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Public dissatisfaction with big banks have erupted over bailouts, fees, and impersonal service. Energized in part by the Occupy Wall Street movement, Bank Transfer Day, also known as Move Your Money Day, encouraged consumers to consider giving their business to smaller banks.
The iconic Gibson guitar is manufactured in the United States, but it has not been easy to keep it here. Federal logging regulations are making it difficult for the company to get the materials it needs. CNBC reporter Brian Shactman has the story.
While people start businesses for multiple reasons, many have one common factor: they fail. Some strategies for increasing your odds of success.
When Congress is facing mandatory cuts of $1.5 trillion over the next decade if they don't come to a bipartisan deficit reduction solution soon, many will find excuses to try and get rid of the SBA, under the banner of government-wide cuts.
The following food offerings are pushing the envelope for gastronomic challenges: No individual has yet to cross the finish line.
Even in a weak economy, there continues to be a strong interest among the millennial generation in pursuing an entrepreneurial career, the Christian Science Monitor reports.
Even before the super committee decided to not decide on Monday, members of CNBC.com's Small Business Council were skeptical it would deliver on promises to cut the deficit and create programs that would help the economy move forward.
One fast-thinking clothing artist catches the zeitgeist when he created a T-shirt using an image based on the UC Davis campus police officer who casually pepper-sprayed pasive protesters during an Occupy Wall Street demonstration last week on the California campus.
After a spectacular small business failure, a call from Washington turns one entrepreneur's bad luck to his advantage.
Celebrity chef Rocco DiSpirito has created a new food truck to encourage kids to make healthy lunch choices.
There is a rise in the number of businesses that are planning holiday celebrations that blend fun with bonding and frugality with functionality.
The people of Burton are impassioned by the products, the founder — Jake Burton Carpenter — and their ability to have an impact on the company and the people that use their products.
The company, SHFT.com is an endeavor promoting sustainable living led by "Entourage" actor Adrian Grenier and producer Peter Glatzer, with advisors like Richard Branson and Arianna Huffington.
From coast to coast, founders say the secret ingredient to brewing up a popular pub is the willingness to take a chance. We highlight what’s brewing at some of the country’s best brewpubs.
Like Black Friday and Cyber Monday before it, Small Business Saturday is looking to reel in shoppers with special promotions. This day, however, didn't grow organically, but is being sponsored by American Express. By promoting the event with a Amex card discount, the credit card company can benefit as much as the small businesses it is looking to help.
Many business owners only sell when they’re good and ready, which is usually too late. Understanding the main drivers of the stock market will maximize value will help you avoid this common pitfall. Guest columnist Steven Hassett explains why.
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