Small Business Grants From $5K to $50K Available Now Nationwide

As a small business owner funding is an ever-present challenge. With that in mind, public, private, and nonprofit organizations are always looking to provide help by addressing issues of small businesses face. From grants to revolving loans, and tax credits, there are many options small business owners can take advantage of. The key is finding the best solution that will fit your particular set of challenges and applying accordingly to have a better chance of getting these funds.

In addition to grants, this week there are tax credits and revolving loans that are available across the country. So, take a look at what is available and apply to the grants you qualify for.

With grants starting at $5,000 and going all the way up to $50,000, communities across the US are offering financial help to small businesses. This includes everything from Strategic Initiatives Community Grant program to new brick-and-mortar business

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8th property insurance company pauses new business in Florida

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — Another property insurance company announced Thursday it will be pausing new business in Florida “until further notice” amid the state’s ongoing homeowners insurance crisis.

According to a news release obtained by 8 On Your Side Investigative Reporter Mahsa Saeidi, American Traditions Insurance Company will temporarily stop taking new business starting next week. The pause impacts homeowners insurance policies, condo unit owners policies and dwelling policies often used by landlords.

In the release, the company noted that the changes are being made “in order to manage our exposure and remain consistent with our growth projections.”

The changes made to business are effective immediately, according to American Traditions. However, the company said it would honor any eligible quotes that were previously saved through the end of business day Aug. 5.

American Traditions is just the latest of

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The Week in Business: Amazon’s Latest Acquisition

It is theoretically possible to go through a day patronizing only Amazon-owned companies: You might buy groceries at Whole Foods, listen to a book on Audible on your commute, check your Goodreads account and then, of course, visit Amazon.com. Now, the e-commerce giant is making a new push into health care. Amazon announced on Thursday that it had reached a $3.9 billion deal to buy One Medical, a network of primary care clinics, as part of its quest to become a major player in the industry. The deal is the first acquisition under Andy Jassy, ​​who became chief executive a year ago after Jeff Bezos stepped down. Mr. Jassy’s approach to the role has been much different from his predecessor’s, but on this decision, he hasn’t diverged too drastically from Mr. Bezos. One Medical is not the first health-care-related company Amazon

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Elon Musk Wants to Conquer a New Business

On the 54th anniversary of the first manned landing on the moon, Elon Musk’s SpaceX and Mattel plans announced to conquer a new universe…toys.

The companies offered few details of their plans or products, which leaves open the possibility that one of the items could be an action figure of the world’s richest man.

It was probably only a matter of time before toy SpaceX rockets and space stations hit the toy store shelves. There is, after all, a Tesla (TSLA) – Get Tesla Inc. Report kids cyberquad selling for $1,900.

Toy producer Mattel (MAT) – Get Mattel Inc. Report announced that it has inked a multiyear deal with Elon Musk’s SpaceX. The very brief press release says that a line of toys and collectibles is to be released under Mattel’s Matchbox brand in 2023 but stays silent on precise timelines, product details and prices.

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3M will spin off its health-care business into a new public company

3M announced Tuesday it will spin off its health-care business into a separate publicly traded company.

The new business will focus on wound and oral care, health-care IT and biopharma filtration, the material science company said in a release. That includes products like its bandages, skin adhesives, oral aligners, air purifiers and optical lenses.

The company’s health-care products also include the Bair Hugger surgical warming system, which is currently the subject of nearly 6,000 lawsuits. 3M maintains that the product has no relation to surgical-site infections.

3M health-care products recorded more than $8 billion in sales in 2021. The transaction is expected to be completed by the end of next year, and 3M will maintain a 19.9% ​​stake in the new company.

The announcement comes as 3M said its second-quarter revenue fell nearly 3% to $8.7 billion. Net income dropped to $78 million from $1.5 billion a year

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