Entrepreneurship

  1. The New Mortgage Business: More Than Just Loans

    Many mortgage brokers adapted to the post-subprime environment by becoming loan modification specialists.
  2. Activist Investors: A Good Or Bad Thing?

    When a large stakeholder is dissatisfied with a company's management, it may take matters into its own hands.
  3. 3 Late-Blooming Entrepreneurs

    It's never too late to jump into the entrepreneurship game - these three stories provide the proof.
  4. Wall Street: Where The Customer Is Always Wrong

    In the financial industry, there's not much emphasis placed on dealing with customer complaints, but there should be.
  5. 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 happening again.
  6. The GRE: A Cheaper Alternative For Business School

    The GMAT is the standard test for business schools, but many will accept a GRE score instead.
  7. Bigger Hurdles Ahead For Entrepreneurs

    The mini credit crunch in small business lending is going to hit a lot of businesses that depend on short-term credit.
  8. Celebrity Business Busts

    Although they probably have better hair, the business world doesn't go easy on celebrities.
  9. 13 Pre-Issue Corporate Bond Questions For Businesses

    When a company needs more funding, there are many options. Corporate bonds is just one of them.
  10. Outside-The-Box Ways To Make Money

    These non-traditional methods can help you make some extra cash.
  11. Benefits Abound For Active Traders Who Incorporate

    Trading through a separate business structure allows active traders access to all of the tax mitigation and asset protection strategies available.
  12. On This Day In Finance: July 27 - H.J. Heinz Is Incorporated

    The H.J. Heinz company, founded by Henry John Heinz, was incorporated on July 27, 1900.
  13. On This Day In Finance: July 23 - Ford Delivers First Model A

    The first car produced by the Ford Motor company was the original Model A that came out in 1903.
  14. Business Owners: Avoid Enron-esque Retirement Plans

    If your business administers a retirement plan, you should recognize what's at stake.
  15. Top 6 Factors That Drive Investment In China

    FDI in China surpassed $100 billion in 2010, certain key factors drive foreign direct investment.
  16. How To Master Online Auctions For Fast Cash

    Online selling is just as easy as in-person selling and can yield five to 10 times the profit.
  17. On This Day In Finance: July 17 - America's First Millionaire Is Born

    John Jacob Astor, a fur trader, was the first recorded millionaire in America.
  18. Goldman Sachs: Unusual Earnings For An Unusual Company

    Goldman Sachs alumni have an unprecedented history of seamlessly moving from private to public service. Here's a short list of a few notable examples.
  19. 4 Wealth-Building Secrets

    Protect what you have while shifting risk is the motto of the rich. Find out how a life insurance policy can help you do the same.
  20. On This Day In Finance: July 9 - New York Airways Launches First Helicopter Service

    New York Airway launches the first passenger helicopter air service in New York City.
  21. So You Wanna Be A Millionaire: How Long Will It Take?

    There are many ways to hit the million-dollar mark, but the faster you try to get there, the harder it becomes.
  22. CEOs Who Blazed The Trail (Kroc, Hock And Welch)

    The right CEO can make all the difference in a company's market position.
  23. Freelance Careers: Look Before You Leap

    Freelance work is a way to escape the daily grind - but don't ignore the added responsibility that comes with freedom.
  24. Is The American Banking System A Ponzi Scheme In Disguise?

    Banks' shrinking reserves and careless handling of customers' money are tarnishing the system's once-sterling reputation.
  25. 6 Millionaire Traits That You Can Adopt

    Millionaires think differently. Not just about money, about everything.
  26. Celebrity Financial Failures

    There's a lot that the average person can learn from celebrity financial failures.
  27. 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.
  28. 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?
  29. 6 Millionaire Traits That You Can Adopt

    The most successful people have more in common than just money. Find out what you can learn.
  30. The Giants Of Finance: Andrew Carnegie

    Though not as well-remembered as some of his contemporaries, Andrew Carnegie's legacy is strong and moralistic.
  31. 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.
  32. Save Money On Summer Bills

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

    On this day in 1947, the association of investment professionals was formed.
  34. 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.
  35. On This Day In Finance: June 3 - Alexander Graham Bell Creates Photophone

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

    Learn how global warming is starting to heat up America's corporate climate.
  38. 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 to realize that brine, an abundant mixture of chemicals that often hampers oil drilling, could be broken down into more useful components.
  39. Ridiculous Ideas That Made People Millions

    These wacky inventions didn't look like the money machines they became for their creators.
  40. 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 effort.
  41. 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 to recognize the potential of the fledgling companies in Silicon Valley and established himself on the ground floor long before venture capital flooded in.
  42. 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 a great idea.
  43. Adam Smith And "The Wealth Of Nations"

    Adam Smith's 1776 classic may have had the largest global impact on economic thought.
  44. 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?
  45. 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 50% of the market value. [MV – DR = EQ --$18,000 - $10,000 = $8,000]. 50% of $18,000 = $9,000. The account is in restriction by $1,000.
  46. 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.
  47. 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. A lifelong debtor himself, Julius Caesar gave the world bankruptcy laws. The world's earliest bankruptcy laws were discovered on the obelisk containing Hammurabi's code, but Caesar's ...
  48. 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.
  49. 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 from a carriage manufacturer to an automotive force, Durant used debt to finance his takeovers and mergers with other auto startups.
  50. Share The Wealth With Franchises

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