Microlenders Getting Big with Small Business

  Government and Economy Microlenders Growing Fast As banks continue to freeze lending, more small-business owners and would-be entrepreneurs are turning to microlenders, organizations that offer smaller loans ranging from as little as $500 to $35,000, as a viable alternative. WSJ.com Senate Proposal Sends Remaining TARP Money to Small Business In a nonbinding vote, the US Senate endorsed a proposal to use the remaining funds in the Treasury Department’s Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) to help small businesses. Bloomberg.com Management and Financial Issues [Read Full Article]


The Credit Crisis: Is it the Least of Our Worries?

Government and Economy The New BBB Rating System A conversation with the Better Business Bureau about its new letter grade rating system, how the process works, and how you can make it work for your small business. Is The Credit Crisis The Least Of Our Worries?The folks at Wharton's ''Fiscal Wake-up Tour” think so, leading to the question, what should we be worried about? Management and Financial Issues [Read Full Article]