The Reverend Jesse Jackson has been making big strides in his
continued fight for equality for African Americans in the technology
innovation space. And this week, he did just that at his 18th Annual Rainbow
PUSH Wall Street Project Economic Summit: “Where Wall Street, Main Street & Silicon Valley Converge."
With the cost of providing health insurance benefits on the rise, many
small business owners are finding it difficult to provide adequate
coverage for their employees. Some small business owners only have the
ability to offer insurance with high deductibles while others have
resorted to sending employees to exchanges to purchase their own
If starting a new business was your New Year's resolution, then 2015 may
be your year. Optimism among small business owners reached 98.1 percent
in December 2014. This was the highest it had been since February 2007.
Experts have stated there are a number of reasons small business owners
are feeling more optimistic, including tax incentives, access to cash
and low fuel costs.