Small Business

SmartBrief on Entrepreneurs

News for entrepreneurs to turn good ideas into great businesses

SmartBrief on Entrepreneurs

A survivor's guide to success

9/23/2014

  • Entrepreneur online

Building a business requires a big-picture approach, which means you have to be willing to act quickly -- whether with client disagreements or cuts in hard times, writes Kevin Hart, president of the H… Read More

SmartBrief on Main Street

News and advice for small-business owners

SmartBrief on Main Street

States move to expand retirement-plan options

9/23/2014

  • Investopedia

A number of states are working to develop retirement plans for workers who don't have access to employer-provided plans, Leslie Kramer writes. California, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland and Connecticut a… Read More

NAWBO® SmartBrief

Information and advice for women business owners

NAWBO® SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Association of Women Business Owners

NAWBO helps Mo. women tackle tough entrepreneurial problems

9/21/2014

  • American City Business Journals

Women-owned businesses have become more plentiful in Missouri since the late 1990s, says Deborah Weaver, president of NAWBO's St. Louis Chapter, and women entrepreneurs deal with many of the same issu… Read More

SmartBrief on Small Business

Small-business news

SmartBrief on Small Business

Dentist hires help to make time for maternity leave

9/23/2014

  • Charlotte Observer (N.C.), The

Faced with the competing demands of running a newly acquired dental practice and preparing for the arrival of a second child, Amanda Kotis made the tough decision to find someone to manage the busines… Read More

IFA SmartBrief

The latest franchising news and trends

IFA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Franchise Association

Franchise owners lobby Congress

9/22/2014

  • ThinkProgress.org

IFA members lobbied Congress last week, asking lawmakers to take action after a legal ruling that could hold franchisors responsible for how franchisees treat their employees. Senate Republicans are e… Read More