Small Business Grants: Are They Really Just Free Money?

While government grant money for small businesses is limited, there can be opportunities to tap federal, state & local agencies to help you grow your company.

4 Credit & Financing Decisions You’ll be Happy You Made

Here are four credit and financing decisions you might want to consider as you’re starting your business. Creating a plan can help ensure that you’re setting your business up for success.

How much do you really know about the SBA?

The Small Business Administration can be an incredible resource for business owners, but first they need to know what the SBA has to offer. Learn the SBA’s history and what the organization does for small businesses.

Congress Authorizes Additional Lending from SBA Loan Program

Hundreds of small business loans were left pending after the SBA reached their lending authority earlier in July, but Congress has now increased the SBA’s authority through the end of the fiscal year in order to help fulfill these loans.

Can’t Catch A Break At The Bank? Traditional Lending Experts Offer Advice in Our Google+ Hangout

Join us for a Google+ Hangout on April 1, and learn from traditional funding experts. Representatives from banks like Capital One, Wells Fargo and more will offer suggestions on how to get a small business bank loan.

Accion Texas Changes Name to Reflect New Growth and Mission

Accion Texas has changed its name to LiftFund in order to reflect the company’s growth and new reach. In 1994, the company made loans of around $25,000 to small businesses in Texas. Now, the company makes loans up to $250,000 and works with the Small Business Administration to make loans up to $5.5 million. It has […]