The SBA should ReHire recently retired and laid off business professionals to work with the SBA's SCORE Program which provides direct business counseling services to new Entrepreneurs. This would serve to remove large numbers of skilled and talented workers from the unemployment roles and at the same time give Entrepreneurs the guidance they require to become successful! These new SCORE advisers should be given the opportunity to chose to go to work with or for the companies they advise after investing some amount of time in the SCORE Program. The SBA should be very aggressive in making direct low interest rate loans to Start Ups much as we have done with School Loans bypassing the Banks entirely! If the banks are not loaning to Start Ups the Government must step up!
Idea No. 129