SBA Small Business Lending Falls Slightly From Last Year

KEVIN LAMARQUE/REUTERS – Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration Karen Mills looks up as U.S. President Barack Obama speaks about government reform at the White House in Washington January 13, .. Continue reading

SBA says small business lending up, but some feeling left out …

This week Small Business Administration chief Karen Mills gave America's top banks a pat on the back for boosting their lending to small businesses over the last 12 months, while separate data showed that funding for the … Continue reading

Putting the S.B.A. Into Perspective

It’s also important to keep something in mind about the S.B.A.: it is actually a very small part of overall small-business lending in America. This is easy to forget when government officials and politicians are hiding behind S.B.A. programs and stats, using them as benchmark for the state of small-business lending and implicitly suggesting that the S.B.A. can solve all small-business problems. Continue reading