tech hot spots


  • Investor's Business Daily

New startup hubs are popping up across the U.S. as tech firms look for reasonably priced labor and real estate. The emerging hot spots include Los Angeles' Westside, Detroit, Miami, Orlando and Indian… Read More

Hensarling calls for clarity from CFPB on auto lending


  • Hill, The

Auto loans could be costlier if the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau regulates nonbank lenders, as it has proposed, says House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling, R-Texas. He als… Read More