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At 17, This Entrepreneur Worked the Cash Registers. Now, He's a Vice President of the Same Company.

How Nick Scarpino grew as a marketer and what you can learn from his techniques.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When Nick Scarpino was 17 years old, he worked the cash register at Portillo's, a food chain founded in the Chicago area in 1963 known for its hot dogs. Now, …

Entrepreneurship

10 Life-Changing TED Talks That Everyone Should Watch

Watching a TED Talk is a solid way to pass time, learn something new, or find much-needed sources of motivation, inspiration, and empowerment when …

Self-improvement

Want to Make Money? Then Understand How Money Works! Here's Your Complete Guide.

A key to mastering anything is understanding the foundation or base of that concept so that you can build on it. As investors, our route goal is …

Real Estate

10 Important Reasons Entrepreneurs Need to Take Blogging Seriously

How the heck do they do it?<p>You know who I'm talking about. I'm talking about those successful entrepreneurs who get tons of business and engagement online.<p>Sure, they hustle just as much as you do. They attend the same networking events. But there's a difference.<p>They seem to have much more business …

Marketing

Donald Trump Would Wreck The U.S. Economy

His proposals would cause a recession and maybe worse.<p>Donald Trump’s signature campaign promises -- deport all undocumented immigrants, ban Muslims from entering the U.S., build a wall on the Mexican-American border -- are cruel, unjust and racist.<p>And beyond violating the basic moral precepts that …

Permian Basin Break-Even Price Is $61: The Best Of A Bad Lot

The break-even price for Permian basin tight oil plays is about $61 per barrel (Table 1). That puts Permian plays among the lowest cost significant supply sources in the world. Although that is good news for U.S. tight oil plays, there is a dark side to the story.<p>Just because tight oil is low-cost …

Gold is going to explode once China has enough

The best way to do that is to increase its voting power at the IMF and have the yuan included in the IMF basket for determining the value of the special drawing right. Getting those two things requires the approval of the United States because the U.S. has veto power over important changes at the …

Central Banks

Dead Pigeons and the Universe's Birth: 5 Weird Facts About Big Bang Theory

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — It has been 50 years since two scientists found landmark evidence for the Big Bang theory.<p>Robert Wilson and Arno Penzias were …