Entrepreneurship

  1. How an Internet Sales Tax Will Affect Your Small Business

    Learn about how the Marketplace Fairness Act may impact small business owners should it pass in the House and what the act ...
  2. Preparing Your Kids to Take Over Your Business

    Most family businesses do not survive in successive generations, but these steps can help ensure that yours will.
  3. How Gross Margin Can Make or Break Your Startup

    Find out how your startup's gross margin can impact your business, including why a mediocre margin may spell disaster for ...
  4. Top 10 Features of a Profitable Rental Property

    Looking to purchase a rental property? These are the factors that should be considered for income-producing real estate. ...
  5. The Next Industries Bound to be Uberized

    As more startups succeed with the sharing economy business model, investors seek out businesses poised to disrupt their industries ...
  6. Can LLCs have employees?

    Discover how limited liability corporations (LLC) can have an unlimited number of employees and the legal steps required ...
  7. Are Alternatives Right for Your Portfolio?

    Alternative investments are increasingly making their way into retail investors' portfolios. Are they a good fit?
  8. 3 Ways You Can Support Small Business Growth

    Discover a number of different options available to support small business growth, including crowdfunding campaigns and shopping ...
  9. SEP vs. Keogh Plans: Which is Right for You?

    SEP and Keogh plans each have their pros and cons. Here's how to choose which one is right for you.
  10. Yelp: Can it Regain its Losses in 2016? (YELP)

    Yelp investors have had reason to be happy recently. Will the good spirits last?
  11. Personal Loans: Compare the 6 Biggest Banks

    Need a personal loan? You may stop by one of these big banks for help. Their offerings vary in size, rates and loan types, ...
  12. How to Start a Business While working a Full-time Job

    Do you have an idea for a business, but are struggling to find the time to launch it? Here's how you can start a business ...
  13. 10 Ways to Be a Successful Entrepreneur

    Are you hoping to launch your own business and work for yourself? If so, here are the top 10 tips for entrepreneurs.
  14. How Educating a Prospect Can Win You a New Client

    Financial advisors have many tools at their disposal to turn propects into clients. Educating them, rather than selling to ...
  15. Need a Loan for Your Startup? Here's How to Prepare a Thorough Loan Package

    Learn how to craft the vital components of a loan package for your startup small business, and how to package it to be as ...
  16. What Was The Glass-Steagall Act?

    Established in 1933 and repealed in 1999, the Glass-Steagall Act had good intentions but mixed results.
  17. 10 Habits Every Entrepreneur Should Have

    Discover 10 habits common to successful entrepreneurs that you can emulate in your journey toward achieving success in your ...
  18. 10 Ways to Make Money on the Side

    Learn about 10 different things you can do on the side to add to the income you receive from your regular job or while you're ...
  19. The Cost Of Hiring A New Employee

    Hiring a new employee costs a lot more than that person’s salary. Just finding the right person can be pricey.
  20. 5 Big Surprises When You Set Up A Freelance Business

    Smart tips to help you start a freelance business more easily.
  21. Top Spots in L.A. to Woo Clients

    L.A.'s dining scene is full of celebrities, but these impress-your-client spots offer better a mix of exquisite fare and ...
  22. 5 Barriers Small Businesses Must Overcome

    Small businesses can be nimble and innovative, but larger ones have name recognition, can raise capital and have other advantages ...
  23. 10 Tips for Conducting Effective Meetings

    Sometimes meetings are necessary, but they're often a waste of time. These ten tips can help you conduct effective, productive ...
  24. The Top 4 Social Venture Capital Firms

    Learn how social venture capitalists are investing in companies more focused on making the world a better place to live than ...
  25. The Best Way to Staff Up Your Advisory Firm

    Here are some tips to help you make the right hiring decisions, grow your practice and get some of your life back.
  26. Why the Wealthy Should Buy Lots of Life Insurance

