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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:

What Chinese Automobile Manufacturer GAC Can Teach Your Small Business

GAC, a prominent Chinese automobile manufacturer that has set its sights firmly on the American market, is one of the fastest growing companies in the world.

Female Entrepreneurs Apply for Less Financing than Males, Receive Smaller Loans at Higher Rates

A recent study of entrepreneurs shows a large discrepancy between the sexes in the quantity and quality of their loans, appearing to put women at a considerable disadvantage in the pursuit of their business.

International Study: Most Small Businesses Using Apps

According to a newly released Intuit Inc. (NASDAQ:INTU) study of English-speaking nations, most small businesses are using the cloud and relying on apps to run their business.

Many Small Business Owners Saying No to Growth

Often small business owners don't want to expand their business. The economy is a factor:

Judge Rejecting Settlement with Drivers May Give Uber Upper Hand

SAN FRANCISCO – After a federal judge on Thursday rejected a proposed $100 million settlement of a class action lawsuit between Uber Technologies Inc. and 385,000 California and Massachusetts drivers to determine if drivers should be classified as employees instead of independent contractors, some are wondering if the ruling is a victory for Uber or drivers.

Unanimous SCOTUS Decision Forces VA to Buy More from Small Businesses

A decade ago Congress directed that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) "shall" send more business to veteran-owned small businesses, a directive which was largely ignored. In June the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously ruled that the directive means what it says, that "shall" does not mean "may."

Health Insurance for Small Businesses Made Simple

Obamacare makes more insurance options available to small business owners, increasing the chances of their finding one that will fit the needs of them and their employees.