Credit unions want to lift limits on the amount of small business loans they can make, currently capped at 12.25% of assets, Binyamin Appelbaum reports in the Washington Post.
NPR’s Planet Money team reports on how one very small business in Haiti has been affected by the earthquake.
About that contingent workforce: it’s growing, up 23% from July, as companies shift more of their labor to temps and contractors, Anne Kates Smith reports at Kiplinger.
The percentage of small businesses facing cash-flow problems is growing, Scott Shane writes at Small Business Trends.
Small banks are best equipped to lend to small businesses, but money for SBA loans is in danger of running out again, Stacy Mitchell writes at HuffPo.