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Women Owned Businesses are Growing at an Impressive Rate

Findings of The second annual State of Women-Owned Businesses Report, a study commissioned by American Express OPEN, indicated that the number of women-owned businesses in the country as of 2012 is estimated to be more than 8.3 million. These businesses generate revenues of nearly $1.3 trillion and employ a total of 7.7 million people. These […]

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Wise Tips for Women in Business

When the worldwide recession hit, it struck everyone. Every person in the business world felt the decline in the demand for their products. A lot of small scale businesses were forced to shut down, having been unable to deal with the decline in sales. But recent studies show that women-operated businesses that were able to […]

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Women Entrepreneurs Worldwide Continue to Rise

In the 2011 Global Report of the Global Entrepreneur Monitor, more than 160 million women launched and operated their own businesses. This is almost half of the estimated 400 million entrepreneurs that have started businesses worldwide. Interestingly only eight out of 54 countries have showed equal participation rates between men and women entrepreneurs. These countries […]

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Even in Finance Men are from Mars and Women are from Venus

Men and women are different in a lot of ways. The question is, are female advisers different from male advisers and which one can help you make better financial decisions? Recent studies have shown that female investors are better than male investors. According to the studies, women are better investors because they are more patient […]

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Removing Gender Bias in the Financial Lending Industry

Women have been discriminated against in the business loan industry for as far back as one can remember. There are many reasons gender bias exists even though it would technically be illegal under fair lending laws to deny business financing based on one’s gender. Many private lending companies have been taking the first step in […]

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Women in Business: A Dark Horse in the Coming Election

While more women in the work place are slowly making their way to the top, some women are deciding to follow a different path. As we move into the 21st century, more and more women are deciding to take their careers into their own hands by opening their own small businesses. This has become an […]

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Promoting Women Leadership in Business

Yesterday Business Leaders got together at Bentley University’s Center for Women to discuss the challenging task of advancing women in business. The Center hosts its annual forum where the overall theme is “Moving from Conversation to Action.” The core of the groups challenge is overcoming the disparity between men and women in leadership positions in […]

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Private Lending Supplies More Business Loans For Women

As many women now stand at the forefront of many businesses today, the potential of women entrepreneurs is now recognized and given high regards. While many women are proving themselves in the corporate world, those female leaders are changing the way business is done. Many women today are successful entrepreneurs and as lending institutions start […]

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