Mortgage rates shoot up to their highest level in nearly 8 years

Strong employment numbers caused mortgage rates to take off with the 30-year fixed-rate average the highest it has been in nearly eight years. According to the latest data released Thursday by Freddie Mac, the 30-year fixed-rate average jumped to 4.94 percent with an average 0.5 point. (Points are…  [“source=forbes]

Small-business owners say cost of healthcare is their No. 1 issue

Small businesses continue to struggle with rising healthcare costs, according to the National Small Business Association’s 2018 Politics of Small Business Survey. The survey, conducted in May in June among 1,421 small-business owners, found controlling healthcare costs was the most common small-business issue brought to elected officials. Forty percent of respondents […]

Deepali Gupta Bhatia is helping lifestyle brands find their unique voice

This former journalist is using her love for all things related to food and drink to help brands find their unique voice. Read her inspiring #PassionToPaycheck story. Deepali Gupta Bhatia knows where all the best events are happening in your town. Chances are, she’s helped curate most of them. You see, she […]

Small-business owners confident about the economy and future of their business

America’s small-business owners are highly confident about their prospects for the next year and optimistic about the state of the U.S. economy, according to the first-ever CNBC/SurveyMonkey Small Business Survey. SurveyMonkey conducted the survey in partnership with CNBC. Respondents were asked for their opinions on a variety of subjects about […]

Mutual Investment is Required in “It’s Their Job, But It’s Your Career”

Robert Segall, author of the new book It’s Their Job But It’s Your Career: The Underground Guide to Career Success, is on a mission. A veteran human resources executive and founder of human resources firm Career Underground, Segall sent me a review copy and explained his inspiration for the career […]

Small Businesses Can ‘Take Their Offices On The Road’ With New Broadband Data Bundle From AT&T

Dallas (PRESS RELEASE – August 7, 2010) — In today’s economy, small businesses are demanding “on-the-go” high-speed connectivity more than ever before to stay competitive, enhance productivity and grow their businesses. Thanks to a new bundled offer – “AT&T Broadband on the Go” – announced today, the options companies use […]