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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Business-Plan Competitions

For startups seeking critical seed money, business-plan competitions can be both a blessing and a curse.

To Buy or Not to Buy?

The fine art of deciding when to spring for what you want.

Bank Lending to Small Business Slips, Crowdfunding on the Rise

Big and small banks approve fewer loans as startups turn to alternative funding sources.

Five Low-Cost Tools for Fast Cash Transfers

Give the heave-ho to services that charge big bucks to move your money around.

The Secret to Living Well on Less

Hint: Your friends may be a big part of whether you can live (and love) a more frugal lifestyle.

How to Avoid the Biggest Mistake on Your First Tax Return as an Entrepreneur

Accountant Mark Kohler says business owners need to keep track of this particular expense when starting up.

How to Win a $100,000 Purpose Prize

Director Alexandra Kent shares some pointers for social entrepreneurs. The deadline is March 30.

Seven Ways to Free Up Cash You Already Have

Need money? Complete these nagging personal-finance tasks today.

Nine Easy Tips to Automate Your Finances and Avoid Late Payments

Consider this quick step-by-step guide to put your bill paying and personal financial management on autopilot.

How to Raise Money for Your Startup -- Now

Entrepreneur and finance expert Asheesh Advani shares his best tips for finding capital in a difficult economy.

Top Sources of Small-Business Financing in 2012

The lending market for small businesses cratered during the recession and has been on a jagged path of recovery. To help fill the void, entrepreneurs are finding alternative financing sources.

Five Best Apps to Forecast and Manage Cash Flow

A look at the most effective online tools to keep your business in the black.

What Technologies Banks Should Be Using to Keep Your Money Safe

A look at security-related banking tools that guard your business from fraud.

How to Find Funds to Launch a Franchise

Shelly Sun turned her health-staffing company, BrightStar Care, into a fast-growing franchise. But she almost ran out of cash along the way.

Big Banks Make Online Payments Easier for Business Owners

Here's a look at the range online business-banking tools from the major U.S. banks.

The Secret to Saving: Think Before You Spend

There's a difference between spending irresponsibly and spending on things that improve your quality of life. Knowing the difference can set you free.

Five Ways to Channel Your Inner Millionaire

Here's how to harness your brain power to maximize productivity.

10 Business Investments to Make Now

Business owners reveal the expenditures that paid off -- big-time.

Which Do You Value More: Money or Time?

Through the downturn, business owners have been in overdrive to keep their companies afloat. Some now value time over money.

In Funding a Business, Your Home is Personal

With still tight credit conditions, taking out a home equity loan can be tempting. But it's a mistake.

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