starting a business

Starting Your Dream Business Is Easier Than You Think — Here's How

Do you dream of starting a business? Stop waiting for the right time, the right plan, or the right partner, and just get started!

Is Starting a Small Business for the Tax Deductions Worth It?

Some people recommend starting a side business to get more tax deductions. But if that plan sounds too good to be true, that's because it probably is.

Techniques for Escaping Long-Term Unemployment

Not having a job isn't just financially trying, it can also be downright depressing. Help combat long-term unemployment with these techniques.

7 Business Lessons I Learned the Hard Way

Made a few mistakes after starting your own business? Haven't we all. Take a look at a few lessons I've learned along the way.

How to Start a Business With Your 401(k)

Want to start your dream business but don't have the funds? There's a way to tap your 401(k) without the normal early withdrawal penalties.

3 Questions to Ask When Starting a Business

Whether you'd like to generate a little side income or found a major company, ask yourself these questions before doing anything else.

10 Tips from Bootstrapping Entrepreneurs

From finding customers to staying on top of marketing, these tips from experienced entrepreneurs can help you avoid common new-business pitfalls.

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.

The Dropping Cost of Entrepreneurship

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

11 Business Lessons from the Heart

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

Finance Your New Business: It's Not as Complicated as You Think

Finding money to start a new business can seem hard — but fundamentally, the process really isn't that complicated. Learn how to get financing.

Start a Business for Next to Nothing

Typically, one of the major necessities in business start-ups is a hefty financial commitment. However, there are ways to start a business for much less.

Six Tips to Good Business Management

You don’t have to be a fortune 500 (or even a fortune 500,000) company to take advantage of these tips for good business practice. In fact, some of the best small businesses hav

The Real Deal: What to Expect When Starting Your Own Business

It's easy to list "Start Business" as a goal for the new year, but do you know what that actually means?