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  • Accurately tracking financial data is not only critical for running the day-to-day operations of your small business, but it is also essential when seeking funding from lenders or investors to take your business to the next level. In addition, keeping tabs of your finances can help ensure your...
    August 04, 2014 - 31 comments
  • As a small business owner or entrepreneur, you know how important access to capital is to success. And we know it, too! During last month’s National Small Business Week (NSBW) events, which were held across the country and online, it was a topic addressed by our speakers and panelists as they...
    June 18, 2014 - 4 comments
  • Thinking about starting a business? Recent studies and reports have shown that entrepreneurs are more optimistic than in recent years when it comes to the state of their businesses this year, and that’s great news! But always high on the list of concerns for starting a business – even...
    May 21, 2014 - 10 comments
  • When it comes to financing, you probably already know that SBA doesn’t lend money directly to small business owners and entrepreneurs, but has various programs to help get small business ventures financed through local lenders. But did you also know that the Small Business Investment Company...
    April 09, 2014 - 8 comments
  • Did you know that in the wake of a disaster, SBA provides low-interest disaster loans to homeowners, renters, businesses of all sizes and private, nonprofit organizations? In the aftermath of hurricanes, floods, earthquakes, wildfires, tornadoes and other disasters, SBA is the primary source of...
    March 31, 2014 - 4 comments
  • The service of veterans has done a tremendous amount for the United States – on our own soil and around the world. Many continue their contributions to the country by channeling their skills and leadership into entrepreneurial endeavors that help strengthen our economy. And now through the...
    January 22, 2014 - 10 comments
  • Are you starting or expanding a business, and in need of a loan to help make it happen? While there are some larger loan options available, many entrepreneurs – particularly freelance, online and home-based businesses – require only a few thousand dollars to get started. If this is the...
    January 15, 2014 - 4 comments
  • Financing your small business ventures is likely one of your biggest concerns as an entrepreneur. One route you might be considering is to apply for grants, but there are strict guidelines when it comes to being eligible for any government grants. There are some instances that might make you...
    December 09, 2013 - 12 comments
  • Obtaining financing for your business ventures is often challenging for entrepreneurs. From being in the startup phase to growing your business, you may face difficulties with the requirements of traditional bank loans. But the 7(a) Program may be able to help – it’s SBA’s primary...
    October 30, 2013 - 11 comments
  • Are you looking to expand or modernize your small business? If you’re exploring your financing options, then SBA’s 504 Loan Program (or Certified Development Company (CDC) loan) may be for you. Designed especially to help small businesses grow, you can use funds to make purchases for...
    October 21, 2013 - 7 comments

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