& Revitalizing the Community
Being self-employed, you probably understand hard work better than most people. However, that doesn’t mean that the during your climb to the top you won’t start to question the value of your hard work or lose some inspiration along the way. Keeping up the faith when we are in the middle of trying times isn’t easy. Zig Ziglar said it best when he said, “People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing – that’s why we recommend it daily.”
For the first time in 30 years, more businesses are closing than starting. Can Congress help?
New Jersey registered the highest increase in the number of poor people in America between 2012 and 2013, while poverty dropped slightly in Philadelphia.
Nearly 1 million residents live in dire economic straits in one of the nation's wealthiest states.
It's an old story: The star executive who gets caught waist-deep in a fraud scandal; the finance phenom who steals millions by skimming off the top. What causes these smart, successful people to get wrapped up in illegal activities and unethical behavior? Dr. Muel Kaptein of the Rotterdam School of Management tackled this question in a paper about why good people do bad things.
New Jersey is one of five states whose small business owners will get early access to an online marketplace for their employees' health and dental insurance.
Small business is – quite frankly – big business. The Small Business Administration identified that there are more than 28.2 million businesses operating in the United States as of March 2014, with about 63% of new jobs being created from small businesses between 1993 and mid 2013. Of these 28.2 million businesses, most are “self-employed” – making up about 3/4 of the U.S.’s total businesses. Meanwhile, approximately half of small businesses survive five years or more, many of which make up your local LOCM -1.13% coffee shops, favorite local boutiques, preferred chiropractor or local pet shop.
Latin American Economic Development Association
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