A HOW-TO BLOG FOR CHICAGO BUSINESS

Nov 26, 2011

Today Is 'Small Business Saturday'

Today Is 'Small Business Saturday'

Small Business Saturday is a movement geared to push consumers to support support smaller businesses.

Oct 13, 2011
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By Alise Blunk

Chicago Small Business Expo

The 10th Annual Small Business Expo was held October 7 and co-sponsored by... See Full Gallery

Sep 21, 2011
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By Carlisle Newman

Big Banks on Board for Small Biz Loans

Big Banks on Board for Small Biz Loans

Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday announced highlighted a commitment by 13 big banks to increase lending for small businesses by a combined $20 billion over the next three years.

Sep 15, 2011
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By Carlise Newman

Go to There: City Treasurer's Small Business Expo

Go to There: City Treasurer's Small Business Expo

Three winners of the Chicago City Treasurer’s Business Plan Competition – sharing a $10,000 prize - will be unveiled.

Sep 2, 2011
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By Carlise Newman

Lessons for Small Biz Owners from Irene

Lessons for Small Biz Owners from Irene

Even though Chicago is in no danger of hurricane, the lessons provided still stand.

Aug 24, 2011
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By Carlise Newman

Bank Loans Up, But Not for Small Biz: FDIC

Bank Loans Up, But Not for Small Biz: FDIC

That's not good news for America's economic engine, and likely will have little impact on the country's 9.1 percent unemployment rate.

Aug 11, 2011
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By Carlise Newman

U.S. Credit Downgrade Raises Anxiety for Small Biz

U.S. Credit Downgrade Raises Anxiety for Small Biz

The S&P U.S. debt downgrade will have a long-term impact on small businesses. What to do? Don't panic, but don't rely on banks either, experts say.

Aug 9, 2011
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By Carlise Newman

Small Businesses are Still Hiring: Survey

Small Businesses are Still Hiring: Survey

Small businesses are lagging behind the economy, but it's not all bad news.

Aug 2, 2011
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By Carlise Newman

Go to There: City of Chicago: Financing to Grow Your Biz

Go to There: City of Chicago: Financing to Grow Your Biz

The City of Chicago BACP office offers an event on how to find financing for small businesses.

Aug 2, 2011
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By Carlise Newman

Why You Should Expand Your Office Space Now

Why You Should Expand Your Office Space Now

The weak real estate market can be good news for small business owners needing space.

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