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How an LLC Owner Gets Paid - Simplified

How Does an LLC Owner Get Paid?<p>Income Taxes and Self-Employment Taxes Paid by LLC Owners<p>Updated June 12, 2017<p>How Does an LLC Owner Get Paid?<p>The …

12 Practical Steps to Getting Rich

The secrets to getting really rich in life aren't secrets.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Every entrepreneur dreams of being rich. They dream of having the power to pull fiscal strings, able to command a vast fortune and make money while they sleep, all while enjoying a …

Don’t set goals for yourself—instead, create systems that make it easy for you to succeed

A lot of my friends are spending the month of January “going dry” or giving up sugar or training for marathons. I can relate. As a Type-A, goal-oriented masochist, I tend to make deeply ambitious New Year’s resolutions each year. Witness Exhibit A: My resolutions from 2016. I’m embarrassed to say …

New York City

“I Don’t Think We’re Free in America” – An Interview with Bryan Stevenson

Although the United States has just elected a new president whose promise to make America great “again” evoked an unspecified, presumably more …

Black History

10 Must-have business tools to be a more productive entrepreneur

Share26<p>Tweet<p>Share27<p>+13<p>Shares 56<p>As a modern online entrepreneur, you have access to some amazing resources. Entrepreneurs love to save money, but at …

Small Business

Black Wealth Hardly Exists, Even When You Include NBA, NFL And Rap Stars

I don't care if Odell Beckham Jr. scores another NFL touchdown this year while wearing the rapper Drake's OVO cleats. I don't care if Stephen Curry gets along with Kevin Durant this NBA season. And I really don't care what Lebron James thinks about Hillary Clinton and the election. What I do care …

Spotify could out-dance Apple if it does acquire SoundCloud

SoundCloud as a company is a disaster, but it’s the only streaming service with the DJ sets and remixes kids love. So it makes perfect sense that Spotify is in advanced talks to acquire SoundCloud, the Financial Times reports.<p>Spotify already declined to buy it twice over the past year and a half; …

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These Black CEOs Couldn't Get a Loan (Now They Run Some of the Fast-Growing Companies in America)

A legacy of oppression still tracks the African American community. Just under 2 percent of Inc. 5000 businesses are led by black CEOs.<p>Black CEOs run 73 companies on this year's Inc. 5000. If you're thinking that doesn't sound like a lot, you're right--that's only about 1.5 percent of the companies …

How to Retire at 40

Three early retirees tell their story of living on 4 percent or less.<p>By Ben Steverman | September 29, 2016<p>From<p>The “4 percent rule” is a bedrock of …

Secret government electronic surveillance documents must be released, judge says | VICE News

In a major victory for journalists and privacy and transparency advocates, a federal court has started the process of unsealing secret records related to the government's use of electronic surveillance.<p>US District Court Judge Beryl Howell said at a hearing Friday morning that absent an objection by …

US defense secretary wants Pentagon to hire more pot smokers

U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter believes in being more flexible when it comes to hiring marijuana users.<p>Carter was responding to a hypothetical question posed at the TechCrunch Disrupt SF event on Tuesday about whether he would be open to hire someone who “[partook] in some goodies” at Burning …

Boston-Based Startup Simplifies Music Production

The music industry is a notoriously tough one to crack. With scores of musicians vying for recording contracts at labels such as Sony Music, the environment is intensely competitive. While it may seem like anyone equipped with a smartphone, a voice and a social media presence can become a star, the …

The federal government is hiring people to grow marijuana — but no one wants the job

Saying you grow marijuana "for research" sounds like an excuse an 18-year-old college student would give to campus security. But the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is looking for candidates to do just that.<p>The agency is reportedly recruiting people to grow marijuana for federally sanctioned …

