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Where to get startup cash now | money.cnn.com

Starting out, the three founders of The Extraordinaries didn’t have much cash or an idea that was fleshed out enough to approach investors with. To fund their site, which connects mobile phone users with quick “micro-volunteering” opportunities, they took a different tack and applied for social entrepreneurship grants and competitions.

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Boost In Big Bank Fees Will Likely Fuel Rise In Use Of Credit Unions, Other Alternative Lenders | Reuters Analysis

“Credit unions are an alternative source for the kind of services a bank provides,” said Professor Lawrence White of New York’s Stern School of Business.”I’m hoping they would see the un-banked as part of their mission. That would be the most socially worthwhile thing they could do.”

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