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Seniors Gear Up For The Sharing Economy

More Americans than ever intend to keep working past traditional retirement age and entrepreneurship is becoming a more common alternative to full time jobs.

August 21, 2015
Money, Politics, Estate Tax, Death Tax, Property, Inheritence, Small Business, Republicans, Farmers, House of Representatives

Why Republicans Want A Bigger U.S. Estate Tax Repeal Than Ever

“The first full House vote on estate tax repeal in ten years would reaffirm Republicans’ position to kill what they have long labeled the ‘death tax.'”

April 13, 2015

Betting The Farm On A Lie

Estate tax critics never let facts get in the way of a good story.

March 20, 2015
Obamacare, Republicans

Small Employers Grapple With Rising Health Insurance Premiums

Some small businesses are having a difficult time navigating the post-Obamacare market.

December 19, 2014

Small-Business Optimism Fades Despite Hiring Plans

By Jim Puzzanghera, Los Angeles Times WASHINGTON — Small-business owners were less optimistic about the economy last month despite reporting their most ambitious job creation plans since 2007, according to a private survey released Tuesday. The optimism index from the National Federation of Independent Business fell 1.6 points in June to 95, the first drop […]

July 8, 2014

America’s Would-Be Aristocrats Forget The Most Important Thing About Business

To paraphrase Tolstoy, every successful small business shares the same traits. And they all begin with high quality employees. I’m thinking of three local establishments where I’ve traded for years: an auto repair garage, a dentist’s office, and a one-size-fits-all country store where I buy cattle and horse feed. Along with just about everything else […]

January 8, 2014