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Why Small Business Must Get Organized

Because politicians and bureaucrats profoundly impact small businesses, getting organized to engage effectively in public policy should be a priority for small business owners. If for whatever reason owners don't bother, then it follows that they will be subject to decisions made and actions taken over which they have had no say.

Top Entrepreneurs Do These Two Things Well

Successful entrepreneurs must do two things well, writes Larry Myler, founder and CEO of a B2B consulting firm and author of Indispensable By Monday, a business book which presently has a 4.6 out of 5 stars review rating on Amazon.

A Thanksgiving Message for Business Owners

What do pilgrims have to do with entrepreneurs, muses business owner "Brad." Taking a few liberties with history on Thanksgiving Day, he offers his thoughts of thanks, tying that first thanksgiving in 1621 to today's small business owners.

Tips from Groundbreaking Leaders on Guiding a Company to Success

The leaders on Forbes' list of "Next Billion-Dollar Startups" have pioneered unique companies that have grown spectacularly. Here they offer tips to ease the path to success.

Help in Combating Predatory Lending

Small business owners often have difficulty finding reputable lenders with reasonable terms. Here are some financial organizations that are seeking to fill that gap.

Wells Fargo Account Scandal Includes Small Businesses

The Wells Fargo bank scandal includes thousands of small businesses, says U.S. Senator David Vitter (R-Louisiana). Wells is the second largest U.S. bank by assets, eclipsed only by Chase Bank, and is the largest participant in the SBA (7a) loan program.

Survey: Small Businesses Weighed Down by Ever-Growing Mass of Regulations

A recent survey by the NFIB shows that small business owners consider burgeoning and burdensome government regulations one of their two most severe problems, second only to health insurance.

Starting My Small Business Makes Me Wish I Hadn’t

Nichola Russell, a South Carolinian who recently started a small online business that she thought would be doing great if it grossed $12,000 a year, found grief right from the start in government paperwork, rules, regulations, fees and taxes.

Regulations Creating Obstacles to Small Business Financing

A trio of researchers from George Mason University have released a working paper about small business financing after the 2008 financial crisis.

Half of Small Businesses Have Less than 30 Day Cash Buffer

JPMorgan Chase Institute conducted a study of 597,000 of the bank's small business account holders and found in its inaugural report on the small business sector that: