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Why You Should Care About Student Loan Debt

It's easy to think of it as a young person's problem, but its ripple effects are prodigious, affecting the entire national economy.

5 Tips for Using Credit Wisely to Boost Holiday Sales

Done prudently, helping customers to buy now and pay later is a sound strategy for maximizing sales.

The Home-Equity Credit Crunch (Opinion)

How home price declines have contributed to tight credit for small businesses.

Top 10 Small Business Predictions for 2012

Here is a collection of next year's top trends for marketing, retailing, service businesses, mobile, social media and more.

A Recovery in Small-Business Lending?

The SBA's 90 percent guarantee on certain loans may be no more, but the borrowing outlook may be brightening.