Austin, Dallas, Houston Among Top Cities For Small Businesses, Says Report

A new report, which ranks cities based on their friendliness to small businesses, has placed three Texas cities--Austin, Dallas, and Houston--among the top 10 cities nationwide. According to WalletHub, Austin was number four in the nation, Dallas number eight, and Houston number nine in its ranking of cities, which used 11 key metrics to assess a city's friendliness toward employees and job seekers. WalletHub operates an online community focused on providing loan and banking rates and information on financial service providers.