RSS Feed businessrecord.com : Opinion http://www.businessrecord.com:80 A feed of current articles not set 2014-09-02T11:51:20.872736Z Guest Opinion: Making microfinance work in the United States Maria’s homemade cheese business flourishes with the infusion of a $1,500 loan. Silva, a former dry cleaning worker, is pursuing an ice cream vending venture. These are not stories of struggling microfinance clients in developing countries such as the Philippines or Peru. http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Opinion/Opinion/Article/Guest-Opinion-Making-microfinance-work-in-the-United-States/168/963/65109 Opinion The Elbert Files: Shotty's remarkable career Walt Shotwell, who died earlier this month at the age of 93, was an irreplaceable, uniquely Des Moines newsman.  http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Opinion/Opinion/Article/The-Elbert-Files-Shotty-s-remarkable-career/168/963/65110 Opinion