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Small Business Credit Still Not Back to Pre-Recession Levels
Despite the recent rise in the number of small business loans, small business lending still has not returned to their highs.
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Credit Unions Are Increasingly Business Friendly
Credit unions, long an alternative to banks for individual customers, are keenly interested in small business lending.
Obama Picks Maria Contreras-Sweet to Lead the SBA
Maria Contreras-Sweet, the founder of ProAmerica Bank, is the White House's pick as head of the government's Small Business Administration.
Why Big Banks Are Lending More to Small Businesses
Here we go over several reasons why larger banks are starting to warm up to small-business lending again.
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Nabbing money from outside investors isn't the only way your startup can scale. Here are three other ways to fund your company.
Obama Says Shutdown Is Hurting Small Businesses
Today, the president traveled to M. Luis Construction in Rockville, Md., to deliver his latest in a series of strongly-worded attacks against House Republicans regarding the government shutdown.
Government Shutdown Would Close Pipelines of Credit to Main Street Businesses
As Republicans and Democrats draw battle lines in the sand, small businesses seeking capital may be left in the cold.
Why the SBA Should Be Abolished
Perhaps there was a time when the Small Business Administration served a purpose for businesses, but that time has passed, writes Ray Hennessey.
SBA Gets a Temporary Chief
Jeanne Hulit, the Small Business Administration's associate administrator in the Office of Capital Access, will take over as interim head of the agency when Karen Mills departs at end of the month.
SBA Shows High-Tech Startups Some Love
The U.S. Small Business Administration, widely considered near useless to high-tech startups, has made two efforts in as many weeks to woo this innovative group of entrepreneurs.
Top 3 Candidates to Lead the U.S. Small Business Administration
Karen Mills announced last week that she will be leaving her post at the helm of the SBA. Here's a look at potential candidates to replace her.
SBA Secures Pledge from Banks to Lend More to Veteran Entrepreneurs
The government's small-business agency announces a pledge to support approximately 2,000 additional businesses.
SBA Budget Whacked $92 Million By Sequestration
The Small Business Administration's budget has to be chopped by 5 percent across the board as a result of forced budget cuts.
SBA Lending Marches On Post-Sequester, But Anxieties Linger
The third annual Small Business Lending and Investment Summit convenes in Washington this week and will focus on the importance of SBA-backed lending.
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