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Dave Ramsey: I’ve had my own small business for a while. I love what I’m doing, but things aren’t going very well right now. On top of that, I’m committed to $14,000 in advertising over the next 12 months. Recently, I got a job offer from a company that would pay me twice what I’m making now. I’m not sure what to do.
The Street: One-third of family business owners say they'd be willing to offer short- to medium-term equity to investors who are high-net-worth individuals, while half are willing to provide a more long-term stake. So how do these two sides get together?
Talking Small Biz: Startup hopes to bridge disconnect between how men's-focused American artisans sell their goods and how guys shop.
After 83 years repairing shoes, since he was recruited off a Camden sidewalk at age 11, James Spinelli, 94, is retiring this month and closing Quaker Shoe Repair in Haddonfield.
Talking Small Biz: The startup creates a central hub for data analytics, personalized skills-based matching and an engagement platform.
He had a hunch there was a market for monocles
Dennis Berry said to his three kids a few years ago: "Which one of you wants this?" By "this," the longtime West Chester resident meant a home-based business that was more like a hobby - one that his children and friends had regularly razzed him about.
Talking Small Biz: When Breyers closed its West Philly plant in 1995, Coleman and Ilene Poses were concerned. They founded their company 3 years later.
Talking Small Biz: Two Wharton juniors get ready to launch website to sell five shades of blue denim.
Talking Small Biz: The Conshohocken firm Think Brownstone is fast-growing, has a diverse client base, focuses on long-term relationships.
The Street: Here’s a look at how small businesses can offer more work-from-home benefits to employees, and why they shouldn’t be afraid to embrace the change.
The Street: Apple's value is now a staggering $676 billion, making it not only the world's biggest company but an economic force that dwarfs many countries' GDP. Here are ten things that Apple is worth more than. Some of them surprised us too.
In rejecting SugarHouse Casino's "impassioned argument" that the Philadelphia area cannot bear another casino, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board relied partially on SugarHouse's own performance.
NEW YORK (AP) - A former McDonald's worker acquitted of charges he placed shards of glass into a police officer's Big Mac nearly a decade ago has won a $437,000 settlement from the city after arguing the officer fabricated the story to win money by suing the fast food restaurant.
The Street: When misfit cars meet the end of their run, dealerships can't get them out the door quickly enough, and each year brings another deathwatch. Here are just five cars you won't be seeing again after we roll into 2015:
In the Region Comcast's CNBC adds analytics CNBC, part of Comcast Corp.-owned NBCUniversal, has invested in data-analytics firm Kensho, of Cambridge...
In a last-ditch effort to salvage the sale of the former Revel Casino Hotel in Atlantic City to Brookfield Asset Management for $110 million, Revel's bankruptcy attorney has scheduled a meeting Monday in New York to pursue negotiations.
A lawsuit filed this week in federal court in Philadelphia joins a series of class actions seeking to hold Japan's Takata Corp. and major automakers financially responsible for defective air-bag inflators that can send shrapnel flying with explosive force.
The Street: Research firm AppLovin Data Desk has noted that the iPhone 6 outsells the iPhone 6 Plus by about four to one. But in the Asia-Pacific region, more so than anywhere else in the world, the 6 Plus is more popular than the iPhone 6.
TRENTON - A decision is expected Friday on a lawsuit by the NCAA and professional sports leagues to block a New Jersey law that repeals a state ban on sports betting.
Couple has 170G mortgage at 3.5% with about 7 years left.