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Artists Have a Variety of Funding Sources

Daniel Grant | Posted 05.16.2015 | Arts
Daniel Grant

Art is expensive to buy, but it also may be costly to make. Artists make objects that they hope others will appreciate enough to purchase, and sometimes the making of those artworks can run into the thousands of dollars.

Kathleen Miles

PHOTOS: An End To LA Unemployment?

HuffingtonPost.com | Kathleen Miles | Posted 08.20.2012 | Los Angeles

A small-loans nonprofit that lifted thousands out of poverty in Tanzania, Bolivia and Uganda has now set its sights on reducing record-high unemployme...

In Today's Economy, a Good Credit Score May Be a Business Owner's Most Important Asset

Elaine Edgcomb | Posted 11.28.2011 | Business
Elaine Edgcomb

Given the uncertain economic outlook and the continued decline of once dependable assets like a home, a good credit score might just be the most important asset to acquire and protect.

Budget Cuts Threaten America's Smallest Businesses

Elaine Edgcomb | Posted 05.29.2011 | Business
Elaine Edgcomb

Budget cuts can have a very real effect on our nation's smallest businesses and the organization's that serve them.

How much debt is too much? Microlenders want to know.

Elisabeth Rhyne | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Elisabeth Rhyne

When does a borrower cross the line from leveraged into losing it? Every borrower wants to avoid sliding into debt stress. Lenders, too, have a stake ...

U.S. Small Businesses Turn To Microlenders For Funding

washingtonpost.com | Ylan Q. Mui | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

When Ryan Fochler couldn't get a bank loan to start his dog-walking business, Ylan Q. Mui writes, he tried a less conventional source for start-up fun...