Managing Small Business Finances: The Importance Of A Business Plan & Avoiding PitfallsInfinity Sauces Founder John Kessler shares financial tips for entrepreneurs getting started or trying to maintain a business.
The First Timer's Guide To Getting A Small Business LoanFundera Editor-In-Chief Meredith Wood lends some advice to small business business owners seeking credit for the first time.
3 Ways Improving Your Credit Can Benefit Your Small BusinessMany entrepreneurs should protect their personal credit score so their business can also reap similar credit benefits.
Minn. Lawmakers Aim To Strike Deal On Transportation Funding EarlyMinnesota lawmakers are gearing up to make a deal on funding road and bridge repairs.
Group Criticizes MN Lawmakers For Making No Progress On Transportation FundingOne thing that did not get done this year's Minnesota legislative session is a transportation bill. The failure to fund those fixes pushed a statewide coalition of more than 200 businesses and organizations to act.
Bird Flu Funding On Way To Dayton's DeskThe first slice of emergency funding for the state's response to a deadly bird flu outbreak is heading to Gov. Mark Dayton.
Rural Nursing Homes Hope To Stem Losses With Funding ChangeNursing homes in rural Minnesota are stretching limited state funds until it comes time to cut services or shut down entirely.
Gov. Dayton Dangles Road Projects To Be Built Under His PlanGov. Mark Dayton says his transportation funding proposal would result in 600 road-and-bridge improvement projects across the state.
Bill Would Have State Chip In For Employee Wellness ProgramsEmployers chipping in for their workers' gym memberships could get state funding under a new bill at the Legislature. A pair of Minnesota lawmakers wants to reimburse small- and medium-sized businesses $40 monthly for gym memberships they cover for employees.
Minnesota Transportation Group Pushes For Road MoneyA new coalition of over 130 businesses, labor unions and advocacy groups is pushing for a large infusion of state money for roads and transit. The group, Move MN, kicked off its effort Thursday. But any proposed transportation tax hikes will face a difficult environment when lawmakers return at the end of February.
Gov. Dayton Pitches $1 Billion Bonding BillGov. Mark Dayton is pitching almost $1 billion in bonds for the state to take on to fund improvements in areas like higher education and infrastructure in Minnesota. Dayton introduced his proposal for a $986 million bonding bill for the state in the 2014 budget Wednesday.
MNsure Looking At Possible Funding Shortfalls Leaders of Minnesota's health exchange said Thursday that they might need additional funding if insurance premiums stay low, enrollment lags below expectations and continues to tip toward public rather than private insurance programs.