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  • Each of the four international methods of payments, discussed previously, can have an impact on your company’s financing needs when filling overseas orders. Those can be broken down into either pre-shipment or post-shipment working capital needs. Pre-Shipment:  If you receive a purchase...
    May 06, 2014 - 3 comments
  • If you are in business -any business- whether domestic or international, getting paid for your products or services is paramount to your business survival, growth and success. Ultimately, any sale is a gift until you get paid.  So understanding how to get paid for an export sale is especially...
    May 02, 2014 - 7 comments
  • It’s that time of year again! SBA is gearing up for National Small Business Week, May 12-16. And like last year, we’re taking the show on the road to celebrate small businesses across the United States. We’re excited for this year’s activities, which will include forums...
    April 25, 2014 - 6 comments
  • Recently, I participated in the 6th Annual National Hunger Seder at the U.S. Capitol. The event, organized by the Jewish Council for Public Affairs and MAZON, brought together Members of Congress, faith and community groups and other Administration officials for a model Passover Seder designed to...
    April 24, 2014 - 4 comments
  • President Barack Obama recently proclaimed April National Financial Capability Month. Recognizing the importance of financial planning in achieving the American Dream, this month calls on individuals to empower themselves by seeking knowledge and tools for strong financial capability. In today...
    April 18, 2014 - 4 comments
  • Note: this post is by Donna J. Butler, SBA’s Senior Sustainability Officer & Deputy Chief Operating Officer   SBA helps small businesses find solutions to make their operations run efficiently. That’s why this Earth Day and every day SBA encourages small businesses...
    April 18, 2014 - 4 comments
  • If you’re a woman-owned small business looking to contract with the federal government and seeking assistance on how to navigate in the federal procurement arena, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has good news for you! In FY 2012, the federal government awarded $16.1 billion in...
    April 17, 2014 - 5 comments
  • Are you a self-starter? Do you have a general-management skill set? Are you used to constantly changing roles and responsibilities? Are you disciplined and focused? Are you risk-tolerant and able to manage stress?These are the threshold questions that SBA counselors ask every day to help...
    April 16, 2014 - 3 comments
  • Access to capital is the number one concern for entrepreneurs and small business owners. However, as an entrepreneur or small business owner, are you prepared to access capital for your business? SBA and Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp. have teamed up for a webinar series this month to help...
    April 11, 2014 - 4 comments
  • At the SBA, one of our core objectives is to provide access to capital, but that’s not the end of our commitment to America’s small business owners. It’s the beginning. We know small businesses need reliable lending to grow, but we also know it’s important to provide...
    April 11, 2014 - 4 comments

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