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39 min ago | Star Tribune

Small businesses selling Fair Trade products looking to make money while doing good

Ninety percent of the coffee the New York-based company sells is Fair Trade - certified as produced by people who are treated and paid well.

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1 hr ago | Watersblogged

Small Business Community Consultants, Inc. Supports Entrepreneurs...

U.S. Small Business Administrations - Los Angeles District Office 2011 Young Entrepreneur of the Year Led Company Helps Small Businesses Earn Diverse Certifications I'm honored to work with entrepreneurs who trust our services and we look forward to the second half of 2014 with ten certification projects already in hand.

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5 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

Women business owners face gender gap, report says

The report by Democratic staffers of the Senate Small Business & Entrepreneurship Committee found that while businesses owned by women account for 30 percent of small companies, they receive only 4.4 percent of the total dollars in conventional small-business loans.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, US Politics, Maria Cantwell, US News, US Senate, Democrat

5 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

Women business owners face gender gap, report says

Women who own small business are still far behind their male counterparts when it comes to getting loans and government contracts.

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5 hrs ago | Computer Weekly

PayPal offers working capital to UK small businesses

The online payment platform has said it will offer the cash advances to existing business customers and eBay sellers from the autumn.

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7 hrs ago | Steuben Courier

Biz Bits: Employee engagement for small businesses Posted at

One of the biggest worries for a small business owner is training and investing in quality employees and then losing them to a larger company - potentially a competitor - that might be able to offer larger salaries or better benefits.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Independent

MPs attack RBS bosses over claims about small business scandal

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Examiner.com

Small Business Financing in Detroit

Today is a great time to invest in your business. Businesses are relocating Downtown.

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Business Journal

Cincinnati's small business friendliness gets big boost

Cincinnati's grade for small business friendliness got a significant boost from 2013 to 2014, according to the latest edition of Thumbtack and the Kauffman Foundation's annual ranking.

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HR Magazine

Small Business Workers Unsatisfied with Benefits

Although 63 percent of employees at small businesses say they are extremely or very satisfied with their job, many think there's room for improvement when it comes to their benefits packages.

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Black Enterprise

Hotel Industry Offers Opportunities For Black Small Businesses

The National Association of Black Hotel Owners, Operators, and Developers recently announced plans to boost spending among black consumers.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, us Travel, Travel, African-American, Hotels, Marriott International

WKXW-FM Trenton

NJ small business owner discusses minimum wage hike

A NJ business owner named Mary called Jim this morning to discuss the impacts of the minimum wage hike on small businesses in NJ.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Canada.com

Arlene Flock remembered as a champion of small business

Anyone who has ever met Arlene Flock was always left with a lasting impression of the legendary Calgary business icon.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Canada, Flying, Life, Hobbies

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Judge tosses Wisconsin senator's health care suit

Sen. Ron Johnson, a Wisconsin Republican, filed the lawsuit in January after the Office of Personnel Management decided months earlier that lawmakers and their staffs should continue to receive health care benefits covering about 75 percent of their premium costs after leaving the health insurance program for federal workers.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Ron Johnson, US Senate, Republican, Health Insurance, Health, Personal Finance

Daily Reporter

Pain of Atlantic City casino closings far-reaching

Yomary Blanco cleans rooms at Trump Plaza, one of three Atlantic City casinos that could shut down by September.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Life, Food, Seafood

The Arizona Republic

Phoenix ranks fifth best city for small business

Phoenix ranks fifth on a National Federation of Independent Business list of the top U.S. cities for operating a small business.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Phoenix, AZ, Oil & Gas, Automakers, Nissan Motor Co

Business Insurance

U.K.: Small businesses lack adequate protection against cyber-attacks, finds study

Kaspersky Lab Z.A.O. has said several small businesses in the United Kingdom do not have adequate protection against cyber-attacks, Computerworld UK reported.

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GwdToday.com

Small businesses attacked by scam

"Our investigators said this was one of the biggest scams in the county last year," said Capt.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Asbury Park Press

Small businesses should - sell American'Small businesses should -...

Small businesses should 'sell American' Here are some market segments with opportunities for made-in-America products.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Food and Drug Administration

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

David Cay Johnston: State’s job growth defies predictions after tax increases

Dire predictions about jobs being destroyed spread across California in 2012 as voters debated whether to enact the sales and, for those near the top of the income ladder, stiff income tax increases in Proposition 30. Million-dollar-plus earners face a 3 percentage-point increase on each additional dollar.

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Related Topix: California, Tax, Personal Finance, Sacramento, CA

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