Archive: September 7, 2008 - September 13, 2008

SBA Offers Export Guide in Spanish

A guide to exporting has been translated into Spanish and is now available on the Small Business Administration's Web site. SBA's "Breaking into the Trade Game: A Small Business Guide to Exporting" was translated by Argentina's Chamber of Exporters and is also available through Argentina's export chamber and the Small...

By Sharon McLoone | September 12, 2008; 2:06 PM ET | Comments (0)

For Buying Wedding Rings, Small Shops Can Help

Brides-to-be and their betrothed are expected to spend more than $62 billion this year on their wedding budgets, and small businesses are poised to participate. Engagement ring spending alone is expected to total $6.1 billion in the United States for 2008 with an additional $2 billion spent on wedding bands,...

By Sharon McLoone | September 11, 2008; 7:00 AM ET | Comments (9)

Study: Small Firms Save Businesses Over Their Homes

Small business owners who had been at least 90 days delinquent on paying their mortgage were more likely to pay their business obligations rather than their mortgage, according to a new report from Experian. Experian, a global firm that offers a myriad of services including credit report scores, conducted the...

By Sharon McLoone | September 8, 2008; 3:49 PM ET | Comments (0)


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