Did you know women own 30% of all businesses, 90% of which are small businesses? October was designated as National Women's Small Business Month to increase the resources and awareness for women in small business.
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It's National Women's Small Business Month - Small Business Patch is celebrating women entrepreneurs and business owners all month. Check out some stats about how women-owned businesses are driving the economy.
Tips for Buying Individual Health Insurance - A Small Business Patch community member shares his expertise on buying individual health insurance and what you need to know about the Affordable Care Act.
New $100 Bill in Circulation - Let your employees know about this new bill on the block, so they recognize it when customers pay with it!
Thoughts from a Master - Richard Branson, legendary Virgin Group CEO, shares his thoughts on small business innovation.
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