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Survey Finds Two-Thirds of Teens Interested in Entrepreneurship 2

Could the coronavirus pandemic and the economic hardships that have come with it serve to discourage future business owners? According to a recent survey conducted by Junior Achievement USA and the Brian Hamilton Foundation, maybe not. The latest survey sought to discover what students aged 13 to 17 thought about entrepreneurship....

SBA Unveils PPP Loan Forgiveness Application for Borrowers

Ever since the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) was passed in March of this year, the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) has proven to be a source of both hope and frustration for small business owners. Despite some lenders reportedly delaying the opening of their application processes...

Instagram Adds New Feature to Support Small Businesses

With social media becoming an even larger source of communication amid the current pandemic, one top app is continuing to introduce new ways for small businesses to reach their customers — and vice versa. As Adweek reports, Instagram recently announced a new feature that will allow customers to highlight their...

Survey Reveals What Consumers Look for in a "Go-To" Small Business 2

With some cities and states beginning to ease restrictions on non-essential businesses, service providers are now hoping that their regulars will soon return. Of course, this begs the question: how do consumers decide which small businesses should become their "go-tos" in the first place? That's what a recent survey by...

Goldman Sachs Survey Shows COVID-19's Impact on Small Businesses 2

Even as some areas of United States are looking for ways to begin reopening businesses amid the coronavirus pandemic, many American small businesses are still struggling and are uncertain of what's ahead. Now the situation has been quantified in a new survey from Goldman Sachs that highlights some of the...

Paychex Partnering with Trio of FinTechs for PPP Loan Assistance

Several weeks ago, President Trump signed the CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security) Act into law. This bill not only authorized direct payments to millions of American families but also included the Small Business Administration's (SBA) Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) intended to help small businesses and their employees. Famously,...

Uber Introduces Courier Service in Select Markets, Putting Drivers to Work

Regardless of whether small businesses have been deemed "essential" or "non-essential" by their local governments, there's no doubt that their operations have been impacted. While some essential businesses have been making adjustments and even hiring more to meet demand, those in the non-essential category have had to get creative in...

SBA Announces $349 Billion Paycheck Protection Program is Tapped Out

As part of the $2 trillion CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security) Act passed by Congress and signed by the President, the Small Business Administration (SBA) launched the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) meant to help small business owners and their employees. These low-cost loans were not only meant to...