Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Science

Degree Discipline

Business Education


It was the purpose of this study (1) to point out some of the financial assistance available to those desiring to start a small business of their own; (2) to assist the small businessman in maintaining a profitable enterprise; (3) to provide worthwhile information for the businessman that will help rebuild his business in case of disaster; (4) to provide information on financial aids to the small business this study has been made and set up according to ethical business principles as indicated by the Small Business Administration and other recognized authors on running a business.

Taking all of the data compiled for this study the writer has set up a summary sheet of steps involved in setting up or financing a small business.

The sources of data in this study were literature on the small business taken from authors on this subject, giving particular reference to the financial aspects and from information obtained from the Small Business Bureau or Administration.

This study is limited to loans available for the small business only as a means of helping them to gain access to adequate capital and credit through financial counseling, banks, Small Business Administration participation loans and/or direct Government loans.

Committee Chair/Advisor

W. C. Ferguson


Prairie View A&M College


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Date of Digitization


Contributing Institution

John B Coleman Library

City of Publication

Prairie View





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