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What Obama’s Proposed Tax Cuts Mean for Small Businesses

From BusinessWeek.com:Here’s a welcome report for entrepreneurs this new year: ... for small-business owners.Details are still emerging, but the plan could include a longer window ... capital improvements; and a tax credit for job creation.How soon can that get money into your hands [more...]

Date: 2009-01-07 20:00:00

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CDT Highlights Privacy and Security Impact of Tax Reporting Plan

In testimony before the House Small Business Committee today, ... require banks to track credit card payments and report the data to the Internal Revenue Service for tax ... from small businesspeople and others, and would set a dangerous precedent. [more...]

Date: 2008-07-23 20:17:17

Should a Venture Capitalist be Head of the SBA?

I was starting to get really impressed with President Elect Obama’s cabinet choices ... doesn’t provide credit access to enough small businesses. So my question is: how will we fix ... States, according to the MoneyTree Report by PricewaterhouseCoopers and the National Venture Capital [more...]

Date: 2008-12-24 04:43:15

The bounce becomes a dose of reality.

The business world is finally waking up to the realism that Gordon Brown and Alastair Darling do not have what it takes to get this country's economy ... . Small business are folding, because they cannot get credit, because of the reluctance of the government ... , they report that "Only 28 per cent of respondents said they were confident in the Prime [more...]

Date: 2009-01-09 09:30:00

Biodiesel Maker Latest News and Information

BioDiesel and Bio Fuel News Provided By MSN News Consumer prices fall for third straight month in Dec ... small businesses continue to struggle with tight credit and declining sales, one fledgling industry ... are reporting an influx of inquiries and … Green industry casts wide net - Rocky Mountain News [more...]

Date: 2009-01-17 05:01:29

Mandelson extends ‘real help for businesses’

Business Secretary Lord Mandelson today unveiled a package of measures designed to address the cash flow, credit and investment needs of small and medium businesses. The support package, which builds upon the commitments outlined in November’s Pre Budget Report, consists of loan guarantees and a new [more...]

Date: 2009-01-14 10:59:05

News: Government's real help for business

Business Secretary Lord Mandelson today unveiled a package of measures designed to address the cash flow, credit and investment needs of small and medium businesses. The support package, which builds upon the commitments outlined in November's Pre Budget Report, consists of loan guarantees and a new [more...]

Date: 2009-01-14 11:20:00

Weekly Audit for 1/15/09

Lot’s of thought provoking reads this week: Politico reports on the story of the week: Geithner’s tax oops. I’m so curious what you all think ... of working for the government! Jean at Small Business Boomers provides several resources to decide ... interactive exercise to reassess and reinvent our businesses! Image Credit: orangeacid, Flickr Tags: [more...]

Date: 2009-01-16 14:37:36

QuickBooks Pro 2009 3 User

Amazon. com Product Description Small business accounting software that makes accounting easy with tools to organize your finances all in one place. Track sales & expenses. Click to enlarge. Reduce data entry by downloading your bank & credit card transactions into QuickBooks. Click to enlarge. Create purchase orders. Click to enlarge. Generate reports with one click to see how your business is doing. Click to enlarge. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-29 23:40:46

Government help for small business: The key points

Working Capital Scheme - Open to “ordinary-risk” businesses with a turnover of up to &beat500m - Government will guarantee up to 50pc of new and existing working capital credit lines ... Fund - A £50m fund to convert businesses’ debt into justice, announced in the pre-budget report [more...]

Date: 2009-01-16 08:09:09

Millions Affected by Small Fraudulent Charges Nationwide

Internet complaint boards have been busy and credit card fraud departments are scratching their heads ... is trying to find out whether an illegally obtained credit card number will work before making a bigger charge, or they’re trying to rip off tiny amounts from tons of people.” So far, most reports [more...]

Date: 2009-01-13 18:00:58

No Financials Required - Commercial Lending

If you search the internet for factoring or accounts receivable financing programs you have probably seen many companies claim, ... companies (”factors”) without financial statements. As a small business owner that performs multiple ... for your company without having to prepare a large amount of reports. But can a bank loan or line of credit [more...]

Date: 2009-01-08 01:40:00

JP Morgan:2009 Cloud Computing Outlook

Bert Bouwhuis pointed me to the a report by JP Morgan on Internet-oriented companies, ... computing was on track to be the buzzword of 2008 until it was displaced by the credit crunch. But beneath ... and cloud applications for the consumer and small businesses due portability, collaboration, convenience [more...]

