Posts Tagged ‘Troubled Asset Relief Program’

MBJ February 7th Digital Edition


There are options for those with poor credit

Mississippi businesses and consumers who struggle to gain credit can turn to nearly a dozen lenders in the state that have received more than $250 million in low-cost capital from the Treasury Department under the Troubled Asset Relief Program, or TARP. Mississippi’s financial institutions led the nation in total funding from TARP’s Community Development Capital […] [...]

Stewart believes federal help is on the way

by Published: February 21,2010

Tags: small business, Troubled Asset Relief Program

Small business employs roughly half of the nation’s workers. It’s what drives most of America’s job growth, according to some labor analysts. In his State of the Union speech last month, President Obama touted a slew of federal initiatives aimed at stimulating small business hiring and growth.  One of those initiatives includes a plan to […] [...]

Community Bancshares takes federal funds

Other small Mississippi banks choose again not to take part in TARP Washington is considering another round of bailouts for banks that were too small or risky for the first disbursement of Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) funds in fall 2008. But “bailout” might not be the right word, since some banks receiving these funds […] [...]

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