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Intuit: CT small-businesses employment crept up in Oct.

Connecticut small businesses with fewer than 20 employees grew their workforces by 0.8 percent in October, payroll services provider Intuit said.

NerdWallet: CT insurance, finance small businesses pay well

Connecticut finance and insurance businesses with fewer than 100 employees have some of the highest respective salaries in the country, according to a breakdown released this week by consumer finance...

CT's Sept. jobless rate at 6-year low

Connecticut gained 11,500 jobs in September, pushing the state's jobless rate down to 6.4 percent – the lowest in six years, the labor authorities say.

Study identifies CT's most concentrated profession

Connecticut houses the headquarters and operations of numerous insurance companies, so it may come as no surprise to hear that the state's most concentrated profession is closely related.

First Niagara launches private healthcare exchange

First Niagara Bank, which has an extensive Connecticut branch network, said it has launched a private health insurance exchange for Connecticut businesses.

WalletHub: CT not a great place for college grads

A recent analysis by consumer financial products website WalletHub found that Connecticut produces high levels of student debt relative to its economy and incomes.

$6.7M for Capital Workforce Partners

Hartford-based Capital Workforce Partners, which coordinates workforce programs for the state, will receive $6.7 million from the U.S. Department of Labor to help the long-term unemployed find work,...

Succession planning for construction companies

Frederick E. Hedberg and Cherie Rosemond |

When it comes to the construction industry, where so many businesses are either family owned or closely held, formal plans for a successor are a must, but can be a major challenge for...

Windsor Marketing emphasizes social responsibility

Kathryn M. Roy |

Windsor Marketing Group, an in-store shopper marketing agency that works with leading retailers throughout the U.S., doesn't make critical business decisions in a vacuum.

CT retiree income well below 45-64 age group

Connecticut’s retirement-aged residents earned a median income last year that was little more than half of what residents ages 45-64 took in, according to an analysis by Bankrate-owned mortgage...

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