Category: Small Business

Household Debt Has Fallen to 2006 Levels, But Not Because We’ve Grown More Frugal

Household Debt Has Fallen to 2006 Levels, But Not Because We’ve Grown More Frugal

U.S. household debt has finally fallen back to pre-recession levels. So, we’ve finally learned our lesson about spending more than we make, right? Well, not really. The real reason our debt has dipped is...

Killer Motivating Tactic: Break the Time Clock

Killer Motivating Tactic: Break the Time Clock

Bring your company into the 21st century, where work is about goals accomplished, not hours clocked. Your employees will thank you. The traditional 9-to-5 workweek is just that: traditional, a vestige of a different...

Is The SEC’s Ponzi Crusade Enabling Companies To Cook The Books, Enron-Style?

Is The SEC’s Ponzi Crusade Enabling Companies To Cook The Books, Enron-Style?

Enron. Qwest. Adelphia. Sunbeam. WorldCom.HealthSouth. A decade ago investors knew what those companies had in common: top executives who cooked the books. After their phony accounting was exposed, most went to jail–and hundreds of...

Motor Trend SUV of the year: Mercedes GL

Motor Trend SUV of the year: Mercedes GL

By Peter Valdes-Dapena @PeterDrives October 15, 2012: 6:27 AM ET   NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — The Mercedes-Benz GL, a large luxury SUV, was named SUV of the Year by Motor Trend, the magazine announced Monday. The GL...

More Jobs, Less Pay

More Jobs, Less Pay

Would you rather have an iphone 5 or running water? It might seem like a “well, duh,” kind of question, but it gets to the heart of something important about the jobs and growth...

Clicking With New Customers

Clicking With New Customers

The price of business success in today’s China is not just exposure to hubris or a humbling by a powerful official. It can be simply a function of your big footprint making you a...

Workday IPO Pops 72% On Open

Workday IPO Pops 72% On Open

Workday soared on its open in early trading Friday morning, opening at $48.05 per share, or 71.6%, from its pricing last night. The stock was recently trading at $48.02 on the New York Stock Exchange. The...

Postal Service increasing prices

Postal Service increasing prices

Letters shoot through an automatic sorting machine at the Main Post Office on December 19, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois. NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Snail mail prices are creeping up. Starting January 27, the price...

With Transparency Pledge, Glaxo Makes Promises No Other Drug Company Has

With Transparency Pledge, Glaxo Makes Promises No Other Drug Company Has

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM – MAY 15: GlaxoSmithKline Chief Executive Andrew Witty  (Image credit: Getty Images via @daylife) In an unprecedented move that could signal dramatic changes in the drug industry, GlaxoSmithKline is promising to...

4 tax breaks for parents on the chopping block

4 tax breaks for parents on the chopping block

Many low-income parents could see their tax bills jump by thousands of dollars next year.   NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Many low-income parents could see their tax bills jump by thousands of dollars next...