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- Sep 1 20141 minute
Young Millionaires: How These Entrepreneurs Under 30 Are Changing the World
Young people today don't just sit around and think about changing the world to suit their purposes--they do it. They may be inexperienced, but they're fearless when it comes to tackling long-stagnant business models and technologies with fresh new ap
- Jun 1 20151 minute
Too Much Paperwork? Embrace the Build-It-Yourself Online Form.
Karen Allbright was worn out from dealing with the details of her professional organizing and personal concierge service, Calm Order. The Calgary, Alberta-based entrepreneur was looking for a smarter way to deal with the minutia of maintaining high-e
- Mar 1 20171 minute
28 | Rewardstyle
RewardStyle is realizing the social media world’s longtime dream of converting influence into e-commerce opportunity. Founder Amber Venz Box has channeled her frustration as a fashion blogger who wanted to make more money into a full suite of back-en
- Sep 1 20152 minutes
One Man's Software Background Makes Manufacturing Hardware Easy
When Charlie Emery set out to build Spooky Pinball, his Benton, Wis.-based company, he ran into a snag: finding a resource to manufacture the circuit boards that power each of his custom-made, $5,995 pinball machines. His only options were to line up
- Mar 1 20172 minutes
This Founder Created a Genius Way to Do Market Testing on the Cheap
How do you market test a new product when you can't pay for testing? Joelle Mertzel found a sneaky solution -- and it cost only $39. Here's how she developed her new butter dish, Butterie. The researchMertzel wanted to make a flip-top dish so that bu
- Dec 15 20161 minute
5 Books To Learn From
These practical business gems deserve a place on your nightstand alongside this year’s bestsellers by Steve Case, Phil Knight, and Patrick Lencioni.
- Jan 1 20171 minute
A Fitness Startup Tries To Find Its Footing
Ruth Reader CLASSPASS Launched in 2013, ClassPass lets exercisers pay a subscription fee for convenient and economical access to classes. The company has grown fast—it’s now in 36 markets—but is still working to find a sustainable business model. I
- Mar 1 20171 minute
To Change Your Company Culture, Change Your Conversations
For the second year, Entrepreneur partnered with CultureIQ to find the best office cultures in America. For more tips and profiles, check out the rest of 2017's Top Company Cultures package.After nearly two decades focused on staffing and recruitment
- Jul 1 20161 minute
Also in Our Book Bag
The lazy days of summer are also a great time to catch up on important books you heard about earlier in the year but didn’t get around to cracking. Here are five of the most useful and inspiring books that MONEY has covered so far in 2016.
- Dec 1 20163 minutes
The Challenge: Agreeing on the Perfect Retirement Locale
MOLLY MOYNAHAN’S VISION for the next stage of life involves living in a condo near the beach with an indoor swimming pool and little upkeep, all within driving distance of a large university or city so she can continue her work as a writing consultan
- Sep 1 20162 minutes
Tickets to the Unknown
EVERYBODY KNOWS that New York City is expensive, which is okay if you’re a tourist who has saved up for a blowout trip of high-end shopping, fancy dinners, and a swank hotel. But for us locals, the city’s pleasures are increasingly out of reach. Sure
- Nov 1 20161 minute
Small Business Takes a Big Hit
JEREMY QUITTNER FOR AARON HAGEMAN, chief executive of Delivery Drivers of Orange County, Calif., the welter of federal and state regulations concerning who qualifies as an independent contractor has become an expensive sticking point. Consider this
- Aug 1 20142 minutes
How to Handle Large Changes in Sales Volume
The easiest way to wrest back control over a roller-coaster sales cycle is by managing the pricing of your products or services.
- Aug 1 20161 minute
Transforming Vendors Into Collaborators
Robert Brunner, Apple’s former director of industrial design and founder of San Francisco–based design firm Ammunition, has paired up with everyone from Dr. Dre to Silicon Valley upstarts like smart-appliance company June. Brunner shares his advice f
- Aug 1 20131 minute
Stellar Customer Service Keeps Upscale Lingerie Shop in Business
This Denver-based small shop has weathered tough times by showing their customers that they care.
