SBA’s 7(a) Loan Program for Small Businesses

The SBA offers a number of different loan programs, for very specific purposes. The best known is the 7(a) Loan Program. To be eligible for a 7a loan, a business must: Operate for profit Be … [Read more...]

SBA to Increase Size Standards for Wholesale, Retail and Manufacturing Industries

Effective February 26th, 2016 the SBA is increasing small business size standards for 46 industries in the wholesale/retail sector (NAICS codes 42 and 44-45) and  209 industries in the manufacturing … [Read more...]

Am I a Small Business? Yes!… No!…. Maybe!….Sometimes!

It sounds like a simple question, but like so much in life, and particularly when it comes to doing business with the federal government, the answer can be more complicated than you might … [Read more...]

National Small Business Week is May 4th – 8th

National Small Business Week  is celebrated May 4th through 8th.  Events will be held in Miami, Los Angeles, San Antonio, New York City and Washington DC. If you can't get to these events, there … [Read more...]

Help for Women Small Business Owners

The Small Business Administration and the Thunderbird School of Global Management is offering an online learning program designed for women entrepreneurs who want to start or grow a small … [Read more...]