Entrepreneurship

  1. Celebrity Financial Failures

    There's a lot that the average person can learn from celebrity financial failures.
  2. On This Day In Finance: June 22 - Virgin Atlantic Takes Off

    On June 22, 1984, Virgin Atlantic Airways launches its inaugural flight from London to Newark.
  3. On This Day In Finance: June 19 - Two "Loopy" Million-Dollar Inventions Are Born

    Cheerios and the Hula Hoop were both created on this day. Coincidence?
  4. The Giants Of Finance: Andrew Carnegie

    Though not as well-remembered as some of his contemporaries, Andrew Carnegie's legacy is strong and moralistic.
  5. 6 Millionaire Traits That You Can Adopt

    The most successful people have more in common than just money. Find out what you can learn.
  6. Is Your Bank On Its Way Down?

    Find out how the Tier 1 capital ratio can be used to tell if your bank is going under.
  7. Save Money On Summer Bills

    From lawn care to summer fairs, expenses can skyrocket if you're not paying attention.
  8. On This Day In Finance: June 11 - CFA Day

    On this day in 1947, the association of investment professionals was formed.
  9. 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.
  10. On This Day In Finance: June 3 - Alexander Graham Bell Creates Photophone

    On this day in 1880, Bell transmitted the first wireless telephone message.
  11. Can Business Evolve In A Green World?

    Learn how global warming is starting to heat up America's corporate climate.
  12. 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 ...
  13. 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 ...
  14. 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 ...
  15. 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 ...
  16. 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 ...
  17. 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?
  18. 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 ...
  19. 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.
  20. 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. ...
  21. 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.
  22. 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 ...
  23. Cold Call Without Getting The Cold Shoulder

    Learn how to warm up prospective clients to your business and your abilities.
  24. 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 ...
  25. Six Rut-Busting Business Moves For Brokers

    Find out how to beat a plateau and boost your sales to the next level.
  26. From The Printing Press To The Internet

    Find out how this invention contributed to the development and evolution of the U.S. economy.
  27. 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 ...
  28. When Stock Prices Drop, Where's The Money?

    Market perception can create money - and make it disappear into thin air.
  29. Plans The Small-Business Owner Can Establish

    Don't hesitate to adopt a smart plan for you and your employees.
  30. Biggest Merger and Acquisition Disasters

    Find out which companies collapsed after merging.
  31. 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 ...
  32. Top 9 Venture Capital Interview Questions

    Ace your interview by learning how to break down the most common questions asked.
  33. 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. 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 ...
  35. Run Your Personal Finances Like A Business

    The principles that contribute to success in business can also help you achieve your financial goals.
  36. 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.
  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. 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 ...
  39. Find Fortune In Commercial Real Estate

    Investing in big buildings means big money - and bigger risks.
  40. The History Of The FDIC

    Find out why this corporation was developed and how it protects depositors from bank failure.
  41. Different Needs, Different Loans

    Find out what options are available when it comes to borrowing money.
  42. 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.
  43. 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. ...
  44. Be Your Own Boss By Freelancing

    Learn the pros and cons before you bid adieu to sales meetings and power suits forever.
  45. 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 ...
  46. Pinpoint Takeovers First

    Use these seven steps to discover a takeover before the rest of the market catches on.
  47. 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.
  48. 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.
  49. 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.
  50. Share The Wealth With Franchises

    Skip the first step and build off of someone else's successful business model.
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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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