Small Business

The delta variant hasn’t significantly altered the outlook of America’s small businesses, but the conditions that the Main Street economy is operating under as it attempts to fully reopen are weighing on business owners across the country. Half of small business owners (50%) say it’s gotten harder to find qualified people to hire compared to
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Vice President Kamala Harris swears in Isabel Guzman as administrator of the Small Business Administration as husband Javier Guzman stands at her side at the White House in Washington, March 22, 2021. Kevin Lemarque | Reuters Isabella Casillas Guzman, the new Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration, began her term under President Joe Biden
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Construction workers pouring wet concrete on a road. With 20% of the planned infrastructure bill, or $110 billion, dedicated for the construction of roads and bridges, small constructions firms are hoping for a long-term boom in business. Jung Getty As small businesses recover from labor constraints and business losses due to Covid-19, a bipartisan infrastructure
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Jessica Brooks Any aspiring entrepreneur hoping to get “Shark” Kevin O’Leary’s attention with a business pitch better be able to answer this question: What’s the next big thing for small business? Though O’Leary has recently invested in the crypto space and said he thinks it is “important,” if you think it’s bitcoin or blockchain, guess
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The Anthem music venue in Washington, D.C. pleading with the Small Business Administration to release aid for shuttered independent venues. CNBC The Small Business Administration plans to process most of the aid applications from its Shutter Venue Operators Grant (SVOG) program by early July, Sen. Bill Hagerty, R-Tenn., said Wednesday. More than 14,000 small businesses
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It may seem counterintuitive to haggle over salary with a potential employer, but that is exactly what companies are expecting. Many hiring managers will give you a salary offer below their budget, because they are anticipating you will counter with a higher number, according to Tori Dunlap, founder of the woman-focused financial education company Her
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Hollie Adams/Bloomberg via Getty Images President Joe Biden has consistently pledged not to raise taxes on households making less than $400,000 a year. Whether his tax proposal keeps or breaks that promise depends on one’s frame of reference. Primarily, it’s a question of how an observer considers a taxpayer earning less than $400,000 who has
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In this article F GM A sign is unveiled at General Motors Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly on Oct. 16, 2020, introducing the facility’s new name: Factory Zero, Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly Center. GM After years of come-and-gone predictions that battery-powered sedans, pickups and SUVs would replace gas-guzzling, emissions-spewing models, the shift to electric vehicles is revving up. Beyond EV
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