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10 Essential Startup Lessons That You May Not Have Learned in College

10 Essential Startup Lessons That You May Not Have Learned in College

To start a successful business, you'll have to quickly learn some techniques that aren't in any book.
What Helps Entrepreneurs Truck Forward After Massive Loss?

What Helps Entrepreneurs Truck Forward After Massive Loss?

There are lessons to learn from every failed startup. But here is one way to make picking up the pieces a bit easier.
America's Most Expensive States

America's Most Expensive States

Cost of living varies all over the country -- something business owners know all too well. Here's a look at the most expensive states to live in.
Why You Need to Share Your Finances to Buy a Franchise

Why You Need to Share Your Finances to Buy a Franchise

When purchasing a franchise, it is imperative to have your books in order.
What Your 'Cheap Date' Says About the Global Economy

What Your 'Cheap Date' Says About the Global Economy

Deutsche Bank's Cheap Date Index found that London is among the most expensive cities, whereas Mumbai is the cheapest.
Shoestring Budget? No Problem. Just Be Creative.

Shoestring Budget? No Problem. Just Be Creative.

An arts entrepreneur shares four lessons in innovating -- in art form and business style. Marshal resources and build personal connections.
Bootstrapping Your Way to Success With These 9 Tips

Bootstrapping Your Way to Success With These 9 Tips

Bootstrapping a business is no walk in the park. Here are nine tips on how to land success with a low budget.
The Ramen Noodle Startup Menu

The Ramen Noodle Startup Menu

Give these five budget-slicing moves a whirl when launching a new business.

How to Build a Great Team While Keeping Costs Low

Our expert advises a reader about how to hire smart on a budget.
The 5 Key Factors of Website Success

The 5 Key Factors of Website Success

You must have these five commonly accepted factors in place if you want your online business to succeed.
Taking Care of Your Loved Ones When Your Business Can't

Taking Care of Your Loved Ones When Your Business Can't

Entrepreneurship comes with financial risk. Is it possible to take the leap if you're also supporting a family?
Facebook's Safety Solution: Hire a Cop for $200,000 a Year

Facebook's Safety Solution: Hire a Cop for $200,000 a Year

The social media giant has partnered with the city of Menlo Park, Calif., to have a police officer patrol the area surrounding Facebook's headquarters.
What a CFO Taught My Startup About Projections

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.
6 Simple Strategies for Better Money Management

6 Simple Strategies for Better Money Management

Consider this list a mental reset button on your financial psyche.
6 Attention-Grabbing Direct Mail Designs

6 Attention-Grabbing Direct Mail Designs

When planning your direct mail campaign, choosing the right design is crucial. These tips can help you select the one that works best for you.
U.K. Lawmakers Tell Queen to Think More Like an Entrepreneur

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

Lawmakers have given the Queen's royal officials some financial advice.
How Much Cash on Hand Is Too Much? And What Should I Do With It?

How Much Cash on Hand Is Too Much? And What Should I Do With It?

If you're in the enviable position of having an excess of cash, you have the opportunity to invest it in your business.
How We Saved a Restaurant More Than $100,000 a Year

How We Saved a Restaurant More Than $100,000 a Year

While owning a restaurant can be a dream come true for entrepreneurs, there can also be costly pitfalls that can lead to failure. Here are three simple steps to set you up for success.
Young Entrepreneurs on How to Spend Your First $1 Million

Young Entrepreneurs on How to Spend Your First $1 Million

If you're in the rarefied position of being able to attract investor dollars, these three young founders have some advice for you.
Why You Should Book That Early Morning Flight

Why You Should Book That Early Morning Flight

Save money and time -- early-morning flights have their advantages.
Why Too Many Startups Run Out of Money Too Fast

Why Too Many Startups Run Out of Money Too Fast

Many startups run out of money soon after they launch, missing out on success before they even have a fighting chance.
The 3 Dashboards You Must Have for Your Business Now

The 3 Dashboards You Must Have for Your Business Now

It's important to have hard figures on how your business is doing at your finger tips. Keeping track of these numbers doesn't have to take time. Here are three dashboards that will do the work for you.

10 Cash-Flow Surprises That Could Kill Your Startup

Even if your company is profitable, you could still run out of that oh-so-important business lifeblood: cash. Here are some common capital issues to avoid.

Pack Your Suitcase: Business-Travel Budgets on the Rise

The Global Business Travel Association upped its estimate for business travel this year.
Overdraft Protection Will Cost You, But How Much?

Overdraft Protection Will Cost You, But How Much?

A new report from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau raises questions about overdraft practices at some financial institutions.

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