Join Erica Chase-Gregory, director of the Small Business Development Center at Farmingdale State College, and John Mallano and Robert J. Piechota, of the U.S. Small Business Administration, as they discuss small business financing alternatives, tips for using loans effectively and more. Long Island Association president and CEO Kevin Law will begin by giving federal and state updates. Moderated by Newsday economics reporter James Madore. Email your questions to in new tab) or use the hashtag #AskNewsday on Twitter.