Becoming your own boss is a great idea, in theory, but often people fail at being self-employed because they don’t have the right information to avoid common pitfalls and challenges. is here to help you succeed as a self-employed worker with the latest advice and business news that affects anyone who has struck out on their own in their career path.

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How Chonce Overcame Dire Financial Troubles

April 5, 2017 | Brian Bienkowski

She once relied on welfare. Now she’s a successful personal finance coach.

pay off my mortgage with my 401k?

My Experience With a Get-Rich-Quick Scheme

December 22, 2016 | Treanna Lawrence

The things I learned during my time at Than Merrill’s Real Estate Class

Gilmore Girls and money

The 22 biggest money moments on Gilmore Girls

November 16, 2016 | Dori Zinn

As Netflix prepares to release more Gilmore Girls, we take a look back at the sometimes hard-to-believe spending in the original show.

how entrepreneurs fail

10 Steps To Creating A Successful Small Business

May 5, 2015 | Jess Miller

Start small, think big. Happy National Small Business Week!

Business credit cards are for everyone

What Good Are Business Credit Cards?

November 12, 2014 | Jason Steele

They have specific perks that might fit your needs — even if you don’t own a business.

Whether you should drive a taxi, when you should haggle, and what you should download.

This week around the web

July 25, 2014 | Brandon Ballenger

Why your excuses for not starting a business suck, how to save at Disney, and who has the best food trucks.

It's not easy to start a business.

5 Tips for Women Who Want to Start a Business

July 8, 2014 | Meghan Stewart

How to ensure your business venture isn’t a spectacular failure – like mine was.