Tag Archives: Small Business Administration

Washington Report: Updates from Capitol Hill

CBC lawmakers vote against jobs bill, saying it falls short

When the House votes on the $15 billion Senate jobs bill later today, it may…

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Accelerated Assistance

Business incubators step in where start ups fall short

For a start up, the first few years of life are most critical. It’s a…

By Margarette Burnette

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Things You Should Know Before Applying for an ARC Loan

In addressing difficulties, be aware of the qualifications

For struggling small business owners, there may be help with the government’s ARC Loan Program.…

By Renita Burns

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Treasury Secretary, SBA Chief Host Listening Session for Entrepreneurs

Forum focuses on getting cash to small businesses

Last month the Obama administration announced with great fanfare a plan to increase small business…

By Joyce Jones

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Washington Report

Washington Report: Week of Oct. 26

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Washington Report

Tax credits; healthcare; consumer protection

Homebuyers Tax Credit May Be Too Popular

In response to abuses and fraud uncovered by the…

By Joyce Jones

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Updates from Capitol Hill

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Updates from Capitol Hill

Updates from Capitol Hill

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Get Access to Recovery Act Dollars

Five steps to position your business

Make sure your small business isn’t left behind by checking out these five ways to…

By Brittany Hutson

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QUIZ: Is Opening a Franchise Right for You?

Vital questions before you make your move

With information from Boyce, Randall S. Hansen, founder of Quintessential Careers and FranchiseHelp.com, BlackEnterprise.com created…

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News Roundup: Week of Aug. 24-Aug. 30

More minorities taking SATs; SBA unveils YouTube channel

News Roundup

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MED Week Begins With Government Contracting 101

Experts talk competition, following the rules

In these tough economic times, federal contracting can provide the perfect opportunity for small businesses…

By Joyce Jones

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The Contender

Billions of dollars are available in government contracting. Are you ready to do business?

During these times of economic duress, there’s actually room for growth—you just have to know…

By Brittany Hutson

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Take Your Dream From Concept to Company

Six ways to make your vision a reality

Every aspiring entrepreneur maintains a vision of what professional success looks and feels like for…

By Bridget N. Armstrong

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SBA’s 8(a) Program Promotes Equal Opportunities

Combat discrimination by taking advantage of viable option

Small business owners who feel that discriminatory practices have prevented them from successfully growing their…

By Joseph Loddo

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Increase Your Chances of Getting a Federal Contract

Certification programs can help you meet requirements

Theresa Walker, executive director for the Georgia Black Chamber of Commerce, encourages small businesses hoping…

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SBA Celebrates National Small Business Week

Conference honors entrepreneurs' accomplishments

Each year the Small Business Administration hosts “National Small Business Week,” a three-day conference in…

By Joyce Jones

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Senate Hearing Focuses on Credit Availability

Panelists discuss lending increases, payment issues

For several years, small businesses have become increasingly reliant on credit cards as a major…

By Joyce Jones

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Tap into a Lucrative Resource

How to get a government contract

Money is aplenty when it comes to government contracts. The U.S. government is the…

By Renita Burns

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How the Recovery Act Encourages Small Businesses to Increase Hiring

Incentives include additional funding, fee reduction

The recently passed American Recovery and Reinvestment Act promises to help small businesses increase their…

By Margarette Burnette

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