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President Obama: "It's Time for Us to Take Care of Business"

Wed, 2014-11-05 18:40

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Earlier this afternoon, President Obama addressed the White House press corps to discuss the midterm elections and his next steps forward.
"What stands out to me," he said, "is that the American people sent a message, one that they’ve sent for several elections now. They expect the people they elect to work as hard as they do. They expect us to focus on their ambitions and not ours. They want us to get the job done."
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Investing in Manufacturing Communities Partnership Launches Second Round of Competition

Wed, 2014-11-05 18:09

At the Investing in Manufacturing Communities Partnership Summit in Washington, D.C. last week, the Department of Commerce and 11 federal agencies with over $1.3 billion in economic development funding brought together more than 300 people from across the country to share best practices in building local competitiveness and to launch the second round of the Investing in Manufacturing Communities Partnership competition.

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What Kind of Business Insurance Do You Need?

Wed, 2014-11-05 00:00

Business insurance is one of those gray areas. Do you need it or don’t you, and, if so, what kind? For certain businesses – for example, amusement parks and health care related industries – it’s...

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Saluting our Veteran Entrepreneurs

Wed, 2014-11-05 00:00

This week, we celebrate America’s second-annual National Veterans Small Business Week by honoring our military heroes who continue to serve their country as civilian job creators.
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National Distance Learning Week November 10 – 14, 2014

Wed, 2014-11-05 00:00

In celebration of National Distance Learning Week, the Small Business Administration is promoting a 5-day crash course in Entrepreneurship Education. Each course offers lessons about small...

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What Kind of Business Insurance Do You Need?

Wed, 2014-11-05 00:00

Business insurance is one of those gray areas. Do you need it or don’t you, and, if so, what kind? For certain businesses – for example, amusement parks and health care related industries – it’s...

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Saluting our Veteran Entrepreneurs

Wed, 2014-11-05 00:00

This week, we celebrate America’s second-annual National Veterans Small Business Week by honoring our military heroes who continue to serve their country as civilian job creators.
Members...

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National Distance Learning Week November 10 – 14, 2014

Wed, 2014-11-05 00:00

In celebration of National Distance Learning Week, the Small Business Administration is promoting a 5-day crash course in Entrepreneurship Education. Each course offers lessons about small...

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You Asked and the First Lady Answered: Recap Her First Tumblr Q&A on Reach Higher

Tue, 2014-11-04 11:53

First Lady Michelle Obama took to Tumblr for the first time to answer your questions on education as part of her Reach Higher initiative, which aims to inspire every student to take charge of their future and complete their education past high school.
Yesterday, we posted her answers to your questions ranging from "what were some of your struggles as a first generation college student?" and "what do you believe is the most important thing to look for in a college or university?" to "how's Bo doing?"

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PAGE Entrepreneurs in Their Own Words – Alexa von Tobel

Tue, 2014-11-04 09:55

When she was graduating from college,
Alexa von Tobel realized she had received no guidance on personal finance. Her
personal experience inspired her to start a company when she was just 25, with
the hopes that she could make personal investing and budgeting approachable.
The online financial planning company LearnVest has now brought financial
planning to thousands of Americans, making it more accessible and affordable
than ever before.

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