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Rate Your Preparedness: Insurance Coverages to Help Your Contracting Business Manage Financial Risk

(BPT) - A single day in construction can prompt just about every emotion — the pride of seeing a project near completion, the frustration of project delays and the anxiety that comes with …

The most congested freight corridors

Truck Parking Club used American Transportation Research Institute data to find the 10 most congested freight corridors in the U.S.

Small banks emerge as the top source for small business financing

Findbusinesses4sale used the Fed's Small Business Credit Survey data to compare approval rates among small business financing options.

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Small business growth made easy with AI

(BPT) - If your small business doesn’t have an online presence, you're getting in the way of your own success. According to a new survey by small business services platform GoDaddy, 89% of …

3 last-minute tax filing tips for small business owners

(BPT) - While tax filing can often be tedious and complicated as a salaried employee, the process can be even more difficult as an entrepreneur or small business owner. From getting all of the …

How a national shortage of truck parking impacts more than just truckers

Truck Parking Club used data from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to illustrate the dangers of dwindling truck parking in the U.S.

15 funding options to start a new small business

Lendio outlines 15 funding options to start a new small business.  

Small business industries that are itching to hire

Next Insurance used survey data from the National Federation of Independent Business to identify the top industries where small businesses are hiring.

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Janice Downing and Alicia Belton, The Coliseum, 2708 E. Lake St.
Minneapolis shines a light on partners creating new opportunities with city support
Signs of recovery can be seen all around the City of Minneapolis A new video series, Stories of Recovery , highlights some of the incredible rebuilding efforts happening in the city and the people …
Update on Hiawatha Golf Course
The MPRB began and supported several small but impactful projects at Hiawatha Golf Course while funding for a more comprehensive design effort was secured.   Osprey Trash Boom System …
The Calvary Lutheran Church congregation spills into the street to the upbeat music of Brass Solidarity on Sept.11, the last service Calvary will have there until renovation is complete to add deeply affordable housing units to 39th and Chicago. In the interim, Calvary will worship at Iglesia Luterana San Pablo/St. Paul’s Lutheran Church (2742 15th Ave.). (Photo by Jill Boogren)
Calvary church makes room for deeply affordable housing at 39th and Chicago
Sept. 11, 2022, marked the last day of service for a while at Calvary Lutheran Church (3901 Chicago Ave.). It looked a little different on this day, mostly celebratory, a little bittersweet, with …
This YardHome accessory dwelling unit (ADU) was installed in Morris Park with the help of Volunteers of America. It will provide permanent housing for veterans and their families formerly experiencing homelessness. (Photo submitted)
Volunteers of America partners with YardHomes on ADUs for homeless vets
Volunteers of America National Services announces a new partnership with YardHomes, a Minneapolis-St. Paul metro-focused Accessory Dwelling Unit specialist, to create innovative, permanent, …
Two years after a fire destroyed Uncle Edgar's Mystery Book Store and Uncle Hugo's Science Fiction Book Store at 2864 Chicago Ave., owner Don Blyly is reopening. He has purchased the former Glass Endeavors building at 31st and Minnehaha Ave., and will open in June. (Photo by Terry Faust)
Uncle's bookstore finds new home in Longfellow
The civil unrest following George Floyd’s murder in 2020 delivered a double blow to Don Blyly, the longtime owner of the Chicago Avenue business with the double name: Uncle Edgar’s …
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Which of 11 most common types of small business loans is right for you?

Lendio breaks down the 11 most common types of small business loans, how they work, and their pros and cons.

The 7 essential things you need when applying for a business loan

Lendio compiled a list of the seven loan requirements business owners need to know before filing a loan application.

The cost of these 5 construction materials grew the most in 2023

Machinery Partner used BLS data to identify the construction materials—including equipment—that saw the steepest price increases over the last year.

Keep Quality Employees With Quality Benefits

Keep Quality Employees With Quality Benefits

(NewsUSA) - Small business owners know that one of the secrets to success is hiring quality employees and keeping them. One of the best ways to keep your best employees happy is by offering a …

How Young Workers Can Optimize Employee Benefits

How Young Workers Can Optimize Employee Benefits

(NewsUSA) - Young adults who are new to the workforce have a lot to think about. But when it comes to compensation, there are many ways to make your salary and benefits work for you. Taking full …

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