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The One Thing Entrepreneurs Must Get in Order Before They Launch a Business

Entrepreneurs may be excited to start a new endeavor but if this area is in shambles, they are going to have a difficult time running their startup.

Want to Get Rich? Know How to Diversify Your Investments.

"People don't get rich by tip-toeing in with $100 investments all over the place."

What You Need to Know Before Taking a Job in a Foreign Country

It's thrilling to be offered a job overseas but check if you can drink the water there and if the housing allowance will afford you better than the hostel.

Out of Work? Do's and Don'ts for Your Retirement Account.

A look at what you should do with your 401(k) if you are unemployed.

Be Happy, Make Millions, Live the Dream

In this podcast, Lewis Howes chats with entrepreneur James Altucher about everything from rapid, massive success to subsequent rapid, massive failure.

Manage Your Home Economics as If You Are Running a Business, and Watch Your Savings Grow

Don't fall into the trap of expending a great deal of energy for a small financial payoff.

Imagining a Future When Mobile Devices Deal With All Kinds of Money Matters

People’s relationship with their finances may eventually become intricately tied to their phones.

Fresh Out of College, This Gym Rat Became a Fitness Franchisee

Get tips on getting your business in shape from this 24-year-old GYMGUYZ franchisee.

To Build Wealth, Treat Money Like a Jealous Lover

Why it’s important for ambitious entrepreneurs to think like young millionaires from the very start.

Entrepreneurs, Watch Your Back Side

Hyper-focus on building your company will bite you if you aren't just as focused on the well being of you and your family.

How a $15 Minimum Wage in Seattle Could Leave Workers Worse Off

Seattle mayor Ed Murray proposed a record-setting minimum wage hike of $15 -- a move both waiters and restaurant owners are calling shortsighted for failing to credit tips.

Is This the Most Practical Wedding Registry of Our Generation?

At a time when weddings seem to be more extravagant than ever, a new gift registry is trying to put the focus on couples' financial future.

Why Does It Still Feel Wrong to Make More Than Your Husband?

Farnoosh Torabi, personal finance expert and author of 'When She Makes More,' earns significantly more than her husband. And society, starting with her very own mother, has a hard time with that.

Lessons From a MLB Player About Financial Planning

Oakland A's second baseman Eric Sogard discusses how he manages his finances, so he can make smart future investments.

For Investors, Collectible Toys Aren't Child's Play

If you hit it right, antique toys can be a highly valued part of your investment portfolio.

Obama Pushes Financial Education in Schools

The White House has made April National Financial Capability Month.

How Your Tax Bill Stacks Up Around the World

Workers in Belgium, Germany, Austria and Hungary face the highest tax burdens, according to the OECD's annual report on individual income taxes.

Report: Facebook Is About to Enter the E-Money Game

The social giant is gearing up to give PayPal a run for their money.

When Financial Professionals Go Indie

Weighing becoming independent asset manager or financial advisor? Balance the freedom to serve customers against the strain of running a firm.

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?

Oklahoma Makes Personal Finance Mandatory for High School Students

A law passed in 2007 and beginning in May will require teachers to certify students' working knowledge of banking, taxes, investing, loans and more.

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.

Retiring at 27: Ambitious, Lazy or Crazy?

A young real estate CEO made a plan to build up his net worth and check out in six years. Here's how he did it.

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.
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