President Donald Trump gestures to the crowd of supporters during a campaign rally at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum in Fort Wayne, Indiana, Nov. 5, 2018.Carlos Barria | ReutersTrade, immigration, health-care policy, jobs and the economy — these are the political issues over which elections are often...
Containers sit at the Yangshan Port in Shanghai, China, Aug. 6, 2019.Aly Song | ReutersSmall business confidence has dropped to a level not seen since 2017, matching the all-time low since CNBC and SurveyMonkey began taking the pulse of Main Street in a quarterly survey three years ago....
Of all the reasons to start at business after age 50, perhaps the best one is that the years are passing.Maybe it's something you always wanted to do. For some, it's a good strategy for getting more work years in before retirement.Sure, it's a lot of work and...
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms waits to speak at the Atlanta Press Club luncheon, Tuesday, June 18, 2019, in Atlanta.Andrea Smith | APCity governments are under assault from ransomware, malicious software that infects entire computer networks, freezing up important files and equipment until the organization pays for a...
Portrait of small business ownerMoMo Productions | Taxi | Getty ImagesThe tax overhaul unveiled a new 20% tax deduction for small business owners in 2018 — and just over 1 in 10 filers so far have claimed it.The qualified business income deduction is one of the new features...
President Donald Trump greets well-wishers after arriving at Des Moines International Airport, en route to a campaign fundraising dinner in Des Moines, Iowa, June 11, 2019.Kevin Lamarque | ReutersPresident Donald Trump's popularity with the general public has been wobbly, but his standing with business continues to be strong.Small...
New data from Kabbage shows the impact of cash flow on the workload, personal life and take-home pay of small business owners. Polling 500 successful entrepreneurs, the survey reveals the majority of small business owners do not pay themselves for multiple consecutive months to control the cash flow...
Democratic presidential hopeful Former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during the second round of the second Democratic primary debate of the 2020 presidential campaign season hosted by CNN at the Fox Theatre in Detroit, Michigan on July 31, 2019.Jim Watson | AFP | Getty ImagesIf you're an entrepreneur...
Is the tax filing deadline really only a few weeks away? Hyper-organized people aside, this is usually the time of year when business owners frantically search for income statements and receipts, download tax forms, and gather the funds to pay taxes by April 15. Fortunately, there are ways to...
As a business owner, you think about your customers every day. Still, it’s a good idea to make time to regularly reflect on how your products and services meet their current needs. Get to Know Your Customers Day, which is the third Thursday of every quarter, is a...