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  1. What You Don’t Know About Cybersecurity Can Hurt You

    September 27, 2016
    Cybersecurity incidents are on the rise—advisors that fail to address underlying issues could face a variety of regulatory ...
  2. How Advisors Can Analyze Website Traffic with Google Analytics

    September 22, 2016
    Google Analytics is a free tool that advisors can use to monitoring website traffic and improving digital marketing efforts. ...
  3. 5 Secrets for Generating More Creative Business Ideas

    September 22, 2016
    It takes a lot of small creative business ideas to arrive at one big idea. Promote originality in business by thinking like ...
  4. Preparing for Succession: Retirement Advice for Advisors

    September 20, 2016
    Financial Advisor Kathy Hauer gives her advice on how FAs can prepare for retirement.
  5. SpaceX's Disaster Could Be Cubesats' Selling Point

    September 16, 2016
    The SpaceX explosion is likely to push a shaken industry to use smaller, cheaper satellites.
  6. Top 4 Health Insurance Providers for Entrepreneurs (UNH)

    September 16, 2016
    If you are self-employed or starting a small business, four health insurers provide solid options for coverage aimed at entrepreneurs ...
  7. Sallie Krawcheck: Investopedia Profile

    September 15, 2016
    Ellevest's Sallie Krawcheck tells Investopedia why she thinks the US retirement crisis is really a women's crisis.
  8. Where the World's Billionaires Got Their Money

    September 14, 2016
    A recent study looks at the origins of global billionaires' wealth – both in terms of geography and in terms of how they ...
  9. Samsung Galaxy 7 and the 5 Most Costly Product Recalls (SSNLF)

    September 14, 2016
    The recalls of these products not only affected consumers, but the companies that manufactured the products as well.
  10. What Advisors Can Learn from Robo-Advisors

    September 13, 2016
    Human advisors can learn a lot from robo-advisors while still promoting his or her own special talents.
  11. Steve Jurvetson: "Big Companies Should Be Worried" (AAPL, GOOG)

    September 10, 2016
    Steve Jurvetson on the future and why he thinks that big companies should be nervous.
  12. Leadership

    September 6, 2016
    The ability of a company's management to make sound decisions and inspire others to perform well. Effective leaders are able ...
  13. What Advisors Need to Know about SEO, Social Media

    September 6, 2016
    Search engine optimization and social media can have a direct impact on an advisor’s success (or failure). Here are some ...
  14. Is Amazon Stock Still a Bargain at All-Time Highs? (AMZN)

    September 5, 2016
    CEO Jeff Bezos, who recently passed Warren Buffett to become the world's third wealthiest person, continues to push all the ...
  15. SpaceX Rocket Explodes During Test (FB, TSLA)

    September 1, 2016
    A SpaceX rocket exploded with its payload during a test in Florida today. No one was injured.
  16. Delivery by Drone: New Rules for Flights

    September 1, 2016
    Commercial drone flights are now regulated by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Here’s what’s permissible and what ...
  17. Elon Musk Personally Finances SolarCity’s Bond Offering (TSLA, SCTY)

    August 24, 2016
    Elon Musk continues to financially support SolarCity in his personal capacity
  18. Taxable Pay Strategies for Business Owners

    August 23, 2016
    Small business owners can take steps to reduce their tax burdens. Just make sure you know the full impacts.
  19. Kobe Bryant Starts $100 Million VC Fund (BABA)

    August 22, 2016
    Retiring at 37 sounds great, but then there's the problem of what to do next.
  20. Cybersecurity Weak Link for Advisors: Stolen Logins

    August 18, 2016
    Many cybercrimes are usually non-technical in nature. Don't let stolen login details leave you vulnerable to attack.
  21. Why Advisors Should Take Twitter Seriously

    August 16, 2016
    Financial advisors who haven’t already done so should consider taking Twitter seriously. When used the right way, it can ...
  22. CEO-to-Worker Pay Ratio Just 276 to One Last Year

    August 15, 2016
    The gap between typical workers' earnings and their C-suite colleagues has ballooned in recent decades.
  23. Is Majoring in Entrepreneurship a Good Idea?

