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Over the past several years, banks have largely pulled away from lending to small businesses. They’ve done so primarily because they’re more averse to risk, plus it’s typically not profitable for them to make loans that are...

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15 Jun 2014

Travis Andrews had an idea to expand her and her husband’s CrossFit Smithfield gym by offering wakeboarding classes.

To do this, however, she needed the help and advice of someone who knew how to see her idea through.

So she turned to SCORE, a national nonprofit organization that offers free counseling and low-cost workshops to entrepreneurs and small-business owners.

Her first meeting with Raleigh SCORE included volunteers David Grant and Dan Carro, who asked questions about her anticipated revenue, expenses, marketing and competition.