The Lowdown on Business Lending with Peter Downs (Part Two)

We recently spoke with Newtek’s President of Business Lending, Peter Downs, about small businesses and the state of small business lending. This is the conclusion of the two-part interview.

The Lowdown on Small Business Lending with Peter Downs (Part 1)

We recently spoke with Newtek’s President of Business Lending, Peter Downs, about small businesses and the state of small business lending. This is part one of a two-part interview.

2010: The Rise of the Small Business

If you’re an NPR junky like myself, or have even skimmed any newspaper or online news site, you already know that there’s been a great deal of “soft” urging (and by soft, I mean intense, but in a tough love kind of way) by the White House, prompting financial institutions to take a second look at small business loans.

Football and the Economic Recovery

How do a struggling high school football team and the most devastating financial crisis in our lifetime complement each other? Well, “the Streak” turned into “the Recovery” – for both.