Kevin Casey

Kevin Casey is a business writer for Intuit and is passionate about solving small business problems.

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    The Skinny on SBA Financing

    by on November 3, 2010

    Last week’s recap of the top U.S. Small Business Administration lenders in 2010 covered data from the federal agency’s flagship program, the 7(a) loan, but that’s far from their only option to help fund your business. We thought it would be a great time …

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    Five Keys to Productive Meetings

    by on November 1, 2010

    “If they can’t start a meeting without you, well, that’s a meeting worth going to, isn’t it?” So says Buddy Ackerman, the cutthroat studio executive played by Kevin Spacey in Swimming with Sharks.

    That bit of show business advice might be worth following …

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    Wells Fargo, JPMorgan Chase Largest Small Biz Lenders in 2010

    by on October 29, 2010

    The top lenders to American small businesses? The surprising answer: Giant banks.

    JPMorgan Chase approved the most U.S. Small Business Administration 7(a) loans in federal fiscal 2010, while Wells Fargo was the largest lender in terms of gross dollars, accord…

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  • Google Gives a "Boost" to Local Business Advertising — Sort Of

    by on October 27, 2010

    Small businesses in several cities have a new tool for attracting local customers online, and it doesn’t require any heavy lifting.

    Google Boost rolled out this week in San Francisco, Chicago, and Houston — the same week that Microsoft announced its own s…

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    The Sales Tax Tussle: Ballot Measure Pits Public vs. Private Spending

    by on October 25, 2010

    If you don’t do business in Massachusetts — or in a neighboring state — then you’ve probably not paid much attention to the upcoming election there. You might want to start.

    When Massachusetts voters hit the polls on Nov. 2, they’ll weigh in on Ques…

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