Date: 2009-01-06 21:37:09

Officescape Launches New Telework Solution

Officescape is getting off to a busy start in 2009, no doubt leveraging the credit crunch and the down economy that’s buoying its industry ... of a distributed workforce, whether it’s a multinational company or a small group of partners scattered ... in 2006, according to a report issued by WorldatWork. In total, the sum of   teleworkers (both [more...]

Date: 2009-01-16 23:54:30

S&P: Credit losses will rise into 2010

Credit ratings agency Standard & Poor’s expects nonperforming loans to continue to rise through 2009 and into 2010, ... for Biz2Credit. Biz2Credit is a small business marketplace that provides entrepreneurs ... to increase amid the widening economic downturn, Standard & Poor’s said in a new report released [more...]

Date: 2009-01-11 02:34:39

UAE's Loan Quality To Worsen: Moody's

Source : The Business Times, January 15, 2009(DUBAI) ... the past four to five years,' John Tofarides, a Dubai-based Moody's analyst said in a report. 'These factors will negatively affect the credit environment over the next 12 to 18 months.' UAE's small [more...]

Date: 2009-01-16 16:20:00

Credit Crisis Sequel, Global Bank Bailout, Emerging Markets Still a Buy?, Gas Wars and More!

by Addison Wiggin & Ian Mathias Ghosts of the fourth quarter haunt global financials… so begins the second act of the credit saga Even the ... -Ukraine gas dispute not yet over… a reader provides firsthand account And… action ... $30 billion to stay afloat, analysts at Morgan Stanley predicted today. According to Morgan’s report [more...]

Date: 2009-01-14 07:36:46

Reinventing America

America faces serious challenges to maintain its storied status quo. Hurdles include a sinking economy, wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the rising cost of education, global warming, a crumbling infrastructure and American workers with uncertain futures. Trendwatchers are more acutely aware of these issues than most, but they’re also more hopeful [more...]

Date: 2009-01-13 09:40:59

Collins, Blow and Herbert

Ms. Collins, in “The Leaves Have It,” says the Bush White House so totally regarded senators as potted plants that it was a wonder that senior aides ... ’s Biggest Challenge,” and says that with credit tight, savings depleted, the stock market ... said issue is as large as the Gaza crisis (only one president at a time) or as small as Roland Burris [more...]

Date: 2009-01-10 12:06:39

Retail Sales to Suffer in 2009 as U.S. Consumers Curtail Spending

Retail experts are predicting one of the most dismal holiday shopping seasons in decades this year – a crucial stretch that will set the stage for ... of the global credit crisis, consumers have been beset on all sides. Unemployment is up, home prices are down, and credit is hard to come by. And although inflation is beginning to moderate somewhat – [more...]

Date: 2008-11-28 19:19:44

On Savings Account Strategies, Weight Loss and Healthy Recipes!

As we face tighter budget restrictions in my family, we’re doing our best to conserve and cut our costs even further ... in the Bay Area, I’m not sure what’s actually worse — being a small business owner working to stay afloat ... : Reduce Your Debt No Credit Needed: Take 15 Minutes and Be Inspired Credit Karma: Five Tips to Help [more...]

Date: 2008-11-16 20:37:42


by Albert Von McZeally Albert Michael McZeally Alvin McZeally Alice McZeally Most of us these days have been wakeful of a actuality that a ... in to a wrong hands. Anyone who keeps monetary report such as credit label or bank comment numbers ... electronic interpretation is not safe. Anyone upon a web with a small expertise could entrance [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 09:55:01

The Fed Translated…..

Release Date: December 16, 2008 The Federal Open Market Committee decided today to establish a target range for the federal funds rate of 0 to 1/4 ... . No arguments there. Financial markets remain quite strained and credit conditions tight. I’m not sure ... . Let me rephrase that, in light of the Consumer Price Index report this morning, it’s pretty [more...]

Date: 2008-12-17 04:47:10

Credit Crisis Sequel, Global Bank Bailout, Emerging Markets Still a Buy?, Gas Wars and More!

Ghosts of the fourth quarter haunt global financials… so begins the second act of the credit saga… Even the IMF needs a loan… $150 billion to back ... and notprofitable) segments of the business. Robert Rubin, who among other things helped create this “ ... predicted today. According to Morgan’s report, profits at HSBC will decline “sharply” this year [more...]

