Survey Shows Small Business Feeling A Little Stronger Now

November 14, 2014

(Undated)  --  A new survey of small businesses finds that most believe the economy is improving, even if the improvement is slow.  Kathy Bromage with The Hartford, which did the survey, says there's a continued lack of consumer demand.  That's why only about one-third of small businesses have added staff in the past year.  Still though, 77-percent felt the U.S. economy is improving.  That's up from 70-percent a year ago.  Small businesses also reported having less trouble getting business loans, but the survey found few asking for them.

Please reload