Jan 6, 2012 ''m curious about safe ways to establish credit. I have ambitions to run my own cafe and coffee roastery one day. Having a good credit history is going to be key. But, I hate the idea of spending money that I don't have and keeping track of interest rates. Are there any cards or plans I should look into, with this in mind? Charlie, Philadelphia, PA
Jan 4, 2012 While some banks are being encourage to lend more, pressure is also coming from regulators to crack down on riskier customers.
Jan 3, 2012 Other banks are also choosier about which businesses they lend to, and how much.
Jan 11, 2012 One thing we'll be hearing a lot about this election year is ways to grow the economy. Small businesses are looking for their share of the action, but could that have unintended consequences?
Dec 27, 2011 Warehouses built in some parts of Arizona are unable to find the proper tenants, and are instead looking to alternative businesses to help fill their spaces.
Dec 21, 2011 As Congress continues to debate over the payroll tax cut extension, we ask small business owners about how the decision might affect them.
Nov 24, 2011 Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz discusses how the coffee company is going to tackle the U.S. jobs problem by helping finance microloans to American small businesses.
Oct 24, 2011 Some small businesses are providing food and services for local Occupy Wall Street protests. But is it fully for the cause, or just good marketing?
Oct 20, 2011 Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner went to Capitol Hill today to defend a $30 billion program to give community banks money to lend to small business. Only $4 billion made it out the door.