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Oklahoma Makes Personal Finance Mandatory for High School Students
Education

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.
Geoff Weiss
Winklevoss Twins Launch Winkdex Bitcoin Index
Finance

Winklevoss Twins Launch Winkdex Bitcoin Index

The brothers Winklevii make a bold step toward digital currency domination
Kim Lachance Shandrow
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
6 Simple Strategies for Better Money Management
Finance

6 Simple Strategies for Better Money Management

Consider this list a mental reset button on your financial psyche.
J.D. Roth
Guess What: Going to College Still Pays
Finance

Guess What: Going to College Still Pays

A recent study shows that on virtually every measure of economic wellbeing and career attainment, college educated millennials are outperforming their peers with less education.
Laura Entis
The Best Value in Higher Education
Finance

The Best Value in Higher Education

Princeton Review came out with their list of best value colleges, with UNC Chapel Hill and Williams College taking the tops spots.
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
Is It Ever OK for Founders to Sell Off Their Company Shares?
Finance

Is It Ever OK for Founders to Sell Off Their Company Shares?

Selling stock in your company, especially if it keeps you from sleeping in your car, is not necessarily a bad move.
Amanda Steinberg
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.
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