Kathryn Smith

Kathryn Smith is a writer, registered nurse and mompreneur with extensive experience in the healthcare, public policy and travel and tourism spheres. She grew up in Tokyo, Japan, where her first job as a sixteen-year-old was teaching English to homemakers and businessmen. She lives in Portland, Maine with her husband and son, Pascal.

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It’s National Women’s Small Business Month, Big Tech Heads to DC, DOL sets new OT rule

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Today, We Explore 401(k)s, Q4 and Buying Commercial Property

Welcome to the Small Business Run Down. Each day, we bring you stories that impact small business owners and their workforce.

ADA Lawsuits Go After Small Biz Sites, Beware of Grinches this Holiday Season

Welcome to the Small Business Run Down. Each day, we bring you stories that impact small business owners and their workforce.

The minimum wage debate, Maine looks to bolster SMB, and gun violence and safety in the workplace

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Remember to register to vote, plus Google launches undercover SMB PDX project

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How to Talk to Your Kids About College

What comes after high school can be both an exciting and scary time — taking the time to talk to your child about going to college will prepare everyone for that next step.

How the crackdown on vaping hurts small biz, driving down health care, bankruptcy costs

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Denver Eyeing Minimum Wage Increase, Future of Work, plus Contracting Ebola is not ADA Protected

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CA finalizes privacy act, high price of high-interest loans, and cyber attacks

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California changing rules of gig economy, ghosting on the first day of work, and holiday hiring has begun

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