Tag Archives: SBA Lending

Communities Benefit From Stronger Businesses Built Through SBDC Services

Turning your dreams into working plans, as a soon-to-be or current small business owner, is attainable now more than ever with the support provided by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). The SBA works in conjunction with local partners to provide advice for overcoming some of the most common small business-related obstacles. One such partner […]

Are banks lending? Understanding the current financial environment

After the economic downfall five years ago, lending regulations have become markedly tighter, allowing only the most highly qualified business applicants to get access to money. This has been toughest, perhaps, on small businesses struggling to fund much-needed growth. Where does that leave all the small businesses that, without funding, can’t keep up with the […]

Community Banks, SBA lend a helping hand

By Wenda Roycroft Guest Columnist There was a lot of media excitement this month when it was announced the nation’s biggest banks had increased their lending volume, particularly to small businesses. We just wonder what took them so long. The latest Biz2Credit Small Business Lending Index, a monthly gauge of 1,000 loan applications, found loan […]