Matthew Schumaker

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Entrepreneurial You: Monetize Your Expertise, Create Multiple Income Streams, and Thrive

Description<p>Publication Date: <b>October 03, 2017</b><p>What does it take to create the career you want? It's no secret that the world of work has changed, and we're shifting toward an ever more entrepreneurial, self-reliant, work-from-wherever-you-are economy. That can be a liberating force, and many …

Entrepreneurship

A billionaire hedge-fund manager and the Fed chair runner-up are investing in a new cryptocurrency

Billionaire Stanley Druckenmiller and Federal Reserve chair runner-up Kevin Warsh have invested in a cryptocurrency project called Basis, along with …

Cryptocurrency

17 Top Secret Money-Saving Tips Starbucks Employees Won't Tell You

I'm spillin' all the tea...no pun intended.

Coffee

A Growing Cult of Millennials Is Obsessed With Early Retirement. This 72-Year-Old Is Their Unlikely Inspiration

Vicki Robin literally wrote the book on retiring happy.<p>Vicki Robin had no idea she’d become a millennial icon.<p>The 72-year-old coauthor of the 1992 …

Retirement

8 Keys to Coming Off as the Expert in Whatever You Sell

Solve their problem instead of simply selling them something.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The most successful salespeople in the world don’t come across as salespeople at all. Instead, they carry themselves as experts in their industry who can solve key challenges …

Selling

Economists Puzzle Over Why Investors Resist Annuities

Stable income strategies can cushion you from market risk and the danger of running out of money. Examples include Social Security, pensions and …

Retirement

18 Effective Ways to Grow Your Business with Facebook

With over 2.13 billion active monthly users worldwide, Facebook remains the most popular social media platform year after year. And while the …

Marketing

Here's How to Settle a Revocable Trust After the Trustmaker Dies

Settle a Revocable Trust After the Trustmaker Dies<p>Updated December 27, 2017<p>Most people have little experience dealing with what happens after their …

Retirement

The 15 highest-paying jobs in tech, according to LinkedIn

<b>• IT jobs and other tech roles are supposed to be in-demand and well-compensated.</b><p><b>• But, when it comes to the realms of tech, IT, and software, senior gigs are still the most lucrative.</b><p><b>• That's according to the salary data that LinkedIn put together in order to figure out which tech jobs earn the</b> …

Employment

Ready to Achieve Your Dreams? It Comes Down to Making 1 Simple Change

Too many people think dreaming big is the way to success. It's not, unless you have a process to back it up.<p>At some point in your life, you've probably heard the following advice:<p>When it comes to setting goals, dream big and shoot for the stars--because, you know, why not? I mean, if others can do …

Motivation

This mom quit her job to run a six-figure business out of her home using a trending app — here's how she did it

After Jennifer Inthavong had her first child five years ago, she realized that she wanted to stay at home and care for her son full time. However, Inthavong, who worked in LA as an advisor at a local college, knew she would need an alternative income to make that possible.<p>One day, while scrolling …

Selling

How to impress someone when you only have a minute of their time

You're standing in a hotel lobby, scrolling through Twitter on your phone, when you recognize the person standing next to you as the owner of some of the hottest restaurants in town. Coincidentally, you have a background in the food and beverage industry and would love nothing more than to be part …

Employment

Domo, the Utah startup that came out of nowhere with a $2 billion valuation, could go public this year

Domo, the $2.28 billion Utah-based startup that's been promising an IPO for years, may finally be making a move.<p>The company held its "organizational meeting" last week, which is a first step as a company files the IPO paperwork, Recode's Theodore Schleifer reported. A Domo spokesperson declined …

Venture Capital

The market analyst who called the correction sees a lost decade ahead, but one group will win

Stifel strategist Barry Bannister called this year's correction pretty much to the day, and he's got even more bad news.<p>Losers will be passive …

Stock Markets

Blockchain Is the Future, But It's Confusing. Here's an Explanation in Plain English

