Sky’s The Limit? Big Bank Lending for Small Businesses Just Keeps Climbing

Lending to small businesses from big banks ( those with $10 billion or more in assets) and institutional lennders continues to climb according to a recently released Biz2Credit Small Business Lending Index report for October. The report indicates that loan approval rates at big banks improved to 23.5 percent, which […]

Did You Know the Trade Facilitation and Enforcement Act Raises Duty Free Limit?

A newly passed piece of trade legislation may make it easier for small businesses to compete by simplifying the import process. The U.S. Senate has passed the Trade Facilitation and Enforcement Act of 2015 (PDF), which will modernize and expedite the customs clearance process — fulfilling a long-standing wish of American businesses. […]