Debt

Jawbone

How 'Precarious' Are Jawbone's Finances?

A lawsuit alleges that the company's financial condition is 'perilous and currently insufficient to pay its debts.'
Starting a Business

To Endure as an Entrepreneur Prepare to Exceed Your Pain Threshold

Everyone dreams of success when they launch a business and everyone eventually wakes up to the harsh realities.
Borrowing Money

4 Reasons Why Borrowing Money Is Usually Better Than Giving Up Equity

Lots of people dread debt, but when you do the numbers, it's often the smarter move.
Survival Strategies

How to Regroup When You've Lost Your Way

Should your company falter, here's how you can get it back on track.
Debt

5 Strategies for Entrepreneurs to Steer Clear of the Debt Trap

It's as hard to avoid borrowing money as it is to make it when you're getting started, but both are possible.
News and Trends

Finland Blames Apple for Economic Problems

Finnish PM Alexander Stubb links the tech giant's success to the downfall of the country's major export industries.
Ethics

How Would You Handle These 7 Situations? Would You Pass the 'Diaper Test'?

There are many moral and ethical questions business owners face on a regular basis. Is there a right way to do things?
Survival Strategies

7 Tips to Stay Afloat When Times Get Tough

Businesses can survive a cash-flow crunch, but the wrong move can be fatal.
Legal Issues

Have a Client Who Is Not Paying? Sue.

Perhaps the most undesirable customer is the one who avoids your invoices, emails and calls. If so, small claims court may be your best bet.
Project Grow

5 Mistakes I've Made So You Don't Have To

A wise person learns from someone else's experiences, so there's no excuse to repeat these business blunders.
Finance

The Difference Between Good and Bad Debt

Sometimes debt can give you a financial edge -- but you need to use it wisely.
Leadership

The Brilliance of Failure, In the Words of a Self-Made Billionaire

E-commerce mogul Michael Rubin plays fast and hard and has lost a lot along the way. But to hear him tell it, that's exactly why he is winning now.
Starting a Business

Buffett to Congress: Stop Using Debt Limit as Weapon

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett says the threat to not raise the nation's debt limit is a 'political weapon of mass destruction' both sides need to resist.
Finance

7 Consequences of the Potential Debt Default

What will happen if the U.S. defaults on its debt obligations? Here are 7 possible outcomes -- and they don't look good.
Starting a Business

Race to the Top Goes to College

President Obama laid out a plan for combating the rising cost of college, but passage is far from apparent. The plan is also not obviously advantageous for students.