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COVID-19: Small Business Resources

The current health crisis is affecting everyone and everything, from the economy to small businesses.

At Camino Financial, we want to guarantee the stability of your business. Our priority is to team up with you so that your business and finances come out as unaffected as possible. 

To help you fight this situation, we’re sharing with you resources and information that help you manage your business during this crisis. That way, you’ll be able to protect your assets.

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The following articles are our readers’ favorites, so we decided to give them a featured place in our information hub. Odds are that you might find here what you’re looking for.

PPP Loan Forgiveness: How to Apply and Calculate it

Paycheck Protection Program PPP Loan forgiveness application form. concept: PPP Loan Forgiveness Requirements

Knowing the PPP Loan Forgiveness Requirements it’s crucial if you applied for this loan. The forgiveness will help your finances and your business. [Read more…]

 

What Happens if You Don’t Qualify for an SBA Coronavirus Loan?

Amid the Coronavirus crisis, more and more small businesses are desperately turning to external financing. Are SBA loans your only option? [Read more…]

 

Business Loans For Immigrants in the US

Smiling immigrant business owner (bakery) carrying a tray of fresh baked goods. Concept: loans for immigrants

As an immigrant, you can get a business loan in the US. Even undocumented immigrants have options to access business capital. Learn all about loans for immigrants here.  [Read more…]

 

How to Build Credit for Your Small Business

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It’s crucial that you know how to build credit for your small business. It will allow you to access financing and keep growing. Learn how to strengthen your credit. [Read more…]

 

Small Business Grants and Resources for Latino Business Owners

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Are you a Latino business owner? Are you having problems finding financing? This article will help you find small business grants and resources. [Read more…]

 

Relief Loans and Programs

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Many public and private institutions have created programs aimed at helping small business owners during this health crisis. Check all the resources at your disposal and use the aid offered by public and private institutions to help your business thrive.

Government Relief Loans and Programs

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Evaluate Your Government Relief Options Now

Sean Salas vith small business ownerIt’s expected the funds associated with these two programs, $359 billion, will be depleted within the next two to four weeks. So you have no time to waste! [Read more…]

 

COVID-19 Small Business Relief Programs

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Learn more about the government’s small business relief programs: PPP and EIDL, as well as tax provisions. [Read more…]

 

PPP Forgiveness (Paycheck Protection Program)

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#DidYouKnow
As of September 9th, and thanks to a law signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom, the PPP can be exluded from your state taxes gross income statement IF you live in California.

PPP Loan Forgiveness: How to Apply and Calculate it

Paycheck Protection Program PPP Loan forgiveness application form. concept: PPP Loan Forgiveness Requirements

Knowing the PPP Loan Forgiveness Requirements it’s crucial if you applied for this loan. The forgiveness will help your finances and your business. [Read more…]

 

The SBA Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) [Applications are closed]

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Learn everything you need to know about the SBA COVID-19 Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). [Read more…]

 

PPP Loan Calculation: How to Use the Payroll Worksheet [Applications are closed] 

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To apply for a Payment Protection Program loan, you need to make some calculations. Use this PPP Loan Calculation worksheet to do them quickly. [Read more…]

 

Where to Apply for the PPP [Applications are closed] 

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Do you want to know where to apply for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP Loan)? Here’s a list of all the banks that are offering it. [Read more…]

 

Obtain Your SBA PPP Loan (Video Workshop) [Applications are closed] 

PPP workshop video, camino financialEverything you need to know about the PPP Loan, for small businesses affected by COVID-19: where to apply, how much can you borrow, and how much can be forgiven. [Read more…]

 

PPP Calculator by entity type (Video Workshop) [Applications are closed] 

ppp calculatorDiscover how to calculate your total payroll payment to apply for the PPP loan as a sole proprietor, independent contractor, or S/C Corp with employees. [Read more…]

 

EIDL (Economic Injury Disaster Loans)

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The SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL)  | COVID-19 Relief

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Learn everything you need to know about small business resources on SBA COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL). [Read more…]

 

You need an EIN to apply for an EIDL: Here’s how to get it

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In order to apply for an Economic Injury Disaster Loan, you need an SSN (for sole proprietorships) or an EIN. If you don’t have one, don’t worry. In this article, you’ll learn how to get it. [Read more…]

 

How to Apply for the SBA Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL) (Video Workshop)

EIDL workshop video, camino financialEverything you need to know about SBA Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL) for small businesses: how much you can borrow, requirements of the grant, and usage of the money. [Read more…]

 

ITIN Friendly Relief Loans and Programs

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What Happens if You Don’t Qualify for an SBA Coronavirus Loan?

