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SBA Seeks More Money in 2013 for Fewer Loans

The Small Business Administration asked for almost $1.1 billion for fiscal year 2013, but don't get too excited. They also plan to back fewer loans.

Startup America Gets a Do-Over

The President issued a new call on Congress to pass an ambitious legislative agenda to help small businesses, but some wonder whether it's just hot air.

Diana Ransom

What the State of the Union Address May Hold for Small Businesses

Here is a rundown of what small business owners and advocates hope to hear from President Obama as he addresses the nation tonight.

Do Small Businesses Really Need the SBA's Help?

The SBA's Small Business Development Centers serve over 500,000 entrepreneurs a year, but they're still on the budget chopping block.

Carol Tice

Obama Elevates Head of the SBA

The president raised the head of the Small Business Administration to a Cabinet-level position, and proposed streamlining the agency with five others.

Women Entrepreneurs Put the Government in the Hot Seat

Being a woman and an entrepreneur has its benefits, but there are also a number of challenges. Here, the SBA answers your burning questions about how to best overcome them.

Diana Ransom

Tips for Finding a Franchise Loan

SBA franchise loans are on the rise, but you still need seed money and a carefully honed business plan. The SBA's Steve Smits provides advice.

What the Failed Deficit Deal Could Mean for Small Businesses

Failure to meet an agreement over reducing the nation's debts could trigger a spate of spending cuts that could carry implications for small businesses.

Diana Ransom

Five Resources for Turning Vets into Entrepreneurs

For the men and women of the U.S. military, starting a business in this economy can be tricky. Here are the government programs that aim to help veterans strike out on their own.

Diana Ransom

Obama 'Can't Wait' To Help Entrepreneurs

The Jobs Act didn't pass muster with Congress, so Barack Obama has issued some proposals without legislation. See what's in the works for small businesses.

Diana Ransom

White House Alleviates Student Loans for Entrepreneurs

President Obama announced a number of federal student loan reducing measures, which may also benefit entrepreneurs.

Diana Ransom

Now, Private Equity for the Little Guys

Private equity funding isn't a fit for every business. But even for those where it makes sense, PE firms have been hard to find and research -- until now.

Carol Tice