American Fact Finder - U.S. population, housing, economic, and geographic data
Annual Reports.com - An excellent source for thousands of free annual reports on public companies
Better Business Bureau - A group of private, nonprofit organizations that collect and report information to help consumers make informed decisions when dealing with businesses or charities. In addition, the BBB issues reports on products, services, and general business topics to promote educated comparison shopping by consumers and businesses alike.
Bizjournals.com - Features continually updated national news, business stories, industry specific news and advice columns. This business site has a searchable archive containing over 1 million business articles dating back to 1996.
Bureau of Labor Statistics - The Bureau of Labor Statistics is the principal fact-finding agency for the Federal Government in the broad field of labor economics and statistics.
Business.gov - The official business link of the U.S. government
BusinessPlans.org - Includes a library of sample business plans, guidelines for writing mission statements, creating cash flow statements, glossary of business terms and links to web resources. Offers free business software and a directory listing both manufacturing associations and financial networks.
Economic Indicators - U.S. economic information on prices, wages, production, business activity, purchasing power, credit, money and Federal finance
EDGAR Database of Online Corporate Financial Information - All companies, foreign and domestic, must file registration statements, periodic reports, and other forms through EDGAR.
Entrepreneur - Online and print small business publication with information to help start, grow or manage a small business.
Federal Reserve Bulletin - Reports on recent developments at the Federal Reserve: the central bank of the United States.
Occupational Outlook Handbook - Describes training and education needed, earnings, expected job prospects, what workers do on the job, and working conditions for hundreds of jobs
SEC - The Securities and Exchange Commission administers and enforces the securities laws of the United States including issuing rules and releases regulating financial reporting of public companies.
Statistical Abstract of the United States - The authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States.
U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis - U.S. statistics and analysis on national, international, regional, & industry accounts
U.S. Census Bureau - Serves as the leading source of quality data about the United States people and economy
U.S. Small Business Administration- An independent agency of the Federal Government created to aid, counsel, assist and protect the interests of small business concerns.