Amid the Coronavirus crisis, more and more small businesses are desperately turning to external financing. Are SBA loans your only option? [Read more…]

 

Camino Financial Doesn’t Need A Social Security Number To Apply For A Loan

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Camino Financial doesn’t require a Social Security Number when you apply for a business loan. Learn here why and how you can benefit as an immigrant in the U.S.  [Read more…]

 

Business Loans For Immigrants in the US

Smiling immigrant business owner (bakery) carrying a tray of fresh baked goods. Concept: loans for immigrants

As an immigrant, you can get a business loan in the US. Even undocumented immigrants have options to access capital to grow their businesses. Learn all about loans for immigrants here.  [Read more…]

 

Small Business Grants and Resources for Latino Business Owners

Two business people shaking hands while sitting in meeting room. Middle eastern businessman shake hands to businesswoman. Portrait of happy smiling latin man signing off deal with an handshake. Concept: small business grants

Are you a Latino business owner? Are you having problems finding financing? This article will help you find small business grants and resources. [Read more…]

 

What COVID-19 Grants Can You Access Without an SSN?

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If you can’t apply for the EIDL or PPP programs because you don’t have an SSN, don’t worry, there are other alternatives. [Read more…]

 

COVID Stimulus for Undocumented Immigrants in California

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If you’re an immigrant in California, you could get financial aid from the government applying for this COVID stimulus for Undocumented Immigrants. [Read more…]

 

Other Relief Loans and Programs for Small Businesses

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Relief Loans and Small Business Grants in Colorado

Colorado flag, Small Business Grants in ColoradoIf your business has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, you should apply for relief loans and small business grants in Colorado. Here you’ll find your best options. [Read more…]

 

Resources for Small Businesses in Colorado: Nonprofits

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Nonprofit organizations can help you with all types of small business resources. If you live in Colorado, these nonprofits are worth checking out. [Read more…]

 

Alternative Small Business Disaster Relief—Private & State Programs

View of brown folders, with focus on grants label, Concept of funding, 3D illustration. Small Business Relief ProgramsHere’s a list of all the small business relief programs that are meant to help business owners during the coronavirus crisis. [Read more…]

 

Small Business Tax Provisions | COVID-19 Relief

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You can also apply for some tax provisions. These will help you when you file your taxes. Discover which tax provisions are available here. [Read more…]

 

Coronavirus Stimulus and Aid: Personal Resources

Young couple reviewing invoices and doing family business plan. Concept of money and economic problem for man and woman living together. concept: coronavirus stimulus

Has the COVID-19 crisis struck your personal finances? There are government resources, stimulus, and aid that can help you. [Read more…]

 

Everything You Need to Know About the COVID-19 Stimulus Check

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The coronavirus pandemic has affected everyone’s finances, that’s why the government is offering the COVID-19 Stimulus Check. Here’s everything you need to know. [Read more…]

 

Manage Your Credit and Your Finances During a Crisis

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During these difficult times, you need do make sure that you keep your finances as healthy as possible: if you do, you overcome the pandemic we are experiencing and come out stronger.

How to Build Credit for Your Small Business

Computer showing a credit history report to express the idea of "build credit" or "construir crédito"

It’s crucial that you know how to build credit for your small business. It will allow you to access financing and keep growing. Learn how to strengthen your credit. [Read more…]

 

Everything You Need to Know to Improve Your Credit Score

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Do you want to know how to improve your credit score? Here you’ll find all the articles you need to strengthen your credit and your business. [Read more…]

 

How to Strengthen my Business: Credit Score and Financing

how to build business creditYou can strengthen your business by learning how to improve your business credit and make sure you have access to financing. Here you can learn how to do it. [Read more…]

 

What Type Of Small Businesses Will COVID-19 Impact The Most? 

