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Small Business Job Growth Continues

Small Business Job Growth Continues

ADP's November Jobs Report shows the largest small business payroll increase since July.
At This Year's Clinton Global Initiative, a New Focus on Young People

At This Year's Clinton Global Initiative, a New Focus on Young People

While esteemed nonprofit leaders and political figures came together at this year's Clinton Global Initiative, here's how young people also got involved.
Obama vs. Romney: A Tale of Two Economic Plans

Obama vs. Romney: A Tale of Two Economic Plans

With the Presidential election just around the corner, we break down the candidates' stance on small business, jobs and the economy.
The Twisted Logic Behind the Regulatory Freeze for Jobs Act (Opinion)

The Twisted Logic Behind the Regulatory Freeze for Jobs Act (Opinion)

To spur job creation, Congress is voting soon on a moratorium on regulation. Columnist Scott Shane says it's not the answer to our business problems.
Small Business Hiring Slows, But Still Adding More Jobs Than Large Companies

Small Business Hiring Slows, But Still Adding More Jobs Than Large Companies

While revenues rise among small businesses, the latest payroll numbers show the smallest increase in hiring in seven months.
Time to Hire?... Maybe Not So Fast

Time to Hire?... Maybe Not So Fast

Even as the pace of hiring eases, small businesses continue to haul the job train along. Is your business hiring?
Clues to Find the Perfect Path for Your Personality

Clues to Find the Perfect Path for Your Personality

Still looking for your true calling? Author Nicholas Lore on how to discover satisfaction and success.
JOBS Act Hits Delays in Senate

JOBS Act Hits Delays in Senate

A bipartisan bundle of legislation aimed at increasing entrepreneurs' ability to access capital sailed through the House, but has been slowed down in the Senate.
How the Republican Presidential Candidates Stack Up on Small-Business Taxes

How the Republican Presidential Candidates Stack Up on Small-Business Taxes

The Presidential candidates will likely add to their reform agendas in the weeks ahead. But here's a look at the candidates' existing small-business tax plans.
Six Small Business Proposals from Washington You Need to Watch

Six Small Business Proposals from Washington You Need to Watch

The package of bills aims to increase access to funding for entrepreneurs.
How 'Small Business' and 'Entrepreneur' Fare in State of the Union Addresses

How 'Small Business' and 'Entrepreneur' Fare in State of the Union Addresses

Small businesses and entrepreneurs were mentioned just six times in Obama's speech. We examine how often past presidents have put them in the spotlight.
A Starbucks Initiative to Brew Up U.S. Jobs

A Starbucks Initiative to Brew Up U.S. Jobs

An initiative by Starbucks and Opportunity Finance Network is pouring small-business funding into private lending institutions
Small Businesses Feel the Loss of Keystone Pipeline Project

Small Businesses Feel the Loss of Keystone Pipeline Project

The President's rejection of the Keystone XL Pipeline project will have a dampening effect on a number of small businesses.
Three Ways to Capitalize on Business Optimism

Three Ways to Capitalize on Business Optimism

Even before the nation added 200,000 new jobs in December, business owners were starting to feel more upbeat about 2012. Here's how to take advantage of that warm, fuzzy feeling.
Labor Picture May Brighten in 2012

Labor Picture May Brighten in 2012

Last year was bleak for many small businesses, but sales, along with hiring, appear to be on their way up. Here's a look at some of the factors that could affect staffing plans -- for betteror worse -- in 2012.
Will Burgers and Big Gulps Save the Economy?

Will Burgers and Big Gulps Save the Economy?

Consider this look at the impact franchised businesses have on the U.S. economy -- and how doughnuts may be just what we need to rebound from the recession.
Franchise Industry to Grow in 2012 -- Report

Franchise Industry to Grow in 2012 -- Report

The coming year will see modest growth for the franchise sector, according to the International Franchise Association's annual forecast for 2012.
Why One Investor is Banking on Vets

Why One Investor is Banking on Vets

Former Army major turned entrepreneur describes why he thinks veteran-owned businesses are a worthwhile investment.
Will Repealing the 3% Withholding Tax Help Businesses Hire?

Will Repealing the 3% Withholding Tax Help Businesses Hire?

Eliminating a planned tax on government contractors is viewed as good news by business groups. But will it spur the hoped-for hiring?
Five Resources for Turning Vets into Entrepreneurs

Five Resources for Turning Vets into Entrepreneurs

For the men and women of the U.S. military, starting a business in this economy can be tricky. Here are the government programs that aim to help veterans strike out on their own.
Obama 'Can't Wait' To Help Entrepreneurs

Obama 'Can't Wait' To Help Entrepreneurs

The Jobs Act didn't pass muster with Congress, so Barack Obama has issued some proposals without legislation. See what's in the works for small businesses.
Are Small Businesses Really Big Job Creators?

Are Small Businesses Really Big Job Creators?

Small businesses create most of the jobs, we've often been told. But is it true? See which two types of businesses have been adding jobs, according to new data.
Why Some Small Businesses Are Occupying Wall Street

Why Some Small Businesses Are Occupying Wall Street

Small business owners have long panned practices like bailing out giant companies and paying inordinate sums to Wall Street bankers. But now, they're doing something about it.
Intuit Program Awards Grants to Help Spur Local Jobs

Intuit Program Awards Grants to Help Spur Local Jobs

Need a nudge to hire a new employee? The financial software company is offering funding to small businesses that create jobs.
New Plan Asks Entrepreneurs to Sound Off on Immigration

New Plan Asks Entrepreneurs to Sound Off on Immigration

To help stimulate the economy, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services plans to tap industry experts and entrepreneurs for advice.

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