Entrepreneurship

  1. Ridiculous Ideas That Made People Millions

    These wacky inventions didn't look like the money machines they became for their creators.
  2. Companies That Succeeded With Bootstrapping

    Bootstrapping is likely to be part of the history of nearly every successful company. Here are a few success stories.
  3. The Power Of Branding

    It's the ultimate economic moat, and we look at the approaches and effects of good and bad branding.
  4. Are You An Entrepreneur?

    Many people want to start a business, but not everyone has what it takes to succeed.
  5. How Banks Set Interest Rates On Your Loans

    On the face of it, figuring out how a bank makes money is a pretty straightforward affair. A bank earns a spread on the money ...
  6. Unexpected Challenges For Self-Employed Finance Professionals

    Going solo in financial services can present a host of unexpected challenges.
  7. Turn Your Passion Into A Profitable Side Business

    Thinking about starting a business? Here's the first step to making a profit from a field you're passionate about.
  8. Who are Venture Capitalists?

    Venture capital investment firms can provide the seed money for high-risk, start-up companies. People called venture capitalists ...
  9. Improve Your Karma With Microlending

    Not all businesses are self-sustaining - many rely on microlending in order to survive.
  10. How The Sarbanes-Oxley Era Affected IPOs

    After the infamous collapse of companies like Tyco, Enron and WorldCom, the government responded to try and prevent it from ...
  11. Georges Doriot And The Birth Of Venture Capital

    Venture capital has been around for centuries, but Georges Doriot turned it into a structured field of investment.
  12. Who's required to fill out a Schedule C IRS form?

    Find out if you're required to use a IRS Schedule C form when completing your tax return this year.
  13. Disability Insurance For Business Owners

    If you become injured and no longer able to work, would your business survive?
  14. Why Real Estate Crowdfunding Will Be Loved by You, The Lazy Investor

    A new investment that is growing in popularity is called real estate crowdfunding.
  15. How To Sell Your Company At A Premium

    When businesses are looking to make acquisitions, it's a good time to sell your company. But don't rush to take advantage ...
  16. Bulk Up Your Retirement

    If your business has receiveables, here's a smart way to leverage them to build up your retirement fund – fast
  17. Don't Retire Early - Change Careers Instead

    Many people who long for early retirement simply may have never known what it's like to enjoy going to work every day. A ...
  18. Tax Dodging Companies Cost You More Than $1,200 Each Year

    Every year that multinational corporations and wealthy individuals lower their U.S. tax bills by stashing profits in off-shore ...
  19. Five Alternative Investments For Main Street

    FOX Business Network anchor Deirdre Bolton explains the alternative investments investors ask her about the most.
  20. America Launches Its First Bitcoin ATMs : Q&A With Liberty Teller Co-Founder

    Investopedia interviewed one of the co-founders of Liberty Teller, a start-up company that launched the U.S.'s first Bitcoin ...
  21. Crowdfunding for equities? Fool's Gold

    Investopedia explains: The JOBS Act was intended to make it easier for small firms to raise capital and give small investors ...
  22. Inside National Payment Systems

    Investopedia explains: The global interconnection of U.S. payment systems makes commerical and financial transfers possible. ...
  23. New Taxes Under The Affordable Care Act

    Find out what you need to know about the 21 new tax changes linked to the ACA.
  24. New Mortgage Rules For 2014

    New mortgage rules are set to take place next year by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, which will make lenders screen ...
  25. 10 Retailers With Incredibly Flexible Return Policies

    You may not always know what to buy for some people on you gift list, but at least you can make sure the gift is easy to ...
  26. Why Companies Stay Private

    Many private companies prefer to stay private and find alternate sources of capital. Find out what firms have to gain by ...
  27. Top 4 Financial Jobs You Can Do From Home

    You don't have to go to an office to make a great salary in the financial sector. Here are the top four highest paying financial ...
  28. Regression Basics For Business Analysis

    This tool is easy to use and can provide valuable information on financial analysis and forecasting. Find out how.
  29. Uncommon Jobs For Your Finance Degree

    Not everyone can land the glamour jobs, but the world of finance has a lot more to offer. Here are some uncommon jobs in ...
  30. Freelancer Or Employee: Identifying Your Next Career Move

    Although the increasing accessibility of independent contracting has created job opportunities, it is important to remember ...
  31. Social Finance Careers: Creating A Better World

    A financial career can be used to do more than just bring in profits. Find out how to get a career with a more social objective. ...
  32. How Summer Businesses Survive

    Seasonal businesses face particular challenges. Find out how they survive through the cold months.
  33. The Importance Of Work Experience For Students

    Issues facing unemployed graduates stretch far beyond an ailing economy. Use your work experience during school to ensure ...
  34. Retail Banking Vs. Corporate Banking

    Retail banking refers to the division of a bank that deals directly with retail customers. Also known as consumer banking ...
  35. Why Clients Fire Financial Advisors

    The reasons most clients fire their advisors are very simple and easy to address. Find out what you should be doing to keep ...
  36. Private Equity A Trendsetter For Stocks

    In this article, we'll show you how private equity sets the trend for stocks everywhere.
  37. Banker's Acceptance 101

    A banker's acceptance, a common way of financing international trade activity, provides a relatively safe, short-term vehicle ...
  38. Steps For Adding New Services To Your Finance Business

    Advisors who seek to add additional lines of business to their practices need to carefully consider all the factors involved.
  39. How To Keep Your Small Business Afloat During Hard Times

    If an economic storm has your business taking on water, we have some tips for bailing yourself out.
  40. Be A Financial Planner From Home

    Now may be a good time to explore the possibility of working as a finanical planner from your home.
  41. Can't Get A Bank Loan? Turn To Your Neighbor

    Peer-to-peer lending can be an inexpensive way to gain access to credit when banks are restricting lending -- but you need ...
  42. How Line of Credit Works

    A line of credit is an arrangement where a bank offers a maximum loan amount that the borrower can draw upon at any time. ...
  43. The Economics Of Stay-At-Home Moms

    If an at-home mom was getting paid for all of the work she does, how much would she get?
  44. Financial Career Options For Professionals

    Find out if spreading your wings to try a new career will make you soar or fall flat.
  45. 7 Unconventional Ways Businesses Can Borrow Money

    Find out how your business can get the money it needs - even when the bank says "no".
  46. Should You Head Back To Business School?

    Find out if an MBA is necessary for you to reach your professional goals.
  47. Business Grads, Land Your Dream Job

    Companies are in need of strategic candidates, not walking resumes. Find out how to set yourself apart from the pack and ...
  48. Female Entrepreneurs Are Surpassing Their Male Counterparts

    The world of entrepreneurship is constantly changing; the last year has seen a significant shift in the performance of female ...
  49. Implementing A Small Business Social Media Strategy

    As social media continues to change the way people communicate, it has become an increasingly important tool for small businesses. ...
  50. Small Business: Speed Up Receivables To Avoid A Cash Crunch

    Waiting for customers to pay can be a losing game. Look to factoring for quicker cash.
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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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