Some Small Business Benefits in the Stimulus

  Government and Economy A Pinch of Stimulus For Small Business There are some small business measures in the stimulus bill, but to find them you will have to look really hard. Forbes.com Senate Confirms Solis as Labor Secretary The Senate has confirmed Rep. Hilda L. Solis (D-CA), as Secretary of Labor, approving her over Republican concerns about her long, pro-union voting record. CQPolitics.com Democrats Boost Domest... [Read Full Article]


The Formula That Brought Down the Economy

  Government and Economy SBA Podcasts Available for Small Business Owners The US Small Business Administration has upgraded its podcasts to offer additional resources to the nation’s entrepreneurs. Business owners can take advantage of this and other business resources from the SBA to help them more effectively manage their firms, including free online training courses and other business tools and resources. SBA.gov A Formula for Disaster If you have been looking for the poisoned seed at the center of the economic nightmare, here it is! Wired.com [Read Full Article]


Small Business Loan Problems and the New Barter System

  Government and Economy The Stimulus Bill: Small Business Tax Provisions Experts explain how the new law will provide tax relief to small companies. BusinessWeek.com Problems With Small Business Loans The erosion of small business lending is threatening the recovery of the US economy, and will load banks with greater losses over the next year. Wall Street Journal Making It In America [Read Full Article]


Follow the Money: How the Stimulus Will Flow

  Government and Economy How Stimulus Money Will Flow Obama's plan relies heavily on states to dole out the dollars. That could slow and complicate some of the spending. BusinessWeek Traders Revolt: CNBC Host Mocks Obama Economic Plans In this video, CNBC's Rick Santelli and traders on the floor of the CBOE express outrage over the notion they may have to pay their neighbor's mortgage, with Jason Roney of Sharmac Capital. CNBC.com Obama to Mayors: Do Not to Waste Stimulus MoneyPresident Obama says he will call out any local gov... [Read Full Article]