Carlsbad Current-Argus Carlsbad pursues ‘age-friendly’ status despite low state rankingCarlsbad Current-ArgusDonald Dayton spent decades in the National Park Service, serving as superintendent of Carlsbad Caverns and Guadalupe Mountains national parks. His work took him from Carlsbad, to Salt Flat, Texas and then to Santa Fe when Dayton was named... Read more
CNN International A Trump Gas Tax? These 5 States Already Pay PlentyMotley FoolWith income tax cuts having added to the federal deficit, the infrastructure proposal already seeks to have state and local governments shoulder the bulk of the cost of improvements to highways and other projects. Adding a gasoline... Read more
PYMNTS.com For Community Banks, Big Business From Small Business Credit CardsPYMNTS.comOnly 3 percent of them, however, have their credit cards with those community banks. In an interview with PYMNTS, ICBA Bancard president and CEO Tina Giorgio said community banks should proactively offer cards to those clients, as community banks... Read more
CNNMoney ‘Main Street is roaring’: Wages are rising, survey saysCNNMoneySmall business owners across the United States say this is the best time in decades to expand. Nearly a third of Main Street businesses say it’s a good time to expand, the highest since the National Federation of Independent Business... Read more
U.S. News & World Report Wisconsin Supreme Court Primary Will Leave Just 2U.S. News & World ReportBurns is also endorsed by liberal U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan, who represents the Madison area in Congress, as well as former U.S. Reps. David Obey and Steve Kagen. Dallet has endorsements from more... Read more
Swachh Bharat Mission is a movement to change people’s behaviourEconomic Times (blog)It was only after the Vajpayee government launched a Total Sanitation Campaign in 1999 the matter gained importance, but it was a sad commentary on the state of affairs when a UPA minister deplored at an UN meeting... Read more
Vanguard N550bn export facilities: NEXIM invites SMEs in South-East, Delta states to access fundsVanguardThe representative of Enugu State Governor and Special Assistant on SME Development, Anayo Agu, noted that the programme has come at the right time. “The opening of NEXIM Bank Regional Office for the Southeast and Delta... Read more
Patriot National Bancorp (PNBK) to Acquire SBA Business Lending Unit of Hana FinancialStreetInsider.comIn 2017, Patriot became an approved SBA lender, with the intention to invest in and make SBA a significant product line. The acquired expertise and critical mass of Hana SBL accelerates Patriot’s strategic plans, while simultaneously diversifying... Read more
The Slovak Spectator How Facebook spread the dangerous hoax on vaccinationThe Slovak SpectatorThe US conspiracy website Yournewswire.com started spreading this piece of news, which got 60,000 Likes on Facebook in just a few days, shortly after Facebook founder, Mark Zuckerberg, announced he will improve the way information is presented... Read more
Trends in business lending: What’s in store for 2018?Northern Nevada Business WeeklyWhen small business owners from throughout Nevada were asked if they were planning to apply for a loan, credit line or other type of financing over the next 12 months, nearly one-third of the respondents said “yes,” with... Read more