Small Firms Targeted by Stimulus Scammers

  Government and Economy Small Business Stimulus Loan Scams The SBA doesn't give stimulus package loans directly to small businesses, but that hasn't stopped scammers from trying to make you believe otherwise. BusinessWeek.com Auto Suppliers to Receive $5 billion Bailout The Treasury Department is trying to stabilize the auto industry by providing as much as $5 billion in financing to troubled auto parts suppliers linked to Detroit's car makers. Yahoo.com/AP [Read Full Article]


A Dagger to Retail's Heart—The Consumer Product Safety Protection Act

Government and Economy Retail's Dagger In The Heart Scary as all those toy recalls for lead-poisoning hazards were, the cure for the problem—the Consumer Product Safety Protection Act—may be worse than the disease. Downshifting in a Slowing Economy: A Business Planning Guide Entrepreneurs can take advantage of new, free online training and other resources offered by the U.S. Small Business Administration to assist them during this period of economic recovery. Industry Expert: Mr Obama, Search For Outside CTO A... [Read Full Article]