    Wealthy clients have an enviable problem — managing, preserving and growing wealth. Properly structured life insurance can ...
  27. Kim Kardashian Biography

    The multi-millionaire became famous at 26 when a sex tape featuring her and her former boyfriend found its way to the Internet. ...
  28. How To Raise Seed Capital and Grow Your Startup

    To get a business off the ground, entrepreneurs need a clear understanding of how to strategically position themselves for ...
  29. How to Manage Corporate Change in the Modern Economy

    Change can make employees uncomfortable, but these keys can help ease the transition and increase morale.
  30. Oprah Winfrey Closes Iconic Harpo Studios

    A look at the history of Harpo, and what the future holds for the queen of entertainment ventures.
  31. Pepsi's Partnership with Sodastream

    Examine Pepsi's partnership with SodaStream, what each company hopes to gain, and learn how the latest battle in the cola ...
  32. The 4 Best Online Entrepreneurship Programs

    Learn about some of the pre-eminent graduate-level entrepreneurship programs available online, and decide which program best ...
  33. How to Land a Job at a Startup

    Essential tips for differentiating yourself among the growing pool of applicants that hope to join a start-up.
  34. Workplace Bullying is Extremely Prevalent

    Bullying doesn't just occur on school playgrounds. It's creeping into the workplace with disastrous results.
  35. McDonald’s Vs. Burger King: Comparing Business Models

    Learn how Burger King is turning the tables on McDonald's, and adding another fascinating chapter to a story of one of the ...
  36. Making a Living as a Freelancer: Is It Possible?

    Learn about how you can make a living by freelancing, including what kinds of opportunities are available and what factors ...
  37. Tips for Reducing Health Insurance Expenses

    For many self-employed people, health insurance premiums can make up a hefty percentage of their budget. Here are some tips ...
  38. Impacts of a 1-Star Yelp Review on a Company

    Learn how a 1-star Yelp review impacts the rating of a small business and how Yelp users interpret 1-star reviews given by ...
  39. How Nasty Gal's Sophia Amoruso Built a Fashion Empire

    In 2006, Nasty Gal founder Sophia Amoruso planted the seeds for what would become an online fashion empire. Here's how.
  40. 4 Strategies to Handle Clients Who Ignore Advice

    Working with clients that ignore your advice can be frustrating. Here are four ways to approach the situation.
  41. Do working capital funds expire?

    Find out how and why a company's working capital can change over time, though the fund does not actually expire, and how ...
  42. How to Pick a Winning Name for Your Business

    Many entrepreneurs are big picture people and have a hard time choosing a company name. Here are two major strategies for ...
  43. From Supermodel to Entrepreneur: Gisele Bündchen's Sejaa Pure Skincare

    As one of the highest-paid models in history, Bündchen has turned her name and image into a worldwide brand, and Sejaa is ...
  44. With the Birth of a Unicorn, Malaysia Becomes Hotspot for Tech Startups

    Thanks to increased funding and support from venture capitalists and the government, Malaysia witnessed the development of ...
  45. 7 Ways to Keep Working Instead of Retiring

    If you love your work (or your paycheck) or both, there's no reason you have to quit your job just because you hit retirement ...
  46. How Starting A Business at 40+ Is Different

    Pluses and maybes to consider before you leap – or before you dig yourself deeper into the hole where you’ve landed.
  47. 5 CEOs Who Returned to Save the Day (AAPL, GOOG)

    Instead of toying with trial and error, many struggling companies have adopted a tried and true "founder knows best" strategy, ...
  48. Impact of a 5-Star Yelp Review on a Company

    Learn the impact that a 5-star Yelp review can have on small businesses and how Yelp influences local competition between ...
  49. 5 Things to Request If You Can't Get a Raise

    The job market is improving, but many companies are still running on tight budgets which means no raises. But there are other ...
  50. How to Start a Seasonal Business

    Starting a seasonal small business isn't as hard as you think. With the right planning, you can have a successful business ...
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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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