The Backbone of America
There are nearly 30 million small businesses in this country—six million of them with 20 or fewer employees. These are the businesses you and I identify with when we think of small businesses. It’s where we all go to buy groceries, gas up our cars, get a haircut, and have our shirts pressed. When politicians want to talk about small business, these are the folks they talk about. I think it’s past time they stopped talking about how important these businesses are to our economy and started doing something to help them. Writes Gary Belsky:
The [SBA] defines a loan to small business as any business loan of ...