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Why Entrepreneurs Choose Freedom Over Money

Starting your own business often means thankless hours, measly pay and the stress of being at the helm. Yet entrepreneurs report greater job satisfaction than their employed counterparts. Here's why.

How to Protect Your Business From Personal Legal Trouble

Without taking the proper steps to protect your company, you could be putting it at risk in the event of personal issues like a divorce or a car accident. Here are steps to help you plan ahead.

How to Protect Your Personal Finances From Business Risks

You need to be prepared should your company one day be faced with a lawsuit or accident. Here are four ways to make sure your personal finances are safeguarded from business liabilities.

Foster 'Bottom-Up Creativity' and 4 More Business Tips From the Week

The best tips of the week from Entrepreneur.com, from how to write off business meals to sparking creativity among your staff.

5 Personal Finance Tips for Cash-Strapped Entrepreneurs

How to go all-in on a new business venture without draining your personal bank account.

What Would-Be Entrepreneurs Fear Most About Starting Up

An unstable income is almost always guaranteed when just starting your business, but research shows it's one of the top fears that keeps Americans from becoming entrepreneurs.

6 Fundamental Tax Tips for Entrepreneurs

Follow these simple rules to maximize your money--while staying on the IRS's good side.

Looking to Bolster Your Cashflow With a Home Mortgage Refinance? Consider These Tips

With interest rates at record lows, refinancing your home mortgage is one way to create some wiggle room in your budget. Here's how to be prepared.

How Loved Ones Help You Beat Stress and Other Tips This Week

Why spending time with friends and family is essential, how to know whether you're sleep-deprived, the right amount of money to save and more: our best tips of the week.

How to Build a Nest Egg

You already know you should set aside some savings. Here are ways to take action.

We Need Smarter Business-Owner Retirement Plans, Not More (Opinion)

Small-business owners' optimism often hinders their retirement planning. Behavioral economics has some ideas about what it would take to get you to plan for your golden years.

Choosing the Right Business Entity and Other Tips This Week

How your business entity can affect your personal finances, tapping into your emotions to inspire others, finding time to exercise and more: our tips of the week.

6 Things About Money You May Not Think About -- But Should

One of the common mistakes entrepreneurs make is losing sight of their personal finances when trying to grow their business. Here's how to avoid falling into that trap.

How to Change the Financial Future of Your Business

Follow these seven tips to get your finances on track in the New Year.

How 'Going Green' Can Save You Money

It's not just for do-gooders--sustainability saves money, too.

Why Business and Personal Funds Should Be Separate

Attorney Nina Kaufman explains why mixing your money can lead to legal issues.

Web Startup Aims to Protect Your Bottom Line

SigFig audits investment portfolios to uncover extra charges.

5 Things to Consider Before Lending Money to Friends and Family

Many business owners have learned the hard way that family, friends and finances don't always mix.

How to Talk With Your Spouse About Money

The four financial issues every couple should talk about.

7 Credit-Card Blunders That Could Hurt Any Small Business

Credit-card debt can be tempting for startups seeking a smooth launch. Consider these tips for avoiding costly mistakes.

4 Tips for Negotiating a Personal Guarantee

It is highly likely that you'll be asked to sign a personal guarantee to get a bank loan. Before you do, make sure you are getting the best terms possible.

A Common Personal Finance Mistake New 'Treps Make

Starting your own business will affect many parts of your life, including how you manage your finances.

5 Resolutions for Freelancers in the Coming Tax Year

Tips for organizing your financial life from the authors of 'The Money Book for Freelancers, Part-Timers, and the Self-Employed.'

How to Build a Financial Advisor Team

Being chief cook and bottle washer isn't always the best solution for your bottom line. Here's how to find folks who can help.

To Buy or Not to Buy?

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

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