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How Much Did Big Banks Lend to Small Business in ’09?

Subprime lending was a leading factor in the collapse of the economy, and entrepreneurial advocates say small-business lending is crucial to its full resurrection. asked the nation’s big banks: how much did you give the “little guy” in 2009?

SBA Taking Nominations for Entrepreneur of Year

Nominations for the SBA's Small Business Person of the Year, which come from every state and the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Guam, are due to local offices by Nov. 13.

Five Tips to Avoid Layoffs During Tough Times

Pink slips usually go hand-in-hand with downturns. Not all small business owners know how to hold on to their workforce when faced with financial difficulties, but there are ways for companies to maintain payrolls and survive rough economic times.