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November 2, 2014
I also want to tell you you don’t have to have the greatest new idea in the world. If you think about it most of the money we spend isn’t for some whiz bang new gadget that just got invented, most is for things like car repair, hair cuts, eating out at restaurants, clothing, coffee, hardware items for the home, etc. All of those things are sold by small businesses whose owners, if they are good at operating a business, are building wealth through their small business.
October 20, 2014
By Rosemary Peavler Micro loans and microfinance have come to the United States. Micro lending to small businesses has become commonplace in the U.S. economy. Since the Great Recession, the face of business lending has changed. Traditional banks took such a hit during the recession that they tightened credit to businesses. Business owners’credit ratings and credit score took a →
April 23, 2013
Programs & Initiatives for You SBA Direct SBA Direct is a new dynamic Web tool that allows users to personalize their experience on SBA.gov. Just by answering a few simple questions about your business, SBA Direct brings the targeted resources you need to start, operate and grow your small business – directly to your desktop. →
March 3, 2013
By Adam Toren|March 7, 2013 You could probably tick off an infinite number of excuses for why starting up now isn’t ideal. The U.S. unemployment rate remains stubbornly high, at nearly 8 percent. Moody’s recently downgraded the UK’s credit rating. U.S. businesses are keeping fewer inventories on hand. And the federal government could shut down at the →