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Millionaires Are Now the Majority Party in Congress
Finance

Millionaires Are Now the Majority Party in Congress

For the first time ever, more than half of U.S. congressmen are worth $1 million or more, even as wages have remained stagnant for many Americans.
Brian Patrick Eha
The Right Way to Ask Your Parents to Finance Your Business
Finance

The Right Way to Ask Your Parents to Finance Your Business

4 things to consider before asking mom and dad for money.
Michelle Goodman
Young Entrepreneurs on How to Spend Your First $1 Million
Finance

Young Entrepreneurs on How to Spend Your First $1 Million

If you're in the rarefied position of being able to attract investor dollars, these three young founders have some advice for you.
Lyneka Little
Tell Us: How Much is Too Much for a CEO to Make?
Finance

Tell Us: How Much is Too Much for a CEO to Make?

Switzerland overwhelmingly voted down a measure that would have capped executive pay at 12 times the salary of the lowest-paid employee.
Catherine Clifford
How to Build Great Credit for Your Fledgling Startup
Finance

How to Build Great Credit for Your Fledgling Startup

Young entrepreneurs have the challenge of raising funds on little to no credit history. Here's how to overcome this obstacle.
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IRS to Take a Closer Look at Small Business Filings
Finance

IRS to Take a Closer Look at Small Business Filings

Here are three important tips for how entrepreneurs can avoid getting into trouble with the IRS.
Gabrielle Karol
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How to Respond to a Letter From the IRS? Breathe.
Finance

How to Respond to a Letter From the IRS? Breathe.

Getting a letter from the IRS can be a panic-inducing experience. Here's how to handle it and calm your nerves.
Amrik Randhawa
Confessions of a Cheating Nation: One in Four Have Stolen From Their Employers
Growth Strategies

Confessions of a Cheating Nation: One in Four Have Stolen From Their Employers

A new survey of 2,000 adults released today show that one quarter of respondents admit to stealing from their boss.
Catherine Clifford
Why You Should Keep Business and Personal Expenses Separate
Finance

Why You Should Keep Business and Personal Expenses Separate

Mixing business expenses with your personal life can get messy fast.
J.D. Roth
What to Know About Changes to the Home-Office Deduction
Finance

What to Know About Changes to the Home-Office Deduction

There are changes to how you can deduct the home space you use for your business. Here's what you need to know.
Barbara Weltman
Will Investors Ever Learn to Avoid Money-Losing Companies?
Finance

Will Investors Ever Learn to Avoid Money-Losing Companies?

When a company is losing money, the sky's the limit when it comes to predicting how bright its future will be.
Peter S. Cohan
Tips for Investing in Emerging Markets (Infographic)
Finance

Tips for Investing in Emerging Markets (Infographic)

Investors are increasingly turning to emerging markets for new sources of revenue. Check out this infographic for key tips and trends that can help you invest wisely.
Kate Taylor
The Basics of Home Equity Financing
Finance

The Basics of Home Equity Financing

Raise money for your business from your house, but beware of losing the roof over your head.
How a Good Credit Score Can Save You More Than $100,000
Finance

How a Good Credit Score Can Save You More Than $100,000

Your credit score is important when it comes to managing your personal finances. Here's how to take better control of it.
Brittney Castro