SBA logo The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) was created in 1953 and since January 13, 2012 has served as a Cabinet-level agency of the federal government to aid, counsel, assist and protect the interests of small business concerns, to preserve free competitive enterprise and to maintain and strengthen the overall economy of our nation.  The SBA helps Americans start, build and grow businesses. 

SCORE is a resource partner with the SBA. The SBA administers a Congressional grant which provides SCORE with funding. SCORE volunteers work with the SBA to provide small business mentoring and training to entrepreneurs through SBA offices.

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Business Insurance

Tips for Choosing the Right Insurance to Protect Your Business

When you are starting a small business, every dollar counts. One best practice that all small business owners should consider is liability insurance.

Independent Contractor

Work with Independent Contractors? How to Avoid an IRS Crackdown

March 9, 2015

On the surface, independent contractors often fulfill the same duties as a regular employee, but sometimes the lines between independent contractors and employees get blurred. And that can get you into hot water with the IRS.


Growing a Great Team for Your Small Business

Here’s some insight from three business advisers and experts about how to go about cultivating an employee base to help your business succeed.

overwhelmed at work

Overloaded? 4 Things Your Small Business Should Outsource

January 18, 2013

Here are four things you should consider outsourcing to an expert.