Getting the Cash: Advice from Six Entrepreneurs

  Government, Politics and the Economy Work Visa Bill: A Threat to Outsourcers? There is a controversial "50/50" provision in the new Durbin-Grassley visa reform bill that could hurt Indian outsourcers but also save US jobs. BusinessWeek.com Bernanke: Long-Term Budget Deficits Threaten Financial Stability Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke warned that large US budget deficits are a threat to the nation's financial stability and that the government cannot continue to borrow at the current rate to finance the shortfall forever. Bloomberg.com Management, Taxe... [Read Full Article]


New SBA Chief to Revitalize Agency

  Government and Economy UBS: Supplier-Credit Drop Harming Small Business Many small and medium-sized businesses are under just as much or more pressure from shrinking inter-company credit than from the well-documented tightening of bank lending, UBS said in a report this week. Reuters.com New SBA Chief Vows to Breathe New Life into Ailing Agency Small business advocates and Washington politicians are pegging their hopes on new SBA chief Karen Mills acting quickly to help small business owners and reform the Small Business Administration. BusinessWeek.com [Read Full Article]


SBA Issues Scam Alert for All Small Businesses

  Government and Economy SBA Warns of Fraudulent Attempts to Obtain Bank Account Information from Small Businesses The US Small Business Administration has issued a scam alert today to small businesses, warning them not to respond to letters falsely claiming to have been sent by the SBA asking for bank account information in order to qualify them for federal tax rebates. US Small Business Administration [Read Full Article]