The Forgotten Art of Small Business Lending: Where did Adam Smith’s Invisible Hand go?

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By Mike Alerding     When referring to the current recession, my late father used to say, "If you think this is bad, you should have lived through the Great Depression – now THOSE were hard times". Clearly, economic conditions were much worse in most segments of our economy during the Great Depression, but I still cannot imagine that the plight of small businesses could have been much worse than they are today as it relates to finding a bank that will actually lend money. I am not THAT old (61), Read more [...]