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By Isaac Roldan on 11/25/2015
If you start your holiday shopping this weekend at a small business in your community, you will probably be more focused on finding the perfect tie for your uncle than on growing the local economy. But the fact is, small businesses are an engine of job creation and economic growth.
Posted on 11/24/2015
It's great for entrepreneurs, it's what customers want and it keeps more dollars circulating in the local economy.
By Emanuel Nieves and David Newville on 11/24/2015
There are now 836 payday and auto title lenders in Ohio—more than the number of McDonald’s in the state.
By Kathy Leone, Guest Contributor on 11/23/2015
A practicing audiologist makes the leap to successful business owner with the help of Northern Initiatives.
By Ezra Levin and Shira Markoff
This proposal is a critical step toward making access to savings—and higher education—are reality for all kids.
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