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Small Business Communities Found to be "Healthier, Wealthier, and Wiser"!

Posted July 20th, 2012

In a recent article published by the Institute for Local Self-Reliance (ILSR) a study was conducted to determine over all community success between areas where small businesses are the norm compared to areas where large corporations are dominate. The study conducted by the Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society found that communities comprised of mainly small businesses and small business owners were healthier, wealthier, and wiser overall. In these small business communities citizens were found to have lower health risks, increased problem solving abilities, and higher community engagement. For the full article check out the ILSR website here.