Credit freeze or not, banks have to do a far better job of satisfying small-business customers, industry executives say.
As the credit freeze and the economic recession deepen, major lenders are making it harder for small businesses to secure loans even though they obtained money from the federal government last year trough the Troubled Assets Relief Program to do precisely that.
The number of business e-mail will most likely reach more than 6 billion gigabytes this year, which is double the amount of e-mail sent in 2005, according to IDC, the global market intelligence firm. How do you go about sorting through the endless messages?
Despite today’s economic hard times, Americans are still buying cars. Here’s our preview of 2009 models from brands that African-Americans favor most.
Many grandparents are eager to provide some financial assistance to their children’s children. Here are some ideas for how to do that most effectively.
The year 2008 was a perfect storm in the U.S. economy. Anything that could go wrong did. The world saw the results of years of bad habits that were allowed to continue unabated.
Blacks waiting for a liver transplant used to be more likely to die compared to whites. Now they have the same chance of getting a life-saving organ under a nationwide system that puts the sickest patients first, a new study found.
Kathleen Zelman, WebMD’s director of nutrition, and Linda Copp, a nutrition consultant in private practice, say the following crucial first steps need to be taken to transition to a healthier lifestyle:
Experts now agree that the U.S. economy is in recession and likely to remain so this year; and most of us are monitoring the health of our bank accounts and the security of our jobs. Few of us, however, are paying attention to how the state of our health impacts the economy and vice versa.
As the financial turmoil that erupted in the United States spreads around the globe, the already depressed U.S. auto industry and its counterparts in Europe, China and India are bracing for the worst.