Old blue closed sign hanging in a shop window. Vintage closed sign in shop window. Concept: small businessesThe current health crisis could affect many industries and small businesses. But which ones will feel it the most? Here’s how you can soften the blow. [Read more…]

 

Is a Crisis a Good Time to Renegotiate Your Lease or Rent a New Location?

Happy real estate agent giving house keys to a customer after signing contract in the office. concept: renegotiateCrises affect everyone, but they sometimes have silver linings that could help you maintain healthy finances. During these times, you could renegotiate your lease and get better pricing. [Read more…]

 

How to Manage Your Personal Finances During a Crisis

Man mounting pennies n a table. Concept: personal finances.Are you finding it challenging to manage your personal finances during the current crisis? These tips will help you regain control. [Read more…]

 

How to Manage Your Accounts Receivable During a Crisis

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During a crisis, more than ever, you must have a system in place to manage your accounts receivable. Learn here the best practices. [Read more…]

 

What COVID-19 Means for Small Business Lending in the Future (Podcast)

fundamental fairness, podcast, camino financialIn this episode, we talk with Glenn Goldman about the COVID-19 crisis, how small business funding is changing, and strategies to emerge even stronger, wiser, and more adaptable. [Read more…]

 

How to Manage the Funds From a Business Loan During a Recession

Taking out a business loan could be the best way to avoid the impact of the imminent recession. Learn here how to use one properly. [Read more…]

 

The Best Business Ideas to Help your Finances During an Epidemic

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An epidemic could also mean a crisis that could affect your economy. But starting a new business could help your finances stay strong. [Read more…]

 

The New Normal of Being a Business Owner

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Sooner or later, the COVID quarantine will end, and you need to start getting prepared, ASAP, for what will become the new normal.

Make sure you find creative solutions to solve the problems created by quarantine and lowering sales. Remember, there are always ways to overcome any obstacle, so stay strong and stay in business.

The Great Lockdown: How Will It Impact Small Businesses?

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The pandemic and the quarantine have changed the world as we know it. You can take advantage of these changes to help your small business thrive. [Read more…]

 

Coronavirus Forecast: The New Normal After COVID-19

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What will the new normal after COVID-19 look like? Here you can learn what you can expect in the post-COVID world and what that means for your business. [Read more…]

 

How to Manage Your Small Business Through the Coronavirus Pandemic

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Prepare your small business now for the impact of the coronavirus epidemic. These actionable measures will help you adapt to the expected changes. [Read more…]

 

What Happens if My Business Has to Close Because of a Quarantine?

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During a medical crisis, a quarantine or a state of emergency might be in place. Learn how would that affect your business. [Read more…]

 

How Can I Adapt to the New Economy?

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The COVID-19 pandemic has affected everything and everyone, and we will be faced with a new economy. But you can adapt to it and overcome it. [Read more…]

 

How to Adjust Your Prices During The Coronavirus Pandemic

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Learn how to adjust your prices during a crisis to face the supply chain disruptions and the changes in your customers’ demand. [Read more…]

 

Small Businesses Can Adapt to Low Foot Traffic During a Crisis

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While the coronavirus crisis is affecting many small businesses, some are changing how they offer their services. Here are some examples of businesses that have adapted to low foot traffic. [Read more…]

 

Holidays During COVID-19: How to Prepare Your Business

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A new wave of coronavirus can only mean new restrictions that could hurt your business. How can you take advantage of the holidays during COVID-19? [Read more…]

 

Planning for Business Reopening—Help for small business owners

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The COVID-19 quarantine will not last forever, and you need to start planning for business reopening as soon as possible. This guide can help you get prepared. [Read more…]

 

COVID-19 Best Practices You Can Learn from a Grocery Store

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Grocery stores have been able to remain open during the coronavirus pandemic. That’s why you can learn COVID-19 best practices from them. [Read more…]

 

How To Manage Personnel, Shifts, And Labor Costs During a Crisis?

