Entrepreneurship

Things To Consider Before Selling Your Business (Baby)

As an entrepreneur, you create something from nothing. That something becomes your baby. It’s so much a part of you it’s practically all you think about 24/7. But, there may come a day when you’re approached about selling your business. Or perhaps you’ve run yourself into the ground and are dreaming about selling your business …

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Making Money Traditional Publishing A Book: The Pros And Cons

Before the internet, traditional publishing a book was the main way to get your book out into the world. Today, many aspiring authors have decided to bypass the gate keepers and go the self-publishing route. Traditional publishing means that your book is published by an established publishing house. The largest publishers are the “Big 4” …

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The Best Time To Start A Business Is During A Downturn

The best time to start a business is during a downturn. During a downturn, there is less competition, more creativity, and more hungry people looking to start something new. The post, Lessons Learned Since The Financial Crisis, really brought me back to the time when Financial Samurai was started in the summer of 2009. The …

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Blogging For A Living: How Much Can You Really Make Online?

Ever wonder how much can you make blogging for a living? With more people looking to make money working from home, trying to make money blogging is a growing pursuit. I’ve been blogging consistently since 2009. After more than 13 years, it’s been a long and awesome road. In this post, I want to share …

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Don’t Join A Startup If You Want To Get Rich: Baremetrics Case Study

When everybody seems to be getting rich but you, it’s a disconcerting feeling. However, after 20 years of living in San Francisco, the startup capital of the world, I say that if you want to get rich, don’t join a startup. We always hear about hugely successful startups in the news. Names such as DoorDash …

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A Productive Morning May Make You Richer, But Not Always Happier

If you want to get ahead, have a productive morning. A productive morning will likely make you richer. Unfortunately, a productive morning might not always mak you happier. Let’s say the average person wakes up at 7 am and goes to bed at 11 pm. You decide to wake up at 5:30 am and work …

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What Is Piercing The Corporate Veil?

When you incorporate a business, it’s like you have created a person out of thin air. That business is considered a separate legal entity from the shareholders who own the business. Therefore, piercing the corporate veil by mixing personal expenses with business expenses is highly discouraged. In the case of a small business, it’s usually …

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