Business & Entrepreneurs / Small Business & Entrepreneurship

  • Apps that can make you extra money!

      

    Looking for some quick ways to make a little extra cash? I've always been a big fan of a service called  Fiverr.com, where people share things they're willing to do for $5. You...

  • Facebook friends could hurt your credit

      

    The company you keep on social media could determine if some lenders deem you creditworthy or not. What do your Facebook friends say about you? Facebook has a technology that would let...

  • Two inventors develop new app to stop robocalls

      

    Ethan Garr and Bryan Moyles have won a competition hosted by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) that offered a large bounty for solving the robocall problem, according to Consumerist. Federal...

  • Best websites to get a small business loan

      

    Getting a loan as a small business or an entrepreneur isn't easy. Thankfully, microloans financiers and peer-to-peer (P2P) lenders have stepped up with funds. Here's a look at the best...

  • Cheap retirement plan options for small businesses

      

    Saving money for retirement is easy if you work for giant corporation. They have 401(k) plans that are generally pretty easy to enroll in and may be with low-cost providers. They'll often have...

  • Business owner uses city’s restaurant week to focus on helping homeless

      

    BALTIMORE — Cities across the county hold restaurant week to get people out of the house and into the community to spend money. It all started in 1992 in New York City to help increase...

  • Paid vacation? This boss gives his staffers $7,500 to take a trip

      

    Bart Lorang, co-founder and CEO of the tech company FullContact, might be the best boss ever. Getting paid to go on vacation! Every year, Lorang gives his employee $7,500 to take a...

  • New Overtime Rules Won't Benefit As Many As Expected

      

    Millions of employees could be eligible for overtime for anything worked over 40 hours under new proposed OT rules. But all the ballyhoo about the change overlooks one important...

  • Free HR and Payroll Software for Small Businesses

      

    If you're an entrepreneur or run a small business, you know you have a lot to think about. Fortunately, there are a couple of free solutions that could let you put payroll and human resources...

  • Small Businesses Should Consider Breach Insurance

      

    If you have a small business, there's a new insurance policy I recommend to protect you in the event of a data breach. Why small businesses need breach insurance We hear so much about...

  • 5 Ways To Make an Extra $5,000

      

    Are you living within your means and using a budget to help you track spending and cut costs, but still struggling to make progress with your financial goals? You’ve probably read every...

  • Best free resources for continuing education

      

    As much as we may want to follow the excellent, oft-given advice to “never stop learning,” in the real world continuing our educations past grade school and college can be difficult....

  • Work From Home Guide

      

    With the dramatic changes in the employment landscape in recent years, more people are looking to work from home and find freelance work. The problem is that there are many ripoff work-from-home...

  • Save Money on Merchant Processing Fees

      

    If you're a small business and you need to save money, listen up to this. Cheaper options for merchant processing fees A company I've talked about a few times recently, Square, has...

  • How To Establish Your Own Side Hustle

      

    Convinced you need a side hustle in order to boost your income and fast-track your financial goals -- but not sure how to get going? Anyone, including you, can establish and successfully monetize...