Inflation Remains a Top Concern for Small Business Owners

The NFIB Small Business Optimism Index saw its highest reading of the year in May, reaching 90.5, a 0.8-point increase from April. Despite this rise, it remains the 29th consecutive month below the historical average of 98. The Uncertainty...

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Construction Company Project Manager Convicted of Tax Conspiracy

Jason Pecoy, a project manager at Kent Pecoy and Sons Construction Inc., was convicted by a federal jury in Massachusetts for conspiring to defraud the United States. The case involved Pecoy, his father, Kent Pecoy, and Kevin Kennedy, who...

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IRS Reminder: June 17 Estimated Tax Payment Deadline Approaching

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has issued a reminder for taxpayers whose income isn’t subject to withholding. The deadline for the second-quarter estimated tax payment is approaching fast on June 17. Meeting this deadline is important to avoid falling...

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Apple Unveils Apple Intelligence with ChatGPT Integration at WWDC

Apple has announced a new development at its annual Worldwide Developers Conference: the launch of Apple Intelligence. This AI model, integrated into Apple products like iPhones and MacBooks, marks a significant step for the tech giant. The introduction of...

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Cozy Entrepreneurship is the Latest Trend in Anti-Hustle Culture

For years, the narrative surrounding entrepreneurship has been about hustling and doing whatever it takes to reach your goals. However, some business owners are now pushing back on that idea, launching a new trend known as soft or cozy...

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Pennsylvania SBA Disaster Loan Deadline for Flood Damage Approaching

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is urging businesses and most private nonprofit organizations in Pennsylvania to apply for economic damage assistance due to the flash flooding and severe storms that hit Berks County on July 9, 2023. The...

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Wix Unveils AI-Powered Mobile App Builder for Custom Native Apps

Wix.com Ltd. has announced the launch of AI-powered creation capabilities for its mobile app builder. This new feature allows users to create professional native mobile applications for iOS and Android without needing to write any code. By leveraging a...

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Less Than a Quarter of Small Businesses Offer 401(k) Plans to Employees

Less than a quarter of small businesses currently offer 401(k) plans for employees, according to a recent survey. And this low rate may be largely due to incorrect assumptions. The survey, which was commissioned by 401(k) provider ShareBuilder 401k, found...

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Alibaba Looking to Attract Small Businesses in U.S. and Europe with New Offering

Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba is trying to attract small businesses in the U.S. and Europe with a new offering called Alibaba Guaranteed. This service provides buyers on the global B2B platform Alibaba.com with guarantees on delivery, payments, and settling...

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New Service Helping to Combat Epidemic of Loneliness

The U.S. Surgeon General has warned that Americans are facing an “epidemic of loneliness and isolation,” due to lack of in-person social connection. Technology has certainly played a role in creating this isolation. But one new startup is looking...

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