Entrepreneurship

  1. 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 ...
  2. Facebook's Competitive Advantage: An Inside Look (FB)

    Analyze Facebook's economic moat to determine its width and sustainability, and discover how scale and network effect add ...
  3. Captive Insurance: A Good Wealth Management Tool?

    Captive insurance companies are legitimate tax structures, but pose risks as tax shelters. Still, they can have financial ...
  4. 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. ...
  5. How do I value the shares that I own in a private company?

    Share ownership in a private company is usually quite difficult to value due to the absence of a public market for the shares. ...
  6. Build Your Wealth Like a Serial Entrepreneur

    Investing wisely is one way to build wealth, but serial entrepreneurs are rethinking the way they build their portfolios. ...
  7. 10 Most Successful Women Entrepreneurs of the Decade

    Women entrepreneurs that have risen to the top in the last decade.
  8. How Bowery Works and Makes Money

    Learn about Bowery, including the marketing strategies it uses and its many music venues that support the music industry's ...
  9. 8 High Risk Investments That Could Double Your Money

    8 high-risk investment vehicles that can double investors' funds.
  10. 3 Shark Tank Failures That Made Millions

    Learn how some of the most successful companies rejected on the TV show "Shark Tank" left the show with no funding and still ...
  11. Seth Klarman Predicts a Tough Road Ahead for MU,PYPL

    In Q1, billionaire hedge fund manager Seth Klarman reduced his stake in PYPL while completely selling out of PYPL. Let's ...
  12. Why It's a Great Time to Launch an Advisory Firm

    The time is ripe to be a young financial advisor. Here's why.
  13. Billionaire Carl Icahn's Q1 Moves: PYPL, AAPL

    Billionaire hedge fund manager Carl Icahn reduced his holdings in PYPL and AAPL in Q1. Let's find out why.
  14. 5 Reasons Why Easy Growth Is Behind Us

    Explore the five reasons why easy global growth is behind us, as stated by Mary Meeker, and discover where the biggest opportunities ...
  15. 10 Summer Books to Read That JP Morgan Recommends (JPM)

    Discover the 10 books included in JPMorgan's 17th annual summer reading list. The titles cover a range of topics, from sleep ...
  16. Sallie Krawcheck: Investopedia Profile

    Ellevest's Sallie Krawcheck tells Investopedia why she thinks the US retirement crisis is really a women's crisis.
  17. 3 Investments Under $500 That Are Potentially Worth Millions

    Find out the various ways an investor can invest just an initial $500 or less, and eventually parlay that initial investment ...
  18. Exploring AOL's History and Where it Goes From Here

    Learn about AOL's history, and see how it almost died but accumulated top advertising sites. Discover how AOL can benefit ...
  19. Billionaire John Paulson's Q1 Biotechs: AGN, SGYP

    Let's take a look at billionaire hedge fund manager John Paulson's Q1 investments in these healthcare stocks: AGN, SGYP
  20. How to Advise Business Owners Looking to Retire

    Here are some things to be aware of when advising business owners looking to retire.
  21. How Banks Set Interest Rates on Your Loans

    Many factors go into how banks set interest rates for loans. Use this information to negotiate the best possible rate when ...
  22. The 5 Best CRM Services for Financial Advisors

    CRM solutions have become an invaluable tool for advisors as competition from robo-advisors heats up. Here are some of the ...
  23. How to Get More Business with Inbound Marketing

    A smart way to start adding more clients to your roster is to add inbound marketing to your marketing tool chest. Here's ...
  24. Is the Private Equity Bubble Still Expanding? (GS)

    Learn about the factors influencing valuations in the private equity market. Find out if there is a private tech bubble and ...
  25. Why Larry Fink Wants Grads to Stay Curious

    BlackRock Chairman and CEO Larry Fink gave a commencement speech at his alma mater UCLA on June 10. Here are his remarks. ...
  26. 4 Reasons for the IPO Market Slowdown in 2016 (IPO)

    Pay attention to the length of time a company waits before going public and whether the prolonged period brings excessive ...
  27. Starting a Business? Consider These Countries

    It's tough enough to get a business up and running; if you are looking at doing it abroad, here are the five nations that ...
  28. Tech Bubbles: How the Dot-Com Era Differs From 2016 (AAPL, CSCO)

    Pay attention to the escalating valuations of pre-IPO companies in 2016, as several will rise above the $10 billion level ...
  29. Understanding Wholesale Banking

    Wholesale banking refers to banking services for merchant banks and other financial institutions.
  30. What Does End to End Mean?