    August 15, 2016
    Learn about the benefits and the downsides of getting a degree in entrepreneurship. You might find a business degree is a ...
  24. Interpersonal Skills

    August 14, 2016
    A lack of good interpersonal skills may lead to unsuccessful personal relationships, as well as difficulty in the business ...
  25. How David Rubenstein Became a Billionaire

    August 12, 2016
    How did David Rubenstein make his fortune?
  26. What if Amazon, Alphabet Launch Robo-Advisors?

    August 12, 2016
    What would happen if Amazon, Alphabet or Apple entered the robo-advisor arena?
  27. 10 Characteristics of Successful Entrepreneurs

    August 11, 2016
    Being a successful entrepreneurs requires more than just an idea or a lot of money. Here are ten things that set successful ...
  28. First Impression Blunders To Avoid

    August 11, 2016
    It's been said that people make a lasting decision about you within the first 20 seconds of meeting you. You don't want to ...
  29. Lack of Financing Forces Startups to Merge

    August 9, 2016
    Lack of venture financing is forcing startups to merge or sell as capital markets tighten amid global uncertainty.
  30. Entrepreneurs Make Money: Why, How, Where & When

    August 9, 2016
    Why, how, where and when do entrepreneurs make money? Eleven stages or "terms" that entrepreneurs and their ventures go through ...
  31. Why Wealth Managers Can't Afford to Lag in Tech Literacy

    August 5, 2016
    Here is some insight into why wealth managers should accelerate plans to adopt technology and be willing to partner with ...
  32. The Top 10 Best TED Talks for Business Leaders

    August 4, 2016
    Influential talks for 21st century managers chosen from TED, a nonprofit dedicated to spreading ideas worth sharing.
  33. Unlimited Liability

    August 3, 2016
    A type of business where owners share joint and several responsibility for the entire amount of debt and other liabilities ...
  34. Turnkey Business

    August 3, 2016
    A situation in which a firm's high-level management plans and executes all business strategies to ensure that individuals ...
  35. Triple Bottom Line

    August 3, 2016
    A phrase coined in 1994 by John Elkington and later used in his 1997 book "Cannibals With Forks: The Triple Bottom Line Of ...
  36. Term Sheet

    August 3, 2016
    A non-binding agreement setting forth the basic terms and conditions under which an investment will be made. A term sheet ...
  37. Strategic Management

    August 3, 2016
    The management of an organization’s resources in order to achieve its goals and objectives.
  38. Startup

    August 3, 2016
    A company that is in the first stage of its operations. These companies are often initially bank rolled by their entrepreneurial ...
  39. Social Audit

    August 3, 2016
    A formal review of a company's endeavors in social responsibility. A social audit looks at factors such as a company's record ...
  40. Series A Financing

    August 3, 2016
    The first round of financing undergone for a new business venture after seed capital. Generally, this is the first time that ...
  41. Seed Capital

    August 3, 2016
    The initial capital used to start a business. Seed capital often comes from the company founders' personal assets or from ...
  42. Restructuring

    August 3, 2016
    A significant modification made to the debt, operations or structure of a company. This type of corporate action is usually ...
  43. Porter Diamond

    August 3, 2016
    A model that attempts to explain the competitive advantage some nations or groups have due to certain factors available to ...
  44. Peter Principle

    August 3, 2016
    An observation that in an organizational hierarchy, every employee will rise or get promoted to his or her level of incompetence. ...
  45. Nationalization

    August 3, 2016
    Refers to the process of a government taking control of a company or industry, which can occur for a variety of reasons. ...
  46. Invisible Hand

    August 3, 2016
    A term coined by economist Adam Smith in his 1776 book "An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations". ...
  47. Crowdfunding

    August 3, 2016
    The use of small amounts of capital from a large number of individuals to finance a new business venture. Crowdfunding makes ...
  48. Business Model

    August 3, 2016
    The plan implemented by a company to generate revenue and make a profit from operations. The model includes the components ...
  49. Business Plan

    August 3, 2016
    A written document that describes in detail how a new business is going to achieve its goals. A business plan will lay out ...
  50. Branch Manager

    August 3, 2016
    An executive who is in charge of the branch office of a bank or financial institution. A branch manager is responsible for ...
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    YouTube's Partner Program helps users earn money through their channels. Find out how.
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    In spite of the rewards going public can bring, some companies prefer to remain private, and they are very successful in this.
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