SBA Blog

October 11
Business Equipment Financing & Leasing: 7 Key Tips to Know

Should you finance or lease business equipment?
Although both options help break down the overall cost of business equipment into smaller amounts, they are very different in how they’re set...

October 06
7 Marketing Mistakes That Can Come Back to Haunt You

It may be the season for ghosts and goblins, but ghastly creatures aren’t the only things that can haunt a small business owner. Making any one of the 7 common marketing mistakes below can have...

October 04
SBA’s Lender Match Upgrade Connects Small Businesses and Lenders

There is little question that small businesses drive America’s economic growth, and capital is often key in providing the fuel for that growth. There is also little question that at some point in...

October 03
Lifelong Learning Ensures Success for Small Business Mentors

To succeed in small business, entrepreneurs must be committed to learning throughout their careers. That learning doesn’t stop once they gain the expertise and confidence to become business...

September 29
Why Bother with Financial Forecasts

Do you reject financial forecasting because it’s going to be wrong, or it’s too hard to do? Do you think it takes an MBA or CPA to do right? Don’t. Let me show you, with this post, how much you...

September 27
Take Your Small Business Global

Is your business struggling to thrive?
If you’re finding it hard to stay afloat—be it by maintaining a profit or maximizing your outputs, the U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA)...

September 25
The Pros and Cons of Owning A Retail Franchise

The Pros And Cons Of Owning A Retail Franchise
The retail sector of franchising is huge.
According to...

September 22
Conversation with SBA’s 2017 Small Business Exporter of the Year

Rose Morris is the ‘mompreneur’ behind The Safety Sleeper™, the winner of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) 2017 Exporter of the Year Award. Creating the product out of personal...

September 21
Here’s How to Access SBA’s Hurricane Recovery Resources

The onslaught of powerful hurricanes over the past few weeks has posed major challenges for affected communities and our nation as a whole. Residents and businesses from Puerto Rico to Texas will...

September 14
How to Open a Business Credit File

As a business owner, it’s crucial to improve your company’s ability to acquire credit and funding. A business credit file is every bit as important as your personal credit file.  Like personal...

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