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Is Romney Right About Startup Rates Dropping? (Opinion)
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Republican presidential candidate and former Mass. Gov. Mitt Romney set fact-checkers scrambling during this week's debate when he stated that new business startups were at 30-year lows.
October 5, 2012 in Startup Basics
Small-Business Owners Still Waiting for a Rebound (Opinion)

Small-Business Owners Still Waiting for a Rebound (Opinion)

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Business owners have been hit harder than others in the Great Recession, largely due to their greater share of home-equity debt. Here's what's needed for a small-business recovery.
July 23, 2012 in Go Forward
The Home-Equity Credit Crunch (Opinion)

The Home-Equity Credit Crunch (Opinion)

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How home price declines have contributed to tight credit for small businesses.
January 3, 2012 in Financing
Will the Economy Make You a Franchise Owner?

Will the Economy Make You a Franchise Owner?

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The current economic climate has led some folks to explore investing in franchise businesses, and significant numbers of them are willing to dip into personal or retirement savings to make the move.
December 8, 2011 in Franchises
Entrepreneurs: Are You a Mover -- Or a Head-Shaker?

Entrepreneurs: Are You a Mover -- Or a Head-Shaker?

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The downturn has created two classes of business owners, according to a recent survey. Here's what the movers do that the head-shakers don't.
November 2, 2011 in Business Management
A 10-Step Double-Dip Survival Guide for Entrepreneurs

A 10-Step Double-Dip Survival Guide for Entrepreneurs

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What can you do to get ready for another downturn? Here are 10 ideas for how to position your business for success despite tough times.
August 29, 2011 in Business Management
Entrepreneurs Ask: Will the Downturn Ever End?

Entrepreneurs Ask: Will the Downturn Ever End?

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This week's stock-market crash(es) and downgrading of America's credit rating leave business owners asking: Is this the new normal?
August 10, 2011 in Cash Flow & Money Management
Photos: A Historical Perspective

A Historical Perspective

Some of the most innovative ideas have emerged during times of economic duress.
August 14, 2008 in Marketing Ideas

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