Small Biz Tip: Start Up Questions: Business Type

Tips from February 8, 2010 The Small Business tips today discuss types of business to start that are economy-specific. Debt Collection: A very unpleasant job to say the least, but in a tight economy, bills go unpaid and there is always a need for debt collectors. Job Search Agency: Are you personable? Outgoing? Have a number of contacts in your industry? This could prove to be a great business to start Computer Security: If you're computer savvy, look into this industry. You would be protecting networks and systems against unauthorized use and abuse. Energy Auditors: A great job for the green-friendly people. Businesses and homes need help to save money by reducing energy costs. Daily Overview: Start a job that this economy NEEDS. Find your niche based on your experience and get started! [Read Full Article]

Is the Corner Pharmacy Down for the Count?

Government, Politics and the Economy Perhaps California is Not Too Big to Fail With the legislature in gridlock and $24 billion in red ink, California lawmakers have not been able to persuade the Obama Administration to bail out the state, and California isn't alone. Economic Trends: The Death of the Independent Pharmacy With more customers filling their prescriptions online, the small independent pharmacies we grew up with are struggl... [Read Full Article]