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Published Friday Dec 18, 2020

Author Matthew J. Mowry

Percent increase in women-owned businesses nationwide between 2014 and 2019, climbing to nearly 13 million.
Source: 2019 State of Women-Owned Businesses Report, American Express


Corporate decision-makers who said if they could retrieve time they waste, they’d use it to enjoy a better work-life balance, compared to just 40% in 2019.
Source: Citizens Commercial Banking survey of 252 corporate decision-makers




The spike in NH women on the ballot in primary elections for county, state and federal offices between 2016 and 2020, rising to 407 during the September primary.
Source: Gender Matters, NH Women’s Foundation




$437 Million
Estimated dollars lost to elder fraud in NH in 2019. Just 1,085 reported cases resulted in $18.6 million in losses, though most elder fraud goes unreported.
Source: Comparitech aggregated data from multiple studies on elder fraud in every state



Did You Know?
In July, NH posted the lowest unemployment rate in New England at 8.1%, which also fell below the national average of 10.2%. The state’s unemployment rate hit a high of 17.1% in April, which was the highest in New England.
Source: NH Employment Security, Economic & Labor Market Information Bureau

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