Aug 14, 2012 The Grammy Award-winning trombonist Stafford Agee is moonlighting as an instrument repairman -- working out of his sweltering garage to make sure New Orleans-area high schoolers have working horns.
Aug 14, 2012 Now that the Games are over, small businesses in London are complaining of losses in their books.
Aug 9, 2012 As many young adults struggle with finding a job and paying off student loans, and as families across the country work to pay off their mortgage, another group of people is even more worried about the future: those close to retirement.
Aug 1, 2012 A brewer in Oakland says he'd love to expand, if he could only get a loan. His story illustrates a common complaint among small business owners.
Jul 20, 2012 One parent wonders why many adults disapprove of where her son is putting his hard-earned lemonade stand money towards.
Jul 20, 2012 Small businesses find it harder to get credit, so they create fewer jobs.
Jul 17, 2012 The largest African-American bookstore in the country is closing its doors at the end of this month. The Hue-Man Bookstore in Harlem has been around for ten years, but rising rents and a changing industry have made it impossible for it to stick around.
Jul 17, 2012 Americans spent less on cars, computers and other retail items in June, held back by concerns about job stability and the global economy.
Jul 11, 2012 Fewer than a million small-business owners would likely face higher taxes. And some would keep hiring anyway.