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The SBA Should NOT Be Abolished…

The Wall Street Journal announced last week that an upcoming special report will explore the pros and cons of abolishing the U.S. Small Business Administration. This comes in response to President Obama wanting to consolidate a handful of government agencies, and while I’m generally all for streamlining and simplifying government, I’m against what’s being proposed Read More »

We’re Growing Again!

There are lots of reasons why it’s easy for me to get jazzed up about working with small business owners, and one of them is that they are job creators. It’s a fact that the majority of new jobs are created by small and medium-sized businesses — the kind that we work with day-in and Read More »

Interest Rates Keep Getting Better for Small Businesses…
  • Thursday, September 8th, 2011 at 9:17 am
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There may never be a better time than now for small business owners to buy already discounted commercial property, while financing it with the lowest interest rates on record! This is how America’s courageous business owners can better create wealth for themselves…and get our economy back on track at the same time. I reported earlier Read More »

The SBA 504 Experts Discuss Renting vs. Buying…
  • Tuesday, August 17th, 2010 at 8:47 am
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Back in July, I re-posted an article by Jay Goltz that appeared on the New York Times‘ website. He was writing on the possibility of a double-dip recession and told of things he had been doing to both stay optimistic and to shore up his position. One of the things he did was buy a Read More »

More Good News from the SBA 504 Experts…

Last week, I reported that the conditions for owning commercial property just keep getting better. The 20-year fixed interest rate on SBA 504 loan projects has fallen to 4.93% – – the second-lowest monthly rate in the 24-year history of the program. Put that together with decreased commercial property values and all the inherent benefits Read More »