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Obama Administration Faces Court Battle Over Contracting Data

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

On Tuesday, March 30, the American Small Business League (ASBL) filed a motion for a preliminary injunction in United States District Court, Northern ...

The F Word: Step Toward Justice for Jamie Leigh Jones

Laura Flanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laura Flanders

Score one for Senator Al Franken. Thanks to him, Jamie Leigh Jones, a former KBR employee who alleges she was gang raped by her coworkers will get her...

How to Hire a Marketing, PR, or Internet Consultant

Arielle Ford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Arielle Ford

When you start any relationship with clarity and communication you stand a much better chance of getting successful results with a seamless process.

Buying a Franchise: 5 Things You Need to Know

The Huffington Post/AOL Small Business | Darren Dahl | Posted 08.09.2011 | Small Business

When it comes to starting your own business, many entrepreneurs decide they would rather not reinvent the wheel. Why build a business from scratch whe...

Ethics Panel Clears Seven Lawmakers In Probe Of Contracts For Campaign Donors

Washington Post | Paul Kane and Carol D. Leonnig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The ethics committee decided to clear Visclosky even though the Office of Congressional Ethics, which conducts preliminary reviews, found probable cau...

Only 10% Read Contract Before Signing; Remainder Aren't Smarter Than a 7th Grader

Jim Thomas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Jim Thomas

Folks who sign before fully understanding, or sometimes even reading, a legal document never cease to amaze and keep armies of trial lawyers in business

There's No Business Like Loan Business

Lita Smith-Mines | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lita Smith-Mines

There's a middle ground to be found in letting judges consider facts and circumstances before depriving homeowners of the roofs over their heads.

Protecting Your Art with Paper: Invoices and Art Consignment Forms (VIDEO)

Jonathan Melber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jonathan Melber

In this video, I explain two important ways to keep track of your art and minimize misunderstandings whenever you sell or consign your work.

Sam Stein

William Lynn, Obama's First Ethics Exception, Causing Massive Headaches | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

With reporting by Stuart Whatley The nomination of William Lynn as Deputy Secretary of Defense has placed Barack Obama under the burn of political he...

Rewriting Contracts Now Seen As Acceptable

New York Times | MARY WILLIAMS WALSH and JONATHAN GLATER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Contracts everywhere are under assault. The depth of the recession and the use of taxpayer dollars to bail out companies have made it politically a...

The Best of Intentions, the Worst of Explanations: Fixing the Bill Lynn Blunder

John Neffinger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Neffinger

Bill Lynn may be the best person for the job despite his lobbying, but all those good intentions have now collided head-on in the new administration's first misstep.

SBA Goes After Its Harshest Critic

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

The American Small Business League (ASBL) has uncovered an extensive campaign by the Small Business Administration (SBA) to impugn the organization's ...

How Too Many Legal Contracts Are Costing Business

Charles H. Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Charles H. Green

What do work-for-hire contracts, email disclaimers and spam have in common? They are all getting ubiquitous, annoying -- and ineffective.