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Scientific Opinion Poll Finds Micro Businesses Optimistic about the Future of their Business and Economy

Poll of 470 businesses with 10 employees or fewer shows they’re key drivers of our economy and looking to grow, however nearly six in 10 who need credit to do so say getting it is a serious problem Washington, DC, Oct. 9, 2012—A scientific opinion poll released today shows the…

Creating Jobs from the Ground Up

The below is an editorial by the Sun News that ran in the Myrtle Beach area newspaper on July 05, 2011 ——————————————————————————————————- Creating Jobs from the Ground Up Frank Knapp has a message for those who want to create jobs and bolster our state’s economy: Look to the little guys.…

Smallest of Businesses Underserved

The demand for small business loans is picking up. A Greenwich Associates survey recently found that small businesses increased their seeking of loans in the first quarter of this year by 100 percent over the previous quarter. That’s the good news. The question is how many of these small businesses…