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Help in Combating Predatory Lending

Small business owners often have difficulty finding reputable lenders with reasonable terms. Here are some financial organizations that are seeking to fill that gap.

Wells Fargo Account Scandal Includes Small Businesses

The Wells Fargo bank scandal includes thousands of small businesses, says U.S. Senator David Vitter (R-Louisiana). Wells is the second largest U.S. bank by assets, eclipsed only by Chase Bank, and is the largest participant in the SBA (7a) loan program.

Survey: Small Businesses Weighed Down by Ever-Growing Mass of Regulations

A recent survey by the NFIB shows that small business owners consider burgeoning and burdensome government regulations one of their two most severe problems, second only to health insurance.

Starting My Small Business Makes Me Wish I Hadn’t

Nichola Russell, a South Carolinian who recently started a small online business that she thought would be doing great if it grossed $12,000 a year, found grief right from the start in government paperwork, rules, regulations, fees and taxes.

Regulations Creating Obstacles to Small Business Financing

A trio of researchers from George Mason University have released a working paper about small business financing after the 2008 financial crisis.

Half of Small Businesses Have Less than 30 Day Cash Buffer

JPMorgan Chase Institute conducted a study of 597,000 of the bank's small business account holders and found in its inaugural report on the small business sector that:

What Chinese Automobile Manufacturer GAC Can Teach Your Small Business

GAC, a prominent Chinese automobile manufacturer that has set its sights firmly on the American market, is one of the fastest growing companies in the world.

Female Entrepreneurs Apply for Less Financing than Males, Receive Smaller Loans at Higher Rates

A recent study of entrepreneurs shows a large discrepancy between the sexes in the quantity and quality of their loans, appearing to put women at a considerable disadvantage in the pursuit of their business.

International Study: Most Small Businesses Using Apps

According to a newly released Intuit Inc. (NASDAQ:INTU) study of English-speaking nations, most small businesses are using the cloud and relying on apps to run their business.

Many Small Business Owners Saying No to Growth

Often small business owners don't want to expand their business. The economy is a factor: