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Congress approves Start Up crowdfunding bill; 22 Crowdfunding sites to apply to now

Today,  the Senate passed its version of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) act, which helps small start ups raise capital by supporting and authorizing crowdfunding, a process of raising money. Instead of seeking out angel investors or venture capitalists, crowdfunding enables individuals, collectives and startups to gather donations or microinvestments in their product, project […]

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School House Rock’s Bill explains how a Bill becomes a Law

I say in these times with everyone waiting on these various bills to get voted on and signed into law, it may be a good time to revisit one of my favorite School House Rock public service announcements.  ENJOY! Jeneba “JJ Ghatt”,is editor at Jenebapeaks.com, an online hub where she helps social media butterfly who empowers […]

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In Defense of the DREAM Act immigration Bill…

I defended the DREAM Act immigration in a post I did on the blog I write for the Washington Times called Politics of Raising Children where I dig into the political aspect of raising children in this very political city I live in, Washington DC.  Check out my post there when you get a chance. […]

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The latest Small Business Bill Broken Down

The Senate passed the Small Business  Lending Assistance and Tax Relief Bill this past Thursday. Democrats won a 61-38 vote to pass the legislation, joined by two Republicans.   The bill now needs to be approved by the House before going to President Obama’s desk for his signature. The bill, which becomes law on January 1, 2011 is […]

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President Obama on Small Business Bill (video)

In case you missed yesterday’s address where the President urged Congress to pass legislation that will help remove obstacles to small business after meeting with small business owners at the Tastee Sub Shop in Edison, NJ.  (July 28, 2010). I myself am getting pretty frustrated over the lack of help for small businesses. So many […]

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