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Top 3 Candidates to Lead the U.S. Small Business Administration
Leadership

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.
Catherine Clifford
Finance

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.
Catherine Clifford
SBA Budget Whacked $92 Million By Sequestration
Finance

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.
Catherine Clifford
SBA Lending Marches On Post-Sequester, But Anxieties Linger
Finance

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.
Catherine Clifford
Sequester Countdown: What's in Store for the SBA
Finance

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.
Catherine Clifford
Loans, Contracts and Jobs: How Federal Spending Cuts Could Affect You
Finance

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.
Catherine Clifford
Finance

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.
Kara Ohngren Prior
Closing the African-American Startup Gap (Opinion)
Starting a Business

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?
Scott Shane
Small-Business Lending Remains Tight, But Bright Spots Exist
Finance

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.
Cheryl Winokur Munk
5 Steps for Managing Disaster Recovery for Your Business
Growth Strategies

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.
Kathleen Davis
Credit Crunch Easing for Small Businesses
Finance

Credit Crunch Easing for Small Businesses

Entrepreneurs remain optimistic about profits and growth according to new report.
Cheryl Winokur Munk
Finally, Access to Capital Improving for Small Businesses
Starting a Business

Finally, Access to Capital Improving for Small Businesses

Several reports show that entrepreneurs are gaining ground when it comes to the funding they need to run and grow their business.
Catherine Clifford
Getting the Big Banks Back into Small-Business Lending
Finance

Getting the Big Banks Back into Small-Business Lending

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.
Catherine Clifford
The SBA's Karen G. Mills on the Small-Business Credit Comeback
Finance

The SBA's Karen G. Mills on the Small-Business Credit Comeback

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.
Catherine Clifford