SBA Lending Rule Changes

February 12, 2020

Late last week, Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship Chair Marco Rubio sent a letter to SBA Administrator Jovita Carranza calling for a delay to an interim final rule on SBA express loans. In his letter, he states, “I am deeply concerned that this rule will have a detrimental...


Senate Committee OKs SBA Nominee

December 18, 2019

Earlier today, Dec. 18, the U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship held a meeting where they voted to approve the nomination of Jovita Carranza, President Trump’s nominee to head the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). The committee voted 17:2 to approve Carranza’s nomination which will now move to...


NSBA Warns Against 7(a) shutdown

September 4, 2019

Earlier this week, NSBA and the Small Business Access to Capital Coalition urged Congressional leaders to avoid an Oct. 1 shutdown of the SBA 7(a) loan program.


Webinar: Why FICO Matters

April 5, 2019

NSBA members are invited to participate in a webinar entitled, “Financial Innovation and FICO Score: What Does it Mean for Small Business and Consumers” on Wednesday, April 17 at 1:30 p.m. EDT.


Small Biz Credit Card Bill Introduced

May 2, 2018

This week, Rep. Nita Lowey (D-N.Y.), introduced the Small Business Credit Card Act which would protect small-business credit cards from unfair and deceptive practices of credit card companies


Action on Beneficial Ownership

April 18, 2018

Efforts to monitor beneficial ownership, which could impose unreasonable regulations on certain small businesses, are making their way through the U.S. Treasury and Congress.