Small Businesses, Big Problems Every business starts small. But more than ever, it's harder to turn small businesses into bigger companies that employ more people. In a country that desperately needs more jobs, this is a big problem.

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Credit Troubles Teach Entrepreneur Better Business

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Growing Pains Hurt Native American Food Company

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