Businesses need money to grow, and banks say they want to share their reserves, but the lending spigot, which has been turned off since the financial meltdown of 2008, remains stuck in the closed position.
 That point was underscored during the Small Business Lending Summit held here in April. Sponsored by the International Franchise Association, or IFA, the gathering brought together 200 business owners, lenders and policymakers to discuss an impasse that remains frustrating for many and ...

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