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Bank Fees Are Bad For The Economy

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine New | Posted 02.21.2013 | Business

Bank fees are not just bad for consumers, they're bad for the economy. A growing number of Americans are unable to afford a bank account -- a situ...

How to Solve Personal Finance's Stay-at-Home Spouse Problem

Odysseas Papadimitriou | Posted 02.20.2013 | Business
Odysseas Papadimitriou

There are more than 16 million stay-at-home spouses in the United States, and they're currently in an unenviable position.

New Poll of Micro Businesses: Who They Are and What They Do for the Economy

John Arensmeyer | Posted 12.11.2012 | Small Business
John Arensmeyer

Despite being one of the most respected constituencies in the country, small businesses are a group that many people understand little about -- the very smallest ones, especially. Micro businesses are vital contributors to the economic recovery ahead.

Small Businesses Take DC

John Arensmeyer | Posted 11.18.2012 | Small Business
John Arensmeyer

As we move beyond the recession, it becomes increasingly apparent that our smallest businesses are the ones putting America back to work.

After Blocking Small Business Jobs Bill, Congress Must Do Something to Help Entrepreneurs

John Arensmeyer | Posted 09.15.2012 | Small Business
John Arensmeyer

Now that the Small Business Jobs and Tax Relief Act is off the table, Congress must get its act together and start putting policy before politics if they want small businesses to help fix our country's employment problem.

Latino Families' Fight for Banking Reform

Janet Murguía | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Janet Murguía

One of the most devastating consequences of today's economic turmoil is the large-scale loss of nearly a generation of wealth among Latino homeowners.