In 2010 Carmen M. Reinhart and Kenneth S. Rogoff wrote a book entitled “This Time is Different: Eight Centuries of Financial Folly”. Writing on the heels of the Great Recession the book’s message was a simple one: no matter how different the latest financial crisis always appears, there are remarkable similarities with past experiences from other countries and from history.
PODCAST —In a little over a week Steve Caldeira will reach his first anniversary as president and CEO of the 51-year-old International Franchise Association. The IFA's mission is to protect, enhance and promote franchising through government lobbying, public relations and educational programs.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - President Barack Obama discussed the economy and the condition of small businesses in his first State of the Union address given to a joint session of Congress Wednesday night. “We cut taxes for small businesses,” he declared early on in his speech.