- May 1 20132 minutes
How Much Inventory Does Your Company Need?
Several factors go into deciding how much inventory you need to stock. We take a look at the essential elements to consider.
- Feb 1 20172 minutes
The Transit Of Venus
I WOULD GUESS THAT MANY, IF NOT MOST, kids who eventually became entrepreneurs wanted to grow up to be sports or TV stars. When you’re a kid, that’s who your heroes are. So it’s a bit ironic how many sports and TV stars, having grown up, now want to
- Sep 1 20161 minute
5 Things To Know About HSAs Now
1 CHANCES ARE YOU’LL SEE ONE THIS FALL Health savings accounts, which let you pay medical bills with pretax dollars, are surging: 72% of large employers offered them in 2016, up from 40% in 2010, says the National Business Group on Health. Employers
- Mar 1 20174 minutes
The Building Blocks For Your Retirement
WHEN THE BLOGGER AND personal finance expert known as J. Money started saving for the future, retirement was the furthest thing from his mind. He was in his late 20s, working for a tech startup, and thinking about buying a house and getting married.
- Dec 1 20152 minutes
How One Man Used Artificial Intelligence to Generate Genuine Sales Leads
If there’s one thing software company Ebsta understands, it’s customer relationship management. The San Diego- and London-based company sells a $10 per month per user Chrome browser extension that syncs customers’ email accounts to the Salesforce dat
- Jun 1 20162 minutes
We Don’t Want Your Money
Large enterprise customers can be enticing—but they can upend your product, your staff, and the stability of your business
- Oct 1 20162 minutes
A Love Letter to My Best Place
DEAR MONTCLAIR, N.J., I’m sorry you didn’t land on this year’s list of the 50 Best Places to Live in America. True, you weren’t even eligible in 2016, since MONEY’s annual ranking alternates between the current focus on small cities (places with popu
- Aug 1 20161 minute
How Money Rates Colleges
To make our first cut, colleges must have 500 or more full-time undergraduates and a six-year graduation rate of at least the median for their type (public or private). We also screened out schools with low grades from bond-rating agencies and those
- May 1 20161 minute
How This Company Is Driving Down Energy Bills
“Most people get an energy bill and just pay it, without asking themselves what they might do to get the costs down,” says Joseph Borza. But even if an entrepreneur did ask, they’d likely not know how to find the answer. That’s why Borza cofounded hi
- Mar 1 20132 minutes
The Right Way to Adjust Your Prices
Stop undervaluing your products and services, and look at what your pricing strategy really says about you.
- Jan 1 20141 minute
Spending your company's money while at lunch or on the road is one thing. Certifying that all those receipts and credit card bills are expensed and accounted for properly is quite another. That's where Portland, Maine-based Certify comes in. The 6-ye
- Apr 1 20135 minutes
Essential Elements of Working With a Business Partner
To keep your business running smoothly, it's crucial to have a clear division of duties. Here's how to set up a business with shared responsibilities-- for greater satisfaction and greater rewards.
- Jul 3 201414 minutes
How To Price a Forest, and Other Economics Problems: A Cambridge economist discusses wealth, health, and disaster.
Gross Domestic Product is the market value of all goods and services produced within a country in a year. It is, today, the standard snapshot of a country’s economy. But does it deserve this position? After all, it focuses on economic activity while
- Jan 1 20142 minutes
A Ski Resort Embraces a New E-Commerce Platform
Ragged Mountain was having problems with its new electronic ticketing system. After embracing a more high-tech, easy to use platform, the ski resort's sales skyrocketed.
- Mar 15 20176 minutes
The Appealing Logic That Underlies Trump’s Economic Ideas
His policies may fail to deliver, but his rhetoric answers a question millions of Americans are asking about a globalized economy: What about me?