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2 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: Personal Finance

6 hrs ago | 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.


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

10 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Country

Mon Jul 21, 2014

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.


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

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.


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.


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.


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.


Related Topix: Personal Finance

Small businesses attacked by scam

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


Related Topix: Personal Finance

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.


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.


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

The Modesto Bee

Assault survivor tells her story in new book

Stanislaus County Clerk-Recorder Karen Mathews stands by a statue of Lady Justice at the Stanislaus County Courthouse after a verdict was reached in 1997 involving nine people accused of beating her.


Related Topix: Stanislaus County, CA, Personal Finance, San Joaquin County, CA, Federal Prisons, Prison, Lathrop, CA

Port Orchard

KEDA offering free two-hour seminar for small businesses

Finance for Government Contractors: Prepping You for Success," a free two-hour seminar for small businesses who are interested in expanding their business through government contracting.


Related Topix: Personal Finance

National Guard support program caught in debate

Created in 2007, the Deployment Cycle Support Care Coordination Program has been widely praised for helping nearly 3,000 individuals with suicide prevention, mental health care, employment and housing.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Kelly Ayotte, US Senate, Republican, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, New Hampshire Government, New Hampshire, Healthcare Law, Law, Personal Finance, Maggie Hassan, US Governors

There's an app for that: Developer gives small business technology minus the hassle

A technology guru based in Biloxi bridges small businesses with the latest technology with the tap of a mobile device -- and there's an app for it.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

Missouri and Kansas small businesses featured in new Roadside MBA book

The Paychex/IHS Small Business Jobs Index grew 0.23% in the 12 months leading up to June.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, St. Joseph, MO, Jefferson City, MO

Sat Jul 19, 2014


Beyond Broughton: Three small businesses move to bigger and better spaces in the Historic District

A dded together, the owners of three former Broughton Street businesses had been operating for more than 30 years and had spent much of the last decade as members of the community that had helped redefine the corridor.


Related Topix: Broughton, OH, Personal Finance

The Victoria Advocate

Free SBDC workshop to cover basics of business law

Small-business leaders in the Crossroads can receive two hours of business law training during a workshop Thursday at the University of Houston-Victoria Small Business Development Center.


Related Topix: University of Houston Victoria, San Antonio, TX


Credit card fees affect small business

With an average credit card processing cost of 2% for retail businesses, local small businesses say they're seeing the effects of the "plastic."


Related Topix: Personal Finance

Business & Heritage Clarksville

Social Media strategies for small business

Small businesses and nonprofits face a different set of circumstances when it comes to social media marketing than their larger for-profit counterparts, namely, smaller budgets, fewer employees and a greater priority on traditional forms of marketing.


Related Topix: Public Relations, Personal Finance, Marketing, Social Media Marketing