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SCORE Small Business Basics Workshop November

SCORE Small Business Basics Workshop This workshop is intended to help your dream get off to the right start by studying the legal requirements of starting a business, and subjects that will impact the success or failure of your plans. You will learn about developing an effective business plan, record keeping and taxes, bank loan financing, marketing, insurance, and legal [...]

2021-04-07T09:33:22-04:00November 13th, 2021|, |

SCORE Small Business Basics Workshop June

SCORE Small Business Basics Workshop This workshop is intended to help your dream get off to the right start by studying the legal requirements of starting a business, and subjects that will impact the success or failure of your plans. You will learn about developing an effective business plan, record keeping and taxes, bank loan financing, marketing, insurance, and legal [...]

2021-05-27T11:19:32-04:00June 12th, 2021|, |

SCORE Small Business Basics Workshop March

SCORE Small Business Basics Workshop This workshop is intended to help your dream get off to the right start by studying the legal requirements of starting a business, and subjects that will impact the success or failure of your plans. You will learn about developing an effective business plan, record keeping and taxes, bank loan financing, marketing, insurance, and legal [...]

2021-01-19T11:31:01-05:00March 13th, 2021||

SCORE Small Business Basics Workshop February

SCORE Small Business Basics Workshop This workshop is intended to help your dream get off to the right start by studying the legal requirements of starting a business, and subjects that will impact the success or failure of your plans. You will learn about developing an effective business plan, record keeping and taxes, bank loan financing, marketing, insurance, and legal [...]

2021-01-19T11:29:13-05:00February 13th, 2021||

Business Startup Foundations

As a startup business owner, you work your plan and check off your mandatory tasks. Market research – check. Business plan – check. Brick & mortar or online – check. Business name – check. Great job! But there's more to do so your business succeeds, maximizes profit, and minimizes expenses. There are four areas that the initial decision will make [...]

2020-07-13T11:34:52-04:00July 13th, 2020|Agency News|

Pennsylvania Small Business Grants

PA Statewide Small Business Assistance program will provide grants ranging from $5,000 to $50,000 The COVID-19 Relief PA Statewide Small Business Assistance program is open for application and will provide grants ranging from $5,000 to $50,000 to small businesses economically impacted by COVID-19. This program is not a first-come, first-served program, but will fund the most qualified applicants. The funding [...]

2020-06-30T12:14:55-04:00June 30th, 2020|In the News|

Debt Relief – Additional Resources for Small Businesses

The impact of the shutdown has caused economic uncertainty, especially for small businesses.   It is necessary to have a plan in place which will require preparation from the small business owners, themselves. One of the biggest concerns is going to be funding cash flow shortages. Access to capital is critical and could mean the difference in your business thriving or your business shutting [...]

2020-06-15T13:44:12-04:00June 15th, 2020|In the News|

The President Signs Paycheck Protection Flexibility Act to Ease Restrictions on PPP Loan Spending Restrictions

The Paycheck Protection Flexibility Act, H.R. 7010 signed by President Trump on June 5, 2020, relaxing the requirements on PPP small-business loans and addresses concerns of employers struggling to stay open during the shutdown.   The bill extends the time PPP recipients must spend PPP funds from 8 weeks to 24 weeks. It also lowers the portion of PPP funds [...]

2020-07-22T12:56:30-04:00June 8th, 2020|In the News|

SBA Approved Banks Processing PPP Loans

Please refer to our EVOLVING alphabetical list below of SBA-approved financial institutions that are accepting applications and underwriting for Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans. UPDATED:  April 6, 2020 11:30AM 5th 3rd Bank Availability: Accepting applications Notes: Accepting registration for pre-existing clients only Bank of America Availability: Accepting applications Notes: Accepting registration for pre-existing clients only Chase Availability: Not ready Notes: [...]

2020-04-06T15:23:16-04:00April 3rd, 2020|In the News|

COVID-19 Resources & Relief for Small Businesses

WEBINAR – COVID-19 Resources & Relief for Small Businesses This webinar recorded March 20, 2020, is a valuable resource in understanding legislation and resources for business owners. Representatives from the University of Pittsburgh Small Business Development Center (@PittSBDC), Huntington Bank (@Huntington_Bank), Maiello Brungo & Maiello (@MBMLawLLP), Wilke & Associates CPAs (@WilkePghCPA), Enscoe Long Insurance Group (@EnscoeLong) and the U.S. Small [...]

2020-03-23T14:24:40-04:00March 21st, 2020|In the News|
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