By Donna Gehrke-White, Sun Sentinel 6:24 a.m. EDT, May 16, 2012
South Floridians used and abused their credit cards, and some are woefully behind in payments. In fact, South Florida has the worst credit ranking in the nation.
So says an index released early Wednesday by CredAbility, a nonprofit credit counseling agency. Of the 25 top metro areas surveyed, Broward, Palm Beach and Miami-Dade counties rate the worst at trying to dig themselves out of credit card debt.
Embassy Loans is Altamonte Springs’s leader for loans on your auto title, specializing in loans for auto titles, auto equity loans and auto refinancing.
Embassy Loans is a consumer finance company licensed under Statute 516 [Consumer Finance] in the State of Florida. Because we specialize in equity loans, loans are based on equity, not personal credit scores – and are made regardless of personal credit history.
As a licensed consumer finance company, Embassy Loans Inc. reports to a national credit bureau to help their borrowers in establishing or re-establishing their credit history. All of their equity loans range from 12-18 months and are based on the amount of loan. The interest rates are 24% up to 30% per year and are also based on loan amount. At Embassy Loans Inc., they follow a simple procedure for approval of loans and loans can be funded the same day! Borrowers just need to fill out their online loan application and their representative will contact them shortly with a decision. They must provide proof of residence and proof of employment unless self employed.
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Offering some of the Lowest Rates in Florida – as low as 1.5% monthly
Borrow up to $5,000 – Monthly Payments – 12 to 18 month financing
Bad credit? No credit? No problem – Regardless of Credit
By Scott Travis, Sun Sentinel 1:52 p.m. EST, January 30, 2012
Recipients of Florida’s Bright Futures scholarships may be in for a much dimmer future if their grades slip in college.
Those receiving the most valuable scholarship would eventually have to maintain a 3.5 grade point average — up from the current 3.0 — to keep the scholarship under a proposal supported by the Florida House higher education budget committee. The Senate hasn’t taken up the issue yet.
Those with the second tier Medallion scholarships would have to maintain a 3.0, up from the current 2.75.
Rare 1787 gold coin fetches $7.4 million in deal brokered by New Orleans firm
Published: Monday, December 12, 2011, 6:26 AM
An exceedingly rare 1787 gold Brasher doubloon has been sold for $7.4 million, one of the highest prices ever paid for a gold coin. Blanchard and Co., the New Orleans-based coin and precious metals company that brokered the deal, said the doubloon was purchased by a Wall Street investment firm. Identities of the buyer and seller were not disclosed.