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Is President Trump Good or Bad for Entrepreneurs?

May 25, 2017 | John Rampton

Here’s a hint: Your own actions can decide.

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Entrepreneur Moms Never Stop Working

May 22, 2017 | Dori Zinn

Most entrepreneurial moms are still the primary caretakers of their families, but that hasn’t stopped them from leading hugely successful careers.

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Your New Startup Employer Offered You Equity, Now What?

April 20, 2017 | Make Change

We break down this complicated financial topic in terms anyone can understand.

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Tech Can’t Solve Every Entrepreneur’s Problem

April 6, 2017 | John Rampton

Here’s how technology HASN’T changed what it takes to be successful entrepreneur.

How Chonce Overcame Dire Financial Troubles

April 5, 2017 | Brian Bienkowski

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

The Truth About Side Hustles

March 30, 2017 | Make Change

Taking on extra work for extra cash seems like a no-brainer. But some side gigs just aren’t worth it.

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3 Lessons Entrepreneurs Should Learn From Donald Trump

March 23, 2017 | John Rampton

…and 3 lessons they shouldn’t!

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8 Ways to Identify Good Small Businesses

February 23, 2017 | John Rampton

We all want to support the little guy. But how can you tell if you’re making a big mistake?

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Should I Work for a Brand-New Company?

February 9, 2017 | John Rampton

Here are the pros and cons to starting up a start-up.

Can working moms work?

How Can I Teach My Children To Be Entrepreneurs?

January 26, 2017 | John Rampton

If you do, they’ll grow up better human beings, even if they never become an entrepreneur.

Sorry: Most Employees Are Working Today

January 16, 2017 | Dori Zinn

Only 37 percent of employees will be getting paid to not work today. It’s an all-time high, but the rest of us will be working today.

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5 Websites You Need to Read Before Becoming An Entrepreneur

December 22, 2016 | John Rampton

Can a handful of websites help you start a business? If it’s one of these, then hell yeah.

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Should You Date or Marry an Entrepreneur?

December 1, 2016 | John Rampton

Finding the love of your life is tough enough, but there are special considerations with entrepreneurs.

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Black, Cyber, Or Small? Which Day Will Really Save You the Most Money and Pain?

November 21, 2016 | Dori Zinn

Does the day you venture out to spend money this holiday season really matter? How can you save time, money, and sanity this holiday season?

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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.

There is No Ideal Entrepreneur

November 10, 2016 | John Rampton

But there are a lot of them, and they’re successful. Want to join them?

Be the boss or befriend the boss?

Holiday Parties Are Prime Time for Bosses to Embarrass Themselves

November 2, 2016 | Dori Zinn

Why do managers seem to always lose their cool in front of employees at holiday parties?

Ask The Expert: When Does A Small Business Become A Big Problem?

October 19, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

A mother has the money to lend her daughter for a jewelry business, but she’s not sure it’s a good idea.

Technology tops consumer holiday wish list

Can You Hate Tech and Still be an Entrepreneur?

October 13, 2016 | John Rampton

You don’t need to be a tech expert, but you should be aware of what you don’t know.

Is the Government Good or Bad for Entrepreneurs?

September 29, 2016 | John Rampton

The government can be good and bad for entrepreneurs for a number of reasons. While there is much governmental regulation for everything, there is also considerable support provided by the government for entrepreneurs. It would seem like entrepreneurship is a private sector activity that wouldn’t really be impacted by government. But, as a business is […]

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Want to Start Your Own Business? Head Northwest

September 26, 2016 | Dori Zinn

With no corporate or individual income tax, move to Wyoming to get your company off the ground.

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Are You Really Ready to be an Entrepreneur?

September 22, 2016 | John Rampton

The answer is no, until you do these five things.

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Ask The Expert: How Do I Convince My Kid To Take My Money?

September 7, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

A reader wants to help her son start a pool-cleaning service, but he refuses to let her.

How To Train To Be An Entrepreneur

August 4, 2016 | John Rampton

Do these 5 things, and you’ll be able to deftly execute your business idea.

How To Fail As An Entrepreneur — Even If You Make Money

July 21, 2016 | John Rampton

If you’re not careful, your new business can start out amazingly, then fail quickly.

Making Extra Money in the Gig Economy

June 9, 2016 | John Rampton

What’s a “contingent worker” and an “outsource provider”? They’re money-making machines.

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10 Tools for a Successful Online Sale

April 28, 2016 | Debt.com

Making money at home? Here’s the right way to do it.

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The Biggest Psychological Reason Many Entrepreneurs Fail

April 4, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

You can have a good idea, a lot of money, and a wonderful work ethic — and this attitude will doom you.

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Getting the absolute best out of the Better Business Bureau

March 9, 2016 | Debt.com

What’s better than free? Someone who listens. Here’s how to get the best out of the Better Business Bureau.

7 CEOs Saving The World

March 3, 2016 | Debt.com

Not every big-time CEO is an SOB.

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10 Crucial Steps To Becoming A “Pre-Entrepreneur”

December 24, 2015 | John Rampton

Part 5 of 5 in our entrepreneur series. This week: Before you get started, you need to get started.

Learn The Secrets Of These 5 Part-Time Entrepreneurs

December 17, 2015 | John Rampton

Today’s entrepreneurs cannot be put into one category of young, driven individuals. Learn the secrets of the Studentpreneur, Corporatepreneur, Momapreneur, Hobbypreneur, and Socialpreneur.

10 Tips For Becoming An Entrepreneur In Your Spare Time

December 10, 2015 | John Rampton

Part 3 of 5 in our entrepreneur series. This week: Starting slowly and successfully.

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10 Ways Entrepreneurs Fail Before They Even Get Started

December 3, 2015 | John Rampton

Part 2 of 5 in our entrepreneur series. This week: All the big mistakes to sidestep on your way to success.

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How To Become An Entrepreneur And Still Have A Life

November 26, 2015 | John Rampton

Part 1 of 5 in our entrepreneur series. This week: How to succeed without always working.

15 Places to Find A Part-Time Accountant for Your Startup

August 11, 2015 | John Rampton

Sure, there’s accounting software. But sometimes, you need a human being to help you.

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10 Steps To Creating A Successful Small Business

May 5, 2015 | Jess Miller

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

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3 Very Strange Small Businesses, And What You Can Learn From Them

May 4, 2015 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

This is National Small Business Week. Meet some owners with big dreams.

4 Entrepreneur Rules for Night Owls

January 15, 2015 | John Rampton

Forget what you’ve been told your whole life — the early bird doesn’t always get the worm.

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5 Things All Entrepreneurs Have on Their Holiday Wish List

December 23, 2014 | John Rampton

Not sure what to get the entrepreneur in your life? Here are some tips from our small business expert.

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.

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.