Just how badly is a small business hurt by a lack of access to capital? Most businesses are unable to expand operations, some have to reduce their number of employees, and others are unable to finance their sales. Unfortunately, the National Small Business Association found that within the past four years, 47 percent of small businesses have been unable to find any source willing to give them a loan

This infographic by Column Five and Intuit shows how just tough times have gotten for small businesses seeking a loan post-recession. 

Published on: Jul 3, 2014