Date: 2009-01-16 15:28:24

Is Bush Tanking Stocks to Grab the Remaining $350 Billion TARP? Remember the much decried end-of-Clinton- era pardons, the most controversial of which involved tax cheat and storied trader Marc Rich? Well, if I am reading the tea leaves right, those shenanigans pales compared to the nonsense Bush is trying to pull in his last week in office [more...]

Date: 2009-01-13 21:43:00

Soimething to offend Everyone

Political satire or reality?We will do something a little different in today’s post. Rather that blather about our own political views, let me share with you the contents of an email I received from dear friend and colleague Dr. Jerry. We’ve omitted the illustrations from the original since my technical knowledge is not sophisticated enough to [more...]

Date: 2009-01-14 00:17:00

Blocking, Tackling & Running: Leveraging a Crisis Into Real Change

There's a fairly well known cartoon of two scientists working out a problem on a chalkboard covered with complex equations and down in the circle is a little circle with the key step inserted in small print - "and then a miracle occurs". Wouldn't it be nice if we could take the same short-cut to fixing the horrendous shopping list of significant [more...]

Date: 2009-01-16 20:07:11

In Florida, Agency Gave Mortgage Licenses to Thousands of Ex-Cons

by Paul Kiel - As we detailed yesterday, the Justice Department is pursuing a wide array of prosecutions and investigations in response to the ... end of the scale are hundreds of mortgage fraud prosecutions, where small-time operators, drawn to the best game in town, allegedly scammed lenders or buyers. Scott Almeida (Credit: Hillsborough [more...]

Date: 2008-07-29 15:18:34

Government help for the bank lending: just “get on with it”

Last weekend the Prime Minister announced yet another “anti-recession” plan which included the “creation of up to 100,000 new jobs” ... half of this year, as we were promised by the Chancellor as recently as in the Pre Budget Report ... that households are reining in after the years of credit-fuelled excess. Two key indicators are housing equity [more...]

Date: 2009-01-08 21:14:21

Morning Update

Concerns PersistWorries about the health of the financial sector are persisting and a small profit from JP Morgan Chase is doing little to assuage concerns after a report that Bank of America is negotiating with the federal government over aid ... . The bank also faced higher credit costs associated with a continued deterioration across its loan [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 14:58:00

Flash Point: South Ossetia (12 August) - Small Wars Journal NEWS Moscow Agrees To Georgia Truce - Peter Finn, Washington Post Russia said Tuesday that it had ended its five-day tank and bomber assault against Georgia and agreed to a French peace plan by which most Russian forces would return home and international mediators would work to settle [more...]

Date: 2008-08-13 02:26:17

Stimulus as if Capitalism Mattered

Those dispensing the “Bailout to Nowhere” proceeds seemingly answer to no one (here’s one article behaving as if this were unexpected and surprising). Today brought the $9 billion Ford auto credit-line appeal, and the $500 billion Pelosi compound ... !); but all corners of government and both major political parties can take “credit” when markets [more...]

Date: 2008-12-02 20:13:35

09 01 09 New York TimesWith the recession in full swing, the nation’s employers shed 524,000 jobs in December, the government reported Friday, ... than who gets credit for it. Asked at a news conference whether he was worried that some lawmakers ... others think it is too small, he said he was open to consultations with Congress.But the president-elect [more...]

Date: 2009-01-09 18:12:59

Bottoming Signs

Bottoming Signs Here and there are some small signs that the economy is at least bottoming — a crucial stepping ... continues to expand its balance sheet.Additionally, the credit freeze continues to thaw. The three-month ... stone to meaningful recovery.For example, the ISM non-manufacturing services report released today [more...]

Date: 2009-01-07 23:49:00

"The Greek Menace"

Some responses to the Tax Foundation's announcement of a new campaign called Compete USA which claims high corporate tax rates are hurting US ... that is, one that makes small economies like Ireland and Greece seem as important as big economies like Japan ... us to be frightened of the Greek menace. How can American business survive in a world in which [more...]

Date: 2008-08-19 19:42:00

We’re all in this together

AEX Commercial Financing Group was helping with business finance funding difficulties well before the current financial crisis was recognized by ... small business owners with the growing challenges involved when seeking new commercial loans ... that so far only a small number of financial companies appear to be acting as if they truly understand [more...]

Date: 2009-01-16 17:38:22

Weekend Conspiracy Theory - Can You Stomach It?

A: Are we all just pawns in a bigger chess game? I'm not one to buy into conspiracies, but this read is just too crazy, given what we know of today's credit/financial crisis and how it has evolved from dynamics/products such as counterparty risk, credit default swaps, complex derivatives - mortgage backed securities [more...]

