Small Business


Small business perspective on 2014 optimism

Jan 9, 2014
Private sector hiring is up, mostly among small businesses. One business owner gives her perspective.
Posted In: Small Business

Steel manufacturing going strong

Dec 11, 2013
Steel industry is picking up post-government shutdown.
Posted In: steel, government shutdown, Congress, Small Business

Now small businesses are receiving health insurance cancellation notices

Nov 7, 2013
A dental practice in Phoenix learns it's losing its health-insurance policy for the two dentists and 13 employees.
Posted In: ACA, Affordable Care Act, health care, Small Business

Hacked small-businesses often have no place to turn

Oct 17, 2013
Unlike personal checking and savings accounts, business accounts are not protected from hackers.
Posted In: Small Business, hacking, banking, privacy

Shutdown shakes comfort level of small business owners

Oct 10, 2013
Small business owner Olalah Njenga says even if companies can recover quickly from the shutdown, it'll still weigh in the back of owners' minds.
Posted In: government shutdown 2013, Small Business

Government shutdown impacts private companies too

Oct 3, 2013
The shutdown isn't only affecting federal employees -- the private sector is struggling too.
Posted In: government shutdown 2013, Small Business, national parks

The rise of the small insurer

Oct 1, 2013
Several of the largest health insurers are sitting out Obamacare exchanges. It's created an opportunity for smaller insurance companies.
Posted In: health insurance, Small Business

2 dreams, 2 new business owners

Aug 15, 2013
A sign of rising confidence? On Wilshire Boulevard in Los Angeles, two new stores open a few months apart.
Posted In: Small Business

Looking at small town America, from a small plane

Aug 12, 2013
News coverage often tends to miss out on what's going on in small town America. A new project from The Atlantic and Marketplace hopes to remedy that problem.
Posted In: rural America, Small Business

The other revolution bubbling in the Middle East

Aug 12, 2013
Author Chris Schroeder says there's another revolution that's quietly emerging that deserves attention: growing entrepreneurship.
Posted In: middle east, Entrepreneurship, Small Business