Entries by LuAnn Irby

Women Owned Business Statistics

National Association of Women Business Owners   More than 9.1 million firms are owned by women, employing nearly 7.9 million people, and generating $1.4 trillion in sales as of 2014. Women-owned firms (50% or more) account for 30% of all privately held firms and contribute 14% of employment and 11% of revenues. Over the past seven years, the […]

Women Veterans and Military Spouses Get Financial Support Program

Category: Society & Politics Written by Women In Business & Industry Foundations Launch Financial Literacy Support Program for Women Veterans and Military Spouses During Financial Literacy Month ( Washington, DC ) – Alliant Credit Union Foundation and Business and Professional Women’s Foundation are partnering to provide free financial education, counseling, and tools for the rapidly growing community of women veterans and military/veteran spouses served […]