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Office of Advocacy

Advocacy is an independent voice for small business within the federal government, the watchdog for the Regulatory Flexibility Act (RFA) and the source of small business statistics. Advocacy advances the views and concerns of small business before Congress, the White House, the federal agencies, the federal courts and state policy makers. 
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Office Spotlight

Advocacy Issue Brier Examines Peer-To-Peer Lending

Peer-to-peer lending (P2P) is a funding model in which individual investors provide small sums as personal loans to individuals via Internet platforms. A new Issue Brief explains the investment model, compares it to traditional small business financing options, and presents implications for its future.