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Americans Are Struggling to Save
Finance

Americans Are Struggling to Save

A new survey found that two thirds of Americans have made 'fair' or 'no' progress in meeting their savings needs.
Sharon Epperson
Owning a Home Is Getting More Expensive
Real estate

Owning a Home Is Getting More Expensive

The estimated monthly house payment for a median-priced, three-bedroom home purchased at the end of 2013 was a whopping 21 percent higher than it was at the end of 2012, according to RealtyTrac.
Diana Olick
10 Interesting Investments to Make in Your 20s
Finances

10 Interesting Investments to Make in Your 20s

Before you have any serious financial obligations, here are some things to put your money in that will pay off later in life.
Anna James
7 Ways Your Employees Are Stealing From You
Growth Strategies

7 Ways Your Employees Are Stealing From You

Is one of your employees augmenting their paycheck -- at your expense? Here are some ways they may do just that.
Gene Marks
What a CFO Taught My Startup About Projections
Finance

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.
Adina Grigore
Funding Your Business on Your Own? Learn From These 7 Entrepreneurs
Starting a Business

Funding Your Business on Your Own? Learn From These 7 Entrepreneurs

Seven entrepreneurs offer up bootstrapping-financial advice to those aspiring to start their own business.
Sujan Patel
It's Tax-Crunch Time: How to Keep Your Accounting in Check
Finance

It's Tax-Crunch Time: How to Keep Your Accounting in Check

With tax season upon businesses, here are a few ways to make number crunching less daunting.
8 Financial Planning Tips to Keep in Mind This Year
Starting a Business

8 Financial Planning Tips to Keep in Mind This Year

A financial advisor shares advice on how to keep your investments in check.
U.K. Lawmakers Tell Queen to Think More Like an Entrepreneur
Finance

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

Lawmakers have given the Queen's royal officials some financial advice.
Laura Entis
Why You Should Commit to Small Daily Improvements and Other Must-Read Business Tips
Entrepreneurs

Why You Should Commit to Small Daily Improvements and Other Must-Read Business Tips

A look at why big goals start with small actions, how falling in love with boredom helps you stay driven and more advice for business owners.
Brian Patrick Eha
Are You Really Seeing the Big Picture?
Growth Strategies

Are You Really Seeing the Big Picture?

When entrepreneurs launch a startup, they often get knee-deep in the day-to-day tasks. While this is necessary to get your business of the ground, it is imperative to continue to focus on the long-term strategy.
Michelle Shemilt
3 Ways to Make More Cash in 2014
Finance

3 Ways to Make More Cash in 2014

Who doesn't want to earn more money? Here are three new ways small businesses can roll in the dough in 2014.
Avrum Laurie
What Your Banker Isn't Telling You
Finance

What Your Banker Isn't Telling You

Understanding how bankers work with small-business owners will help you make the most of your relationship.
Gene Marks
Government Shutdown Would Close Pipelines of Credit to Main Street Businesses
Finance

Government Shutdown Would Close Pipelines of Credit to Main Street Businesses

As Republicans and Democrats draw battle lines in the sand, small businesses seeking capital may be left in the cold.
Catherine Clifford