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Ten Tips for Small Business Owners During Tough Financial Times

by Jim Martin

Each time the US economy slows, small business owners face tough financial times, many for the first time. Financial problems consume time and valuable business resources, but they must be resolved proactively. Many small business owners under-utilize the resources provided to them by their banker The American Banking Association has… [READ MORE]About { title }

When to Get Small Business Advice from the Pros

by Jim Martin

By Paul Lester

What you don’t know can hurt you, particularly if you’re a small business owner, who needs to comply with a blizzard of tax laws, government regulations and other requirements. Expert advice can help you avoid legal, financial and tax pitfalls, but hiring a lawyer can drain cash… [READ MORE]About { title }

SBA Offering Drought Disaster Loans

by Jim Martin

Santa Cruz County small non-farm businesses which have suffered losses as a result of the drought are eligible for SBA loans. Eligibility covers both the economic impacts on businesses dependent on farmers and ranchers that have suffered agricultural production losses and businesses directly impacted by the drought. Businesses primarily engaged… [READ MORE]About { title }

Get an Export Business Planner For Your Small Business

by Jim Martin

The SBA now offers the Export Business Planner, a free, customizable tool for small business owners considering exporting. The planner lets you work through the critical processes of export readiness and planning using an easily accessible document that can be updated and referenced often, as your export business grows. If… [READ MORE]About { title }