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Brendan Ross
Brendan Ross is the founder and president of Direct Lending Investments, LLC, a fund that invests in business peer-to-peer loans. Previously, Brendan was a turnaround CEO and ran a number of companies, including ReserveAmerica, the world’s largest outdoor recreation reservation company.

Entries by Brendan Ross

Escape From Government Engineered Financial Repression

(0) Comments | Posted November 7, 2013 | 12:08 PM

If you're like a majority of average American investors, you earn 1 percent or less in your savings account, mutual funds or bonds, and lose 2-3 percent to inflation. Ever wonder where that 2 percent difference goes? To the government, through a reduction in the cost of repaying its debts,...

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SBA Shuts Down, but Real Small Businesses Aren't Benefiting Anyways

(1) Comments | Posted October 11, 2013 | 10:06 AM

There have been stories about the effects of the shutdown on all facets of American life--including small businesses. The Small Business Administration (SBA) shuttered when the government shut down, closing lending programs for business. When loans can't be guaranteed, certainly some businesses are suffering, and most people understand that...

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