On Small Business: election


Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 11/06/2012

Solopreneurs, freelancers hoping for more help from the election winner

The number of workers opting for self-employment is rising, but they face unique challenges that aren’t being addressed in Washington.

By Shane Snow  |  12:00 PM ET, 11/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  small business, election, politics, barack obama, mitt romney

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 11/05/2012

Small business advice: When and how to take your company global

Going global poses hidden challenges.

By J.D. Harrison  |  08:00 AM ET, 11/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  exports, small buisness, barack obama, mitt romney, election, politics

Posted at 07:45 AM ET, 11/05/2012

Entrepreneurs to elected officials: Here’s how you improve our access to capital

The JOBS Act might make the fundraising process more efficient for new businesses, but here’s what else elected officials can do to help.

By J.D. Harrison  |  07:45 AM ET, 11/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  small business, entrepreneurs, politics, campaign, election

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 11/05/2012

Do tax rates really matter to start-ups?

Entrepreneurs dispute the significance of tax rates and which changes would spur growth and hiring by young companies.

By J.D. Harrison  |  06:00 AM ET, 11/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  small business, election, politics, small business, entrepreneurs

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 11/02/2012

Business owners urge ‘constructive passion’ as politics enters the workplace

Promote voting, not a candidate.

By Brittany Hodak and Kim Kaupe  |  08:30 AM ET, 11/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  small business, politics, advice, election, barack obama, mitt romney

Posted at 07:30 AM ET, 11/02/2012

Small business owners forced to walk a political tightrope around employees

Small business owners should educate their employees but remain neutral about the candidates.

By Gloria Berthold Larkin  |  07:30 AM ET, 11/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  small business, advice, politics, election

Posted at 10:15 AM ET, 11/01/2012

Small business lending sinks to lowest level of 2012

More companies are falling behind on their loan payments even as the Federal Reserve tries to make it easier for them to borrow.

By J.D. Harrison  |  10:15 AM ET, 11/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  small business, lending, borrowing, election, economy

Posted at 02:22 PM ET, 10/30/2012

Opinion: Keep political views to yourself at work

Save those debates for other settings.

By Shrita Sterlin  |  02:22 PM ET, 10/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  small business, politics, election

Posted at 01:01 PM ET, 10/11/2012

Romney leads, but Obama gains in new small business poll

Mitt Romney still leads, but the president is closing the gap among small business voters.

By J.D. Harrison  |  01:01 PM ET, 10/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  small business, barack obama, mitt romney, election, politics

Posted at 05:30 AM ET, 05/22/2012

Poll: Swing state small business owners leaning toward Romney

In what are expected to be the most hotly contested states, small business owners are keeping a close eye on each of the candidates’ positions on health care, taxes and regulations.

By J.D. Harrison  |  05:30 AM ET, 05/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  small business, election