Below are a bunch of articles that we’ve covered over the years about small business and entrepreneurship…
Business & Entrepreneurship
These were the steps I took to start my online business and they will vary depending on the type of business you are wanting to start. Hopefully they will give you some ideas of some things you need to keep in mind as you progress!
It used to be that as school let out for the summer, most teens flocked to summer employment at camps, the movie theater, or local fast food restaurants. These days, it can be hard for teens to find a good summer job. In many areas, teens are competing with adults for positions that used to […]
Working from home is an excellent option for people who want to be with their families and still earn a living. When you work from home you can usually build a lot of flexibility into your schedule so that you can attend school functions for your children, care for sick family members, and tend to your household responsibilities . . . .
I remember sitting in my cubicle, with cloth walls surrounding me – or should I say caving in on me – with the sterile glow of a fluorescent light above my head. I had to stand up and look 50 yards in either direction just to catch a glimpse of sunlight. I still remember the […]
For the purposes of the article I am defining Multi-level Marketing as any business that has a downline. Meaning members earn a percentage of the earnings of those they recruit. I currently have family members in MLMs, some friends in MLMs, have been recruited by Primerica and many others, and my wife even sold Stella and […]
A 2012 survey found that just 19 percent of workers – less than one in five – are happy with their careers. Another study said a majority of us would like to work for ourselves – but as most of us understand, self-employment can be a risky move. Would a franchise be the first step to freedom and wealth? Let’s look at the pros and cons of starting a franchise business to shed some light on the decision.
A while back I did an experiment to see if I could start a profitable Ebay business. This article shows how I did it and what my results were…
If you haven’t heard of Etsy, well basically is it a website that allows you to create a simple storefront to sell your crafts, homemade items, vintage items, or a lot more. It has exploded in growth over the last few years and many artists are finding it to be a great way to earn money from their creations.
Let me start of by saying that I am a Christian and these are my views about Christians working on Sunday. My views probably don’t match up exactly with every person who reads this article, and that’s okay! I encourage you to discuss and share your thoughts on this article in a respectful way . . . .
If you need to move out of your current home but can’t sell it due to market factors, you have another option. You can rent your house out until you can eventually sell it. There are advantages and disadvantages when renting out your house, but depending on your circumstances it could work to your overall benefit.
Personally, I’m not a big fan of business trips. It’s okay every once in a while, but I find myself out of routine and I definitely miss my wife and kids. But duty calls every now and then and it’s part of my job. Overall, I prefer to take a positive outlook on business trips, so here’s a list of things you can do to get some fun and productivity out of your next business trip!
Last week I needed to send some money I owed to an acquaintance. I could have opted for safe and reliable snail mail – but that would have been too slow. I could have paid over the phone, but I’m always worried my credit card number may get into the wrong hands and/or not erased after it has been written down. So, I elected to send it electronically.
Have you ever calculated your real hourly wage? You might be surprised! Once you find it out, you can use that information to make some adjustments in your personal and financial life that will result in real change.
I’ve volunteered my time as a financial coach quite a bit and one of the biggest problems I see people experience, aside from debt, is not having enough income. If this is you, have some hope, because there are some ways in which you can boost your income this next year. Keep in mind, you just have to be willing to invest some time and effort to do so.