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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 $134 million corporate meeting center rising at Harrah's Resort Atlantic City is supposed to represent the city's less casino-centric future.
Bargain hunters are out in force today for the unofficial shopping holiday was known as Black Friday in Philadelphia long before the name was adopted by the rest of the nation about a quarter century ago.
Shoppers across the Philadelphia region packed malls and big-box stores on Black Friday, battling for parking spots and discount goods.
Shoppers in the Philadelphia region are geared up to increase spending on gifts during the holiday season, according to Deloitte L.L.P.'s 29th annual holiday shopping survey.
CHESTER COUNTY Downingtown ready for Small Business Saturday DOWNINGTOWN If you're looking to support some local businesses after Black Friday, head to Downingtown on Saturday.
Longtime renters seek guidelines to follow to protect themselves.
MCDONALD, Pa. (AP) - A couple who say their water was contaminated by natural gas drilling and leaks from a drilling wastewater pond near their property have sued oil and gas company Range Resources.
GOBankingRates: At just 23 years old, Lawrence has been thrifty and realistic right from the start, making her a good role model for young people who haven’t developed good money habits yet.
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) - Argentina's tax agency says the country's top cable TV operator, a former professional soccer player and a lawmaker are among the owners of some 4,000 secret Swiss bank accounts used to evade taxes.
New items enter play hall of fame
ROCHESTER, N.Y. - Before the holiday wish lists and mad buying rush each year comes a dose of nostalgia with the National Toy Hall of Fame's annual picks for enshrinement.