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Borrowers Baffled by Online Small-Business Loans, Fed Study Finds

By Kevin Wack

The report, titled "Alternative Lending through the Eyes of 'Mom & Pop' Small-Business Owners," marks the latest development in a recent push to make it easier for business owners to decipher and compare rapidly-expanding online credit offers.


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