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Is The Great Resignation Good for Business

The Great Resignation could actually be good for small businesses, reports Entrepreneur. 

When mid-career teachers are leaving the classroom to become data scientists and scrum masters, you know something big is happening in the job market. And that big phenomenon has a rather intimidating name: The Great Resignation.


Funding for Small Business Grants Passes

The US House of Representatives voted to replenish a small business grant program with $55 billion.

On Friday, the US House of Representatives passed HR 3807, a bill which calls for $55 billion to replenish a small business grant program. 


Grant Programs for Improvements

According to Small Business Trends, many local grant programs offer small businesses grants for capital improvements. 

Building improvements can be a major expense for small businesses. And many had to make certain changes to navigate the past few years.


Finding Staff is Tough

Low unemployment means it’s harder for small businesses to find staff, reports News 4 JAX.

The president announced Friday that 431,000 jobs were added in March and unemployment numbers are just above a 50-year low.


Selling Your Business for More

If you are planning to sell your small business, there are several ways to increase its value, reports Forbes.

Whether your company was built to sell or you’ve constructed it brick-by-brick over the years, preparing to put a business on the market requires a few changes or enhancements to the way you’ve run it prior to entering the sale process.


Younger Companies to Benefit

According to CNBC, Republican Senators hope to push through several bills intended to help small businesses. 

Senate Republicans on Monday unveiled a plan to accelerate new business enterprises by encouraging young firms to trade on public markets, protecting retail investors and tailoring regulations for smaller companies.


Small Businesses Will Feel Russian Sanctions

Small businesses will feel the economic ripple from the economic sanctions against Russia, reports CNBC.

Over 400 multinational corporations have pulled out of Russia as a result of its invasion of Ukraine.


Meta Survey Finds Businesses Closed

Meta Platforms (a division of Facebook), conducted a survey that found 20% of small businesses worldwide were non operational.

A new survey by Facebook parent Meta Platforms finds that one in five small businesses worldwide, or 20%, reported they were not operational or engaging in any revenue-generating activities in January, a slight increase from 18% in July 2021.


What Will Small Business Financing Will Look Like

According to Forbes, small businesses have questions about what post-pandemic financing will look like. 

Even during an existential crisis, small businesses will go to great lengths to avoid taking on debt


Preparing Employees for Retirement

Small businesses can take steps to help their employees prepare for retirement, reports AZ Big Business.

America has experienced several noteworthy shifts in the world of finance, but we often forget what used to be and focus solely on what is. Today, we are experiencing some of the lowest interest rates in modern history, as many of us can buy a home at a rate of under 4%. 


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