When the Banks Don’t Lend
With banks timid about lending, small businesses, such as Media Street, have turned to unconventional lenders like Hartsko Financial Services, which provides high interest short-term loans to small and midsize companies. Coverage begins on the front page of todays Business Section, Sunday, January 31st, 2010.
There is also a Video of the segment: http://video.nytimes.com/video/2010/01/31/business/smallbusiness/1247466791093/when-the-banks-dont-lend.html
There is also a New York Times Blog of the “Print” Article http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/31/business/smallbusiness/31order.html