"Getting Your Money's Worth" with Judith West
- Director, New York District Office, U.S. Small Business Administration
The Small Business Jobs Act of 2010 put $12 billion more capital in the hands of entrepreneurs and small business owners. How do you cash in on this lending support? Contact the Small Business Administration. They exist to help entrepreneurs grow their businesses. The SBA is also important if you think you want to become an entrepreneur and can help you decide whether it's right for you. As to access to more capital, the SBA will help you navigate through the bank and guarantee your loan if feasible. Unemployment is high and small business is the backbone of employment. "There are tax credits available, some for rehiring, some for health care costs, " reports Pravina Raghavan, director of the U.S. SBA New York district office. She advises: "Visit the website www.SBA.gov, enter your zip code and identify your local SBA office, make an appointment and take all your records." Learn more about how the SBA operates from Raghavan on Getting Your Money's Worth with Judith West.
Themes: Small Business, Entrepreneurs, Finance
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