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Closure at busy US-Mexico border crossing promises headaches

With the busiest U.S. border crossing closing to cars heading to Mexico, frequent crossers worry that they'll now face long lines on both sides

09/22/17 - 05:12 PM EDT

New fight in California water wars: How to update old system

California must decide what's next for upgrading its outdated water supply system after a key player rejected Gov. Jerry Brown's $16 billion plan to build two giant tunnels

09/20/17 - 09:02 PM EDT

10 Things Hungry Entrepreneurs Must Do to Keep Innovating

10 Things Hungry Entrepreneurs Must Do to Keep Innovating

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Entrepreneurs must always strive to remain at the forefront of innovation.

06/23/17 - 03:00 AM EDT

The Number of Minority Entrepreneurs Is Rising, but They Still Lack Capital

The Number of Minority Entrepreneurs Is Rising, but They Still Lack Capital

While the number of minority entrepreneurs increases each year, the majority of these start-up founders still rarely getting funded by angel and venture capital investors.

02/11/17 - 10:40 AM EST

Small Business Hiring Shift Might Be Bad News for the Economy in 2016

Small Business Hiring Shift Might Be Bad News for the Economy in 2016

The nimble needs of small businesses may suggest a fast-follow approach for big business and investors alike.

12/22/15 - 01:43 PM EST

Savvy Estate Planning Can Protect a Small Business for Future Generations

Savvy Estate Planning Can Protect a Small Business for Future Generations

Entrepreneurs are often shrewd about money, except when planning their estates. Here are a few ways they can protect their businesses.

11/26/15 - 05:15 PM EST

Small Business Owners Enjoying New Payment Systems, Fresh Optimism

Small Business Owners Enjoying New Payment Systems, Fresh Optimism

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According to Bank of America's fall small business owners survey, more than half are using new payment technologies, and 67% plan to hire in the next year.

11/24/15 - 10:15 AM EST

How U.S. Expats Can Exclude More Than $100,000 From Taxes

How U.S. Expats Can Exclude More Than $100,000 From Taxes

For some individuals considering a move to another country, the Foreign Earned Income Exclusion can be a deciding factor.

11/21/15 - 08:27 AM EST

Don't Wait! Sell Your Business Now Before Rates Rise, Recession Hits

Don't Wait! Sell Your Business Now Before Rates Rise, Recession Hits

Rising rates will increase the cost of borrowing and lower the price that purchasers are willing to pay.

11/17/15 - 04:41 PM EST

For Financial Advisors, Social Media Is Where the Clients Are

For Financial Advisors, Social Media Is Where the Clients Are

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Social media has changed the way financial advisors find sales leads, says Clara Shih, whose company, Hearsay Social, helps them adapt to the tricky rules of that online environment.

10/15/15 - 11:38 AM EDT

‘Be Great’ Author Aims to Set Girls on the Entrepreneurial Path Early

‘Be Great’ Author Aims to Set Girls on the Entrepreneurial Path Early

To make real progress on closing the gender wage gap, we need to teach our daughters how to go into business for themselves, says author Holly Lichtenfeld.

09/29/15 - 03:56 PM EDT

The Latest in Smart Clothing Detects Cancer and Prevents Injuries

The Latest in Smart Clothing Detects Cancer and Prevents Injuries

The newest advances in smart clothing and wearable technology include such things as Bluetooth bras that detect early signs of breast cancer and jewelry designed to measure UV exposure.

08/27/15 - 09:58 AM EDT

How to Get Started in E-commerce Shipping and Fulfillment

How to Get Started in E-commerce Shipping and Fulfillment

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Here are some things small-business owners should consider if they need a thirty party to handle distribution.

08/18/15 - 07:27 AM EDT

3 Advantages to Being an 'Intrapreneur'

3 Advantages to Being an 'Intrapreneur'

Starting a company isn't for everyone, but there's another way to harness your entrepreneurial drive and creativity.

08/05/15 - 12:50 PM EDT