US Students Suffer From Lack of Economic Education

By the time students graduate from high school, we hope that they’ve had the opportunity to learn all the basic skills they’ll need to succeed in adulthood. During the course of our K-12 education we learn everything from how to drive a car, to how to think critically about different political ideologies. Wouldn’t it make… Read more »

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Is Crowdfunding Poised to Disrupt the Lending Industry?

Twenty years ago, lending options for businesses and individuals were pretty limited. Unless you were lucky enough to find a generous private benefactor, banks and credit unions were typically the only viable loan providers. Then, as the Internet matured, a new type of lending emerged. Today, Peer-to-peer lending or crowdfunding platforms, wherein groups of people… Read more »

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Portfolio Financial Servicing Company Announces Successful Completion of its 2015 SOC I Type II Audit

PORTLAND, OR. Portfolio Financial Servicing Company (“PFSC”), a third party servicer of commercial and consumer leases, loans and annuity-type contracts, has announced the successful completion of its 2015 SOC 1 Type II (SSAE 16) audit. Also known as a “Type II Service Auditor’s Report” or “Independent Service Auditor’s Report on Description of a Service Organization’s… Read more »

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