SBA loans The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on SBA loans en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Wed, 30 Jul 2014 17:30:00 GMT 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. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 17:30:00 GMT Scott Shane Credit Unions Are Increasingly Business Friendly Credit unions, long an alternative to banks for individual customers, are keenly interested in small business lending. Tue, 27 May 2014 18:00:00 GMT Daniel Carlsson 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. Wed, 15 Jan 2014 15:45:00 GMT Catherine Clifford 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. Wed, 15 Jan 2014 11:00:00 GMT Rohit Arora Can't Get a VC to Notice You're Alive? 3 Alternative Funding Sources for You. Nabbing money from outside investors isn't the only way your startup can scale. Here are three other ways to fund your company. Fri, 11 Oct 2013 13:30:00 GMT Anisha Sekar 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. Thu, 03 Oct 2013 19:41:00 GMT Catherine Clifford 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. Mon, 30 Sep 2013 17:08:00 GMT Catherine Clifford 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. Wed, 04 Sep 2013 10:00:00 GMT 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. Tue, 20 Aug 2013 19:42:00 GMT Catherine Clifford 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. Fri, 26 Jul 2013 19:26:00 GMT Catherine Clifford 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. Tue, 23 Jul 2013 19:27:00 GMT Catherine Clifford 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. Tue, 05 Mar 2013 10:51:00 GMT Catherine Clifford 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. Mon, 04 Mar 2013 14:29:00 GMT Catherine Clifford Sequester Countdown: What's in Store for the SBA 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. Thu, 28 Feb 2013 13:26:00 GMT Catherine Clifford Loans, Contracts and Jobs: How Federal Spending Cuts Could Affect You If Congress can't come to a deal over how to reduce the budget, numerous small businesses could be affected. Wed, 13 Feb 2013 11:08:00 GMT Catherine Clifford 5 Funding Sources to Grow Your Business (Infographic) A look at the pros and cons of securing capital from crowdfunding, angel investors, venture capitalists, the SBA and community banks. Thu, 13 Dec 2012 08:30:00 GMT Kara Ohngren Prior Closing the African-American Startup Gap (Opinion) Targeted minority-lending programs have had only limited success in encouraging new-business creation among minorities. Could crowd-funding help close the startup gap? Thu, 15 Nov 2012 10:24:00 GMT Scott Shane Small-Business Lending Remains Tight, But Bright Spots Exist While the SBA reports that lending was down in the second quarter, there are hopeful signs that the credit crunch is easing. Mon, 12 Nov 2012 10:00:00 GMT Cheryl Winokur Munk 5 Steps for Managing Disaster Recovery for Your Business Here's how to get your business up and running as quick as possible once the worst is over. Mon, 29 Oct 2012 11:00:00 GMT Kathleen Davis Credit Crunch Easing for Small Businesses Entrepreneurs remain optimistic about profits and growth according to new report. Fri, 26 Oct 2012 12:00:00 GMT Cheryl Winokur Munk