Business Tip No. 7: Create, Re-Evaluate, & Stick to a Budget


No matter your path as a small business owner, it’s in your best interest to save money wherever and whenever you can. This all hinges on standing up a budget that works for your business. Planning for success means you need to account for both fixed and unplanned costs, and then create — and stick

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Success Story: New Horizon Diabetes Clinic


Colombian by birth, Dr. Luisa F. Leal came to America 22 years ago. She earned a Bachelor’s in Healthcare Administration in 2007 and a Dual Master in Business Administration and Healthcare Management in 2009 from University of Phoenix before earning a Master in Nursing Practice in 2012 and a Doctorate of Nursing Practice (NP) in

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Business Tip No. 6: Be Fearless


Being an entrepreneur takes guts. It’s that fearlessness that will get you noticed. Here are a few ideas on being a fearless entrepreneur: 1. Grow Your Networks Networking with other entrepreneurs is a great way to grow your business. Just don’t get comfortable always networking with the same groups of people. Look for new opportunities.

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The 2016 State of Women-Owned Businesses Report


The number and economic contributions of women-owned firms continue to rise at rates higher than the national average – with even stronger business formation rates seen since the recession. As of 2016, it is estimated that there are now 11.3 million (11,313,900) women-owned businesses in the United States, employing nearly 9 million people (8,976,100) and

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Pathway Lending wins $750,000 CDFI grant


September 28, 2016 – Pathway Lending has been awarded a $750,000 grant from the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund). This award, made through the fiscal year (FY) 2016 rounds of the Community Development Financial Institutions Program, will allow Pathway Lending to increase its delivery of advisory services to businesses

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Success Story: Star Bus Suites


The millions of visitors who come to Nashville hope to see a famous entertainer – Star Bus Suites is setting out to give guests the experience of traveling like one. “When we pull up in front of Tootsie’s at 8 o’clock on a Saturday night, the sidewalk clears and all the phones come out. It’s

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Pathway Lending partners with Refinery Nashville


Pathway Lending and the Pathway Women’s Business Center are excited to announce our new partnership with Refinery Nashville. Starting this month, our organization will begin working from this collaborative workspace at Houston Station in the Wedgewood/Houston neighborhood.

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