Obama Small Business Plan Withering Under Lender Regulations

  Government and Economy Small Business Committee Chair Urges New SBA Chief to Spur Lending The chairman of the House Committee on Small Business is urging the new head of the Small Business Administration to try to jump-start lending by using previously unused provisions in the economic stimulus bill. WashingtonPost.com Plan to Aid Small Businesses Withering Under Lender Regulations The Administration's Unlocking Credit for Small Businesses Plan may fail due to a lack of participation from lenders. The plan subjects lenders to executive pay caps and provisions of the 2008 EESA. Lenders cite these as... [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]