Mary Kardel

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Family Wins Back Rare Gold Coins Worth $80M or More

A family was awarded the rights to 10 rare gold coins possibly worth $80 million or more on Friday after a U.S. appeals court overturned a jury …

Major Libertarian Thinker On Human ‘Failures’: ‘It Is Best They Should Die’

Herbert Spencer was a popular author during the nineteenth century who supported strict limits on the government and even opposed many forms of …

Rising oil and energy stocks push market higher at midday

NEW YORK (AP) — Rising oil prices and stronger earnings from big U.S. companies are pushing the stock market higher at midday.<p>The price of oil jumped …

Global fund managers say shares, bonds overvalued

Not since the tech boom have so many global fund managers thought that shares are overvalued, while the number of managers who think the bond market …

Behind on retirement savings? Here are 3 ways to catch up

<i>I'm in my late 50s and not as prepared for retirement as I'd like to be. I have the equivalent of about one year's salary saved in my 401(k). What can I do improve my retirement prospects? --Linda M., Florida</i><p>Generally, you should have six to nine times your salary tucked away in a 401(k) or other …

Acorns is an 8-month-old app that makes investing spare change dead simple, and it just raised $23 million

Yes, you read that right: An app that's only been live for eight months is already on its third round of financing.<p>That's because the company was actually founded in 2012 and an Acorns spokesperson says the app has seen "incredible growth" since its mobile debut in 2014.<p>The new funding, co-led by …

ETFs

No. 1 Arlington area, Virginia

To determine the best cities for young entrepreneurs, personal finance site NerdWallet looked at factors including access to funding, opportunities for networking and mentorship, the local economy, and cost of living.

6 Tips For Avoiding Financial Disaster When Starting a Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Starting your own business could be the ticket to the personal autonomy and financial independence you’ve always wanted. If it doesn’t work out as planned, though, it may feel more like a nightmare--particularly if it’s made a mess of …

Small Business

6 Major Financial Blunders Entrepreneurs Make

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In college, I shaved my head into a raging spiked mohawk.<p>Later, I bought a house to "flip" and spent two years remodeling it, only to break even. (Here's that tragic story!)<p>Then there's the time that I tried to eat a two-pound block of …

Entrepreneurship

5 Characteristics That Define Successful Entrepreneurs

Successful entrepreneurs are characterized by similar qualities. Here are five that especially define success.<p>When you look at startups that eventually made it big, either by growing into a big corporation or by getting sold for a substantial sum of money, you notice similarities about the …

Why Mark Cuban is wrong about PR and Bill Gates is right

by Vuki Vujasinovic<p>Mark Cuban gave some dangerous advice to startup entrepreneurs in a post last week.<p>Being a founder of a PR agency that helps …

Tony Robbins: How to invest wisely, even if you're wrong 80% of the time

What are the qualities of an ideal portfolio? Is there a way to guarantee success?<p>Here’s the truth. There’s never going to be a time where you can …