Entrepreneurship

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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 ...
  4. 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 ...
  5. 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 ...
  6. 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 ...
  7. 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 ...
  8. 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.
  9. 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, ...
  10. 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 ...
  11. 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 ...
  12. 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 ...
  13. How Advisors Should Be Using Pinterest, Instagram

    Financial planners need to think out of the box when it comes to strategizing on Pinterest and Instagram, but these networks ...
  14. 7 Ways to Save on Home Office Costs

    Working at home can come with many costs. Here are some easy ways to keep your expenditures low.
  15. The Upside of a Client Service Associate Career

    Client service associates play a vital role in the financial industry. Here's the lowdown on this position and what it can ...
  16. Samsung Vs. Apple: Comparing Business Models (AAPL, SSNLF)

    Read an in-depth review of competing business models in the tech industry, including how Apple and Samsung are redefining ...
  17. How does escheatment impact a company?

    Find out how escheatment can impact a company's bottom line, including what kinds of assets are at risk and what the penalties ...
  18. A Look at Venmo's Business Model and Competition

    An in depth look at increasingly popular digital payment app Venmo.
  19. Do hedge funds invest in private companies?

    Understand how fund liquidity and investment returns as required by investors affect hedge funds' decisions to invest in ...
  20. 4 Entrepreneurs Who Are Changing the World

    Read about four entrepreneurs who are affecting positive change on a global level, potentially improving the lives of billions ...
  21. Best Ways to Send Money to the Phillipines

    When you need to send funds to friends or family in Metro Manila or elsewhere in the Philippines, these four services make ...
  22. Franchise vs. Startup? How to Decide

    For you, self-employment is definitely the name of the game. But which route is better: opening a franchise or starting a ...
  23. Helping Your Teen Find Their First Job

    Parents can help their teens along the path to landing a first job with these strategies and tips.
  24. Working During 'Retirement?' What You Need to Know

    More workers than ever plan on working another job after they retire. Here are some of the financial implications of doing ...
  25. Startups That Got Screwed by Venture Capital

    Venture capital support can make or break a startup. But before taking the cash, founders should make sure they are not making ...
  26. Hiring? Regulations Small Businesses Need to Know

    When a small business becomes an employer, it has new responsibilities. Make sure you familiarize yourself with regulatory ...
  27. 10 Tips For Running a Successful Airbnb Property

    How to run a successful Airbnb property with these 10 tips.
  28. How Does Paribus Work and Make Money?

    Paribus gets costumers money back on their purchases after the fact, using the same algorithms that retailers use to manipulate ...
  29. 7 Strategies Small Business Owners Should Know

    Use these techniques to make your business stand out from the pack and thrive.
  30. Top Tips for Getting More Client Referrals

    If you're not talking to your clients about referring you to friends, you should be.
  31. Why Delaware is the Most Business-Friendly State

    Incorporating your company in Delaware may give you the logistical, structural and judicial leg up you need to help your ...
  32. When Going 'Freemium' Works for Advisors

    Here's how advisors can incorporate free services into their businesses without giving away the store or drawing skepticism ...
  33. The Biggest Companies in Silicon Valley (AAPL, GOOGL)

    Understand what types of companies are the most successful in Silicon Valley. Learn about the top six largest Silicon Valley ...
  34. 5 New Players in the 401(k) Space

    These companies represent a new philosophy in the retirement-plan arena that focuses on low costs, transparency and strict ...
  35. IPO vs. Staying Private: What's Best for Your Biz?

    Taking your company public or staying private? Doing an IPO is costly and time-consuming; it also means you now have stockholders ...
  36. How much working capital does a small business need?

    Learn about the three primary factors that determine how much working capital is needed by a small business, including business ...
  37. Why Do Many Restaurants Fail In Their First Year?

    Too many restaurant ventures will fail in their first year. What can entrepreneurs do to avoid such a fate for their startups?
  38. 4 Reasons Employee Wellness Matters

    Employees want more than a paycheck. They want rich benefits that include a health and wellness component. Companies that ...
  39. What Is Servant Leadership?

    Servant leadership emphasizes innovation, employee empowerment, and the development of leaders who serve an organization’s ...
  40. The Best Work from Home Jobs for Moms

    Here are the four best work from home jobs for moms. See if one peaks your interest and get started today!
  41. Are We Becoming 24-Hour Workers?

    Many employees are working more than 40 hours a week, and even when they’re not physically at work, they’re still mentally ...
  42. A Look into the Exciting World of Venture Capital

    We look into the world of venture capital, where deep-pocketed investors gamble on funding the next big startup (or the next ...
  43. How to Boost Productivity When Working at Home

    Working from home is on the rise. Here are some tips on how to maximize productivity when working from home.
  44. 6 Famous Words of Advice From Business Leaders

    Here are some words of motivation from leaders who measured their success by more than the (substantial) money they made.
  45. How to Conduct an Effective Performance Review

    A proper performance review can be a very useful tool for both managers and employees.
  46. Pandora Frustrated With Spotify, Vice Versa

    As technology has evolved, the landscape of the music industry has changed from radio broadcasts to mp3 and now streaming ...
  47. Samsung and Google: A Beautiful Friendship?

    Google and Samsung have more than a hardware/software relationship. These two technology giants have collaborated time and ...
  48. Taxes in New York for Small Business: The Basics

    Learn how small businesses are taxed in New York, and understand how tax rates vary based on whether the business is an S ...
  49. Does Your Startup Need Venture Capital Money?

    Venture capital funding provides capital to grow a business. However, entrepreneurs will also lose some control over business ...
  50. 6 Signs It's Time to Take Your Business Public

    There's much more to going public than getting a pile of cash to grow your company. Here's how to tell if you're ready for ...
Save Money
  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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