News and Articles About SBA loans
Credit unions, long an alternative to banks for individual customers, are keenly interested in small business lending.
Maria Contreras-Sweet, the founder of ProAmerica Bank, is the White House's pick as head of the government's Small Business Administration.
Here we go over several reasons why larger banks are starting to warm up to small-business lending again.
Nabbing money from outside investors isn't the only way your startup can scale. Here are three other ways to fund your company.
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.
As Republicans and Democrats draw battle lines in the sand, small businesses seeking capital may be left in the cold.
Perhaps there was a time when the Small Business Administration served a purpose for businesses, but that time has passed, writes Ray Hennessey.
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.
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.
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.
The government's small-business agency announces a pledge to support approximately 2,000 additional businesses.
The Small Business Administration's budget has to be chopped by 5 percent across the board as a result of forced budget cuts.
The third annual Small Business Lending and Investment Summit convenes in Washington this week and will focus on the importance of SBA-backed lending.
Here is how the small-business agency is going to be affected by the $85 billion in government-spending cuts that will go into effect starting Friday.
If Congress can't come to a deal over how to reduce the budget, numerous small businesses could be affected.
A look at the pros and cons of securing capital from crowdfunding, angel investors, venture capitalists, the SBA and community banks.
Targeted minority-lending programs have had only limited success in encouraging new-business creation among minorities. Could crowd-funding help close the startup gap?
While the SBA reports that lending was down in the second quarter, there are hopeful signs that the credit crunch is easing.
Here's how to get your business up and running as quick as possible once the worst is over.
Entrepreneurs remain optimistic about profits and growth according to new report.
Several reports show that entrepreneurs are gaining ground when it comes to the funding they need to run and grow their business.
The SBA is partnering with the largest U.S. lenders to raise the amount of money loaned to small businesses, particularly in small loans and underserved communities.
The small-business credit market has recovered since 2009, when lending had all but frozen. Banks are coming back to the market and seeing greater demand for loans from business owners.
The SBA is looking to increase the number of smaller loans in underserved communities with a new push.
In 2011, SBA lending hit a record level. SBA Administrator Karen G. Mills explains why.