Entrepreneurial

Few small businesses plan to hire

November 9, 2011

Many small business owners in the United States are reluctant to hire more employees in the near term as economic uncertainty and sagging sales continue to put pressure on company balance sheets, the latest index on small business optimism from the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) shows.

Small business at a crossroads

By Guest Contributor
June 7, 2011

– Jeff Stibel is the chairman and CEO of small business credit rating agency Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp. The views expressed are his own. –

Small business confidence taking a beating

December 9, 2009

All those pundits who declared the current recession dead and buried, obviously haven’t been talking to small business owners.

Small Talk: Healthcare debate heats up

November 9, 2009

The healthcare debate is just starting to heat up for small business owners. FindLaw, a Thomson Reuters sister publication, has a nice blog post titled “Healthcare reform & small business: 3 bills explained,” in which they break down Obama’s “Affordable Health Care for American Act” legislation, that was approved by a slim majority of 220-215 by the House over the weekend.