Entrepreneurship

  1. Iceland's Near Collapse: What Can We Learn?

    Iceland's Near Collapse: What Can We Learn?

    This thriving country was brought to its knees by the rapid growth - and subsequent decline - of its banking industry.
  2. What business processes were used to establish the Chevrolet motor company?

    What business processes were used to establish the Chevrolet motor company?

    William Durant, the founder of General Motors, lost control of his company due to his aggressive expansion plans. Going wholeheartedly ...
  3. 10 Breakout Ideas For Small Businesses

    10 Breakout Ideas For Small Businesses

    If your business has hit a wall, we've got the answer to break through and increase sales and earnings.
  4. Capital Gains Tax Cuts For Middle Income Investors

    Capital Gains Tax Cuts For Middle Income Investors

    Find out how TIPRA plans to slash taxes for those in the 10-15% tax bracket.
  5. What are the advantages and disadvantages for a company going public?

    What are the advantages and disadvantages for a company going public?

    An initial public offering (IPO) is the first sale of stock by a company. Small companies looking to further the growth of ...
  6. 7 Steps To Selling Your Small Business

    7 Steps To Selling Your Small Business

    Money in the bank and newfound free time make this grueling process worth the trouble.
  7. Is an employee eligible for an SEP if the plan has already been set up for other ...

    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. ...
  8. Pinpoint Takeovers First

    Pinpoint Takeovers First

    Use these seven steps to discover a takeover before the rest of the market catches on.
  9. What is the difference between Series 9/10 and Series 24 qualification exams?

    What is the difference between Series 9/10 and Series 24 qualification exams?

    Both Series 9/10 and 24 are the exams that must be completed by a principal before he or she can supervise certain sales ...
  10. Seek An Adventure In Venture Capital

    Seek An Adventure In Venture Capital

    Make a career out of chasing down the "next big thing".
  11. Small Business: It's All About Relationships

    Small Business: It's All About Relationships

    Rather than be a jack-of-all-trades, an owner should rely on a network of trusted experts.
  12. Find Fortune In Commercial Real Estate

    Find Fortune In Commercial Real Estate

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

    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 ...
  14. Chasing Down Biotech Zombie Stocks

    Chasing Down Biotech Zombie Stocks

    Find out whether you have "living dead" stocks lurking in your portfolio.
  15. What is a rainmaker?

    What is a rainmaker?

    A rainmaker is any person who brings clients, money, or respect to an organization based solely on his or her association. ...
  16. Why You Shouldn't Let Your Partner Do The Books

    Why You Shouldn't Let Your Partner Do The Books

    One person often deals with the finances in a relationship, but being ignorant has a cost.
  17. The History Of The FDIC

    The History Of The FDIC

    Find out why this corporation was developed and how it protects depositors from bank failure.
  18. What are some commonly missed deductions for business owners?

    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: ...
  19. Is it possible to fund limited partnership interests with SEP contributions?

    Is it possible to fund limited partnership interests with SEP contributions?

    Yes. The same rules that apply to investing Traditional and Roth IRA assets applies to SEP IRA assets. Therefore, providing ...
  20. Starting A Small Business In Tough Economic Times

    Starting A Small Business In Tough Economic Times

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

    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 ...
  22. I am interested in pursing the CFA charter, but I do not have a degree in business ...

    I am interested in pursing the CFA charter, but I do not have a degree in business ...

    The Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) program is by no means an introduction to the world of investment. CFA Institute (formerly ...
  23. Paying Uncle Sam: From Tobacco To $1 Trillion

    Paying Uncle Sam: From Tobacco To $1 Trillion

    The services we rely on, like education, law and security, were built on taxes.
  24. Can private corporations issue convertible bonds?

    Can private corporations issue convertible bonds?

    The first step to answering this question requires defining the term "private corporation". Many times, the term "private ...
  25. Cold Call Without Getting The Cold Shoulder

    Cold Call Without Getting The Cold Shoulder

    Learn how to warm up prospective clients to your business and your abilities.
  26. What is the full phrase for 'GmbH', and what do the words in this acronym mean in ...

    What is the full phrase for 'GmbH', and what do the words in this acronym mean in ...

    In Germany, there are two types of companies: publicly traded and privately held. The acronym 'GmbH', which is written after ...
  27. Be Your Own Boss By Freelancing

    Be Your Own Boss By Freelancing

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

    The Impact Of Recession On Businesses

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

    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 ...
  30. Creating A Home Business Work Space

    Creating A Home Business Work Space

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

    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. ...
  32. What does 'going public' mean?

    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. ...
  33. Six Rut-Busting Business Moves For Brokers

    Six Rut-Busting Business Moves For Brokers

    Find out how to beat a plateau and boost your sales to the next level.
  34. How do I open a Swiss bank account, and what makes them so special?

    How do I open a Swiss bank account, and what makes them so special?

    Surprisingly, opening a Swiss bank account is not that much different from opening a standard bank account because you have ...
  35. The Rise And Demise Of New Century Financial

    The Rise And Demise Of New Century Financial

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

    Top 9 Venture Capital Interview Questions

    Ace your interview by learning how to break down the most common questions asked.
  37. The Biofuels Debate Heats Up

    The Biofuels Debate Heats Up

    Interest in these new energy sources is growing. Should you buy in?
  38. Are all bank accounts insured by the FDIC?

    Are all bank accounts insured by the FDIC?

    The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) is an independent agency of the U.S. government that protects you against ...
  39. What are some of the features and benefits of SEP IRAs and Roth IRAs?

    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 ...
  40. 4 Steps To Creating A Stellar Business Plan

    4 Steps To Creating A Stellar Business Plan

    If you're going into business, you must have a plan. Find out how to put this important document together.
  41. Becoming An Insurance Agent

    Becoming An Insurance Agent

    Few careers match the opportunity for as quick and large a paycheck as does being a life insurance agent.
  42. 8 Ways To Survive A Market Downturn

    8 Ways To Survive A Market Downturn

    Stay calm, play dead and keep your eyes open for attractive valuations.
  43. Tips For Boosting Your Business

    Tips For Boosting Your Business

    Find out how butter up new clients, build up old files and better your bottom line.
  44. Different Needs, Different Loans

    Different Needs, Different Loans

    Find out what options are available when it comes to borrowing money.
  45. Who coined the term

    Who coined the term "entrepreneur"?

    For one, it wasn't Adam Smith. One person strangely overlooked in Smith's free market masterpiece, The Wealth of Nations, ...
  46. Asset Protection For The Business Owner

    Asset Protection For The Business Owner

    Could incorporating your business help protect it? Find out here.
  47. Uncovering A Career In Forensic Accounting

    Uncovering A Career In Forensic Accounting

    Does a job as a financial sleuth sound interesting to you? Dig in to learn more.
  48. Stop Scams In Their Tracks

    Stop Scams In Their Tracks

    Find out how to protect yourself and your loved ones from financial fraudsters.
  49. What Makes An M&A Deal Work?

    What Makes An M&A Deal Work?

    Do you know why companies merge? Here we'll take a look at three successful company acquisitions and why they succeeded. ...
  50. The Better Business Bureau's Tool Belt For Saving Cash

    The Better Business Bureau's Tool Belt For Saving Cash

    The BBB is one resource to help you connect with the best product/service providers in your area.
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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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