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SBA Still Eager To Help Work-From-Home Entrepreneurs
in Economy, Finance, Home Based Business, Loans

SBA Still Eager To Help Work-From-Home Entrepreneurs

Half of all small businesses are home-based according to the SBA Office of Advocacy. But the SBA guaranteed fewer loans in FY2008, but only because of a “perfect storm” of tightened credit by commercial lenders, declining creditworthiness, and reduced demand for loans from small business borrowers uncertain about the future. SBA posted a record year in 2007 with nearly 100,000 loans approved, but that number...

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30 Oct 2008
in Work At Home

CompTIA Survey Quantifies Telework Benefits

Telecommuting Boosts Worker Productivity, CompTIA Survey Finds Cost savings, staff hiring and retention and improved employee health also cited as benefits Oakbrook Terrace, Ill., October 7, 2008 Companies that give their workers the option of telecommuting are benefitting from greater productivity, lower costs, more options for finding and retaining qualified staff, and improved employee health, according to a new survey released today by the Computing...

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21 Oct 2008
State Business Opportunity Laws Can Save Your Butt
in Cash Management, Find Work At Home, Freelance Jobs, Grants, Telework Legislation, Work At Home

State Business Opportunity Laws Can Save Your Butt

Twenty-six states have ‘business opportunity’ laws to protect you from those idiots that claim you can make thousands of dollars while you sleep. The laws prohibit the sale of business opportunities unless you’re given a pre-sale disclosure document that must be filed with a designated state agency. They typically cover every imaginable type of business opportunity that might be offered. If a business opportunity seller...

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19 Sep 2008
in Telecommuting Research

Telework Research Footnotes

Our Telework Savings Model shows Advantages of Telecommuting For the Community * • Reduces our foreign oil dependence – If the 40% of employees who could work from home did so half of the time (approximately the national average) it would reduce Gulf Oil dependence by almost 60% and save Americans $40 billion at the pumps Source: BLS Work at Home in 2004: “On average...

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