The most important protection that small biz owners are missing is the rule that prohibits credit card companies from raising interest rates on existing debt — unless a cardholder is at least 60 days delinquent.
Viewswagen, an in-car advertising company, hopes to drive that market as the unofficial in-car ad provider for on-demand Uber and Lyft entrepreneurs.
Google is about to launch what’s being dubbed by some as “MobileGeddon” — a shakeup of search rankings for bloggers, business owners and professionals who highly regard search-engine optimization.
He surprised employees by announcing that he planned over the next three years to raise the salary of everyone, from clerks and customer service representatives to salespeople, to a minimum of $70,000.
Some of this nation’s biggest retailers and fast-food establishments are raising minimum wages in the wake of protests by workers and their advocates that have risen along with a robust jobs market.
A new Gallup survey finds a striking disconnect between Americans and their jobs, with a significantly low percentage — just 35 percent — of U.S. managers engaged in their duties.
“Higher level managers are seeing more complex work and responsibility than in past years. And the people that are able to deal with this responsibility are harder to find,” Hay Group’s report says.
Approval rates at big banks — with $10 billion in assets — continue to climb in large part because of more favorable interest rates, compared to competitors that include small banks, alternative lenders and credit unions.
Big banks ($10 billion-plus in assets) approved 21.1 percent of small business loan requests in December. That’s up from 20.8 percent in November, and marks back-to-back months of increases.
Amazon grabs a percentage commission from outside sellers when their goods are purchased on the e-commerce site, and it collects other fees that generate higher profits compared to products sold directly by Amazon.