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October 4th, 2018 by

Measures from the Institute for Supply Management Show Continued Economic Growth by Raymond J. Keating- Good economic news came from the Institute for Supply Management’s reports this week. First, the ISM manufacturing Index came in at 59.8 percent for September. Now, that was down from 61.3 percent in August. However, it needs to be pointed […]

October 3rd, 2018 by

SMALL BUSINESS INSIDER by Raymond J. Keating- Small Business Policy Index 2018: New York ranked 47th – or fourth worst – among the 50 states. SBE Council’s “Small Business Policy Index 2018” ranks the 50 states according to 55 different policy measures, including a wide array of tax, regulatory and government spending and performance measurements.  […]

October 2nd, 2018 by

SMALL BUSINESS INSIDER by Barbara Weltman- One of the biggest financial challenges facing many employees these days is student loan debt. It may be millennials with their own loans, or it may be older employees with loans they’ve taken to put their children through school. According to the Federal Reserve and Make Lemonade, there are currently more than […]

October 2nd, 2018 by

SMALL BUSINESS INSIDER by Raymond J. Keating- It’s not surprising that California lawmakers have attempted to grab power they do not have – violating the Commerce Clause of the U.S. Constitution which grants Congress the power to regulate commerce among the states – by trying to regulate broadband internet service in the name of “net […]

September 26th, 2018 by

Small Business Insider by Barbara Weltman- With unemployment at historic lows, the job market now is tight. It’s so tight that the NFIB August 2018 report found that a quarter of all small business owners cited the difficulty of finding qualified workers as their single most important business problem. So how do you ensure that the employees […]

September 25th, 2018 by

Small Business Insider All Benefit When Federal Government Moves Policy in the Right Direction by Raymond J. Keating- SBE Council’s Small Business Policy Index 2018 ranks the 50 states according to 55 different policy measures, including a wide array of tax, regulatory and government spending and performance measurements. The U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis published […]

September 22nd, 2018 by

Tips, Trends and Resources for Entrepreneurs This week’s roundup of “How To” articles, educational resources and upcoming events, business news and success stories recommended by SBE Council President & CEO Karen Kerrigan. The Opioid Crisis and Small Business The U.S. House Small Business Committee recently held a hearing exploring the deep challenges associated with the nation’s […]

September 21st, 2018 by

Small Business Insider   by Raymond J. Keating- Small Business Policy Index 2018: The top six states on the Index are: 1) Nevada, 2) Texas, 3) South Dakota, 4) Wyoming, 5) Florida, and 6) Arizona.   SBE Council’s “Small Business Policy Index 2018” ranks the 50 states according to 55 different policy measures, including a wide […]

September 19th, 2018 by

Small Business Insider FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr provides an update on 5G, and what’s at stake for U.S. entrepreneurs and small businesses By Karen Kerrigan- In this special SBE Council-Forbes Books Radio podcast, FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr joins host Gregg Stebben for a discussion about the “Race to 5G,” why it is important to the […]

September 18th, 2018 by

Small Business Insider BY BARBARA WELTMAN The U.S. Census Bureau estimates that there are more than 34 million households with children under the age of 18, and members of your employees may be among them. They may want to attend school plays, sporting events, and teacher conferences, or volunteer at school functions. With employees’ children back in school, […]

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