Congressional gridlock already has stymied efforts to resurrect an
obscure but popular Small Business Administration loan program that
expired last year. The campaign looks still more daunting with the
federal government shut down.
October 1, 2013 marks the opening and implementation of the new
Affordable Care Act, dubbed Obamacare, in America's health care maze.
Both patients and health insurance companies alike are closely watching
this new series of laws and their impact on everyday health needs.
Capital One and the nonprofit organization Count Me In have teamed up to
create the Women Veteran Entrepreneur Corps (WVEC), a new mentorship
and training program that helps female veteran entrepreneurs start new
The buying power of African-Americans continues to grow, but advertisers
are missing the mark by passing over black-oriented media. That
is the conclusion of a Nielsen report, which shows that of the $75
billion spent last year in the U.S. on television, magazines, Internet
and radio advertising, less than 3 percent went to media focused on
As half a decade has passed, business schools have altered
syllabuses, added courses and amped up attention to ethics. But a
simmering debate continues over whether business schools have done
enough to mint future business leaders who won’t repeat mistakes that
led to the crisis.