The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) provided a lifeline for the small businesses that were able to get a loan and insulate themselves at least somewhat from the COVID-19 pandemic's economic fallout. The loans are designed to be forgiven rather than repaid, as long as recipients demonstrate that they used the money for certain purposes and largely refrained from cutting jobs and pay. SCORE mentors can provide borrowers with advice and guidance on the process and how it works. Read the full article at