Articles on Entrepreneurship

Best Money Tips: Help Your Marriage Survive a Startup

Today, we share what it takes to hold a marriage together when one spouse is starting a new business, easy ways to save money at airports, and tips for using Google Analytics.

Setting Up a Home Office on the Cheap

If you visit an office furniture store, it's easy to get sticker shock. Learn how to create a great work-at-home space without spending lots of cash.

Is Now the Time to Start Your Own Business?

You know you want to start a business...but when? Ask yourself these questions to help decide if you're ready.

Could Your Business Fail If Your Bank Fails?

The short answer: Yes. The longer answer: It's very unlikely. Here's why.

20 Percent Time: Offering Your Employees Autonomy

Giving your employees a little autonomy at work can have beneficial results for your business and keep employees' morale up.

How to Hold onto Talent When You Can’t Afford Raises

Recent economic improvements may have your employees expecting raises this year. But what if you can't afford them?

Claiming the Home Office Deduction Without Getting into Trouble

Deducting your home office isn't as scary as rumors suggest. Here's how to claim your space, audit-free.

Sharing Space to Save Money

Splitting your office, storefront, or warehouse with another business could help you save big...and not just on rent.

Your Website Sucks: Here's What to Do About It

A review of the e-book "Why Your Website Sucks — and How to Fix It," plus other resources to help your website move from sucking to shining.

5 Year-End Actions to Improve Your Business

These tax deductions won't just save you money; they'll help your business grow.

The Dropping Cost of Entrepreneurship

Starting a new business sounds like an expensive proposition, but it might cost much less than you think.

Are You and Your Banker a Perfect Match?

Unfortunately, there's no dating-style website for banks...yet. So how do you find the perfect bank for your business?

Last-Minute Business Tax Deductions for 2010

Financial professionals share the best ways to take advantage of great tax deductions before the year's end.

Make the Most of Your Local Chamber of Commerce

From advertising to networking, your Chamber of Commerce can offer your business scores of benefits...if you're a member.

The Financial Considerations of Open Source Software

Open-source software is free, but it could cost your company more in the end.

How to Become a Premier Local Brand

When potential customers decided to purchase products from lower-cost sources, one regional business decided to go luxury instead...with great results.

Ways That Small Businesses Get Ripped Off by Banks

Learn how to ensure that your new financial services help, and don't harm, your business's profits.

11 Business Lessons from the Heart

Everyone makes mistakes when starting a business. Save yourself some time and learn from mine.

Creating Business Contracts That Won't Get You Sued

To ensure your business is truly protected by the contracts you use, you need to create contacts that are specific to how your company does business.

Plan Now for Your 2011 Retirement Plan

The year isn't over yet, but it's not too early to think about setting up a qualified retirement plan for 2011.