Alissa Risinger

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Italy on a budget: live la dolce vita at affordable restaurants, hotels and spas

Italy is a nation that loves a bargain, so follow the locals’ example and explore great-value food options, low-cost hotels and cheap – or free – beaches and spas<p>Italians really know how to stretch their euros on holiday. They may have a reputation for living the <i>dolce vita</i>, but they really, <i>really</i> …


Women Still Make Less Than Men For Same Work

Despite a host of local and state laws meant to create gender parity in the workplace, women of all education levels continue to be paid less than men for the same work. Heather Boushey, an economist with the Center for American Progress, talks about why the gender gap persists.<p>Transcript<p>ARUN RATH, …

College & University

4 Books Every Entrepreneur Must Read

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The greatest lessons you'll ever learn will most likely be from your own experience. But entrepreneurs can also learn a lot from the advice and experiences of others, as long as we allow ourselves to be teachable.<p>Perhaps you were in grade …


Top 30 Startups to Watch 2013

Special Projects Director and Founder of This Dog's Life<p>Being an entrepreneur is tough. Having your startup make it past year one is even more so and generating revenue can at times seem next to impossible. So, for those startups that have successfully gotten over these humps -- and made it look …


Your Playbook to Starting Up On the Cheap: 10 Steps to Launch for Less Than $1,500 (Infographic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Money is often a perceived barrier to launching a startup. It doesn't have to be.<p>The Founder Institute, an early-stage startup accelerator in Mountain View, Calif., put together the infographic below detailing 10 steps for launching a …

Small Business