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For a Debt-Free New Year Set a Budget and Stick to It
Debt

For a Debt-Free New Year Set a Budget and Stick to It

The crucial first step to having money is to pay off the money you owe.
John Rampton
Want a Career in Real Estate? Don't Go to College.
Real Estate

Want a Career in Real Estate? Don't Go to College.

A degree is way too expensive, gives you a false sense of security and actually eliminates opportunities you can get in the real world.
Steven Kaufman
Is Student Debt the Reason Millennials Aren't Starting Companies?
Ready To Launch

Is Student Debt the Reason Millennials Aren't Starting Companies?

It's easy to blame mounting debt loads for a slowdown in entrepreneurship. But data show otherwise.
Scott Shane
The Case For and Against Millennials as the Greatest Entrepreneurial Generation (Infographic)
Infographics

The Case For and Against Millennials as the Greatest Entrepreneurial Generation (Infographic)

A look at the factors influencing the generation born between 1981 and 1997.
Catherine Clifford
Don't Let Student Debt Hogtie Your Business
Ready To Launch

Don't Let Student Debt Hogtie Your Business

Four tips for achieving a financial balance as you launch your startup
Kari Luckett
This Dropout Is Trying to Keep Kids Out of Student Debt
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This Dropout Is Trying to Keep Kids Out of Student Debt

Dale Stephens just wasn't meant for the classroom.
American Millennials Launching Fewer Startups, Report Says
Millennials

American Millennials Launching Fewer Startups, Report Says

Despite tech savvy and higher levels of education than prior generations, mounting student debt levels are beginning to drag down younger Americans' entrepreneurial ambitions.
Kate Rogers
How to Keep Student Loans From Idling Your Entrepreneurial Dreams
Student Loans

How to Keep Student Loans From Idling Your Entrepreneurial Dreams

Graduating college with heavy debt makes launching your business even more of a challenge but no less possible.
Daniel Wesley
What's the Smarter Move, Start My Business or Stay in School?
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What's the Smarter Move, Start My Business or Stay in School?

If you know in your heart you want to be an entrepreneur, weigh carefully whether the value of college outweighs the debt you'll carry when you graduate.
John Rampton
Survey: College Degrees Still Matter. Sort Of.
Education

Survey: College Degrees Still Matter. Sort Of.

While a college degree opens the door, it's no longer a trump card, finds career website Glassdoor.
Laura Entis
Obama's Student Loan Measure: What You Should Know.
Student Loans

Obama's Student Loan Measure: What You Should Know.

President Obama has signed an executive order to expand eligibility for income-based repayment plans.
Kelli B. Grant
These 20 Kids Just Got $100,000 to Drop Out of School. And They Want to Change Your Life.
Peter Thiel

These 20 Kids Just Got $100,000 to Drop Out of School. And They Want to Change Your Life.

From revolutionizing the way we manage email to curing cancer, the ambitions of the most recent group of Thiel Fellows belie their youth.
Catherine Clifford
Tell Us: Is Michigan's 'Free College Tuition' Proposal a Good One?
Education

Tell Us: Is Michigan's 'Free College Tuition' Proposal a Good One?

A new law awaiting action in Michigan aims to realize the far-off dream of free college education, though there's a catch.
Geoff Weiss
Investing Trend for 2014: Equity Crowdfunding
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Investing Trend for 2014: Equity Crowdfunding

No idea, no problem. Platforms like Upstart and Pave allow entrepreneurs to crowdfund from accredited investors in exchange for a small cut of their future incomes.
Michelle Goodman