The U.S. House of Representatives proposed legislation this week that would allow for credit unions to work with small business owners in choosing a loan package.
Financial advisers are looking to expand their small business clientele in light of an improving economy and the jump in credit demand that such a recovery entails.
Debate has waged over why so many small businesses aren’t borrowing.
Entrepreneurs in the clean tech and renewable energy sectors may want to look to the U.S. Small Business Administration for help financing their operations.
“Credit access is the number one issue for franchising” Beth Solomon said. She is the vice president of strategic initiatives and industry relations of the International Franchise Association, a trade association that represents most of the franchise brands in America and overseas. Solomon set the stage for the “Bank Credit Report” webinar last week by saying that IFA will focus … Read More
Lending activity finally begins to be returning to the U.S. small business sector.
Transcript: Mike Rozman: Because of the large audience today, we’re gonna start just a few minutes after 2:00. So, bear with us as your fellow audience members make their way to log in. Hi everyone. This is Mike Rozman, and we’re just gonna take one more minute before we start the program. We have a large audience; we want to … Read More
The stubbornly slow pace of recovery in the U.S. real estate market may be holding back the rest of the economy as well.
The U.S. banking industry, after suffering years of reduced assets, toxic debts and decaying public sentiment, is poised for a strong recovery.
Lending to small businesses improved mildly in January.