Entrepreneurship

  1. Peer-To-Peer Lending Breaks Down Financial Borders

    Peer-To-Peer Lending Breaks Down Financial Borders

    Banks are no longer the only option for a loan - the P2P lending system operates without them.
  2. What is the history behind today's bankruptcy laws?

    What is the history behind today's bankruptcy laws?

    Julius Caesar was emperor of Rome for a scant five months, but in that short time he changed the course of financial history. ...
  3. 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.
  4. 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 ...
  5. Creating A Home Business Work Space

    Creating A Home Business Work Space

    Your work environment can make or break your career as an entrepreneur.
  6. 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. ...
  7. 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. ...
  8. 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.
  9. 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 ...
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. 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.
  16. The Biofuels Debate Heats Up

    The Biofuels Debate Heats Up

    Interest in these new energy sources is growing. Should you buy in?
  17. 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 ...
  18. 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 ...
  19. 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 ...
  20. Different Needs, Different Loans

    Different Needs, Different Loans

    Find out what options are available when it comes to borrowing money.
  21. 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, ...
  22. 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.
  23. Stop Scams In Their Tracks

    Stop Scams In Their Tracks

    Find out how to protect yourself and your loved ones from financial fraudsters.
  24. 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. ...
  25. Asset Protection For The Business Owner

    Asset Protection For The Business Owner

    Could incorporating your business help protect it? Find out here.
  26. 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.
  27. 401(k) Plans For The Small Business Owner

    401(k) Plans For The Small Business Owner

    If you own a business, this may be the plan for you! Find out about its benefits and eligibility requirements.
  28. Biggest Merger and Acquisition Disasters

    Biggest Merger and Acquisition Disasters

    Find out which companies collapsed after merging.
  29. 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.
  30. Get The Most Out Of An Investor Conference

    Get The Most Out Of An Investor Conference

    Read between the lines to get a sense of where a company is really headed.
  31. Plans The Small-Business Owner Can Establish

    Plans The Small-Business Owner Can Establish

    Don't hesitate to adopt a smart plan for you and your employees.
  32. From The Printing Press To The Internet

    From The Printing Press To The Internet

    Find out how this invention contributed to the development and evolution of the U.S. economy.
  33. What is an entrepreneur's elevator pitch?

    What is an entrepreneur's elevator pitch?

    An important part of being an entrepreneur is pitching or making the case for the product, project or idea you intend to ...
  34. Business Owners: A Guide To Qualified Retirement Plan Loans

    Business Owners: A Guide To Qualified Retirement Plan Loans

    Thinking of adding a loan feature to your company's plan? Here's what you need to know.
  35. 9 Tips For Growing A Successful Business

    9 Tips For Growing A Successful Business

    Give your business what it needs to thrive and it will reward you for years to come.
  36. Share The Wealth With Franchises

    Share The Wealth With Franchises

    Skip the first step and build off of someone else's successful business model.
  37. Run Your Personal Finances Like A Business

    Run Your Personal Finances Like A Business

    The principles that contribute to success in business can also help you achieve your financial goals.
  38. I am retiree, drawing from my 403(b) annuity. I am the sole employee of my own business. ...

    I am retiree, drawing from my 403(b) annuity. I am the sole employee of my own business. ...

    It depends. If your business is unincorporated, and you have net earnings from self-employment, you are eligible to establish ...
  39. When you buy a stock in a company, does it necessarily mean that one of the shareholders ...

    When you buy a stock in a company, does it necessarily mean that one of the shareholders ...

    There are two main markets where securities are transacted: primary and secondary. When stocks are first issued and sold ...
  40. Generational Marketing: Harvest The Whole Family Tree

    Generational Marketing: Harvest The Whole Family Tree

    Attract new clients by tailoring your message to specific age groups.
  41. 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.
  42. Five Investing Pitfalls To Avoid, According to Investor's Business Daily

    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 ...
  43. What is the best retirement plan option for a physician with her own practice, employees ...

    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 ...
  44. When Stock Prices Drop, Where's The Money?

    When Stock Prices Drop, Where's The Money?

    Market perception can create money - and make it disappear into thin air.
  45. What is the difference between investment banks and merchant banks?

    What is the difference between investment banks and merchant banks?

    Merchant banks and investment banks, in their purest forms, are different kinds of financial institutions that perform different ...
  46. 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.
  47. 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.
  48. 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 ...
  49. What Was The Glass-Steagall Act?

    What Was The Glass-Steagall Act?

    Established in 1933 and repealed in 1999, the Glass-Steagall Act had good intentions but mixed results.
  50. Seek An Adventure In Venture Capital

    Seek An Adventure In Venture Capital

    Make a career out of chasing down the "next big thing".
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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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