I thought this article in Bloomberg’s Business week was a great example of what some of our Federal Stimulus dollars did for small business. While I didn’t support the bail-outs and still think it was a bad idea to put our country further in debt–here is some testimonials of how some used it to put other back to work.
As you can imagine, this is a huge cost to Metro and local governments. I often talk about government regulating business too much, and preventing the private sector from moving forward in a speedy and productive manner. The work card issue is a great example of big government trying to inject itself into the lives of businesses and workers.
I’m often amazed when I find out what some of my clients spend on cell phone costs. Finding ways to cut costs in these economic times can be the difference between a business staying afloat or going under. I came across this article in U.S. News & World Report and thought they had some great suggestions!