Heard on the Street – here’s what we were reading last week:
Sheryl Sandberg: How Facebook can help small businesses weather the pandemic: Facebook and other large businesses have an important role to play in helping small businesses not just survive the pandemic but thrive.
Expectations Vs. Realities Of Securing Alternative Finance As A Small-Business Owner: Alternative financing options like invoice finance (or receivables finance) have emerged as a boon throughout the pandemic, despite existing in various forms, similar to factoring, for decades.
Closing the racial savings gap: The workplace retirement plan has been a success — for those that have access. Unfortunately, far too many working Americans still lack access to a retirement plan at work — a retirement plan coverage “gap” that is particularly pronounced in the Black and Latinx communities.