Jay Kuenzinger

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Startup Secrets: Starbucks Started with $4,050

What do WalMart, Apple, Microsoft, and Starbucks have in common?<p>Much like your neighborhood mom and pop businesses, they, too, were startups at some point. They didn't just appear out of thin air.<p>When Apple first began as an idea, Steve Jobs had to sell his VW bus for $750 to develop working …

21 Movies From The '80s You Need To Show Your Kids

These are treasures everybody should have on their must-see list.

99 Insanely Useful Resources for Freelancers

Becoming a freelancer nearly a decade ago was one of the best decisions I’ve made in my career. It gave me freedom, flexibility, and the chance to …

'Shark Tank' investor Robert Herjavec shares the top 3 mistakes entrepreneurs make in a pitch

Over seven seasons of "Shark Tank" and six seasons of its Canadian predecessor "Dragon's Den," Robert Herjavec has seen hundreds of pitches from entrepreneurs looking for funding.<p>By this point, he can determine whether he can trust an entrepreneur with his money within the first few minutes of a …

5 Daily Tasks Successful Entrepreneurs Never Put Away

Check out these five tasks your successful colleagues accomplish every day and put them on your daily list as well<p>Nobody wants to be a failure. Of course, eager pull towards success cannot be put in one row with instinct of survival, however, I doubt anyone underestimates its importance in personal …

Time Management

Thrawn's Revenge 2 brings a deep Star Wars campaign to Sins of a Solar Empire

After being rudely thrown down a giant hole, the Emperor is dead. The Imperial Remnant must fight the rising New Republic and renegade Imperial …

Five Dividend Stocks To Turn College Graduates Into Millionaires

Savvy investors understand that the miracle of compounding accelerates total return, the longer the time frame, the better. I don’t think there’s a better gift for a graduating grandchild or other loved one than a gift of a portfolio of dividend-paying stocks including enrollment in the company’s …

Wall Street's favorite shirt startup just unveiled a dress shoe at a shockingly low price

Wall Street, in particular, is in love with its shirts. In 2015 Combatant Gentleman was the most shipped-to menswear package at Goldman Sachs, according to cofounder Vishaal Melwani.<p>The next frontier for the e-tailer? Shoes.<p>Sticking with the company's theme, the shoes are a modern style with a …

Meet the $20 Survival Kit That Could Save Your Life

SOL's new Traverse kit has just about everything you need to survive in the outdoors, including a price tag that makes it criminal not to own one.

50 Brilliant Science Fiction Movies That Everyone Should See

Science fiction has rocked cinemas for a century, and the genre has produced many undisputed classics during that time. But which movies are …

4 Common Legal Blunders Many Entrepreneurs Make

As an Entrepreneur , ensuring your business or startup is legally sound and protected is vital to your overall success.<p>At the risk of sounding bleak, thousands of startups are tried every year and the majority of them fail. While a lot of those failures have to do with offering goods or services …

Small Business

Startups Are Personal, Part VIII: Protect Your Intellectual Property From The Start

We end our lessons learned series (co-authored by me and Mike Willee) with our favorite topic, intellectual property (IP). Many entrepreneurs fail to recognize the importance of IP—let alone the value of an IP protection plan in the earliest stages of their businesses. Building a brand, creating a …

94 Minutes on Dagobah Is Basically a Relaxation Tape for Star Wars Nerds

Some weeks can leave you feeling like you don’t want to live on this planet anymore. For one hour and 34 blissful minutes you can move to the marshy …

5 Cheap Startup Tools for Businesses on a Shoestring Budget

Founding a startup today is a lot more doable than it has been over the past decade. It still isn’t cheap, though, especially if you want to build …

Project Management

9 Investing Questions You're Too Embarrassed to Ask

You can't build wealth through investing if you never get started. And sometimes, getting started is just a matter of overcoming your fear of asking …

5 awkward situations you'll have to navigate as a first-time entrepreneur

<i>This article is part of DBA, a series on Mashable about running a business that features insights from leaders in entrepreneurship, venture capital</i> …

10 Things You Absolutely Need To Know About Student Loans

As is typically the case, the majority of Americans are professing that the new year will be “the year” they get their finances in order. Never mind the fact that an even larger majority reported that they had failed to follow-through on last year’s self-improvement quests; 2016 will be the one in …

25 Best Financial Blogs

There is no shortage of personal finance blogs available on the Internet. If you have a question about anything from car insurance to mutual funds, …

Personal Finance

How Profitable Is SpaceX? How Much More Profitable Will It Become?

Inquiring minds -- and investors in Boeing and Lockheed Martin -- want to know.<p>On Friday, April 8, 2016, at 4:52 p.m. EDT, SpaceX landed a Falcon 9 …

These are the apps Apple thinks you should use to manage your money

ETFs (exchange traded funds) in particular, are changing the way many young people are investing in the market. In the past 10 years, ETFs, which usually have lower costs than mutual funds, have gone from $230 billion in assets to around $4 trillion in early 2016. And many startups are trying to …

An explanation of everything in the first trailer for 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story'

"Rogue One" will take place before the events of 1977's "Star Wars: A New Hope" as a group of rebel fighters and pilots go on a mission to steal the plans for the Death Star. It will kick off the first of three standalone "Star Wars" stories.<p>If you haven't watched the trailer, check it out …

Rey Is a Palpatine. Here's Why

<b>Warning: Major plot spoilers for Star Wars: The Force Awakens ahead.</b><p>People know me as that food nerd, but I was a Star Wars nerd long before I ever even picked up a knife. Like other SW fans, I've spent a great deal of time pondering Rey's origins, watching, re-watching, and re-watching <i>The Force</i> …

Unique Cocktails Every Man Needs To Try

The wise collective known as “they” have long stated that variety is the spice of life. Never has this rung truer than when imbibing alcoholic …

How $1,000 Invested at Birth Could Change Everything

'KidSave' accounts may be part of a long-term solution to the retirement income problem.<p>In the presidential debates, we’ve heard more about Donald …

Retirement

Why Everything You Were Told About Leadership Is Wrong

For decades, the mainstream paradigm has been that leaders and managers think and behave so differently that, in most cases, there is a conflict of interest between them. On the one hand, we are told that leaders are visionary, creative, empathetic and disruptive. On the other hand, we are told …

Leadership

5 Tools You Need to Build Your Passive Income 'Empire'

6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Passive income -- money you make on the side with little effort -- is the hottest way to build wealth, and for good reason: Millionaires, entrepreneurs and the average Joe all understand that passive income makes it easier to …

Real Estate

Blogging Is the New Black (5 Reasons to Blog + 5 Steps to Begin)

"He captures memories because if he forgets them, it's as though they didn't happen." ― Donald Miller, <i>A Million Miles in a Thousand Years: What I Learned While Editing My Life</i><p>I'm a blogger. It's part of my identity, as much as being a mom, wife and friend are parts of my existence. It's part of my …