The Brewing the American Dream program, the brainchild of Samuel Adams founder Jim Koch, began four years ago as a way to help New England area start ups access financing. It's rolling out nationally this week, with an additional $1 million in lending capital from microfinance lender and partner Accion.
Things may be looking up for the Class of 2012. A Harris Interactive poll for CareerBuilder shows that employers plan to hire recent college graduates this year.
No one expects Rep. Eric Cantor’s proposed 20 percent tax cut for small business owners to get any farther than the House. But that's not the point. This is purely a "he-said, she-said" moment where both parties take every opportunity to point out how the other side doesn't support small business.
As House Minority Leader Eric Cantor prepares to present his tax cut legislation to the House today, small business owners say that while tax cuts are a step in the right direction, what is really needed is reduced regulations.
Sole proprietors may be on top of it in terms of getting their taxes done, but they may be cheating themselves: According to data compiled from online accounting solution Outright.com, business owners are neglecting to report mileage expenses on their tax returns.
As business owners in Springfield, Ore., become accustomed to the idea of being the star of a TV series, they are also trying to figure out what to do with their newfound fame.
After six months of rising optimism, small business owners came back to earth in March, expressing concerns with inflation and rising prices in the latest Small Business Optimism Index survey from the National Federation of Independent Business.