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Pay Your Business Taxes and Keep Good Records

With April 15th fast approaching, entrepreneurs and small business owners throughout the country are scrambling to prepare their taxes. But some business owners place taxes at the bottom of their list of priorities. Perhaps they assume their business is a low risk for an audit, or maybe they just don’t know the proper way to…

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Business Management 101- Learning to Delegate Tasks Effectively

One of the many hurdles faced by entrepreneurs and small business owners is trying to delegate tasks efficiently. Depending on the venture, you may able to handle everything yourself — but this is rare. More often than not, effective business management means that owners need to┬ádelegate smaller tasks so that they aren’t micromanaging each and…

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How to Get Startup Capital

How to Get Startup Capital for Your Business or Project

Among the biggest hurdles faced by aspiring entrepreneurs and business owners is acquiring startup capital. Without capital, you won’t be able to turn your vision into a reality. But ever since the 2007-2008 housing market crash, banks have been reluctant to loan money. So, the big question is how to get┬ástartup capital to fund your…

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IMF Places China’s Yuan in Reserve Basket

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) announced earlier this month that it would be placing China’s currency, the yuan, in its Special Drawing Rights (SBR) basket of reserve currencies, alongside other globally recognized currencies like the dollar, euro, pound and yen. The world’s most populated country has been pushing the IMF to place its currency in…

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University of California Launches Capital Investment Fund

The University of California has opened a $250 million fund designed specifically for capital investments. The University made this announcement on December 16, saying the new fund would provide much-needed capital to early-stage companies. The University of California’s Board of Regents approved the fund, giving it the green light to operate. Once active, entrepreneurs and…

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Investing Trends to Watch in 2016

With just a few weeks left in 2015, many investors are looking towards the future. But with each new years comes new trends. So, what kind of investing trends can you expect to see more of in 2016? Renewable Energy Coming off the heels of a 200-nation pledge to limit atmosphere-warming carbon emissions, there’s a…

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US Employment Numbers Signal Towards Interest Rate Hike

There’s new evidence indicating that the U.S. Federal Reserve will increase interest rates by the end of the year. According to data released by the Department of Labor (DOL), more than 211,000 new jobs were created last month. This is roughly 35,000 more than the previously projected amount. With higher employment numbers comes speculation that…

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Gold Tumbles to Near 6-Year Low

Gold has long been viewed as stable commodity, with investors pouring billions of dollars into the precious metal. However, prices for gold fell to a near 6-year low, trading as low as $1,051.60 per ounce on Friday. So, what’s driving the price of gold down? And how long can we expect this trend to last?…

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There’s a ‘Strong Case’ for a December Interest Rate Hike

The Federal Reserve has been discussing a possible interest rate hike for months. Up until now, though, it’s been reluctant to raise them, leaving U.S. interest rates at some of the lowest levels we’ve seen in years. But if you’re planning to finance a new car, home or business, you should probably do it now,…

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Investments in Renewable Energy Up 18%

As climate change becomes a leading topics for world leaders, more and more investors are looking to capitalize on the growing trend of renewable energy. According to a recent report published by the advisory group Climate Policy Initiative (CPI), investments in solar power, wind power, and other activities which are aimed to reduce greenhouse gas…

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Mistakes to Avoid When Pitching an Idea to Angel Investors

Angel investing has become an increasingly popular method for entrepreneurs to acquire venture capital. Unlike traditional banks and financial institutions, angel investors offer both capital and expertise, helping entrepreneurs succeed. But if you’re thinking about pitching an idea to an angel investor, you’ll want to avoid making the following mistakes. All Talk, No Proof Angels…

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SEC Announces Startup Investing via Crowdfunding

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) voted 3-1 in favor of allowing individual investors and investment groups to purchase stock in startup companies using crowdfunding platforms like IndieGoGo and GoFundMe. Crowdfunding has become a common technique used by startups to generate capital. It involves business owners and entrepreneurs who publish their plan on a…

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