5 Ways to Limit Your Losses When Playing the Market

Image by: Rafael Matsugana By George Lamb With investing comes the inevitable losses that plague our bank accounts. It’s a tough pill to swallow, and any entrepreneur who is seasoned in this particular trade will express the commitment that is necessary when deciding to play the stocks. Yes commitment is indeed important, but another thing that…

5 Reasons Your Business Should Be Investing in the Clouds

Image by: Tatlin By  George Lamb For those of you who are unsure exactly what the cloud is all about, in a nutshell, its basically a form of computing–cloud computing–based on the internet where people run programs or applications from software downloaded onto a server or an actual computer. This allows people to access the…

5 Essential Steps to Streamline Your Business so it Runs Like Clockwork

Image by: tshein By: Ken Lucas Simple is certainly always better, as many of you business experts may know. There’s just something so convenient about executing a task that requires as little effort as humanly possible. Some might call that laziness, and depending on the situation, I would agree. But for business men, the fact…

3 Apps Your Business Absolutely Needs to Utilize in Today’s World

Image by: bohed By: Todd Downey What happened to the good ol’ days where people advertised on the back of milk cartons and passed out flyers? Dead and buried I presume, replaced with the ever increasing advent of modern technology. It still amazes me how far we’ve come. But I’m not here to get into…

Thinking of Going Back to School? Here are 3 Things to Consider First

Image by: Derrick Coetzee By George Lamb So things aren’t going the way you want them to in life and you’re thinking about trudging through a few college courses to make everything better. Well, it’s great you have ambition and crave to improve the quality of your life, but before you go ahead and register…

4 Ways to Structure Your Business Like a Billionaire

Image by: Carter Brown By: Giovanni Fields Oh look at all the billionaire wannabes crowding my article like ants to a picnic. You all want to be rich, don’t you? You all want to run the greatest and most successful business ever known to man, beating out Apple, Microsoft, or hell, even Playboy. You want…

5 Current Real Estate Trends for 2014

Image by: Alexander Stein By Dexter Lunde Selling your home in 2014 may seem scary but let me put some of your fears at rest. The statistics for 2013 were surprisingly good. If 2014 goes as well as 2013 did, foreclosure activity is expected to slow down considerably and mortgage rates are expected to rise….

4 Stocks that May Kill Your Portfolio in 2014

Image by: PublicDomainPictures By Dexter Lunde Some people have the worst luck. Sometimes, it’s not just people either, its companies and businesses. After a bit of digging, I’ve managed to find four of the unluckiest stocks on the market. How do I define “unlucky? The states that I have are based on losses within the…

6 Unique Beginning Investments for 20-Somethings

Image by: Stockmonkeys.com By Dexter Lunde In elementary and secondary school, our teachers and parents prepared us for a lot of things: how to tie your shoes, how to write and give persuasive presentations, how to properly microwave a bowl of ramen so you don’t have to turn on the hotplate (okay, that was more…

3 Reasons Why You Should Fire Your Portfolio Manager

Image by: Doug8888 By Michael Sterling In this day and age, investors are so eager to get their hands on their own money that they fail to think rationally about where it’s going. Contrary to popular belief, not all portfolio managers will make you rich. Some can be detrimental to your entire savings. Choose wisely…

Will Oil & Gas Be A Solid Investment For 2014?

Image by: Phillip Caper By Michael Sterling Oil & gas is always a conversation at the beginning of the year, but 2014 is definitely proving to be one of the craziest times for the industry. Many investors are either jumping on the bandwagon or leaving it altogether. With recent legislation, new projects, and a high rise…

3 Obamacare Facts That Can Affect Your Investments

Image by: SS&SS By Michael Sterling Obamacare has gotten a lot of investors panicking about how it will affect their assets. Though there are unsettling facts about the legislation, there are just as many benefits – if you open your eyes. 2013 has been a year of ups and downs, and because 2014 is unforeseeable,…

How To Find & Invest In Profitable Private Companies

Image by: Images Money By Michael Sterling Private companies are like yacht clubs. Unless you are in some way affiliated with them or offer great incentives, the chances of you being a part of it are slim. But don’t think just because a club is hard to get into that it’s impossible. In fact there…

How to Integrate Facebook Into Your Email Marketing

Image by: European Parliament By Michael Sterling Facebook has invaded nearly every home in America. Nowadays you don’t even need to be logged in to be on Facebook, which is why it’s important for business owners to figure out how to be in two places at once. With new integration strategies, email marketing is seeing…

The Pros & Cons Of Lump Sum Investing

Image by: 401(K) 2013 By Michael Sterling No one likes to hear the word “debt.” The feeling of owing money to a bank, a loans company, or an individual is so nerve-wracking it can leave us hiding underneath our own credit. This is why the idea of lump sums can be so appealing. It’s paid,…

Time & Money: The Secrets To Investing

Image by: steakpinball By Michael Sterling The wheels of investing is an ever-running circle of time and money. Time is money. Yet to gain money, you need great timing. The secrets passed down from mentor to protege have never fallen short of these two worlds. The world’s best investor will tell you that in order to…

How Higher Interest Rates Can Bring You More Profits

Image by: 401(K) 2013 By Michael Sterling The Federal Reserve has been tiptoeing around the idea of increasing interest rates in the coming months. Although this means we will see a significant difference from the record-lows we’ve had these last few years, will it make future loan-seekers weary? If you’re smart, not only can you make…

5 Best U.S. Cities For Business In 2013 & Beyond

Image by: Pete Toscano By Michael Sterling Big cities are like ant hills. More people are moving into giant urban areas than are coming out, and as the population grows, the city has no choice but to build. More skyscrapers and public transportation systems are being made now than ever before. If you want to…