Has the subprime crunch hit Traverse City?

REGION - When Mr. Jones (a fictional name used by request) found a job in Traverse City, he and his family put their Colorado house up for sale before moving. Within a month they had a pre-qualified buyer. As the closing date grew close, Jones...

Micro financing helps local investors maximize social impact

Many people have heard of the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize winner Muhammad Yunus and the Grameen Bank he founded that gives small or "micro" loans that help impoverished people start businesses. Winning the award attracted much needed limelight to micro-financing, an industry that...