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In Record Numbers, Business Owners Say it's an Ideal Time to Expand


NEW YORK, NY (February 23, 2018) - Optimism is reaching new heights in the small business world, with 32% of business owners saying that now is a good time to expand - a higher number than all quarterly readings since 1973, according to a new survey by the National Federation of Independent Business.

29% of business owners plan to increase capital spending and 20% plan to hire employees, the survey reports.

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When Does a Lender Become a Loan Shark?

NEW YORK, NY (April 5, 2017) - At what point does a lender (good) become a loan shark (bad)? The question has exercised philosophers—and unhappy borrowers—from antiquity to the present.

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