Entrepreneurship

  1. The Basics of Forming A Limited Liability Company (LLC)

    The Basics of Forming A Limited Liability Company (LLC)

    An LLC is a good combination of protection with flexibility and tax benefits. It provides an array of taxation alternatives ...
  2. 7 Millionaire Myths

    7 Millionaire Myths

    There is a mystique surrounding millionaires but they tend to be regular people just like you and me.
  3. What You Need To Think About Before Becoming An Entrepreneur

    What You Need To Think About Before Becoming An Entrepreneur

    Are you made of the rights stuff to be an entrepreneur?
  4. Are Your Bank Deposits Insured?

    Are Your Bank Deposits Insured?

    Learn how the FDIC is helping to keep your money in your pockets.
  5. Muriel Siebert: Female Finance Pioneer

    Muriel Siebert: Female Finance Pioneer

    Muriel Siebert has blazed many paths for investors, but is especially relevant as the first woman to sit on the NYSE.
  6. The Role of Commercial Banks in the Economy

    The Role of Commercial Banks in the Economy

    We interact with commercial banks daily to carry out simple financial tasks. That said, the function and creation of a commercial ...
  7. A Primer On Private Equity

    A Primer On Private Equity

    Private equity investing is becoming more accessible for individual investors; find out how you can get involved.
  8. Grow Your Business With Business Incubators

    Grow Your Business With Business Incubators

    This article looks at business incubators and what they can do for you.
  9. The LLC Operating Agreement Template, And Why You Need It

    The LLC Operating Agreement Template, And Why You Need It

    For some business owners, creating an LLC offers the best of both worlds. But your state's rules might not suit your needs. ...
  10. Filling The Gaps In General Liability Insurance

    Filling The Gaps In General Liability Insurance

    Standard liability coverage may not be enough. Special needs call for specialized policies.
  11. 6 Tips For Turning Your Kid Into An Entrepreneur

    6 Tips For Turning Your Kid Into An Entrepreneur

    By nurturing creativity and energy and showing kids how to do something with it, you can help cultivate entrepreneurial spirit. ...
  12. Obscure Sports That Pay Big

    Obscure Sports That Pay Big

    Athletes don't have to participate in the major sports to strike it rich. These sports may not be the most popular, but their ...
  13. Becoming A Financial Writer

    Becoming A Financial Writer

    Instead of working on Wall Street, write about it.
  14. Business Owners: How To Set Up An SEP IRA

    Business Owners: How To Set Up An SEP IRA

    SEP IRAs are simple to set up and run, making them a popular choice for business owners.
  15. Recognize And Avoid

    Recognize And Avoid "Work At Home" Scams

    From pyramid schemes to envelope stuffing, there are a lot of scams masquerading as legitimate part-time work.
  16. Key Steps To Building A Great Financial Planning Practice

    Key Steps To Building A Great Financial Planning Practice

    Following the status quo will kill your financial practice. Find out the tips you need to follow to keep you a step or two ...
  17. 5 Businesses That Started During A Recession

    5 Businesses That Started During A Recession

    These companies found success despite being started during economic downturns.
  18. So You Wanna Buy A Franchise?

    So You Wanna Buy A Franchise?

    Franchises are growing more popular with entrepreneurs. Here's why and what to expect from them.
  19. Microfinance: What It Is And How To Get Involved

    Microfinance: What It Is And How To Get Involved

    This growing industry is full of opportunities for the socially conscious investor.
  20. Real Estate and Crowdfunding: A New Path For Investors

    Real Estate and Crowdfunding: A New Path For Investors

    Real estate investing and crowdfunding - is this a good mix?
  21. FAs Should Factor Clients Into Succession Plans

    FAs Should Factor Clients Into Succession Plans

    Financial advisory firms are finally taking succession planning seriously. Here's how.
  22. Limited Liability Partnership (LLP): The Basics

    Limited Liability Partnership (LLP): The Basics

    LLPs are a flexible legal and tax entity that allows partners to benefit from economies of scale by working together while ...
  23. Ridiculous Ideas That Made People Millions

    Ridiculous Ideas That Made People Millions

    These wacky inventions didn't look like the money machines they became for their creators.
  24. Companies That Succeeded With Bootstrapping

    Companies That Succeeded With Bootstrapping

    Bootstrapping is likely to be part of the history of nearly every successful company. Here are a few success stories.
  25. The Power Of Branding

    The Power Of Branding

    It's the ultimate economic moat, and we look at the approaches and effects of good and bad branding.
  26. Are You An Entrepreneur?

    Are You An Entrepreneur?

    Many people want to start a business, but not everyone has what it takes to succeed.
  27. How Banks Set Interest Rates On Your Loans

    How Banks Set Interest Rates On Your Loans

    On the face of it, figuring out how a bank makes money is a pretty straightforward affair. A bank earns a spread on the money ...
  28. Unexpected Challenges For Self-Employed Finance Professionals

    Unexpected Challenges For Self-Employed Finance Professionals

    Going solo in financial services can present a host of unexpected challenges.
  29. Turn Your Passion Into A Profitable Side 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.
  30. Who are Venture Capitalists?

