For the most recent month, the NFIB's survey results show a slight increase in overall economic optimism.
I usually eat lunch alone in my cubicle — and quickly — on workdays. A new survey from OfficeTeam shows I'm not alone in my habits. But I might have more productive afternoons if I made... Read more »
Every time I write about flexible schedules and working from home, I receive messages from readers who are eager to tell tales of their own quests for work-life balance. These readers don't always... Read more »
A new Gallup poll looks at how some students hope to start their own business some day. Minorities lead the pack in entrepreneurial spirit. Read more »
Minimum wage may be getting most of the headlines, but other issues that affect small businesses will be debated when state legislatures convene around the country this year. Tax cuts will be high... Read more »
Low interest rates, relatively narrow credit spreads and persistent investor demand all spurred U.S. corporations to issue more than $1 trillion of rated debt in 2013. Read more »
FlexJobs reviewed jobs posted on its site during 2013 and put together a list of the most surprising telecommuting and flexible work opportunities. It's amazing some of the occupations people can... Read more »
Dear Dave, My husband works construction, so we barely scrape by during the winter months. Should we build an emergency fund for the slow times? Cathy Read more »
A cutoff of benefits for the long-term unemployed has left more than 1.3 million Americans with a stressful decision: Read more »
Navy Cmdr. Valerie Overstreet wanted to start a family. But her job as a Navy pilot and the fact that she and her husband, also a naval officer, were stationed in different parts of the country... Read more »
While economists had projected over 200,000 jobs would have been created in December, Friday's report by the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported on 74,000 new jobs. Unemployment dipped, but only... Read more »
1.3 million people lost unemployment benefits this month. Some think fixing it will cost $25 billion (yes billion) a year. Small business creates two out of every three net new jobs. Maybe we... Read more »
Description of a video from the Pew Research Center that details the persistence of the pay gap between men and women. Read more »
Once you retire, you're likely to need something besides your hobbies to occupy your time. Unfortunately, many people enter their retirement years without determining what their next passion will be. Read more »
Instead of offering yet another list of resolutions for you to consider, allow me to instead suggest some presents you can give your teammates, bosses or direct reports to get 2014 off to a good... Read more »
The end of unemployment checks for more than a million people on Saturday is driving out-of-work Americans to consider selling cars, moving and taking minimum wage work after already slashing... Read more »
More than 1 million Americans are bracing for a harrowing, post-Christmas jolt as extended federal unemployment benefits come to a sudden halt this weekend, entailing potentially significant... Read more »
As he has throughout his tenure as the city's longest-serving police commissioner, Raymond Kelly puts the credit for a record reduction in crime and the absence of a terrorist attack in the dozen... Read more »
Being a missionary is good preparation for doing business in a foreign country, according to an article that ran Tuesday on Forbes.com. Read more »
al law promising an easier process for raising capital has energized entrepreneurs and investors, but many experts are pointing to the caveats. Read more »
My quest for good work-life balance is always challenging, often rewarding and, occasionally, scary. The latter was the case last week, when I had the opportunity to talk about my job to four... Read more »
Among the many values struggling to survive in modern life, financial responsibility is of key concern to many Americans. Read more »
Overdoing it is the biggest mistake people make with winter work attire, said Rachael Hammarback owner of R.H. Standard in Grand Forks, N.D. Read more »
Do you judge others based on their money habits? This article explores why it's so easy, when we should do it and when we shouldn't. Read more »
Think back to October. Traditionally, this is a month marked by Halloween costumes and plastic jack-o-lanterns lining store aisles. Read more »
In a new survey, about 38 percent of respondents said they would always answer an after-hours call from the boss, while 17 percent said they sometimes would, 11 percent rarely would and 34 percent... Read more »
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