The 504 Blog

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I regularly comment on things of interest to my target audience of business owners and entrepreneurs. Typically, you'll find the most current information on SBA loan programs, economic and entrepreneurial ideas and discussion, and much, much more.



It’s done. I testified earlier today before the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. It turns out things were a little rushed at the hearing — I was only given about three minutes to deliver my verbal testimony (which is very short, especially given the length of my written te...
I’m on my way to Washington!  Late last week I got an invitation to speak before the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship this Thursday (tomorrow). They want me to discuss the FY 2013 SBA budget request, and I’m going to primarily talk about how to get the 504 program back to i...
First of all, if you’re not up to speed on the JOBS Act (H.R. 3606) and the Reed-Landrieu-Levin Amendment, you ought to watch the video I posted yesterday. Now, here’s an UPDATE on what’s transpired regarding this legislation. Late yesterday, cloture (motion to limit debate) failed on the Reed-La...
I really don’t feel very well today. I’ve been fighting some sort of virus since late last week, but I came to the office today solely to film a short video for you and compose this blog post. The reason I willed myself to get off the couch, drive to the office, and put my employees’ health at ri...
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 strea...

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