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Despite Access to Credit, Many Business Owners Are Reluctant to Take on Debt
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Despite Access to Credit, Many Business Owners Are Reluctant to Take on Debt

A new survey from Sageworks finds that over 75 percent of small-business owners have never applied for a loan.

Managing Cash Flow

Winklevoss Twins Launch Winkdex Bitcoin Index
Cash Flow & Money Management

Winklevoss Twins Launch Winkdex Bitcoin Index

The brothers Winklevii make a bold step toward digital currency domination
What a CFO Taught My Startup About Projections
Cash Flow & Money Management

What a CFO Taught My Startup About Projections

From hockey-stick growth to flat lines, projections can run the gamut. For our series The Grind, the founder of S.W. Basics offers up advice about how she handled these, at times, elusive forecasts.
Aetna CEO Says Company May Opt Out of Obamacare
Cash Flow & Money Management

Aetna CEO Says Company May Opt Out of Obamacare

CEO Mark Bertolini said the insurer may be forced to double its rates or pull out of the program.
Top Buzzwords in This Season
Cash Flow & Money Management

Top Buzzwords in This Season's Earnings Reports

These three words continue to pop up in companies' earnings reports this quarter.
U.K. Lawmakers Tell Queen to Think More Like an Entrepreneur
Cash Flow & Money Management

U.K. Lawmakers Tell Queen to Think More Like an Entrepreneur

Lawmakers have given the Queen's royal officials some financial advice.

Overcome the Crunch

Despite Access to Credit, Many Business Owners Are Reluctant to Take on Debt
Money

Despite Access to Credit, Many Business Owners Are Reluctant to Take on Debt

A new survey from Sageworks finds that over 75 percent of small-business owners have never applied for a loan.
Have Fun, Eat Well and Deduct it From Your Taxes
Money

Have Fun, Eat Well and Deduct it From Your Taxes

Meals and entertainment expenses can save on your taxes but you need to see it the way the IRS sees it.
Dress Well and Leave the
Money

Dress Well and Leave the 'Umms' at Home -- 5 Ways to Ace an Investor Pitch

There’s one thing worse than watching an entrepreneur crumble under a fatal barrage of questions.
Finding the Right Angel Investor for You
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Finding the Right Angel Investor for You

Not all investors are created equal. Here are some tips on finding the best investor for your startup and its needs.
This Hard Rock Hotel Just Raised $1.5 Million Through Crowdfunding
Money

This Hard Rock Hotel Just Raised $1.5 Million Through Crowdfunding

Eighty-five investors can now say they own part of The Hard Rock Hotel in downtown Palm Springs, Calif.

Angel and Venture Capital

These Angel Investors Want to Make Bitcoin
Angel Investors

These Angel Investors Want to Make Bitcoin 'Sexy' for Average People

BitAngels has already put $7 million into early-stage Bitcoin startups since May 2013 -- and there's $50 million more where that came from.
Report: Andreessen Horowitz to Raise Another $1.5 Billion
Angel Investors

Report: Andreessen Horowitz to Raise Another $1.5 Billion

The noted venture-capital firm is reportedly in the process of raising $1.5 billion in its new round of fundraising.
Meet the Top 5 Angel Investors of 2013 (Infographic)
Angel Investors

Meet the Top 5 Angel Investors of 2013 (Infographic)

These 'super angels' were active investors this year, funding a diverse cast of promising startups.
Survey: 1 in 2 Angel Investors Regrets an Investment Made This Year
Angel Investors

Survey: 1 in 2 Angel Investors Regrets an Investment Made This Year

Entrepreneurs tend to over-promise when pitching their startup at the earliest stages, investors say.
AngelList CEO Says Being Accredited Is Not Enough
Angel Investors

AngelList CEO Says Being Accredited Is Not Enough

With the recent lift on the ban of general solicitation, the SEC also ruled that a third party has to verify that an investor is accredited. AngelList CEO Naval Ravikant says there are other critical components to be sure an investor is ready to play ball.

