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19 May 2017
Melanie King

Small Business Owners: Being an Entrepreneur Makes Them Happy

Small business owners continue to be upbeat about business conditions, and a recent survey shows that being an entrepreneur makes them happy. The data comes from the 2017 American Express OPEN…
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18 May 2017
Melanie King

Small Businesses Vulnerable to Payment Fraud & Cash Flow Challenges

Online platforms are making it easier for small businesses to manage money and payments, yet 4 in 10 small businesses still struggle with cash flow, according to a recent survey…
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17 May 2017
Melanie King

As Banks Partner with Lending Marketplaces, Both Seek Regulatory Reform

Lending marketplaces and their emerging technologies have simplified the loan application and approval process for small business owners seeking capital, and banks are taking notice. According to a recent Lendio…
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16 May 2017
Melanie King

Trump to End Online Enrollment in ACA for Small Businesses

Monday the Trump administration announced it would do away with the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) small-business insurance enrollment system. The online insurance marketplaces were designed to give small business owners…
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15 May 2017
Melanie King

Consumer Watchdog Receives Mixed Response to Small Business Lending Inquiry

Last week, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced it would launch an inquiry into the small business financing market and called for comments from interested parties including banks, alternative…
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12 May 2017
Melanie King

SBA Encourages Small Businesses to Tap into Global Export Market

Only 1 percent of American small businesses are currently exporting overseas, according to U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) head Linda McMahon. She encouraged small business owners and entrepreneurs to enter…
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11 May 2017
Melanie King

Study Reveals Direct Impact of Political Climate on Small Business

Surveys across the board show U.S. small business owners are for the most part, optimistic about prospects in 2017. While the majority of entrepreneurs report feeling confident about their own…
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10 May 2017
Melanie King

Federal Regulator to Examine Small Business Lending

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced Wednesday it would launch an inquiry into the small business financing market. The consumer watchdog plans to identify the credit needs of small…
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9 May 2017
Melanie King

Congress Reviews Three Bills to Help Small Businesses Cut Through Red Tape

Three bills that could lessen the regulatory burden on small business owners are making their way through Congress this week. The Financial Choice Act was passed by The House Financial…
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