Apr 30, 2012 Spain has officially slipped back into recession and to make matters worse, Standard & Poor’s has downgraded the credit rating on 11 Spanish banks. That makes it harder for those banks to borrow money.
Apr 18, 2012 Far too many poor people are living in the modern-day equivalent of debtors' prison without a chance of a fresh start. It's wrong -- a terrible state of affairs.
Elizabeth Wynne Johnson
Apr 12, 2012 Credit unions have increased small business loans in recent years. Now they want Congress to raise the cap on these loans.
Apr 5, 2012 Today, President Obama signs the JOBS Act. The legislation could provide more investment for small business. But critics say the bill could rollback regulations.
Apr 5, 2012 With the JOBS Act, small companies can now get off the ground by selling stock on the Internet to everyday people -- without going through the hassle of a stock exchange.
Mar 26, 2012 In the Supreme Court today, arguments over the constitutionality of President Barack Obama's massive health care reform will be heard. The challenge is being brought by 26 states -- and also small business organizations.
Tara Siegel Bernard
Mar 26, 2012 An investment portfolio owes its comeback to diversification and time.
Mar 2, 2012 A new book explains why the Obama administration didn't go far enough to encourage economic recovery.
Feb 16, 2012 Small business owners are slightly more upbeat about the economy than they have been recently, which sounds like good news for the job market, considering small businesses do a majority of the hiring in the country.
Feb 14, 2012 Maggie and John Anderson started "The Empowering Experiment" to see if they could patronize only black-owned businesses. The results were surprising.