Naperville Business Attorney Salutes Veteran Small Business Owners and All Who Served

A quick browse through print media ads in the last week or so revealed a large number of promotions offered by restaurant chains, furniture stores, and many other companies in celebration of Veterans’ Day. Some retailers used the opportunity to run storewide sales, with lower prices available to all customers, while eateries offered a free meal […]

Naperville Business Lawyer Addresses Microloans for Small Businesses

Many would-be entrepreneurs and even some existing small business owners often struggle to find the capital they need to take the next step in growing their enterprises. In today’s business landscape, a growing number of financial institutions are hesitant to lend smaller amounts of money or to work with relatively low annual revenue companies. Despite […]

Is a Small Business Loan the Right Decision?

It’s common knowledge that small businesses need capital and other resources to both commence operations and to keep things going. Regardless of the amazing business model or innovative ideas that someone possesses, they will need money to make these concepts a reality. Small business owners and entrepreneurs can pursue capital from a variety of sources […]

Wells Fargo Announces Plan to Lend $100 billion to Small Businesses

Following the 2008 financial crisis, many financial institutions were conservative when it came to extending loans to budding new businesses. In recent years, the provision of small business loans and other financial assistance to emerging entrepreneurs has become a key goal for both private and public institutions throughout the country. Nowadays the prevalent view is […]

New Small Business Administrator Appointed to United States Senate

Earlier this week the year-long search for a new Small Business Administration (“SBA”) leader ended with the appointment of Maria Contreras-Sweet. Contreras-Sweet was nominated by President Obama, and was confirmed this week by the U.S. Senate. Many believe that Contreras-Sweet’s appointment will breathe a breath of fresh air into the SBA, while also encouraging the […]

Funding to Start a Small Business

You don’t have to be a self-made millionaire or come from money to start a business. In recent years the number of entrepreneurs across the country has skyrocketed. According to Forbes magazine, “as of March 2011, there are an average of 320 new businesses launched every month, for every 100,000 U.S. adults.” That breaks down […]