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Trump and Congress Are Making It Easier for Banks and Companies to Rip Off Black People

In the mid-2000s, Hudson City Savings Bank, a large savings bank in New Jersey, was doing well, earning accolades for its smart management, its …

Finance

Why Every Business Owner Needs to Master Copywriting (And 7 Free Resources to Start With)

Copywriting is difficult because it’s <i>nothing</i> like the writing we learned in college.Thanks for that, college!But the facts don’t lie:Content …

Marketing

If You Want to Succeed, You Need to Hit Rock Bottom First | Inc.com

I'm going to ask you to recollect what you consider to be your greatest challenge to date. Not one that simply stretched your mind but one that drained your soul. Got it? Good.<p>If it's not one you're going through right now then try, as best you can, to take a moment and put yourself back in the …

Motivation

Move Over, Hedge Funds. Here's Where the Megarich Stash Their Cash

You’ve made it. The company you own has just gone public, and you’ve suddenly received a windfall of $1 billion — cash. What on earth to do now? You …

Venture Capital

Companies have forgotten how to pay workers fairly — and workers have forgotten what they deserve

This state of things has left analysts stumped. For nearly a decade, the Federal Reserve has kept interest rates at extraordinarily low levels in order to initiate growth and rising demand, inflation, and ultimately higher wages.<p>But the higher wages have been stubbornly slow to materialize. …

This Entrepreneur's Secret for Going From Bartender to 7-Figures a Year

Instead trying to get hordes of customers, he focused on getting a few who pay top dollar.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Let’s say you run a business, or you’re an entrepreneur, or simply a freelancer. You offer a service, a great one, and you want to make a lot more …

After Giving 1,000 Interviews, I Found the 4 Questions That Actually Matter | Inc.com

If there's one thing that keeps every founder up at night, it's hiring. Hiring the best talent is a massive and never-ending challenge. It's hard to hire your first employee, it's hard to hire your 50th employee, and it's still hard to hire your 500th employee. If you're just starting your company, …

Employment

33 things Republicans (and only Republicans) have done to blaze new trails of corruption

5. Held onto major business conflict of interest holdings after winning the presidency. Jimmy Carter had to sell his peanut farm. Ethics experts …

TOMS founder: You only need to read one book to lead a successful life

Blake Mycoskie dropped out of Southern Methodist University after 18 months, but first he took a lot of philosophy classes.<p>"I originally majored in …

Self-improvement

The Black Struggle for Freedom

The Major Events and Timeline of the Civil Rights Movement in America<p>The history of black civil rights is the story of America's caste system. It is …

Black History

The Amount of Your Compensation Going Toward Benefits Keeps Rising

Slowly but surely, a larger share of compensation for American workers is going toward benefits rather than to their bank accounts.<p>Every month, the Labor Department's jobs report helps shine a light on the growth of overall wages, which has been slow in recent years. But what gets far less …

Income Inequality

These 3 Emails--From the CEOs of Starbucks, Microsoft, and Amazon--Teach Extraordinary Lessons in Leadership | Inc.com

How would you describe an effective leader?<p>There are many ways to answer that question, but most would agree that true leadership involves the ability to practice what one preaches, to set the example, and to inspire others.<p>Over the past few years, I've studied the leadership styles of numerous …

Leadership

How to Build a Startup Business From Scratch in 2017

You don't need to be rich to build your first business.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I'm often asked about how I started as an entrepreneur, and I normally say it's easy. I say this to be encouraging -- the idea of starting an online business scares a lot of …

Digital Skills You Need to Master to Become an Entrepreneur

Not everyone is destined to become the next Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg or Elon Musk, but applying an entrepreneurial mindset to your work can work …

Project Management

These apps try to ensure you're not giving your money to a racist

This Summer, in the wake of the Alton Sterling and Philando Castile police shootings, Atlanta rapper and activist Killer Mike made headlines for his …

Women of Color

What You Need to Know About Government Small-Business Grants

You might be able to land free money for your startup -- if you know how. These tips can help.<p><i>The following excerpt is from Entrepreneur's book</i> Finance Your Business<i>. Buy it now from</i> Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iTunes<p>Looking to fund your startup? Let’s take a look at something everybody dreams of: …

Why Building a Consulting Business Is Harder Than It Initially Seems

If you're trying to be a consultant, remember the words, "Customers buy for their reasons, not yours."<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you’ve experienced difficulty building up a consulting business, you aren’t alone. The number of consultants in the United States has …

Never Lose Money

I want to begin by saying this is not a call for a market drawdown. In fact, I believe the market can continue to rise for some time. It is a call to …

Investing

How to create your first mobile app?

Ideas for mobile apps have become extremely common among the average person. While ideas are plentiful, the ability to build and execute a launch is …

I became a self-made millionaire and retired by 37 — here are 9 truths that will help you reach financial independence faster

Some random guy from the internet emailed me wanting to meet up. This happens more than you think, and usually I'd say no because saying no to everything was the only way to protect my time so I could focus on my goals in life.<p>But now that I have my time back I'm starting to say yes. So we meet up …

How to Make Money in Real Estate, Even If You're Not in the Real Estate Business

You can prosper in property regardless of what business you're in.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When I founded a financial services company 24 years ago, I was focused on my core business -- hiring the right people, navigating arcane regulations and recruiting clients.<p>…

The 'dogs from the cellar' is a perfect metaphor to explain how your childhood still influences your relationships today

Brach shares a bunch of simple but brilliant insights into the way we handle difficult emotions— and how we can handle them better.<p>But there's one sentence I've kept coming back to because it just makes so much sense:<p>"Because we are responding to an accumulation of past pain, our reactions are out …

Psychology

Not an inside job: How two analysts became SEC whistleblowers

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: The seal of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on the wall at SEC headquarters in Washington<p>By Sarah N. …

Surveillance

How to make and keep friends as an adult

The first time Alex Paterson lived in Washington, as a 19-year-old summer intern from Montana, he had no friends.<p>He was working 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. — spending his days in an unpaid internship and chasing that with a job as a server at Logan Tavern in the evenings — leaving little time to cultivate …

Relationships

The Best Apps for Finding a Threesome

Check out these online tools for some group fun.<p>Threesomes and group sex appear to be less taboo and more of a viable option to try out something new …

The One (Very Surprising) Thing Parents Can Do to Raise Smarter Kids | Inc.com

While some people argue that intelligence is a genetic trait, others firmly believe that intelligence is something that can be learned, picked up, or developed over time through one's environment. Some of the things are intuitive--habits we've learned to embrace and incorporate in our daily …

Horseback Riding

FBI Conspired Against MLK; Tries to ‘Honor’ Him on Twitter 49 Years Later

On the 49th anniversary of the assassination of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., the FBI took to Twitter Tuesday to honor his life, work and …

25 of The Greatest Words of Wisdom Ever Spoken

This post is by Osama Iqbal, Founder and Writer atThe post 25 of The Greatest Words of Wisdom Ever Spoken appeared first on iamwire.

Motivation

How to Lead Versus Manage, to Improve Your Team's Success

To engage workers, step back from the day to day and focus on proactive, inspiring leadership rather than reactive, putting-out-fires management.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This article is included in</i> Entrepreneur Voices on Effective Leadership<i>, a new book</i> …

The 12 key differences between buying and renting a home

Read here for highlights on the key differences between buying a home and renting a home.<p>Even if you can afford to buy a house, that doesn't always …

Personal Finance