Entrepreneurship

  1. Cold Call Without Getting The Cold Shoulder

    Learn how to warm up prospective clients to your business and your abilities.
  2. What are some of the features and benefits of SEP IRAs and Roth IRAs?

    SEP IRA Established and funded by a business (including a sole proprietorship) Must be established and funded by the employer's tax filing deadline, including extensions Contribution limit is 25% of compensation or $45,000, whichever is less.
  3. Cost-Push Inflation Versus Demand-Pull Inflation

    Gain a deeper understanding of aggregate supply and demand, forces which raise the price of goods and services.
  4. Five Investing Pitfalls To Avoid, According to Investor's Business Daily

    Common sense or common folly? Discover some approaches to circumventing typical stumbling blocks on the road to profitable investing.
  5. What is the best retirement plan option for a physician with her own practice, employees ...

    It is very unlikely that you will find a qualified plan or an IRA-based plan that will allow the employer to exclude other employees, as all employees must be allowed to participate in the plan when they meet the eligibility requirements. An alternative is to include strict eligibility requirements in ...
  6. Business Owners: Rules For Qualified Retirement Plans

    Business owners need to take note of how they handle qualified-plan distributions to former employees.
  7. Starting A Small Business In Tough Economic Times

    We provide 6 tips for creating a winning business in a losing economy.
  8. What are the differences between chapter 7 and chapter 11 bankruptcy?

    Chapter 7 bankruptcy is sometimes also called liquidation bankruptcy. Firms experiencing this form of bankruptcy are past the stage of reorganization and must sell off any un-exempt assets to pay creditors. In chapter 7, the creditors collect their debts according to how they loaned out the money to ...
  9. Capital Gains Tax Cuts For Middle Income Investors

    Find out how TIPRA plans to slash taxes for those in the 10-15% tax bracket.
  10. I am starting a limited liability company (LLC). I will be the sole member. Can I ...

    In a word, yes. A limited liability company (LLC) is eligible to establish a simplified employee pension (SEP). Keep in mind that plan contributions (including SEPs) are usually based on W-2 wages if the business is a corporation. This means that you may need to pay yourself W-2 wages in order to be ...
  11. The Biofuels Debate Heats Up

    Interest in these new energy sources is growing. Should you buy in?
  12. Get The Most Out Of An Investor Conference

    Read between the lines to get a sense of where a company is really headed.
  13. Be Your Own Boss By Freelancing

    Learn the pros and cons before you bid adieu to sales meetings and power suits forever.
  14. The Impact Of Recession On Businesses

    Find out how this economic cycle affects both small and big business.
  15. What's the difference between pre-money and post-money?

    The short answer to the question is that they differ in timing of valuation. Both pre-money and post-money are valuation measures of companies. Pre-money refers to a company's value before it receives outside financing or the latest round of financing, while post-money refers to its value after it gets ...
  16. Is an employee eligible for an SEP if the plan has already been set up for other ...

    It depends. The employee should meet not only the service requirements, but the age and compensation requirements as well. For instance, if your simplified employee pension (SEP) requires employees to be at least 21 years old before becoming eligible to participate in the plan, employees under age 21 ...
  17. Filling The Gaps In General Liability Insurance

    Standard liability coverage may not be enough. Special needs call for specialized policies.
  18. What Was The Glass-Steagall Act?

    Established in 1933 and repealed in 1999, the Glass-Steagall Act had good intentions but mixed results.
  19. Creating A Home Business Work Space

    Your work environment can make or break your career as an entrepreneur.
  20. Retirement Funds To Fund Startups

    Retired entrepreneurs who have "played it safe" and retirees who want to stretch their dollars are looking to invest here.
  21. What does 'going public' mean?

    Going public refers to a private company's initial public offering (IPO), thus becoming a publicly traded and owned entity. Businesses usually go public to raise capital in hopes of expanding; venture capitalists may use IPOs as an exit strategy - that is, a way of getting out of their investment in ...
  22. Find Fortune In Commercial Real Estate

    Investing in big buildings means big money - and bigger risks.
  23. My company has three partners but plans to hire more this year. Would we be better ...

    It depends.The SBO-401(k) plan is suitable if the plan covers only the business owners - in this case, the partners in the partnership. If the other employees who are not owners of the business meet the eligibility requirements, a savings incentive match plan for employees of small employers (SIMPLE), ...
  24. Generational Marketing: Harvest The Whole Family Tree

    Attract new clients by tailoring your message to specific age groups.
  25. The Rise And Demise Of New Century Financial

    A case study in how poor planning toppled a subprime mortgage giant.
  26. Top 9 Venture Capital Interview Questions

    Ace your interview by learning how to break down the most common questions asked.
  27. I have a small business, and I'm considering setting up an SEP IRA. What are leased ...

    Generally, a leased employee is the employee of an outside organization from which you lease the employee's services. For instance, you may use the services of a payroll clerk who is really employed by another organization; the other organization (the leasing organization) leases the services of its ...
  28. 8 Tips For Starting Your Own Business

    Do you have what it takes to be a top entrepreneur? Learn tips on what to do to make it happen.
  29. What are some commonly missed deductions for business owners?

    If you own a business, you are eligible to deduct certain business-related expenses. These include deductions for the following: Home office: If you use a part of your home regularly and exclusively for business purposes, you may be able to deduct a part of the operating expenses and depreciation ...
  30. The Greatest Investors

    Read about the achievements of those who have mastered the art of investing.
  31. Roth IRAs Tutorial

    This comprehensive guide goes through what a Roth IRA is and how to set one up, contribute to it and withdraw from it.
  32. What Makes Investors Tick?

    Every style of investing is different, so where do you fit in?
  33. 3 Secrets Of Successful Companies

    Make smart investments by spotting up-and-coming success stories early.
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.
Trading Center