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During a crisis, you need to reduce tour costs, including employee-related ones, to maintain healthy finances, so make sure to have a business continuity plan in place. [Read more…]

 

Being Flexible in a Crisis – Managing Inventory and Supplier Relations

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Learn the best practices to manage your inventory, supply chain, and your supplier relationship during a crisis. [Read more…]

 

Digital Transformation Roadmap: Bring your Small Business to the New Era

Digital transformationNow, more than ever, it’s crucial that you bring your business to the digital era. Don’t worry, we’re here to help you with our Digital Transformation Roadmap.  [Read more…]

 

Success story: COVID didn’t stop her, it strengthened her business

Although her beauty salon was closed for 2.5 months due to COVID-19, Milagro Cardona became a better businesswoman thanks to the help Camino Financial offered her.  [Read more…]

 

How to Stay Positive During Coronavirus? Tips for Business Owners

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Knowing how to stay positive during coronavirus is vital for you to strengthen your business and thrive during these times. Learn how to do it here. [Read more…]

 

The New Normal for Construction

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Construction during Coronavirus

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Construction is another industry that has been really affected by COVID-19. If you own a construction business, this article can help you prepare for reopening. [Read more…]

 

Construction Industry Trends Outlook: COVID and the New Normal

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The New Normal for Restaurants

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Restaurant Reopening Plan: Post-COVID Checklist

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Are you getting ready to reopen your restaurant? This Restaurant Reopening Plan is what you were looking for. It includes a checklist and some other printable resources that will help you. [Read more…]

 

How to Keep your Restaurant and Bar In Business Without Foot Traffic

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Is it possible to keep your restaurant or bar alive amidst a health crisis or an epidemy? Follow these tips to keep attracting clients, even without foot traffic. [Read more…]

 

The New Normal for Trucking

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Trucking Industry Outlook: COVID and the new normal

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COVID-19 and the new normal have affected all industries. Learn what’s the trucking industry outlook and what you can expect in the future. [Read more…]

 

The New Normal for Cleaning Businesses

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Commercial Cleaning Services Industry Outlook: COVID and the New Normal

Janitorial and mop bucket on cleaning in process. concept:commercial cleaning servicesHow was the commercial cleaning services industry affected by the COVID-19 pandemic? What is the outlook for its future? Learn all the answers here! [Read more…]

 

The New Normal for Stores

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Post-COVID Reopening Plan: Checklist For Stores

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Now that the economy is starting to reopen, you need to plan for the reopening of your store. This Reopening Plan checklist can help you. [Read more…]

 

Marketing in the New Normal

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It is crucial that you take advantage of the internet. If your clients can’t go out, they will definitely be on Facebook and other websites. And you need to go where they are.

Business Communication: How to Convey Your COVID-19 Response to Your Customers

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During a crisis, you must communicate effectively with your clients what are the steps you are taking. Learn how to do it properly. [Read more…]

 

Use Facebook to start growing your business

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There are other options to start building your Facebook community during this crisis and complement the efforts that you are already putting into your Facebook Page. [Read more…]

 

A Small Business Guide to Facebook Advertising

We have created this Guide to Facebook Advertising to teach you how you start marketing your business on social media to help your business grow. [Read more…]

 

How to sell online

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Another great way to grow your business during this pandemic is by selling online. An online store will help you get more customers and sell more products. [Read more…]

 

Shopify vs. Amazon: Which one is better for your small business?

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When selling online, you must decide what platform you’ll use. We’re here to help you. This article compares both services so you can choose the best one. [Read more…]

 

Food Delivery Apps That Work For Your Restaurant

Food delivery appsFood delivery apps can be extremely beneficial to your restaurant business. Here we bring you the 10 most popular ones. [Read more…]

 

How To Register Your Restaurant On The DoorDash App

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Now, more than ever, it’s crucial that you offer food delivery options in your restaurant. One of the best ways to do it is through the DoorDash app. [Read more…]

 

How Camino Financial Can Help Your Small Business During the Coronavirus Crisis

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1. We will evaluate your business to see how it’s weathering the pandemic and if it is prepared to adapt to the financial changes of the new normal Our application is hassle-free and takes less than 10 minutes, and our requirements are very easy to meet. Fill our application to find out if a loan is your best alternative.

2. After we evaluate your application, and if it’s positive, you’ll qualify for a small business loan that you’ll be able to use as a bridge loan while this situation stabilizes.

3. As long as the COVID-19 crisis lasts, our team of experts will publish relevant content—in the form of videos, infographics, and articles—on this Content Hub. You can also subscribe to our newsletter to receive the latest updates directly into your email:

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