Entrepreneurship

  1. The CEO Dream Team - Walton, Schwab, Marcus And Blank

    The successes of these three CEOs can be linked back to one common factor: customer service.
  2. On This Day In Finance: June 3 - Alexander Graham Bell Creates Photophone

    On this day in 1880, Bell transmitted the first wireless telephone message.
  3. Commute Smart: Save Time, Money And The Earth

    Make your daily commute more efficient with these simple tips. Find out how much you could save just by going to and from ...
  4. Can Business Evolve In A Green World?

    Learn how global warming is starting to heat up America's corporate climate.
  5. How did Dow Chemical defeat an international monopoly in the 1900s?

    Herbert Henry Dow, a Canadian by birth, was a remarkable man. A chemist and an entrepreneur, Dow was one of the first people ...
  6. Why is Frank Quattrone credited with contributing to the growth of the dotcom bubble?

    Frank Quattrone was one of the most powerful figures during the dotcom bubble. He was one of the first investment bankers ...
  7. Retire A Millionaire In 10 Steps

    Having a million-dollar portfolio is a retirement dream for many people but making that dream come true requires some serious ...
  8. Business Startup Costs: It's In The Details

    Don't overlook the details when starting up a business. It's the small expenses that have the potential to make or break ...
  9. The Pros And Cons Of Small Business Credit Cards

    Business owners have many financial tools at their disposal. Should a credit card be one of them?
  10. A customer has the following in his long margin account. Market value: $18,000, ...

    A. NoneB. $1,000C. $1,500D. $2,000 Correct answer: DExplanation: The account is in restriction since the equity is less than ...
  11. 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.
  12. 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. ...
  13. 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.
  14. 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 ...
  15. Seek An Adventure In Venture Capital

    Make a career out of chasing down the "next big thing".
  16. 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 ...
  17. 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. ...
  18. 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 ...
  19. Becoming An Insurance Agent

    Few careers match the opportunity for as quick and large a paycheck as does being a life insurance agent.
  20. 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 ...
  21. Plans The Small-Business Owner Can Establish

    Don't hesitate to adopt a smart plan for you and your employees.
  22. When Stock Prices Drop, Where's The Money?

    Market perception can create money - and make it disappear into thin air.
  23. Different Needs, Different Loans

    Find out what options are available when it comes to borrowing money.
  24. The Biofuels Debate Heats Up

    Interest in these new energy sources is growing. Should you buy in?
  25. 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 ...
  26. 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.
  27. Biggest Merger and Acquisition Disasters

    Find out which companies collapsed after merging.
  28. 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: ...
  29. 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.
  30. Uncovering A Career In Forensic Accounting

    Does a job as a financial sleuth sound interesting to you? Dig in to learn more.
  31. 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. ...
  32. 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 ...
  33. 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. ...
  34. The History Of The FDIC

    Find out why this corporation was developed and how it protects depositors from bank failure.
  35. 8 Ways To Survive A Market Downturn

    Stay calm, play dead and keep your eyes open for attractive valuations.
  36. 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 ...
  37. Get The Most Out Of An Investor Conference

    Read between the lines to get a sense of where a company is really headed.
  38. Stop Scams In Their Tracks

    Find out how to protect yourself and your loved ones from financial fraudsters.
  39. 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 ...
  40. Can private corporations issue convertible bonds?

    The first step to answering this question requires defining the term "private corporation". Many times, the term "private ...
  41. What Was The Glass-Steagall Act?

    Established in 1933 and repealed in 1999, the Glass-Steagall Act had good intentions but mixed results.
  42. Pinpoint Takeovers First

    Use these seven steps to discover a takeover before the rest of the market catches on.
  43. 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 ...
  44. Six Rut-Busting Business Moves For Brokers

    Find out how to beat a plateau and boost your sales to the next level.
  45. 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 ...
  46. The Impact Of Recession On Businesses

    Find out how this economic cycle affects both small and big business.
  47. 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.
  48. 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, ...
  49. The Rise And Demise Of New Century Financial

    A case study in how poor planning toppled a subprime mortgage giant.
  50. 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 ...
  51. 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.
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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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