Where the Death Penalty Still Lives

On a Saturday evening in July 2013, just before 6:30, James Rhodes was recorded on a surveillance camera walking into a Metro PCS cellphone store in Jacksonville, Fla. He was wearing a black do-rag and a blue bandanna, which he pulled over his nose and mouth. Shelby Farah, the store manager, stood …

Human Rights

Darren Sharper gets 18 years in prison for drugging, raping women

Sharper played 14 NFL seasons, including eight with the Packers<p>Darren Sharper, who played 14 NFL seasons for three teams, has been sentenced to 18 …

Crime

Private prison executives were right not to worry about the outcome of the US presidential election

Damon Hininger, the CEO of Corrections Corporation of America, predicted at a June investor conference that his firm would be “just fine” no matter who the next US president is.<p>It was a noteworthy statement, considering that the use of privately run prisons has been a subject of some debate this …

Bernie Sanders

Bloodline

Published on August 5, 2016<p>He’s the son of Osama bin Laden’s bombmaker. Then ISIS wanted him as one of their own.<p>He was still a teenager when he wandered into one of the buildings at the dusty hilltop complex, looking for the cages where rabbits were kept. Inside, he found a crudely equipped …

Middle East

Photo of two Colorado Supreme Court justices adds new controversy to death row inmate’s appeal

A photo of two state Supreme Court justices and a lawmaker has added new controversy to a Colorado death row inmate’s case — further complicating a …

Death Row

Former NFL player and wife allegedly murdered by teenage son

Ex-football player Antonio Armstrong and his wife, Dawn, were shot and killed in the bedroom of their Houston home on Friday, allegedly by their …

Businesses You Can Start For Under $1,000

Did you ever dream about having your own business, but stopped short because you didn't believe that you had enough money? Well, you may be pleased …

Small Business

The Real Reason White People Say 'All Lives Matter'

<b>Why "Black" Makes Us Uncomfortable</b><p>Dear fellow white people, let's have an honest talk about why we say "All Lives Matter." First of all, notice that no one was saying "All Lives Matter" before people started saying "Black Lives Matter." So "All Lives Matter" is <i>a response to</i> "Black Lives Matter." …

Peru to investigate cocaine 'air bridge' where smuggler planes are ignored

Defence minister announces inquiry into military corruption as huge quantities are flown to Bolivia with apparent connivance of security forces<p>Peru’s defence minister has announced an investigation into allegations of military corruption in the world’s biggest cocaine-producing valley after claims …

Armed Forces

Big L's accused murderer shot and killed in Harlem

<b>17 years after being suspected of murdering the New York rapper.</b><p>Gerard Woodley, the chief suspect of the 1999 murder of legendary rapper Big L, was …

NHL expansion is official as league announces 31st team in Las Vegas

The NHL is betting on Las Vegas, announcing today it has selected the city for its next expansion franchise. The team is expected to begin play during the 2017-18 season.<p>“Starting today, Vegas has hockey, NHL hockey,” NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman said. “… This is, to say the least, a fascinating …

Ice Hockey

Mental and physical effects of magic mushrooms

There's evidence that tripping on magic mushrooms could actually free the mind.<p>Several small studies have linked the psychoactive ingredient in shrooms (which are illegal) with several purported health benefits, including the potential to help relieve anxiety and depression.<p>But, as with any drug, …

Here‘s How Entrepreneurs Go From $0 To $5M in Funding

During the writing of my book, <i>The Art of Startup Fundraising</i>, I tried to distill all of my learnings during my years connecting startups with …

Venture Capital

7 Reasons To Go Into Business For Yourself

Successful businesses don’t happen overnight. So often we only see the finished product or hear the story of a successful entrepreneur, we don’t hear about the blood, sweat and tears it took to get them were they are today. It takes a lot of planning to get an idea off the ground and actually turn …

Entrepreneurship

Former CIA spy says his tip landed Nelson Mandela in prison

There had long been rumours that the CIA was involved in Nelson Mandela's arrest. Now a former CIA operative has taken responsibility in a new …