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September 26th, 2016 by

UPDATED PROFILES of the Candidates! By Karen Kerrigan- Tonight is the first Presidential candidate debate between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump.  The candidates will face off in Hempstead, New York at Hofstra University.  The general topics for the debate include “America’s Direction,” “Achieving Prosperity,” and “Securing America.” Entrepreneurs and Small Businesses Key to […]

September 24th, 2016 by

  The past week’s roundup of “How To” articles, educational resources and events, business news and success stories recommended by SBE Council President & CEO Karen Kerrigan. Marketing, Branding & Social Media Plan Ahead for Your Holiday Marketing, Small Biz Daily. “Holiday shopping starts well ahead of Black Friday, as consumers hunt for bargains all year […]

September 23rd, 2016 by

by Raymond J. Keating- SBE Council’s “Small Business Policy Index 2016” ranks the 50 states according to 50 different policy measures, including a wide array of tax, regulatory and government spending and performance measurements. Small Business Policy Index 2016: New York ranked 48th among the 50 states. SBE Council’s “Small Business Tax Index 2016” ranks […]

September 22nd, 2016 by

In one of the strangest election seasons in our nation’s history, one issue that seems to unite the two leading party candidates is a hostility toward free trade and U.S. trade agreements. That, of course, is unfortunate, distressing and, especially if acted on, extremely dangerous for the U.S. economy, including small business. While international trade […]

September 17th, 2016 by

The past week’s roundup of “How To” articles, educational resources and events, business news and success stories recommended by SBE Council President & CEO Karen Kerrigan. FEATURED Q&A: Affordable Care Act Compliance This online Q&A with Jonathan Ferguson, COO of Cimplx, helps small employers understand their responsibilities under the Affordable Care Act if the “employer mandate” […]

September 16th, 2016 by

As the first year of the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA’s) fully-implemented employer mandate edges toward a close, businesses need to understand compliance reporting, and prepare for impending IRS enforcement. SBE Council has turned to Jonathan Ferguson, Chief Operating Officer at Cimplx ACA, to help our members and business network understand what’s at stake. Cimplx ACA […]

September 16th, 2016 by

  by Raymond J. Keating- While Taylor Swift advises “Shake It Off,” that’s simply not been the case in the industrial sector of our economy. Indeed, the hopes that the largely-ignored industrial recession – which took hold in late 2014 – was being shaken off were dashed on the morning of September 15 with the […]

September 15th, 2016 by

by Raymond J. Keating- Small Business Policy Index 2016: North Carolina ranked 19th among the 50 states. SBE Council’s “Small Business Policy Index 2016” ranks the 50 states according to 50 different policy measures, including a wide array of tax, regulatory and government spending and performance measurements. Small Business Tax Index 2016: North Carolina ranked […]

September 11th, 2016 by

By Susan Solovic- Pop-up stores, dream jobs, and marketing lessons from Olympics ads are among the topics covered in the many useful articles that comprise this week’s collection of curated content. Leadership, management, and productivity Read how Sallie Krawcheck, a former senior executive at Bank of America, Citigroup, and Merrill Lynch, has made it her […]

September 9th, 2016 by

  by Raymond J. Keating- Small Business Policy Index 2016: Indiana ranked 10th among the 50 states. SBE Council’s “Small Business Policy Index 2016” ranks the 50 states according to 50 different policy measures, including a wide array of tax, regulatory and government spending and performance measurements. Small Business Tax Index 2016: Indiana ranked 12th […]

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