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Principis Capital Reports Significant Increase in Merchant Cash Advances to Small Businesses in the Southwest

A new year-over-year report reveals the small business financing company has greatly increased the number of cash advances made to states in the Southwest region and believes the trend will continue. Principis Capital supports the Southwest’s growing business sector. In a new fi
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What the Obamacare Delay Means for Small Businesses

Obamacare Has Been Delayed Until 2015. What Does This Mean For Your Small Business? Small business owners have been concerned about the healthcare mandate of the Affordable Care Act that required businesses to provide health insurance for their employees. While a majority of Americans
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10 Brands That Might Not Make It to 2015

The competitive landscape is always changing, sure, but it’s always odd to think of major brands suddenly disappearing. And yet — according to 24/7 Wall St. — that’s what might happen to 10 major brands you recognize. According to their predictions, currently-downward tren
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Patent Troll Targeting Small Businesses Under Investigation

MPHJ Technology, a patent troll notorious for targeting small businesses in an attempt to extort money from them for ridiculous patent claims has found itself under investigation by the Attorney General of the state of Vermont. AG William Sorrell is now the first state attorney genera
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GSA Steals More Than $3 Million From Small Businesses

A new House committee report reveals that the Government Services Administration has failed to fully pay over 1,300 federal contractors since 2008. In total the GSA owes more than $3 million dollars to its contractors, and the House is furiously attempting to find out why. “Contractin
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Earn a FREE Starbucks Gift Card Just for Applying!

If You Complete Your Application, We’ll Give You a FREE Starbucks Gift Card We’ve got a special offer for all those merchants who are looking for fast funding for their businesses. After pre-qualifying using the simple form to the right, we’ll get in contact with you
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US Economy Adds 165,000 Jobs, Unemployment Rate Now 7.5%

According to a new labor market report, the U.S. economy has added 165,000 net new jobs in April. This figure exceeded the analysts’ expectations of 120,000-150,000 new jobs and helped improve outlooks after a particularly disappointing March. March had an initial report of 88,0
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SBA Launches a New Program for Women Contractors

A new program has gone line aimed at helping women-owned small businesses secure more government contracts. Part of the National Defense Authorization Act passed in January removed a standing $6.5 million cap on federal manufacturing contracts and $4 million cap on other federal contr
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Mother Starts Cookie Company In Wake Of Daughter’s Cancer Diagnosis

Why Entrepreneurs Start Small Businesses There are plenty of good reasons to start your own business, but we were especially touched by the story of Laura and Susan Stachler who have a story like no one else
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