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News, articles and information about small businesses, starting and owning and operating a small business, employment law, employment taxes, minimum wage. (Photo iTOWNS)
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  • READER SUBMITTED: Get Help to Start or Grow Your Small Business

    AARP Connecticut is teaming up with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), to host an "encore entrepreneur" workshop in Danbury on April 1 from 2 to 4 p.m. as part of National Encore Entrepreneur Mentor Month. The workshop takes place at Union...
  • Poonam Gupta-Krishnan, founder of Iyka Enterprises

    Poonam Gupta-Krishnan, founder of Iyka Enterprises
    Poonam Gupta-Krishnan's parents weren't planning to send her to school in her hometown of Kanpur, India. It's just the way it was. She was the third child in a household with two older brothers, limited funds and busy parents — mom "a housewife" and...
  • Virginia marketplace plans bring relief, access to health care

    Virginia marketplace plans bring relief, access to health care
    His throat and neck reddened and raw from seven weeks of radiation for stage 4 squamous cell carcinoma of the throat and jaw, Paul M. Popadak faces medical bills that have topped $100,000 since his October 2013 diagnosis. To date, his insurance has paid...
  • Electric rates rising in Arlington Heights

    Electric rates rising in Arlington Heights
    Energy costs are rising for Arlington Heights residents and businesses with changes coming to the local electrical aggregation programs. The village approved this month a new three-year deal starting in May with Constellation Energy Resources that...
  • Five candidates running for Assembly

    The filing deadline has passed for the 74th Assembly District candidates, setting the stage for a run between five contenders in the June 3 primary. Irvine community activist Anila Ali, Newport Beach Councilman Keith Curry, Huntington Beach Mayor...
  • Small Business Professor: Forgotten tax deductions for small-business owners

    It's that dreaded time of year again. One thing you can't avoid is taxes. But with some sound advice and a few good tips, the weeks before April 15 can be less painful. I'm sure that it won't come as a surprise that the idea for this column was the...
  • Modernizing Medicine finalist for U.S. Chamber award

    Awards The U.S. Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday named Boca Raton-based Modernizing Medicine as one of seven regional finalists for the 2014 Dream Big Small Business of the Year Award. Modernizing Medicine stood out among companies in the region for...
  • Letter: Closing her store with a heavy heart

    It is with a heavy heart that after failed attempts to sell the Flowering Tree in Montrose that I am looking at having to close after 23 years serving the community. Health and financial reasons have led to this decision. It is a sad commentary that the...
  • Obama: It's 'just fair' to make more workers eligible for overtime pay

    WASHINGTON -- Saying it’s “just fair” for more Americans to earn overtime pay, President Obama on Thursday directed the Labor Department to come up with new rules to expand the number of workers eligible. Before sitting down to sign...
  • As prices in Rio de Janeiro soar, locals turn to 'surreal' currency

    As prices in Rio de Janeiro soar, locals turn to 'surreal' currency
    RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazil's currency is called the real, which in Portuguese means both "royal" and, simply, "real." But with prices skyrocketing ahead of the World Cup finals this summer, some locals in this famed beach city have created a mock...
  • Five qualify for special ballot to fill Glendale council seat

    Five people have qualified for the June ballot for a single City Council seat, one that comes with a shortened 10-month term. Of the five candidates, four have run unsuccessfully for City Council in the past. The five candidates, in alphabetical...