Ways to Cut Cost

Winklevoss Twins Launch Winkdex Bitcoin Index
Cash Flow & Money Management

Winklevoss Twins Launch Winkdex Bitcoin Index

The brothers Winklevii make a bold step toward digital currency domination
What a CFO Taught My Startup About Projections
Cash Flow & Money Management

What a CFO Taught My Startup About Projections

From hockey-stick growth to flat lines, projections can run the gamut. For our series The Grind, the founder of S.W. Basics offers up advice about how she handled these, at times, elusive forecasts.
Aetna CEO Says Company May Opt Out of Obamacare
Cash Flow & Money Management

Aetna CEO Says Company May Opt Out of Obamacare

CEO Mark Bertolini said the insurer may be forced to double its rates or pull out of the program.
Top Buzzwords in This Season
Cash Flow & Money Management

Top Buzzwords in This Season's Earnings Reports

These three words continue to pop up in companies' earnings reports this quarter.
U.K. Lawmakers Tell Queen to Think More Like an Entrepreneur
Cash Flow & Money Management

U.K. Lawmakers Tell Queen to Think More Like an Entrepreneur

Lawmakers have given the Queen's royal officials some financial advice.

Negotiating

Maker of Video Game
Management & Operations

Maker of Video Game 'BioShock' to Shed All But 15 Employees

Creator Ken Levine's decision to cut the studio down to a 'smaller, more entrepreneurial endeavor' comes as something of a shock.
How Lego Came Back From the Brink of Bankruptcy
Management & Operations

How Lego Came Back From the Brink of Bankruptcy

With its new 'The Lego Movie' out in theaters, a look at how the company skirted financial breakdown.
Listen Up: How to Respond to Customer Complaints
Management & Operations

Listen Up: How to Respond to Customer Complaints

Set up the proper processes to receive feedback in advance for sustained positive outcomes.
The War on Clutter: 8 Ways to Edit Your Workspace and Life
Management & Operations

The War on Clutter: 8 Ways to Edit Your Workspace and Life

From organizing your office to sharpening your management skills, here is the LifeEdited guide to ruthlessly decluttering your startup’s operations.
To Outsource or Not? That Is the Question.
Management & Operations

To Outsource or Not? That Is the Question.

While outsourcing services and tasks may help a startup save a few bucks, it can also cause many challenges. Here are a few instances when outsourcing could be a viable choice.

Bootstrapping

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Despite Access to Credit, Many Business Owners Are Reluctant to Take on Debt

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Meals and entertainment expenses can save on your taxes but you need to see it the way the IRS sees it.
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This Hard Rock Hotel Just Raised $1.5 Million Through Crowdfunding

Eighty-five investors can now say they own part of The Hard Rock Hotel in downtown Palm Springs, Calif.
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Want a Bank Loan? You Better Have Some Skin in the Game.

A strong equity position supports the notion that the owner is likely to protect the investment and repay borrowed funds.
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Hoping to Strike Off-Court Gold, Carmelo Anthony Launches a VC Firm

The NBA star has partnered with former NBC executive Stuart Goldfab to create M7 Tech Partners, a venture capital firm that will invest in early-stage startups.
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Crowdfunding's New Self-Serve Options and Tools

New tech solutions enable companies to launch campaigns on their own portal when raising money.
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Fred Wilson: 2 Big Reasons Why Bitcoin Isn't Really Useful Yet

Even the cryptocurrency's biggest boosters admit it is probably too early to be useful to the mainstream.
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Out of Work? Do's and Don'ts for Your Retirement Account.

A look at what you should do with your 401(k) if you are unemployed.

Financial Calculators

Break Even Calculator

Break Even Calculator

Break Even Analysis is an expected component of most business plans. This calculator shows how much revenue you need to cover both fixed and variable costs.
Cash Flow Calculator

Cash Flow Calculator

This calculator shows you how B2B sales, carrying inventory and rapid growth can affect your business's money.

Financial Resources

Budget Simple

A free and easy way to make sure you know where your money is going.

Simple Tax Worksheet

Use this worksheet to keep track of possible tax deductions.

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No B.S. Wealth Attraction for Entrepreneurs

No B.S. Wealth Attraction for Entrepreneurs

The ultimate, no holds barred, kick butt, take no prisoners guide to really getting rich -- with audio CD!
Ultimate Guide to Personal Finance for Entrepreneurs

Ultimate Guide to Personal Finance for Entrepreneurs

Customized personal finance advice for the unique needs of entrepreneurs