small business, business loan,

How American Rescue Plan Act will help minority-owned small businesses recover post-COVID

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The American Rescue Plan Act will help small businesses recover…
Isabella Guzman, Isabel Guzman, first Latina SBA Administrator,

Isabella Casillas Guzman confirmed as new SBA Administrator, a big win for small businesses

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Isabella Casillas Guzman has been confirmed as the 27th Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration. A Latina business leader, Guzman was the first Latina to be named to a cabinet-level position. 

Latinas in Business partners with Rutgers' Entrepreneurship Pioneers Initiative (EPI) Program

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Jasmine Cordero is the director of Rutgers’ award-winning Entrepreneurship Pioneers Initiative (EPI) Program where she manages the 9-month training program focused on helping entrepreneurs in NJ grow their businesses and attain resources, financial coaching, peer-mentoring, and networking opportunities. 
PPP loan forgiveness

PPP Loan forgiveness: $50,000 loans for small business and self-employed

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Update on the PPP loan forgiveness application The SBA and US Treasury released a new, simpler forgiveness application Form 3508S for PPP borrowers who have loans of up to $50,000 - either employer or self-employed. 
cash flow, business financing

Business financing: Cash for your business even without PPP or EIDL

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If your business did not obtain or was not able to qualify for an EIDL or PPP Loan, alternatives exist.  You can still obtain business financing for your business in these turbulent times.
small business forgiveness

NJ Sen Menendez pushes bipartisan Paycheck Protection Small Business Forgiveness Act

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U.S. Senators Bob Menendez (D-NJ), Kevin Cramer (R-ND), Thom Tillis (R-NC) and Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ), Senate Banking Committee members, introduced the Paycheck Protection Small Business Forgiveness Act, ...
financial strategies

Best use of PPP and other financing strategies for Latina business owners

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The need for funding is a perennial concern for Latina business owners.  Funding can make a or break a business.  While capital is scarce, there is still funding sources available.  Here are financing strategies to help your business get through this crisis. 
PPP sole proprietor, forgiveness

How to request forgiveness for PPP sole proprietor

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You got your PPP sole proprietor loan? Your bank might consider forgiveness if you comply with SBA Guidelines. However, they are the ones looking into the nitty gritty details to prove to the SBA that you had followed all the rules.
wellness, freelance, business cash flow

Beyond COVID-19: Be proactive about your business cash flow

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Being proactive with your business cash flow is essential as we are waiting to see what the developments of this chaotic situation are going to be.