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NPQ – Historic Federal Law Gives Employee-Owned Businesses Access to SBA Loans

Read full article at:  Nonprofit Quarterly

As we noted in NPQ last fall, nearly half of US small business owners are baby boomers, aged 53 to 71. Collectively, they own 2.34 million businesses, employ 24.7 million people, and have combined sales of $5.14 trillion. It is estimated that 80 percent of these businesses lack a plan for what they are going to do when their owners retire or, if misfortune falls, die unexpectedly.