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Why You Should Ask for a Tax Extension
Tax Tips

Why You Should Ask for a Tax Extension

A tax extension does more than buy you time. It could be smart business.
Steph Wagner
When Seeking an SBA Loan, Remember the 5 C's
Startup Financing

When Seeking an SBA Loan, Remember the 5 C's

Banks analyze these five factors to determine whether to approve your small business loan application.
David Nilssen
How the Decline in Community Banks Hurts Small Business
Community Banks

How the Decline in Community Banks Hurts Small Business

Dodd-Frank has weakened community banks, a lifeline for many small businesses.
Scott Shane
Blowing Past Its Kickstarter Goal, SnapPower Turns Your Outlet Into a USB Charger
USBS

Blowing Past Its Kickstarter Goal, SnapPower Turns Your Outlet Into a USB Charger

With no electrical skills needed, a simple solution to an annoying problem scores big with backers on the crowdfunding platform.
Laura Entis
With IPO, Web Hosting Company GoDaddy Valued at Up to $5.48 Billion
IPO

With IPO, Web Hosting Company GoDaddy Valued at Up to $5.48 Billion

The offering enabled GoDaddy to raise $460 million.
How to Figure Out Your Margins
Ask Entrepreneur

How to Figure Out Your Margins

A brief explainer on how to calculate your profit margin and what it means for your business.
Tony Robbins: How Tax-Savvy Is Your Retirement Plan?
Tony Robbins

Tony Robbins: How Tax-Savvy Is Your Retirement Plan?

Tony Robbins' Money Blog answers some of the most important questions you may have about the impact of taxes on your financial future.
Tony Robbins I Money Blog
Now Is a 'Fantastic Time' to Invest in Startups, VC Says
Valuations

Now Is a 'Fantastic Time' to Invest in Startups, VC Says

Despite concerns of a tech bubble, at least one venture capitalist thinks most of today's heavily funded startups warrant their valuations.
Jacob Pramuk
Crowdfunding Nearly Tripled Last Year, Becoming a $16 Billion Industry
Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding Nearly Tripled Last Year, Becoming a $16 Billion Industry

The pace of crowdfunding growth has only been accelerating, according to a new report on the global industry.
Catherine Clifford
Is Kickstarter Right for Your Business?
Crowdfunding

Is Kickstarter Right for Your Business?

Don't let a crowdfunding calamity happen to you.
David Salinas
3 Must-Haves to Raising Money Without a Product
Investors

3 Must-Haves to Raising Money Without a Product

Yes, it's completely possible to win the backing of investors without something physical to show.
Andrew Medal
Money Talks: Alternative Financing Might Be Right for Your Business
Financing

Money Talks: Alternative Financing Might Be Right for Your Business

Skipping the bank is now easier -- and more popular -- than ever.
Stephen Sheinbaum
4 Reasons Merchants Should Make the Switch to EMV Now
Point of sale systems

4 Reasons Merchants Should Make the Switch to EMV Now

Later this year, the more secure point-of-sale terminals will be required by law and most likely expected by consumers.
Tyler Vaughey
Replace the SBA's Outdated 7(a) Loan Program
Lending

Replace the SBA's Outdated 7(a) Loan Program

Like a Cuban taxi driver, the SBA is making due with a 1950s-era model in 2015.
Scott Shane