The cost of homeowners insurance is one of those unavoidable expenses that comes along with owning a house.How much you'll pay for insurance varies depending on your location and the age of your home, but the average annual homeowners insurance premium is $1,200. That can feel like a...
Earlier this year, Rockets of Awesome landed a $12.5 million investment from Foot Locker to help it grow.Source: Rockets of AwesomeRachel Blumenthal is no stranger to starting a business. When the 39-year-old launched Rockets of Awesome, an online kids clothing subscription service and e-commerce site, back in 2016,...
Courtney Keating | Getty ImagesThe past two years have been halcyon times for small businesses searching for capital. The lending landscape has never been higher during the post-recession era, and approval rates have increased steadily at big banks, regional and community banks and at institutional lenders for an...
A violin student holding a Bow Hold Buddy device invented by Ruth Brons.Source: Things 4 StringsWhen Ruth Brons has a break between teaching her students in New Jersey how to play the violin, she's trying to find new ways to defend her small business against counterfeiters thousands of...
Beer being poured at Night Shift Brewing.Source: Night Shift BrewingCollin Castore started selling beer out of coolers in parking lots at Grateful Dead concerts.It was the mid-1990s and craft beer was a small niche market. While most people were drinking big labels like Budweiser and Miller, Grateful Dead...
The Hapag-Lloyd AG Leverkusen Express sails out of the Yangshan Deepwater Port, operated by Shanghai International Port Group Co. (SIPG), in this aerial photograph taken in Shanghai, China, on Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019.Qilai Shen | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesThe sweeping tariffs imposed on China for its alleged unfair...
NEWBERRY, S.C. — While concerns about a potential manufacturing slowdown swirl in the face of an ongoing trade war, the sector is facing a bigger and more immediate problem — a growing skills gap that is leaving hundreds of thousands of positions open.The National Association of Manufacturers said...
Photo by Hero Images via Getty ImagesYou may feel ready to work beyond age 65. Your boss has a different story.Whether your retirement nest egg could use a little more strengthening or you're looking to keep busy, there are plenty of reasons why you'd like to keep punching...
A woman lights a candle at a makeshift memorial outside Walmart, near the scene of a mass shooting which left at least 20 people dead, on August 4, 2019 in El Paso, Texas.Mario Tama | Getty Images News | Getty ImagesThe threat of gun violence is real enough...
Digitization has an important role to play when it comes to how small and medium enterprises operate, the CEO of Spanish firm Cyberclick said Wednesday. During a panel discussion at Innovation Summit Barcelona chaired by CNBC's Steve Sedgwick, David Tomas was asked whether digitization created happiness. "I think...