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Good Times in Small Business

Save articles to read later In a hurry? Bookmarks allow you to save an article to read later at your convenience.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Williamson Daily News Online

Community Trust honored as 'bank lender of the year'

Submitted photoThe United States Small Business Administration recently honored Community Trust Bank as the "2014 SBA West Virginia Community Bank Lender of the Year."

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Banking, Financial Services, Southern Community Bancorp, West Virginia, Morgantown, WV

Small Business Trends

Twitter Chat Explores the Power of Mobility In Small Business

With growth in the popularity of smartphones and tablets, the importance of mobility to small businesses can't be overstated.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Hewlett Packard, PC, Computers

Business Know-How Newsletter

Cell Phone Payment Solutions for Small Business

If you sell at craft shows, conventions, concerts, or anywhere you won't have access to your merchant account system, then cell phone based credit card processing could be just the solution you need.

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Related Topix: Cell Phones, Cellphones, Personal Finance, Electronics, PayPal, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Apple Store, iPhone

Star Tribune

Small businesses selling Fair Trade products looking to make money while doing good

Ninety percent of the coffee the New York-based company sells is Fair Trade - certified as produced by people who are treated and paid well.

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Watersblogged

Small Business Community Consultants, Inc. Supports Entrepreneurs...

U.S. Small Business Administrations - Los Angeles District Office 2011 Young Entrepreneur of the Year Led Company Helps Small Businesses Earn Diverse Certifications I'm honored to work with entrepreneurs who trust our services and we look forward to the second half of 2014 with ten certification projects already in hand.

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Bellingham Herald

Women business owners face gender gap, report says

The report by Democratic staffers of the Senate Small Business & Entrepreneurship Committee found that while businesses owned by women account for 30 percent of small companies, they receive only 4.4 percent of the total dollars in conventional small-business loans.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, US Politics, Maria Cantwell, US News, US Senate, Democrat

NewsOK.com

Women business owners face gender gap, report says

Women who own small business are still far behind their male counterparts when it comes to getting loans and government contracts.

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Computer Weekly

PayPal offers working capital to UK small businesses

The online payment platform has said it will offer the cash advances to existing business customers and eBay sellers from the autumn.

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Steuben Courier

Biz Bits: Employee engagement for small businesses Posted at

One of the biggest worries for a small business owner is training and investing in quality employees and then losing them to a larger company - potentially a competitor - that might be able to offer larger salaries or better benefits.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Independent

MPs attack RBS bosses over claims about small business scandal

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Examiner.com

Small Business Financing in Detroit

Today is a great time to invest in your business. Businesses are relocating Downtown.

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Business Journal

Cincinnati's small business friendliness gets big boost

Cincinnati's grade for small business friendliness got a significant boost from 2013 to 2014, according to the latest edition of Thumbtack and the Kauffman Foundation's annual ranking.

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HR Magazine

Small Business Workers Unsatisfied with Benefits

Although 63 percent of employees at small businesses say they are extremely or very satisfied with their job, many think there's room for improvement when it comes to their benefits packages.

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Black Enterprise

Hotel Industry Offers Opportunities For Black Small Businesses

The National Association of Black Hotel Owners, Operators, and Developers recently announced plans to boost spending among black consumers.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, us Travel, Travel, African-American, Hotels, Marriott International

WKXW-FM Trenton

NJ small business owner discusses minimum wage hike

A NJ business owner named Mary called Jim this morning to discuss the impacts of the minimum wage hike on small businesses in NJ.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Canada.com

Arlene Flock remembered as a champion of small business

Anyone who has ever met Arlene Flock was always left with a lasting impression of the legendary Calgary business icon.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Canada, Flying, Life, Hobbies

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Judge tosses Wisconsin senator's health care suit

Sen. Ron Johnson, a Wisconsin Republican, filed the lawsuit in January after the Office of Personnel Management decided months earlier that lawmakers and their staffs should continue to receive health care benefits covering about 75 percent of their premium costs after leaving the health insurance program for federal workers.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Ron Johnson, US Senate, Republican, Health Insurance, Health, Personal Finance

Daily Reporter

Pain of Atlantic City casino closings far-reaching

Yomary Blanco cleans rooms at Trump Plaza, one of three Atlantic City casinos that could shut down by September.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Life, Food, Seafood

The Arizona Republic

Phoenix ranks fifth best city for small business

Phoenix ranks fifth on a National Federation of Independent Business list of the top U.S. cities for operating a small business.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Phoenix, AZ, Oil & Gas, Automakers, Nissan Motor Co

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