Date: 2008-10-18 22:54:48

Tax payers lost 700 billion in one drunken pull of the roulette wheel...

I was skeptical, and indeed, horrified at the thought of giving $700 billion dollars to the banks, but it turned out even worse than anyone thought.. ... of business bankruptcies, construction shutdowns, massive job losses--and, yes, a credit crunch ... ) not a dime went for home ownerJim Hightower is even harsher. Bankers used the money to buy up small [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 16:04:00

ECommerce Hosting

by Sylvester Malone Choosing a Shared Web Hosting Plan to run a small business or affiliate program from is an excellent choice ... or small business everything that it needs to operate successfully. Each plan includes large amounts ... , SSL certifications to give your customers credit card, echeck, and other payment methods the security [more...]

Date: 2009-01-11 10:24:50

Business Hosting

by Sylvester Malone Choosing a Shared Web Hosting Plan to run a small business or affiliate program from is an excellent choice ... or small business everything that it needs to operate successfully. Each plan includes large amounts ... , SSL certifications to give your customers credit card, echeck, and other payment methods the security [more...]

Date: 2009-01-06 19:27:20

It’s Time To Cut Back In California

The Union Tribune reports from California. “ABA Recovery Service owner Marcelle Egley-Sparks said that in the past year, ... of the Center for Consumer Financial Services at E. Philip Saunders College of Business in Rochester, N.Y. ... During its first 73 years, San Diego Metropolitan Credit Union never lost money on a real estate loan [more...]

Date: 2008-08-24 18:28:13

Ministers could set loan rates, banks warned

Direct Whitehall control over the lending rates of Britain's high-street banks is among the contingency plans being drawn up by Alistair Darling to ensure that the dearth of lending caused by the credit crunch does not force thousands of small ... to the small business sector had risen in recent months. A Treasury source said the government's [more...]

Date: 2008-11-27 00:10:52

“I did see that Tina Fey was named entertainer of the year and Katie Couric’s ratings have risen. And I know that a lot of people are capitalizing on, oh I don’t know, perhaps some exploiting that was done via me, my family, my administration. That’s a little bit perplexing, but it also says a great deal about our society [more...]

Date: 2009-01-13 12:37:59

Announcing Our Blogroll

Here it is! The blogroll has finally arrived. I’ve tried to provide a diverse group of links here ... wanted to know about getting a job in accounting or finance. From cleaning up your credit report prior ... . This is more of a full service website dedicated to all things related to international accounting standards [more...]

Date: 2009-01-08 16:24:14

Corporate Bonds

Corporate bonds are firmer once again as the march of buyers continues. Trading volumes remain light as many are in year end mode. Participants uniformly report that the flow of business is skewed to the buy side and selling ... for the market and will provide some real world data points to observe if credit market rehabilitation [more...]

Date: 2008-12-30 19:53:38

A must read for all landlords

Your job as a landlord just got a lot more bureaucratic and burdensome regarding tenant screening reports that you receive to help you select ... consumers against identity theft, a growing concern in our electronic age. These laws are the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) and the Fair Accurate Credit Transaction Act (FACTA) In brief, 1. Keep [more...]

Date: 2008-11-25 17:44:53

A World to Win

Notes for an introduction to perspectives by Rob Petersen This article was presented to a forum in August last year iand was forwarded to History matters by one of our readers. It present a very interesting perspective on the world and South African situation and we hope that you will enjoy read on. 1 [more...]

Date: 2009-01-08 05:56:02


Sometimes in this blog business you receive a comment that is just so idiotic, that you have to take the time to not only point out their stupidity, ... that the report the mother made against the foster parents involved “just some scratches and a bump.”  My reasoning for this conclusion, is how would they know what was in the report if they were [more...]

Date: 2009-01-16 20:14:42

How security compliance became important

Over the past 20 years, we’ve seen some downright amazing changes in business. Looking back to when I was a child growing up in Bishop, California ... thereafter, if business owners didn’t accept credit cards over the Internet they basically didn’t survive ... . For those of you who are unfamiliar with Bishop, its a very small small town in the Owens [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 22:54:44

What Didn't Cause the Crisis?

Tyler Cowen, contradicting Anna Schwartz, says it was private sector imperfections, not government policy that caused the imperfection ... Funds rate to blame?, by Tyler Cowen: ...I don't side with Austrian Business Cycle Theory in citing ... of that wealth through credit and the desire for additional risk. Note that if an increase in real [more...]

Date: 2008-10-21 22:06:00

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