How the President can Help Small Business

Government and Economy How the President Should Help Entrepreneurs Entrepreneurs and experts offer their suggestions, which ranged from making health care more affordable and streamlining paperwork to out-of-the-box ideas like giving banks access to the Federal Reserve's discount window based on their increase in lending to small businesses. Kiplinger: Unemployment May Hit 9% Mounting job losses and the troubled auto industry are putting more pressure on Congress to stimulate the economy, but will it work? Kiplinger predicts that 2009 could see 3 million jobs lost and an unemployment rate as high as 9%. [Read Full Article]


Small Business Brief for 11/04

Politics and Economics Does This Recession Stack Up? Folks who know have drawn some stark comparisons between this downturn and past recession, but how does this crisis really compare to past recessions? Small Business Agenda at California Meeting Small business owners will have a chance to voice their ideas about policy proposals this month when Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger hosts the Conference on Small Business and Entrepreneurship in Los Angeles. Law and Regulation Enforcement [Read Full Article]