Navigating business now

Helping your business handle the effects of COVID-19 and a challenging economy in the months ahead

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Federal stimulus for business: CARES Act, PPP Flexibility Act, and loan forgiveness

Get up to speed on this year’s emergency federal stimulus and how it may help your business.


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How small businesses are adjusting in 2020

Listen to the replay. Business expert Gene Marks and three owners share lessons learned and timely tips for growth.

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You Belong in Business podcast

Entrepreneurs and business professionals discuss practical solutions to the challenges small business owners like you face every day.

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CARES Act decision guide

Decide how or if to use evolving CARES Act resources with this step-by-step process.

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CARES Act calculator

See how much relief your business might receive from the Paycheck Protection Program, and compare that to tax credits for retaining employees.

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