Entrepreneurship

  1. Private Placement

    A private placement is a capital raising event that involves the sale of securities to a relatively small number of select ...
  2. Drop Dead Date

    A drop dead date is a provision in a contract that sets out a finite deadline which, if not met, will automatically trigger ...
  3. Can Tesla Stock Hold $300?

    Tesla has seen a string of bearish news and could break down, offering a buying opportunity at April breakout support near ...
  4. One-Stop Shop

    One-stop shop is a company or a location that offers a multitude of services to a client or a customer.
  5. Steve Jobs Biography (AAPL)

    Steve Jobs was an American businessman, an early proponent of personal computers and a cultural icon.
  6. Organizational Behavior - OB

    Organizational Behavior (OB) is the study of the way people interact within groups.
  7. In-App Purchasing

    In-app purchasing refers to the buying of goods and services from inside an application on a mobile device, such as a smartphone ...
  8. S Corp. vs. LLC: Which Should I Choose?

    Learn about the major distinctions between an S corporation and an LLC and the important factors to consider when choosing ...
  9. The 2017 Financial Fitness Tour

    A look at Investopedia and American Century's 2017 Financial Fitness Tour.
  10. Steps to Becoming a Successful Business Owner

    There are several key steps every business owner must take to achieve success.
  11. Welcome to Columbus!

    #TheFinancialCoach rolls into Columbus, Ohio for the 2017 American Quarter Horse Congress.
  12. 10 Hottest Startups of 2017

    These 10 startups are proving to have strong momentum this year, thanks to innovation that's meeting needs.
  13. How WeWork Works and Makes Money

    Find out how WeWork makes money by offering flexible, shared office space to out-of-the-cubicle workers like freelancers ...
  14. How Safe Is Venmo And Why Is It Free?

    Venmo is a digital wallet that allows users to send money with ease. Millions use the service, but is it actually safe?
  15. Why The First $1 Million Is The Hardest

    It may be trite, but it's true - there are many obstacles to building the first $1 million of wealth.
  16. Why the Restaurant Biz Has Narrow Profit Margins

    ...and why people still do it.
  17. How did Richard Branson make his fortune?

    Learn how Virgin Group tycoon Richard Branson earned his billions. Follow his journey from Virgin Records to the corporate ...
  18. 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 ...
  19. Welcome to Nashville! - The Financial Fitness Tour

    #TheFinancialCoach rolls into Music City.
  20. Should You Work At A Boutique Investment Bank?

    Boutique investment banks are consistently increasing their marketshare. Should you consider a job at a boutique instead ...
  21. Weight Watchers Stock Breaks Out of 4-Week Base

    Weight Watchers stock has risen nearly 400% so far in 2017 and could add to those impressive gains in the fourth quarter.
  22. Entrepreneur

    An Entrepreneur is an individual who founds and runs a small business and assumes all the risk and reward of the venture. ...
  23. How David Rubenstein Became a Billionaire

    How did David Rubenstein make his fortune?
  24. Should You Use a 401(k) to Fund a Start-Up?

    There are pros and cons to using your 401(k) to fund a start-up.
  25. Jay-Z

    Jay-Z, born Shawn Corey Carter, is an American entrepreneur, investor, music producer and rapper with a net worth of roughly ...
  26. Why did Howard Schultz decide to keep Starbucks a chain rather than allow franchising?

    Read about why billionaire Howard Schultz chose to keep Starbucks a chain rather than franchising and how he led the chain ...
  27. Franchisee

    A franchisee is a small business owner that purchases the right to use an existing business's trademarks, associated brands, ...
  28. 9 Steps to Set Up a Small Business Disaster Plan

    Every small business needs a disaster recovery plan. Here are nine steps to implement one.
  29. Why Gene Simmons wants you to go to the library

    "Being an entrepreneur means you have to step up and do the work."
  30. Larry Ellison

    Larry Ellison is the founder of software company Oracle Corporation. He is known for his immense wealth and his trophy properties.
  31. Best Retirement Plan Options for the Self-Employed

    Self-employed business owners can choose from any of these retirement plan options.
  32. Why Does Larry Page Pay Himself a $1 Salary?

    Google co-founder Larry Page continues to take an annual salary of only $1 as chief executive officer.
  33. What are Some Advantages of Raising Capital Through Private Placement?

    Understand how a business can raise capital through private placement and the benefits business owners receive through this ...
  34. What is Tim Cook's Managerial Style?

    Tim Cook's leadership could be broadly defined as democratic.
  35. Financial Planning for the Self Employed

    Here's how small business owners can plan for retirement and make sure they are properly insured.
  36. Can Your Family Business Keep Up With Growth?

    Family business owners need to factor in the growth rate of future generations and plan ahead.
  37. Venture Capital

    Venture Capital is money provided by investors to startup firms with long-term growth potential. Typically entails high risk ...
  38. Business Model

    A business model is a company's plan for generating revenues and profits. It includes the components and functions of the ...
  39. DUNS Number

    A nine-digit numbering system which uniquely identifies an individual business. This number can be used to access a database ...
  40. 5 Tips for Starting a Business Later in Life

    Starting a business later in life can be lucrative, but takes careful planning and thought.
  41. Why Small Business Owners Need to Delegate

    Entrepreneurs face the risk of a business failing if they don't have a delegation process in place.
  42. How Serial Entrepreneurs Are Reshaping Wealth Creation

    Investing wisely is one way to build wealth. But serial entrepreneurs are rethinking the way they build their portfolios. ...
  43. The Top 10 Best TED Talks for Business Leaders

    Influential talks for 21st Century managers from TED are worth sharing.
  44. Exit Strategies for Business Owners

    Ideally, an exit strategy is planned early in the life of the business, begin with the end in mind.
  45. Sports Direct's Biggest Brands

    Sports Direct has grown through a series of strategic acquisitions of a number of recognizable brand. Here are the biggest ...
  46. 3 Simple Lifestyle Changes to Make You More Productive

    If you are looking to become more productive, find out what works best for you. Here are three ideas.
  47. Targeting the Ideal Client for Your Practice

    Expand your definition of a lucrative client and uncover a new demographic for building your book of business.
  48. Use a Variety of Financial Services to Usher in New Clients

    Discover ways in which advisors are increasingly choosing to promote their businesses.
  49. The Ultimate Working From Home Guide

    By 2020, half of the workforce may not go into the office. If you want to be ahead of the curve, check out our complete guide ...
  50. How Martha Stewart Built a Media Empire

    A look into how Martha Stewart took her home-based catering business and turned it into a billion dollar media empire.
Save Money
  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.
Hot Definitions
  1. Retirement Planning

    Retirement planning is the process of determining retirement income goals and the actions and decisions necessary to achieve ...
  2. Drawdown

    The peak-to-trough decline during a specific record period of an investment, fund or commodity. A drawdown is usually quoted ...
  3. Inverse Transaction

    A transaction that can cancel out a forward contract that has the same value date.
  4. Redemption

    The return of an investor's principal in a fixed income security, such as a preferred stock or bond; or the sale of units ...
  5. Solvency

    The ability of a company to meet its long-term financial obligations. Solvency is essential to staying in business, but a ...
  6. Dilution

    A reduction in the ownership percentage of a share of stock caused by the issuance of new stock. Dilution can also occur ...
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