Here is this week’s news round-up for home business, micro business, sole-traders, freelancers, self-employed and any one who is interested in small business news from the United States:
- SBA taps local Hispanic chamber leader: Ana Recio Harvey will resign as president of the Greater Washington Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Friday to take a new job at the Small Business Administration.
- Tornado-hit countries eligible for disaster aid: Small businesses in six counties may be eligible for disaster aid after the tornadoes that hit Tennessee earlier this month.
- Airware inks deal with drug stores to quiet snorers:A Scottsdale entrepreneur is using his invention to help husbands and wives sleep a little easier at night.
- Support for small business is key: Support for Ohio’s small businesses will help the state overcome an economic downturn that has affected Ohio and the nation, said Lt. Gov. Lee Fisher at an awards luncheon for new small business owners Wednesday.
- Option ARM Loans Turn into Nightmares: “Flexible” loans for small business owners now threaten them with bankruptcy and home foreclosure at the same time
- U.S. Small Business Administration to hold consultations with Salinas businesses: The U. S. Small Business Administration will meet with small business entrepreneurs on May 19 at the Salinas Valley Chamber of Commerce to provide information on how the SBA and its many resource partners can help with growth and development.
- A Label of Pride That Pays: An enduring appetite for products from high-end craft-based manufacturers in America.
As always this list is not exhaustive, but I hope it will give you a little overview. — ST.