Marc Prosser

Investopedia writers come from a wide variety of financial backgrounds. If your investing prowess and passion for finance is matched only by your exceptional writing abilities, we'd like to meet you. Apply now to become a writer for Investopedia and help educate the world about finance.
  1. Credit, Loans & Mortgages

    Big Lie: Never Use Credit Cards For Your Business

    We give you 4 reasons to consider using a credit card instead of a business loan to fund your business, and how to be smart ...
  2. Small Business

    3 Business VoIP Providers With Great Mobile Apps

    There are mobile apps which cater to the needs of you and your business if your business activities involve moving around, ...
  3. Small Business

    5 Ways To Raise Your Business Credit Score

    Making a business eligible for loans/credit cards at the best possible rates requires crafting an excellent credit profile ...
  4. Financial Analysis

    How Much Would Buying A Local Restaurant Cost?

    Here are key factors to consider, and helpful formulas to use, to assess how much a local restaurant would likely be sold ...
  5. Taxes

    5 Tax Breaks Overlooked By Small Business Owners

    If you're a small business owner, note these potential tax deductibles so that you don't pay taxes that could have been extra ...
  6. Entrepreneurship

    Key Traits & Motivations That Characterize Entrepreneurs

    There are key traits and motivations that characterize an entrepreneur; these aren't necessarily genetic, but can be acquired ...
  7. Entrepreneurship

    Top 5 Ways To Finance Your Business Start-up

    There are alternative ways to fund your business start-up when it is not possible to secure a bank loan, but consider the ...
  8. Credit, Loans & Mortgages

    Can You Earn 8% Investing In P2P Loans?

    The available data seems to indicate that P2P loans, although risky, promise great payoffs, and the prospects of good returns ...
  9. Bonds / Fixed Income

    CDs vs Bonds: Which Is The Better Investment?

    When choosing between CDs and bonds, investors who seek to maximize their returns but also want a large measure of safety ...
  10. Small Business

    The Top Ways to Fund Your New Business

    Crowdfunding is no magic bullet for funding a business. However, P2P lending companies have made applying for a personal ...
  11. Small Business

    Turn Your Passion Into A Profitable Side Business

    Thinking about starting a business? Here's the first step to making a profit from a field you're passionate about.