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What it Takes to Travel the World Full Time, According to Two Nomadic Photographers

These tricks of the trade can help make your dream possible.<p>Living a completely mobile lifestyle opens up the opportunity to travel the world and see …

The Most Fascinating Impact Investor You've Never Heard Of

Even at 7 a.m. on a weekday morning with a lackluster swell, scores of black-suited figures have gathered, bopping up and over mellow two-foot waves. …

2 Stocks With Sustainable, Competitive Advantages Trading Below Fair Value

<b>Brian Milligan:</b> The big focus for the Ave Maria Growth Fund is that we’re looking for companies with sustainable, competitive advantages. We’re looking for companies that are able to charge more for their product or service. We’re also looking for companies that may have a lower cost structure …

Ten utility stocks with sustainable dividend payouts that may also be bargains

<b>What are we looking for?</b><p>Potentially undervalued utility companies.<p><b>The screen</b><p>Natural-resource company equities have flourished in the first half of the year as the short-term recovery of many commodity prices has reignited investor interest. The S&P 500 energy and materials sectors posted a …

Impact Investing: an introduction

This guide is part of the Philanthropy Roadmap series and is expressly written for donors who may wish to complement traditional grantmaking …

Impact Investing

Top 10 Green Home Improvement Upgrades, Plus Costs & ROI in 2017 - RemodelingImage.com - Remodeling Ideas, Costs, Tips, and Advice

This year, homeowners are more focused on renovating their houses rather than buying new. 2017 is continuing to see a hot seller’s real estate …

A Practical Guide To Impact Investing

<b>A Practical Guide To Impact Investing by Knowledge@Wharton</b><p><i>Julia Balandina Jaquier on ‘Catalyzing Wealth for Change’</i><p><i>Socially responsible investing,</i> …

INGOs thinking about impact investing? Consider this

International nongovernment organizations wouldn’t know a deal if it hit them in the face, an impact investor recently told Stephanie Marienau …

Investing

Investing in America’s Water Infrastructure – Answering the “How to Pay?” Question

By Jim Gebhardt, CFAClean and reliable water is critical for life and, as our Administrator recently said, “needs to be available to everyone—no …

Investing in Sustainability Is More Profitable Than You'd Think

Brought to you by Entrepreneur Network<p>In the post-<i>An</i> <i>Inconvenient Truth</i> era, many companies have improved their supply chains to take a more sustainable approach (or at least to make it appear as such). However, other businesses, such as NatureBank Asset Management, are going even further and …

The 7 Best Sex Toys To Bring Camping

Sometimes you need to get outside and remember who you are and who you want to be. These are the sex toys to bring with you.

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Incredible Survival Gear At Jaw-Dropping Low Prices

Planning an upcoming camping trip or a “bug out” bag? You probably need to purchase a lot of items. Start here and get a lot for not a lot of …

5 Healthy Camping Recipes to Make at the Campground

If food really tastes better in the outdoors, imagine how great making your own meals from healthy camping recipes will taste.Today’s backpackers …

The Top 11 Adventure Accessories from Outdoor Retailer

Top 11 Outdoor Adventure Accessories at OR Show<p>The energy is bubbling at the Outdoor Retailer Trade Show. The show has embraced a new guard of brands …

Camping

How to Laminate Cotton Fabric Easy Sewing Tutorial

<i>There’s a variety of great sewing projects that require laminated fabric. Learn how to laminate cotton fabric at home with this simple and easy</i> …

DIY Outdoor Privacy Screen and Shade - Tutorial

Do you wish your backyard was a little more shaded and secluded? Simply follow these steps, and you can be chilling out in a private outdoor oasis …

2 Easy Ways to Hem Cut-offs

Cut-offs don’t have to look sloppy. Here are two easy ways to hem cut-offs that look finished and professional.Mind you, I don’t care what you look …

5 Reasons There's Never Been A Better Time To Start Your Own Company

I thought he was crazy.<p>I was sitting across from my mentor when I nearly spewed my iced coffee. “You should really start your own company.”<p>I wasn't …

5 Signs You're Standing In The Way of Your Own Business's Success

As entrepreneurs, we face many challenges as we start and grow our businesses. Funding uncertainties, competitive pressures, economic downturns, and more put a multitude of obstacles in our paths.<p>But sometimes, the most difficult roadblock hindering our success is ourselves.<p>Could you be standing in …

2 Years of Travel Startups: Which Companies Survived and Died

Each week for the past four years Skift has been chronicling the latest travel startups to enter the market.<p>When we began our weekly Skiftseedlings …

Book review Zero To One

My buddy Jonathan Salomon recommended me to read Peter Thiel’s book “Zero To One” back in 2015 already and I only came around to finish it this week. …

Why Every Entrepreneur Must Follow the 10X Rule

Entrepreneurs and startup leaders must adhere to this 10X mindset, and here are ways to put it into action.<p>As co-founder of a startup, I am constantly juggling my priorities to focus on the initiatives that will help our company grow as fast as possible.<p>As we scale, I think about things with a 10X …

10 Must watch movies for Entrepreneurs

Share27<p>Tweet<p>Share46<p>+13<p>Shares 76<p>Being an entrepreneur is not an easy task.When times are tough, you’re still going to march forward.Yet when this …

Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship Taught Me I Suck At These 10 Things!

Being a entrepreneur isn’t something I grew up wanting to become. I’m not sure growing up I even knew what an entrepreneur was. I did know my dad …

Entrepreneurship

9 Fantastic Models Aiming Toward Frequent Income

Every new business quickly realizes that revenue coming in every period on a committed basis is the holy grail to survival and growth. According to …

Federal government grants to help your small business: 2016

Winning a government grant can give a small business a much-needed helping hand overcoming one of its biggest challenges: cashflow.<p>But finding out …

Small Business

26 startups in Asia that caught our eye

Here’s our newest round-up of the featured startups on our site this week. If you have startup tips or story suggestions, feel free to email us. …

7 financial habits of successful entrepreneurs

Most of us are familiar with the typical habits of successful people — wake up early, eat breakfast, build a network.<p>But what about the financial habits behind successful entrepreneurs? What are they doing on a daily basis that is making their business successful? Here are seven frequently …