SBA News and Views

Blogs.SBA News and Views

Register

Blogs Category - SBA News and Views

  • The U.S. Small Business Administration recently proposed new regulations to make it easier for small businesses to understand and comply with the Historically Underutilized Business Zone (HUBZone) Program’s requirements.These proposed changes will make the program a more attractive...
    December 11, 2018
  • If you are starting a small business, there is no shortage of advice on the steps you should take: registering your business name, getting a Tax ID, deciding on a business structure and applying for the needed permits and licenses. While these are all very important steps to take, a business plan...
    December 10, 2018
  • Millennials are believed to be among the largest generation in the United States, even on the cusp of surpassing the great generation of Baby Boomers as the nation’s largest living adult generation. There is no doubt that Millennials have made their mark and their inclination for all things...
    November 21, 2018
  • Last week, I visited Florida communities recovering from the devastation caused by Hurricane Michael.  The SBA’s disaster assistance team is working long hours at local recovery centers, helping homeowners, renters and businesses navigate the challenges that come with financing the...
    November 05, 2018
  • During National Native American Heritage Month, we recognize the traditions, contributions and impact of American Indians, Alaska Natives and Native Hawaiians in our communities and our nation. As an enrolled member of the Kickapoo Tribe of Oklahoma, it is with great pride that my work focuses on...
    November 01, 2018
  • Jordan and Kristin Winspear own a construction company that is building a parking garage for the VA Hospital in Boise, Idaho. Not only is the project financially attractive, Jordan says it’s personally gratifying – as a service-disabled veteran of the Coast Guard, he spent ten years...
    November 01, 2018
  • Now more than ever, women entrepreneurs are making their mark. The growing prevalence of women entrepreneurs hasn’t happened by accident.  A big part of the growth of women-owned small businesses is legislation that targeted the creation of resources and networks for women.  This...
    October 25, 2018
  • When April Lukasik’s second child was born, she couldn’t find a childcare center that met her high standards. So she started her own – and a small business was born, too.“I had no experience, but as a mother and with a business background, I just put the two together,...
    October 01, 2018
  • The U.S. Small Business Administration is committed to ensuring America’s 30 million small businesses have the resources they need to address any challenge they face – and no challenge is more daunting than a disaster like a hurricane, wildfire, flood, tornado or earthquake.SBA is on...
    September 10, 2018
  • Bob Hulchanski owns a machine shop in upstate New York and says offering a workplace retirement plan to his 11 full-time employees is a priority.“The reason we do a 401(k) is because we really care about our employees,” he said. “We know most Americans are not saving enough for...
    August 31, 2018

Pages