Archive for the ‘Economic News’ Category

Intuit Press Room: Small Business Employment Index Shows Slow Job Growth

September 8, 2010

August 30, 2010 – Intuit Small Business Employment Index Shows Job Growth But at Slower Rate Than Earlier in Year

26,000 Jobs Added in August; Wages and Hours Worked Remained Steady

According to the INTUIT PRESS ROOM, “small business employment grew slightly in August, but at a declining rate compared to healthy gains made in January through April. While job growth slowed, hours worked and compensation per employee remained steady.”

“‘Small business employment grew slightly across many parts of the country,’ said Cameron Schmidt, vice president of Intuit’s Employee Management Solutions division. ‘In states where the Index includes more than 1,000 small firms, New York and Virginia saw the greatest growth, while New Jersey saw the greatest decline in employment.'”


There Is No Economic Recovery – Only Transition |

September 1, 2010

After the last few years of economic struggles in America it is essential that as a country and as communities we keep a positive perspective and work together to make America economically string and stable.

Here is a great article by contributing author for, Barry Ferguson. He asks us to take a fresh look at the fundamental shift the nation is making and to keep moving forward during this transition.

There Is No Economic Recovery – Only Transition | FINANCIAL SENSE.

Should companies start hiring again? Check out this economic debate.

August 4, 2010

Click on the link to watch an excellent video discussion Time to Start Hiring? –

Hire a Bookkeeper to Track Your Business Finances and Let the Numbers Help You Choose Whether Now is the Right Time to Hire New Employees – SHOULD YOU HIRE NOW? – Find Out What the Experts are Saying on

Wed. Aug. 4 2010

Discussing whether companies should start hiring, with Michael Farr, Farr, Miller & Washington and Bob Auer, Auer Growth Fund.