Two men in front of their store

Prioritizing payroll

Vic Moea and Homero Aviles, owners of Sinful Subs, kept all their employees on payroll throughout the first few months of the pandemic by being strategic spenders. Learn how they leveraged their PPP loan to keep their shop on its feet.

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Surviving shutdowns

When Dr. Michael R. Thomas had to close his dentistry office at the beginning of the pandemic, finding the funds to keep things afloat during shutdowns was imperative. Dr. Thomas used a PPP loan wisely to keep his business ready for reopening.

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Leveraging creativity

Kate and Kelly’s salon, Northeast Hair & Co., had only been open for a few weeks before they had to shut down due to COVID-19. Get inspired by the creative solutions they found to keep funds coming and support their clients in and out of the salon.

Two owners in front of their shoe store

Doubling down

Many small businesses with plans to expand had to put their timelines on hold when the COVID-19 pandemic began. Learn how the owners of Desert Footwear used a PPP loan to keep both of their locations thriving – and continue their plans to open a third.

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