UN Forum in Dubai: Women entrepreneurs call for better access to finance |

UN Forum in Dubai: Women entrepreneurs call for better access to finance |

Alongside this flagship women-focused event, the forumwhich was held in Dubai, also organized a ministerial panel on the importance of micro, small and medium-sized enterprises, known as MSME, for post-COVID recovery. The discussions also highlighted the power of Africa’s youth generation as crucial in attracting future foreign investment in the development of the continent. May … Read more

Barnaby’s $33,000+ PPP loan canceled amid backlog of applications | WNDB

Barnaby’s ,000+ PPP loan canceled amid backlog of applications |  WNDB

Sean Mooney While other Florida business owners are struggling to get their Paycheck Protection Program β€” or PPP β€” loans canceled, a Florida lawmaker has apparently taken care of it. The man in question is Rep. Webster Barnabas (R-Deltona), who apparently applied for the loan for his business, Selling Connections Unlimited LLC. Data from ProPublica, … Read more

Solano, Napa and Sonoma Small Business Help Centers Reorganize Resources as Demand Grows

Solano, Napa and Sonoma Small Business Help Centers Reorganize Resources as Demand Grows

Organizations that help small businesses start, survive and thrive in Solano, Napa and Sonoma counties have recently revamped their responsibilities and resources. And it comes as they respond to a noticeable increase in requests from aspiring entrepreneurs during the pandemic. Earlier this year, Napa County was added to the Solano Small Business Development Center, and … Read more

Pastor spent COVID-19 relief loan on Mercedes-Benz S-Class: prosecutor

Pastor spent COVID-19 relief loan on Mercedes-Benz S-Class: prosecutor

A Georgian pastor is the latest in a line of individuals to admit to COVID-related funding fraud. The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Georgia announced on Friday that Mack Devon Knight, 45, of Kingsland, Georgia, pleaded guilty to two counts of wire fraud after receiving $149,900 in fraudulent government funding from the … Read more

Explanation: US Yield Curve Inversion: What Does This Tell Us?

Explanation: US Yield Curve Inversion: What Does This Tell Us?

NEW YORK, March 29 (Reuters) – The U.S. Treasury yield curve inverted on Tuesday for the first time since 2019 as investors priced in an aggressive rate hike plan from the Federal Reserve as it attempts to lower inflation from 40-year highs. . Here’s a quick primer explaining what a steep, flat, or inverted yield … Read more

Taxpayer Support for Federal Home Loan Banks No Longer Justified

Taxpayer Support for Federal Home Loan Banks No Longer Justified

American taxpayers have discovered the cost of their “implicit” guarantee of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac’s debt the hard way. Even after paying $191 billiontaxpayers are still responsible for these government-sponsored companies (ESG). But the last chapter has not yet been written. Another GSE, the Federal Home Loan Bank System, flies under the radar, backed … Read more

How COVID Changed the Way City Government’s Support Local Businesses

How COVID Changed the Way City Government’s Support Local Businesses

Overview Since March 2020, businesses across the country have endured rolling economic shocks stemming from public health restrictions, shifting consumer behavior, and labor and supply chain disruptions brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic. Early on, many businesses benefited from unprecedented financial relief from the federal government, which provided over $800 billion in forgivable business loans … Read more