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Where in the World can I get my REAL Credit Score?

By: Chris McConville President of Cure My Score Almost daily I get asked why do I have so many different credit scores and which one is my real score.  I understand the frustration consumers have related to not knowing what their real scores are. As of today, there are only two credit score models that…
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Baltimore Sun’s 25 Women to Watch in 2017

September 25, 2017 - Westminster, MD The Baltimore Sun's 25 Women to Watch in 2017 Karen Barbour, President of The Barbour Group, has been named one of the Baltimore Sun's 25 Women to Watch in 2017. For years, Karen Barbour has advocated for and supported entrepreneurs through her bonding company, the Barbour Group. Then last…
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Senate Passes $700 Billion ’18 National Defense Authorization Act

September 18, 2017 - Washington, DC Senate Passes $700 Billion 2018 National Defense Authorization Act, Including Procurement Reforms Key Notes: On September 18, 2017 the Senate passed its version of the annual National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), authorizing $700 billion in defense spending for Fiscal Year 2018. In order to provide the authorized level of…
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SBA QuickBond Limit Increases

The SBA is changing the limit for the QuickBond program. The eligible contract amount for the QuickBond Application is increasing to $400,000 from $250,000.  The QuickBond program is a streamlined application process, with reduced paperwork requirements. They are also increasing their Preferred Program guarantee from 70% to 80%/90% AND increasing the minimum reporting threshold requirements…
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