Small Business Lending Activity Shows Consistent Growth

For years after the financial crisis it was difficult for many small businesses to obtain credit. Fortunately, this is no longer the case.

Indeed, according to the U.S. Small Business Administration, small business lending is way up, and growing steadily.

In fiscal year 2017 lending numbers showing increasing loan…

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"Cybersecurity in the Workplace Is Everyone's Business"

It’s National Cyber Security Awareness Month, and we all have to do our part. So says The National Cyber Security Alliance, a nonprofit public-private partnership.

Consider the recent increase in cybercrime hitting U.S. businesses. It’s gotten so bad that credit bureau Equifax recently “lost” information including…

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Startup Firms Created Over 2 Million Jobs in 2015, Census Reports

The nation’s 414,000 startup firms created 2.5 million new jobs in 2015, according to data from the US Census Bureau.

In contrast, this level of startup activity is well below the pre-Great Recession average of 524,000 startup firms and 3.3 million new jobs per…

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Workers Are Suspiciously Positive About Their Bosses

America’s bosses can relax: workers have a high degree of confidence in the competence and ability of the people who lead their companies. Really.

Workers in a recent Robert Half Management Resources survey cast a vote of confidence for executives leading their firms.

Approximately eight in 10 professionals polled…

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