Blockchain. If you're like me a year ago, the mere mention might make you go "huh?"<p>Blockchain. If you're like me a year ago, the mere mention might make you go "huh?"<p>You keep hearing the word and it isn't going away. You admit defeat of your lack of knowledge and find yourself Googling "What is …

Blockchain

6 Reasons You Must Write A Book (And How To Write It In 48 Hours Or Less)

Your book is the perfect billboard, business card, and elevator speech which people can get "at a glance," and immediately.<p>Mike Koenigs was on a flight from to South by South West when he heard an interesting conversation happening one row ahead of him.<p><i>"Do you know who that is a few rows ahead?"</i> …

Writing
eCommerce

How to Qualify for a Business Startup Loan

New businesses may find it difficult to qualify for traditional bank loans. But don't lose hope. You still have plenty of options.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Look at the top funding sources for startups launched in the United States. Some of the most common ways to …

Small Business

Ted Nugent calls Parkland survivors 'liars' and 'soulless' in interview

<b>(CNN) —</b> National Rifle Association board member and classic rocker Ted Nugent slammed survivors of the Parkland, Florida, school shooting, calling them "liars" and "poor, mushy-brained children."<p>Nugent made the comments during an interview on "The Joe Pags Show," a nationally syndicated …

Republicans

10 Common Financial Myths That Should Be April Fool's Jokes

Today is a day when you want to be on the lookout for anything that could be an April Fool’s joke or prank. Unfortunately, I too often hear financial “advice” that should be April Fool’s jokes but aren’t, and they certainly aren’t limited to April 1st. Here are some of the most common foolish …

Personal Finance

27 Questions to Help You Learn How Mentally Strong You Are

Source: mimagephotography/Shutterstock<p>There are many misconceptions about what it means to be mentally strong. At its core, mental strength is about …

Self-help

8 surprising things ultra productive people do every day

When it comes to productivity, we all face the same challenge — there are only 24 hours in a day. Yet some people seem to have twice the time; they …

Time Management

Best place to escape to in every state

Looking for reprieve in beautiful spaces<p>The hustle of everyday life can wear you down in the best of times, but lately things have been…shall we …

Hiking

This is how to increase your attention span: 5 secrets from neuroscience

The human brain is the most amazing thing in the universe. It got us to the moon, built the pyramids, cured smallpox … <i>And it also can’t seem to go 6</i> …

Humanity

This 39-Year-Old Saves 75% of Every Paycheck and Is Almost Ready to Retire. Here’s How She Does It

'The numbers don't lie.'<p>Just five years ago, Bianca DiValerio was struggling through a divorce and the last of three short sales that nearly wiped …

Personal Finance

These Are the 5 Safest Cryptocurrencies to Invest In, According to a Prominent Rating Firm

Weiss has launched the first crypto rating system.<p>Less than three months into the year, and there have already been 101 initial coin offerings, which …

Cryptocurrency

This is why most people want to delete Facebook — it has nothing to do with privacy

The Federal Trade Commission announced Monday that it’s investigating Facebook’s privacy practices amid revelations that campaign strategy firm …

Social Media

Need a Vacation? Here Are 3 Simple Steps to Make Your Next Trip Tax Deductible

We all love vacations and tax deductions. Just follow these three simple rules to combine them.<p>Don't get me wrong. I love vacations. I just don't find the time to take as many of them as I would like.<p>But if you travel for business and enjoy vacations, you might be in luck. You may be able to …

Personal Finance

The US pension system has gotten so bad that Congress is planning for its failure

The US pension system has gotten so bad, Congress is actually planning for its failure.<p>As the government was working on the recent, new budget deal and subsequent boost in government spending, Congress quietly snuck in a provision that forms a committee which would use federal funds to bail out as …

Retirement

How to Become More Successful Licensing Your Product Ideas

Instead of trying to fit your product idea into someone else's line, invent for the marketplace.<p>Inventors, you're doing it all wrong!<p>Most inventors observe a problem and then attempt to come up with a solution for it. When they've invented one, they shop that solution around for licensing …

Inventions