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Growth Strategies

The 15 Countries Spending the Most on Business Travel

Global spending on business travel is expected to reach $1.12 trillion this year, according to a new report. Here's a look at the countries spending the most.
Starting a Business

3 Weekly Accounting Habits to Install Right This Minute

To ease the pain of doing your taxes later, here are some good-accounting practices to implement now.
Growth Strategies

Top Apps for On-the-Go Founders

Busy entrepreneurs have little time to devote to learning about the coolest and helpful apps. Here, we do the legwork for you.
Finance

Why You Should Ditch Your 'Go Big or Go Home' Mentality

In starting up, paying top dollar for the biggest and best tools, gadgets and the like could cost you even more in the long run. Instead, you should think smarter, not bigger.
Finance

Are Your Eyes Bigger Than Your Budget? 3 Tips to Rein in Your Startup Costs

Startups simply must make a budget and stick to it. Otherwise, you could wind up a statistic. Here are just three ways to keep your costs down.
Growth Strategies

How to Operate in All-Out Survival Mode as a Young Entrepreneur

If the holidays weren't as kind to your startup as you would have liked, here are some tips for helping you withstand leaner times.
Starting a Business

The Year-End Accounting Missteps of Rookie Entrepreneurs

This time of year may be about giving, but don't forget to devote plenty of time to getting your books in order. Here are a few often-missed year-end accounting tasks.
Entrepreneurs

3 Tips for Turning Your Classmates Into Beta Testers

Student entrepreneur David Chait shares his tips for gaining feedback from the diverse college community.
Starting a Business

Want to Make Your Startup Look Bigger? Tweak Your Phone System

When you're just starting up and you want to land top-tier clients, you'd be surprised how important a proper communications regimen can be.
Starting a Business

Congress Forestalls Student-Loan Rate Hike

Congress narrowly passes a bill to prevent student-loan rates from doubling as of July 1. Young entrepreneurs breathe a sigh of relief.
Starting a Business

The Health-Care Law's Mandate: A Tax on Young Americans?

Minutes after the Supreme Court handed down its decision to uphold the health-care law, critics lambasted it for amounting to a massive new tax -- which would mostly affect young people.
Finance

What You Need to Prove a Business Expense

Think your credit card statement is enough to verify business expenses to the IRS? Think again.
Marketing

Seven Ways Business Owners Can Beat the January Doldrums

For many businesses, January is a dead month. Here are some ideas for how to perk up your post-holiday bottom line.
Starting a Business

Two Weeks to Startup: Day 3. Calculating Startup Costs

You'll want a good estimate of the cash you need to launch. These tips can help. The third in a 10-part series.
Growth Strategies

How to Budget Your Own Salary

Follow this guide to calculate how much to pay yourself.