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ITS A DEAL — Small business lending in the state is on the rise, including Mississippi’s first SBA microlender


By BECKY GILLETTE While the recovery from the recession has taken longer than hoped, increases in U.S. Small Business Administration loans in the state are a sign the economy of Mississippi is on the upswing. Through the third quarter of the federal fiscal year, the SBA Mississippi District saw loans surpass $100 million, representing an increase in lending to small ...

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Q&A: Janita R. Stewart, SBA Mississippi District Director

The role of the SBA Helping small business when it needs it most Janita Stewart is Mississippi district director for the Small Business Administration in Jackson.  She recently sat down with the Mississippi Business Journal’s Nash Nunnery to discuss the SBA and other topics relating to small business in our state. Q – What exactly is the role and functions ...

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