Today is Small Business Saturday. American Express is offering this event for its cardmembers nationwide on Nov. 27. Use your American Express card at a local small business today and American Express will give you a $25 statement credit. Enroll your card here to get the offer: https://enroll.amexnetwork.com/US/sbs/?extlink=em-open-2010sbs-open
Amex offers the following reasons to support local small businesses:
1. For every $100.00 spent at a local small business, $68.00 returns to the community.
2. Small businesses employ half of all private sector employees.
3. Small businesses represent 99.7% of all employer firms.
4. For every year over the last decade, 60-80% of all new jobs were generated by small businesses.