By Pat Hammond
Have you ever wondered what exactly the Small Business Administration (SBA) can do for you? Here's your chance to find what programs are available and how they can help you start and grow YOUR New Hampshire business!
What is the first thing people ask when you tell them you're starting a business? "Did you check the SBA?"
If you're like most small business owners you shrug and say you're not planning on getting a loan. But you know what? Loans are just a small part of the Small Business Administration's programs.
Their mission is to "aid, counsel, assist and protect the interests of small business concerns, to preserve free competitive enterprise and to maintain and strengthen the overall economy of our nation," and while some of that includes helping business owners find financing, it's just one piece of the SBA pie.Read full post »