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10 Side Businesses You Can Start With Almost No Money

Astute readers of this blog will know that I advocate increasing your income more often than reducing your spending. It’s time to put my money where my mouth is with ten real side business ideas (not cheesy work-at-home ideas) that require little o … [Read more...]

How to Increase Your Earning Power — and Free Time — with a Personal Assistant

Before I tell you about my personal assistant, why I have one, and the financial benefits of hiring one, I'm going to give you permission to make fun of me. That's right: Assume his name is Jeeves or Alfred, that I ask him to wash out my dirty socks … [Read more...]

Need Cash for a Start-up? Tap Your Alumni Club

As a graduate of Rutgers University, I've always had mixed feelings about my school. Rutgers did many things well during my undergrad years, but when it came to excellence, we only seemed to excel in matters that didn't matter, such as bureaucratic … [Read more...]

Why Aspiring Entrepreneurs Need Business Insurance

Considering striking out on your own? If you're thinking of starting a small business, or have just started one, then you need to know three things, each of which break down roughly into the global, the social and the financial. The global: Job … [Read more...]

Multiple Streams of Income: How I Went from Debt to Three Paychecks

One thing that I am sure many younger people are struggling with is seeing how they can go from graduating college with student loan debt (typically) to having a stable financial future. This was certainly the case for me when I graduated college and … [Read more...]

Make a Million Before 30: A Young Entrepreneur Shares Five Secrets to Success

Let's face it: There's a certain allure to achieving the status of millionaire, especially if you can hit the mark before age 30. The trouble is, no matter how many times we've heard it in songs (by rich rock stars, to be sure), money can't buy … [Read more...]

Money Mentors: Teacher and Entrepreneur Tom Morris on Working Multiple Jobs, Taking Risks

David’s post “Why You Should Work Multiple Jobs,” really got me thinking. Much of the advice in that post sounded like lessons I’ve heard since I was little. Many of my family members have worked multiple jobs (or at least a part-time job while bei … [Read more...]

Self-Employed? Need to Deduct Big Ticket Items? Get Crackin’ with the Section 179 Deduction

If you're self-employed or a business owner and you haven’t heard of the Section 179 deduction, it’s time to get familiar with it, because the Small Business Jobs and Credits Act of 2010 has increased the thresholds on this valuable tax deduction for … [Read more...]