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2013's Entrepreneurial Women to Watch

Our first annual list of seven of the most innovative woman leaders from technology to retail to health and more.

Entrepreneurial Doctor Takes the Sting Out of Shots

An entrepreneurial doc sets aside her own jitters to help quell the fears of others

Shelly Sun on the Burden of Health Care (Opinion)

No matter who wins in November, our next president must work to get small-business health-care costs under control, writes Shelly Sun, co-founder of the BrightStar Care franchise.

New Site Accuses NFIB of Political Partisanship

The Center for Media and Democracy launches www.NFIBexposed.org, claiming the small-business trade group leans right and supports big-business causes.

How 'Obamacare' Impacts Young Entrepreneurs

Just because your startup already offers employee-health insurance, doesn't mean you should ignore the new health-care law. Here, we parse the law's particulars that matter to young treps.

Spotlight: Acucela's Ryo Kubota, Entrepreneur of 2012 Finalist

Ryo Kubora performed nearly a thousand eye surgeries and discovered the gene that causes glaucoma, before starting his biotech company, Acucela. His innovation in the field of eye diseases makes him a finalist for Entrepreneur of 2012.

Two Medical Pros Change Course With an Urgent-Care Franchise

A doctor and nurse team up to open the first Doctors Express urgent-care franchise in Florida.

New Care-Service Franchise Opportunities

From child care, healthcare, senior care and more, this sector of the franchise industry is thriving.

Small Business Strategies for Managing Rising Health-Care Costs

Ballooning premiums and shifting government regulations can make dealing with employee health insurance a nightmare, here's how to cope.

Health Care, Taxes Top Political Concerns for Small Business (Infographic)

As the Presidential campaign takes center stage, here's a look at the issues entrepreneurs care about the most.

The Health-Care Law's Mandate: A Tax on Young Americans?

Minutes after the Supreme Court handed down its decision to uphold the health-care law, critics lambasted it for amounting to a massive new tax -- which would mostly affect young people.

How the U.S. Supreme Court's Ruling to Uphold 'Obamacare' May Affect Small Businesses

After the High Court moved to keep the individual mandate, economists expect lower insurance costs overall, yet some businesses may still get burned by the employer mandate.

5 Scenarios for the U.S. Supreme Court Ruling on Health Care

In anticipation of the Supreme Court's ruling on the health-care law, we outline five possible outcomes for small-business owners to chew on -- and plan for.

Is the Health Care Tax Credit a Dud?

A Government Accountability Office report says the effort to help small businesses pay for health care is too complex to be useful.

What Small Businesses Care About This Election Year

New data reveals business owners' top concerns and confusion.

Are You Ready for Student-Loan Rates to Skyrocket?

As House and Senate members bicker over how to pay for maintaining low rates on certain federal student loans, a July 1 deadline looms.

Gas Prices, Health-Care Law Keep Small Businesses from Hiring

While small-business owners are feeling slightly more optimistic about the economy, they aren't creating jobs, according to a new survey.

Accounting Software Giant Intuit Offers Health-Care, 401(k) Services

The maker of popular accounting tool QuickBooks has expanded its services into the world of employee benefits.

Business Groups Divided as Top Court Considers Health-Care Reform

As the Supreme Court finishes up hearing challenges to the Affordable Care Act, business owners continue to be split on what outcome they'd like to see.

How to Save Money With the Small Business Health-Care Tax Credit

Accountant Mark Kohler explains the three rules for how to maximize this credit.

A Proposal to Expand Health-Care Tax Credits for Small Businesses

The Obama administration's 2013 budget includes a proposal to make health-care tax credits available to another 140,000 small businesses.

A New Tool to Compare Health-Care Plans

A look at how small-business owners can more easily research information on health insurance options.

What the State of the Union Address May Hold for Small Businesses

Here is a rundown of what small business owners and advocates hope to hear from President Obama as he addresses the nation tonight.

Six Mistakes to Avoid When Choosing Health-Care Coverage

Health insurance is increasingly complicated and expensive, but small-business owners can better navigate the system by steering clear of these missteps.

Small Business Health Care Stuck on Hold

Business owners face higher premiums in 2012, but aren't making any changes until the fate of the Affordable Care Act is clear.

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