Waiver of the SBA 8(a) 2 year rule


  www.sbclending.com/ (818)551-9400   For those applying for the SBA 8(a) Business Development program, you have heard of the 2…

8(a) Economically Disadvantaged Explained


(818) 551-9400   The SBA 8(a) Certification, like other Certifications have rules an guidelines which each business must qualify for…

8a certification statistics


(818) 551-9400   The limited number of 8(a) Certified firms in the United States gives these firms the unique opportunity to bid on…

Small Business Enterprise Certification Initiative


  (818) 551-9400   On June 2nd, 2014, Metro officially announces their Small Business Set-Aside Program to level the playing…

Should Women Apply for the SBA 8a Certification?


(818)551-9400 We receive a lot of calls weekly from Women Owned Businesses if they should apply for the SBA 8a Certification. Our answers…

When should you get a Government Certification to grow your business


(818)551-9400 When is the right time to become Federally or State approved for a particular Business Certification? We frequently get…

Which Goverment Certifications to apply for first


(818)551-9400  Obtaining a Government Certification for your business can a confusing process. Which certifications to apply for and which…

Hiring a consultant to help you with your 8(a) application can save you time and money


We recently received a call from a client requesting details on the SBA 8(a) certification. Clients nature of business was providing…

Applying for 8(a) Social Disadvantage Waiver


(818) 551-9400 In the article published on March 26, 2014, I wrote about the Social Disadvantage Requirements by the SBA to become an 8(a)…

2014 In Review and Looking Ahead to 2015


(818)551-9400 2014 was a great year for us. Since our services are geared toward Small Businesses, we have seen them thriving more this…

Is price a determining factor when hiring a Consultant to assist with your Government Certifications?


As a Business owner, I understand the importance of keeping costs down to maintain the highest amount of profits within company. When I…

Government Contracting Basics


Are you currently bidding on contracts or looking to get into the game of bidding on contracts? Perhaps, you are not interested in…

What is SAM and should you pay someone to register you?


  System For Award Management also referred to as SAM is a system the Federal Government uses to identify potential contractors. It…

How To Market To The Government


(818) 551-9400   Once you obtain your Federal and/or State Certifications you have to be proactive in recognizing new opportunities…

Why are broker Dealers Ineligible to participate in the 8(a) program?


(818)551-9400   Why are broker dealers ineligible to participate in the 8(a) program? If you are labeled as a broker, but do not feel…

Getting a DUNS number is FREE


(818)551-9400   On December 3, 2013, I wrote a blog article regarding acquiring a DUNS number for FREE. Recently, we were hired by a…