    Who are Venture Capitalists?

    Venture capital investment firms can provide the seed money for high-risk, start-up companies. People called venture capitalists ...
  31. Improve Your Karma With Microlending

    Improve Your Karma With Microlending

    Not all businesses are self-sustaining - many rely on microlending in order to survive.
  32. How The Sarbanes-Oxley Era Affected IPOs

    How The Sarbanes-Oxley Era Affected IPOs

    After the infamous collapse of companies like Tyco, Enron and WorldCom, the government responded to try and prevent it from ...
  33. Georges Doriot And The Birth Of Venture Capital

    Georges Doriot And The Birth Of Venture Capital

    Venture capital has been around for centuries, but Georges Doriot turned it into a structured field of investment.
  34. Who's required to fill out a Schedule C IRS form?

    Who's required to fill out a Schedule C IRS form?

    Find out if you're required to use a IRS Schedule C form when completing your tax return this year.
  35. Disability Insurance For Business Owners

    Disability Insurance For Business Owners

    If you become injured and no longer able to work, would your business survive?
  36. Why Real Estate Crowdfunding Will Be Loved by You, The Lazy Investor

    Why Real Estate Crowdfunding Will Be Loved by You, The Lazy Investor

    A new investment that is growing in popularity is called real estate crowdfunding.
  37. How To Sell Your Company At A Premium

    How To Sell Your Company At A Premium

    When businesses are looking to make acquisitions, it's a good time to sell your company. But don't rush to take advantage ...
  38. Bulk Up Your Retirement

    Bulk Up Your Retirement

    If your business has receiveables, here's a smart way to leverage them to build up your retirement fund – fast
  39. Don't Retire Early - Change Careers Instead

    Don't Retire Early - Change Careers Instead

    Many people who long for early retirement simply may have never known what it's like to enjoy going to work every day. A ...
  40. Tax Dodging Companies Cost You More Than $1,200 Each Year

    Tax Dodging Companies Cost You More Than $1,200 Each Year

    Every year that multinational corporations and wealthy individuals lower their U.S. tax bills by stashing profits in off-shore ...
  41. Five Alternative Investments For Main Street

    Five Alternative Investments For Main Street

    FOX Business Network anchor Deirdre Bolton explains the alternative investments investors ask her about the most.
  42. America Launches Its First Bitcoin ATMs : Q&A With Liberty Teller Co-Founder

    America Launches Its First Bitcoin ATMs : Q&A With Liberty Teller Co-Founder

    Investopedia interviewed one of the co-founders of Liberty Teller, a start-up company that launched the U.S.'s first Bitcoin ...
  43. Crowdfunding for equities? Fool's Gold

    Crowdfunding for equities? Fool's Gold

    Investopedia explains: The JOBS Act was intended to make it easier for small firms to raise capital and give small investors ...
  44. Inside National Payment Systems

    Inside National Payment Systems

    Investopedia explains: The global interconnection of U.S. payment systems makes commerical and financial transfers possible. ...
  45. New Taxes Under The Affordable Care Act

    New Taxes Under The Affordable Care Act

    Find out what you need to know about the 21 new tax changes linked to the ACA.
  46. New Mortgage Rules For 2014

    New Mortgage Rules For 2014

    New mortgage rules are set to take place next year by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, which will make lenders screen ...
  47. 10 Retailers With Incredibly Flexible Return Policies

    10 Retailers With Incredibly Flexible Return Policies

    You may not always know what to buy for some people on you gift list, but at least you can make sure the gift is easy to ...
  48. Why Companies Stay Private

    Why Companies Stay Private

    Many private companies prefer to stay private and find alternate sources of capital. Find out what firms have to gain by ...
  49. Top 4 Financial Jobs You Can Do From Home

    Top 4 Financial Jobs You Can Do From Home

    You don't have to go to an office to make a great salary in the financial sector. Here are the top four highest paying financial ...
  50. Regression Basics For Business Analysis

    Regression Basics For Business Analysis

    This tool is easy to use and can provide valuable information on financial analysis and forecasting. Find out how.
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  1. 5 Ways To Make Your Home Remodels Pay Off

    Here are five ways to make your home renovation worth the money and effort you put into it.
  2. Differences Between Private Foundations And Public Charities

    Here's a look at the differences between these types of charitable organizations.
  3. How To Monetize Your YouTube Channel

    YouTube's Partner Program helps users earn money through their channels. Find out how.
  4. The World's Most Valuable Private Companies

    In spite of the rewards going public can bring, some companies prefer to remain private, and they are very successful in this.
  5. Is Cyber Monday The New Black Friday?

    Cyber Monday is becoming more popular than Black Friday. Here's why.
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