Debt

How 'Precarious' Are Jawbone's Finances?
Jawbone

How 'Precarious' Are Jawbone's Finances?

A lawsuit alleges that the company's financial condition is 'perilous and currently insufficient to pay its debts.'
To Endure as an Entrepreneur Prepare to Exceed Your Pain Threshold
Starting a Business

To Endure as an Entrepreneur Prepare to Exceed Your Pain Threshold

Everyone dreams of success when they launch a business and everyone eventually wakes up to the harsh realities.
Ryan Howard
4 Reasons Why Borrowing Money Is Usually Better Than Giving Up Equity
Ready To Launch

4 Reasons Why Borrowing Money Is Usually Better Than Giving Up Equity

Lots of people dread debt, but when you do the numbers, it's often the smarter move.
Eyal Lifshitz
How to Regroup When You've Lost Your Way
Small Business - Big Impact

How to Regroup When You've Lost Your Way

Should your company falter, here's how you can get it back on track.
Kate Swoboda
5 Strategies for Entrepreneurs to Steer Clear of the Debt Trap
Debt

5 Strategies for Entrepreneurs to Steer Clear of the Debt Trap

It's as hard to avoid borrowing money as it is to make it when you're getting started, but both are possible.
John Rampton
Finland Blames Apple for Economic Problems
News and Trends

Finland Blames Apple for Economic Problems

Finnish PM Alexander Stubb links the tech giant's success to the downfall of the country's major export industries.
Nina Zipkin
How Would You Handle These 7 Situations? Would You Pass the 'Diaper Test'?
Ethics

How Would You Handle These 7 Situations? Would You Pass the 'Diaper Test'?

There are many moral and ethical questions business owners face on a regular basis. Is there a right way to do things?
Gene Marks
7 Tips to Stay Afloat When Times Get Tough
Business Optimization

7 Tips to Stay Afloat When Times Get Tough

Businesses can survive a cash-flow crunch, but the wrong move can be fatal.
Doug and Polly White
Have a Client Who Is Not Paying? Sue.
Small Business - Big Impact

Have a Client Who Is Not Paying? Sue.

Perhaps the most undesirable customer is the one who avoids your invoices, emails and calls. If so, small claims court may be your best bet.
Jaia Thomas
5 Mistakes I've Made So You Don't Have To
Small Business - Big Impact

5 Mistakes I've Made So You Don't Have To

A wise person learns from someone else's experiences, so there's no excuse to repeat these business blunders.
Josh Steimle
The Difference Between Good and Bad Debt
Business Optimization

The Difference Between Good and Bad Debt

Sometimes debt can give you a financial edge -- but you need to use it wisely.
J.D. Roth
The Brilliance of Failure, In the Words of a Self-Made Billionaire
Control What You Can

The Brilliance of Failure, In the Words of a Self-Made Billionaire

E-commerce mogul Michael Rubin plays fast and hard and has lost a lot along the way. But to hear him tell it, that's exactly why he is winning now.
Catherine Clifford
Buffett to Congress: Stop Using Debt Limit as Weapon
Starting a Business

Buffett to Congress: Stop Using Debt Limit as Weapon

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett says the threat to not raise the nation's debt limit is a 'political weapon of mass destruction' both sides need to resist.
7 Consequences of the Potential Debt Default
Finance

7 Consequences of the Potential Debt Default

What will happen if the U.S. defaults on its debt obligations? Here are 7 possible outcomes -- and they don't look good.
Jeff Cox