The holiday season is here, and U.S. Congress has until midnight, December 18th, 2020 to hammer out a deal to garner additional economic aid for struggling small businesses. As death tolls from COVID-19 near 300,000, citizens are anxious over their physical health and their road to economic recovery. But whether D.C. arrives at consensus on the 18th or via stop-gap measures in the weeks ahead, here's how Loan Mantra can help you prepare for another potential wave of PPP funding and a brighter 2021. Will your holidays include debt relief?... (more…)Read More
Like healthcare and essential workers, those in the SBA lending industry deserve our gratitude this Thanksgiving season. We, as small business lenders and advocates, have worked around the clock to administer PPP lending and forgiveness. This drive comes from our desire to see our communities, and the lifeblood of our economy, restored to some normalcy. Much remains to be accomplished but Loan Mantra is confident in the community partners with whom we will accomplish the tasks ahead. To our industry – colleagues, friends, partners and all those who have been in the trenches with us this year—we say thank you. How can you support the small business community this holiday season?
- Shop Local: There’s never been a more important time to shop local, whether holiday dinners or gifting.
- Small Business Saturday: Historically, the Saturday after Thanksgiving (11/28) is a way to show love to your favorite small businesses and help them recover from a challenging year.