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Before You Export: 5 Tips for Gathering Market Intel

Wed, 2015-04-15 00:00

Did you know that more than 95 percent of the world’s consumers live outside the United...

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This Friday: Tech Meetup at the White House

Tue, 2015-04-14 16:55

On Friday, April 17, the White House will host local leaders from all across our “Innovation Nation” at the first-ever White House Tech Meetup.

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Join the Conversation: President Obama’s Town Hall with BlogHer and SheKnows

Tue, 2015-04-14 16:41

President Barack Obama places an order with the waitress during a lunch with Sen. Barbara Mikulski, D-Md., Amanda Rothschild, Mary Stein and Morvika "Vika" Jordan to discuss balancing family and jobs, at Charmington’s Café in North Baltimore, Md., Jan. 15, 2015.

(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

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Five Facts About the Gender Pay Gap:

Tue, 2015-04-14 15:56

Over the past century, American women have made tremendous strides in increasing their labor market experience and their skills. On Equal Pay Day, however, we focus on a stubborn and troubling fact: Despite women’s gains, a large gender pay gap still exists. In 2013, the median woman working full-time all year earned 78 percent of what the median man working full-time all year earned. A new issue brief from the Council of Economic Advisers examines what we know about the pay gap.

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Today’s Important Step to Strengthen Retirement Security

Tue, 2015-04-14 15:46

Ed. note: This is cross-posted on the U.S. Department of Labor's blog. See the original post here.

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Spring has sprung: Entrepreneurs pitch their ideas at two DC events this past weekend

Tue, 2015-04-14 00:00

During this past weekend Nate Yohannes, my Senior Advisor, and I did the startup pitching rounds in our nation's capital.

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Celebrating Earth Day with the SBA

Tue, 2015-04-14 00:00

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has taken a dual approach to sustainability this Earth Day. The SBA is leading by example by reducing the environmental impact of our own operations...

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3 Main Points Before You Establish Credit for Your Business

Tue, 2015-04-14 00:00

There are various factors to consider when deciding to use credit for your business. The most crucial and overlooked component is can you afford to use it? Every business’s credit needs are...

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In Photos: The President’s Trip to Jamaica and Panama

Mon, 2015-04-13 18:32

President Obama headed to Kingston, Jamaica for a town hall with the Young Leaders of the Americas. He went on to Panama City for the seventh Summit of the Americas. Check out the visit in photos:
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