March 05, 2009 08:30 ET Helps Small Business Owners Take Advantage of the Stimulus Bill

TORONTO--(Marketwire - March 5, 2009) - The US Government has passed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act as part of the Stimulus Package. The Act contains a package of loan fee reductions, higher guarantees, new programs, enhancements and market incentives that will help unlock credit markets and begin economic recovery for US small business owners. is helping to facilitate the process and empower small business owners by providing details and local contacts to easily access these loans and incentive programs. also gives members access to Government Grants and Contracts which they can bid on to win new revenue and access to capital or financing.

In order to for small business owners to gain their share of the stimulus package they must be members on (free) and search either the Leads or Business Tools section of the website.

The bill provides $730 million to the US Small Business Administration and makes changes to the agency's lending and investment programs to ensure that these funding programs are easily accessed by small business owners.

"We are going to be part of the solution, and this bill gives us specific tools to make it easier and less extensive for small businesses to get loans [and] give lenders new incentives to make more loans." (Acting SBA administrator, Darryl K. Hairston). joins this effort and is committed to helping its 500,000 small business members access the capital that the new stimulus package provides.

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