Small Business Owners Feeling Optimism.

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We read recently that an April survey of small business owners revealed the highest level of optimism about the economy in six months.

The National Federation of Independent Business reported that its Small Business Optimism Index rose 2.6 points to 92.1 for April, the highest reading since October. Looking deeper into the data, approximately half the gain stems from the anticipation of better business conditions over the next six months. Small business owners were also were more optimistic about creating jobs and about sales.

Optimism is a good thing … a necessary foundation for business growth. We hope you’re business is seeing positive Key Performance Indicators as we head into the summer months.