Spending

Valentine's Day

What the Average American Spends on Valentine's Day

From roses and jewelry to dinner and champagne, Feb. 14 can be a costly affair.
Decision Making

How This Famous Behavioral Economist Is Trying to Help People Solve Their Most Common Money Problems

Financial savings startup Qapital just named Duke psychology professor Dan Ariely its chief behavioral economist. Here's how he plans to help the company change users' spending and saving habits.
Buying a Business

How to Find, Buy and Turn Around a Fixer-Upper Business

Here's what you need to know if you plan on rehabbing an existing business.
Saving Money

11 Easy Ways to Save Your Business Big Bucks

There are several simple things you can do to cut costs and find what is, essentially, free money.
Small Businesses

For Small Businesses, Positive Change Is On the Horizon

These three pressures building in the small-business sector are going to help jump start a revolution in how things are done.
Money Management

3 Important Burn Rate Considerations for Every Business

Entrepreneurs may be tempted to think that all burn is created equally -- but there is more to capital expenditures than spending alone.
Spending

After $2.3 Billion Facebook Buy, Oculus's 22-Year-Old Founder Allowed Himself This Single Splurge

Palmer Luckey seems largely disinterested in materialism, but he did buy himself this one very expensive thing.
Lessons

Even With 20 Years in Tech I Learned These Lessons as a First-Time CEO

Being the boss is a constant paradox. You're responsible for everything but control a lot less than most people realize.
Retail

Brace Yourself for a Below-Average Christmas

Gallup's spending survey seems to put coal in the stockings of retailers.
Millennials

The 'FOMO Epidemic' and Why It Matters to Millennial-Hungry Businesses

Nearly 70 percent of millennials experience 'fear of missing out' – and it's influencing their purchasing decisions.
Venture Capital

Venture Capitalists Can Be a Blessing or a Curse

When entrepreneurs opt for this type of investment, they run the risk of losing control.
Excuses

One Excuse You Should Never Give Your Employees

Business owners should always avoid making excuses, but business coach Lindsay Broder says this one can really annoy your staff.
Real Estate

Owning a Home Is Getting More Expensive

The estimated monthly house payment for a median-priced, three-bedroom home purchased at the end of 2013 was a whopping 21 percent higher than it was at the end of 2012, according to RealtyTrac.
Mergers

Look for Even More Megamergers in 2014

Experts say that deals like Facebook's purchase of WhatsApp are just the beginning for megamergers in 2014.