Articles by Pete Daly

Expensive beef, less boozing, beautiful barns

A food service veteran deals with continuous change in the wedding reception business.

August 15, 2014

Money for everything from farms to factories — and libraries

USDA Rural Development loans help growers with a variety of programs.

August 15, 2014

Flush with cash and eager to lend

One banker says some banks may even be getting a bit reckless again.

August 8, 2014

Office furniture industry continues to improve

Analyst predicts 2014 will be the best year in a decade.

August 8, 2014

Economic growth should spur lending

Bank executive sees loan demand rise as companies use up post-recession cash.

August 8, 2014

Old barns are good business

A number of Michigan companies are restoring and recycling old barns.

August 1, 2014

Inside Track: Keeping aspiring entrepreneurs on track

Linda Johnson Otterbridge’s Hook a Sista Up organization provides support and teaches accountability.

August 1, 2014