    In many business arenas, end to end refers to the process that takes a method or service from its beginning to its end.
  31. Why Would a Seller and Buyer Agree to an Earnout?

    An earnout is a provision that lets the seller of a business receive more compensation if the company reaches certain goals.
  32. What’s The Difference Between Pre-Money And Post-Money?

    Pre-money and post-money are valuation measures that differ in their timing.
  33. Japan's Nonperforming Loans Cap Future Growth

    Discover why Japan is lying about its banking sector, and how protecting underperforming Japanese businesses is stunting ...
  34. The 7 Most Inspiring Graduation Speeches of Our Day

    Congrats Seniors! Here are some quotes from famous graduation speeches to help you in your transition towards adulthood. ...
  35. What is the Burn Rate?

    Burn rate is the rate at which a startup uses venture capital to pay overhead costs before it generates a positive cash flow.
  36. 3 Reasons Why Pre-Retirees Make Good Entrepreneurs

    Almost at retirement age? Here are three big reasons which may be just the encouragement you need to launch your second act ...
  37. The Top 5 Growth Equity Managers in the Mid-West for 2016

    Learn about growth equity firms in the Midwest, along with the growth of private funding firms and managers due to the technology ...
  38. Bank of America Mortgage Reviews: What You Need to Know (BAC)

    Learn about Bank of America, the mortgage products it offers, the rates it provides and a general consensus from consumer ...
  39. Top 8 States for Starting a Business in Retirement

    Starting a business in retirement can be rewarding and where you decide to do it can have a significant impact on your long-term ...
  40. How Advisors Can Win at Social Media

    Social media is a valuable business tool and it's here to stay. Here are three big benefits that advisors can realize from ...
  41. Berkshire Hathaway Stock: Analyzing 5 Key Customers (BRK)

    Discover how Berkshire Hathaway began as a failing textile company and grew into the fifth-largest company worldwide with ...
  42. Top 10 Checking Accounts for Small Businesses (BAC, WFC)

    Explore the 10 best checking accounts for small businesses and discover why the perfect bank for one type of business may ...
  43. Apple Stock: Analyzing 5 Key Suppliers (AAPL)

    Find out how Apple came to dominate the electronics and communications industries with help from five of its international ...
  44. Google Stock: Analyzing 5 Key Customers (GOOGL)

    Discover how Google became a leading online powerhouse and how its top five key customers help keep the company competitive ...
  45. AT&T Stock: Analyzing 5 Key Customers (T)

    Discover why AT&T is a global leader in communication and how networking with its top five key customers helps keep the company ...
  46. Is the American Dream Dead?

    Find out why the American Dream lives on and how entrepreneurial optimism is driving more innovative start-ups in an age ...
  47. Is the Eurozone Recovery for Real?

    Is the eurozone’s consumption-led growth uptick sustainable? We took some of the firm’s most senior portfolio managers to ...
  48. Wells Fargo Mortgage Reviews: What You Need to Know

    Learn about Wells Fargo, including a company description, the mortgage products it offers, the rates it provides and consensus ...
  49. Twitter Stock: Analyzing 5 Key Customers (TWTR)

    Find out how Twitter came to dominate social media and how the company promotes business for five of its key customers in ...
  50. Top 3 Cities to Open a Gym in the U.S.

    Learn why North Las Vegas, Scottsdale and Sacramento represent three of the best U.S. cities to open a new gym or health ...
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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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