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Reducing the National Debt While Keeping Small Businesses Top of Mind (Huffington Post)

By Kristie Arslan

As we approach the Thanksgiving holiday season, the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction approaches a looming deadline: by November 23rd, the super committee must provide recommendations to Congress on how to reduce the federal debt by $1.5 trillion. In an open letter, the 22-million self-employed and micro-businesses asked to be kept in mind as the super committee determines which cuts will be made to reduce the debt.

Small business owners and the self-employed appreciate the importance of the task at hand because they must keep their financial books balanced in order to maintain a successful business. Good financial habits are the key to operating a successful business. For those pursing self-employment, there are resources available to help develop and instill the financial habits necessary for getting a business up-and-running.

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