Calvin Goings

Innovative support for small businesses | Calvin Goings, SBA Regional Administrator

The Puget Sound economy has added 106,618 jobs since January 2010. These jobs are made possible thanks to our local small businesses. Besides being the engines of our economy, they are the unique fabric of our community.

 

Feds are ready to assist veterans with business | Calvin Goings

Last week, Americans celebrated the Fourth of July with fireworks, parades, barbecues, baseball games and family reunions

 

Boosting main street lending | Small Business Administration

Did you know two out of every three new private sector jobs are created by small businesses?

 

Providing business help to veterans | Small Business Association

Across America, there are more than 250,000 service members transitioning out of our military and looking to start their own businesses.

Help available for military vets | Calvin Goings, Regional Administrator, Small Business Administration

Our nation’s veterans have served our country proudly and bravely. They are true American heroes, and we must make sure that we’re doing everything possible to support them, once they re-enter civilian life.

New loan model to support women entrepreneurs| Small Business Administration

Helping banks get to “yes” on small business loans for women entrepreneurs has never been more important to America’s economic health then it is right now.

We can make it happen | Calvin W. Goings

At the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), we’re all about helping small businesses start, grow and succeed.

Innovative support for small susinesses | Calvin Goings, SBA Regional Administrator

The Puget Sound economy has added 106,618 jobs since January 2010. These jobs are made possible thanks to our local small businesses. Besides being the engines of our economy, they are the unique fabric of our community.

Achieve smart, bold and accessible small business gains with the SBA | Calvin Goings

Government may be historically slow to adapt, but adapt we must. We’ve rebranded the U.S. Small nBusiness Administration (SBA) to stand for “Smart, Bold and Accessible.” The private sector implemented smart systems years ago. Now it’s our turn to catch up; America’s 28 million small businesses and many more potential entrepreneurs are counting on us.

Shopping at small businesses strenghtens America | Calvin Goings

During the holiday season, Americans across the country have a unique opportunity to strengthen their local economies, support their communities and get great services and products by shopping small – shopping at small businesses, that is.

Small Business Administration adds new programs to assist business

To help our nation recover from the biggest recession since the Great Depression, the U.S. Small Business Administration stepped in and supported more than $79 billion to more than 150,000 small businesses since 2009.

Business booms for 50-plus | Calvin Goings

Entrepreneurs over the age of 50 are one of the fastest growing groups of new business owners. For age 50+ individuals, entrepreneurship offers an opportunity to use knowledge and experience that has been gained during a lifetime and put it toward creating a new business that can be rewarding and challenging.

Make the switch to protect your bottom line | Small Business Administration

A major transition is happening in America and business owners who fail to act may see an impact on their bottom line. U.S. credit card companies have set October for the national adoption of chip cards.

Business booms for 50-plus | Calvin Goings

Entrepreneurs over the age of 50 are one of the fastest growing groups of new business owners.

Achieve Smart, Bold and Accessible Small Business Gains with the SBA | Calvin Goings

Government may be historically slow to adapt, but adapt we must. We’ve rebranded the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) to stand for “Smart, Bold and Accessible.” The private sector implemented smart systems years ago. Now it’s our turn to catch up; America’s 28 million small businesses and many more potential entrepreneurs are counting on us.

Boosting main street lending

Did you know two out of every three new private sector jobs are created by small businesses? Small businesses are the unique cornerstones of America and the backbone of our economy. And that’s why it’s so important for small businesses to have access to capital to start and grow their businesses.

Small businesses gain federal contracts | Calvin Goings

In Fiscal Year 2013, our government awarded 23.39 percent in federal contracts to small businesses. That’s $83.1 billion of contracting dollars, according to SBA’s Small Business Procurement Scorecard.

Over 50 and looking for a business mentor? | Calvin W. Goings

Are you over 50 and looking for your next career? New research shows that one in four people age 44 to 70 are interested in starting their own business or nonprofit in the next five to ten years.

Attainable health coverage for small businesses

America’s 28 million small businesses are the backbone of our economy, creating two out of every three net new jobs and employing half of America’s workforce. From mom-and-pop stores and restaurants, to high-tech startups and productive manufacturers, small businesses are helping to drive the Washington economy and create jobs in our local communities.

The Affordable Care Act for Washington’s self-employed

There are currently 23 million self-employed entrepreneurs in United States and that number continues to rise, especially here in Washington. These innovative entrepreneurs reflect a diverse array of professions and businesses that are helping to drive our economy – from consultants and IT specialists to painters and roofers.