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Elon Musk says he won't take SpaceX public because he wants to build a city on Mars - Phoenix Business Journal

By Drew Hansen <br>– Digital Editor, Washington Business Journal<p>Sep 12, 2014, 6:40am MST<b><br>Updated</b> Sep 12, 2014, 7:07am MST<p>Those sci-fi concepts you dreamed …

10 Questions to Ask When Working With an Accountant

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Solely relying on free or inexpensive online small-business accounting tools instead of investing the services of a trained professional accountant can be a costly mistake that entrepreneurs make all too often. Don’t be one of …

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11 Elon Musk Quotes That Show His Genius

He specializes in creating things that seem straight out of a sci-fi movie.<p>Musk, who a past coworker described as "an exceptional freak of nature," has also uttered some gems of wisdom from that magical mind of his over the years.<p>We collected a few of the best ones.

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Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk to Receive 2014 Edison Achievement Award

Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk will receive what’s largely recognized as one of the world’s premier accolades: Edison Achievement Award.<p>On April 29, Musk …

Tesla

Elon Musk Is About To Launch The Heaviest Rocket In Existence — And Yes, It Can Reach Mars

Put another way, this one ship has the liftoff thrust equivalent of <i>15</i> Boeing 747s tied together and running at full power.<p>Only one other rocket has been heavier than the Falcon Heavy will be, SpaceX claims. That was NASA's Saturn V ship, which carried the Apollo and Skylab missions into space from …

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Elon Musk Writes A Blistering Takedown Of Chris Christie And New Jersey's Decision To Ban Tesla's Sales Model

Tesla's direct-to-consumer sales model was banned in the state this week. The ban starts April 1.<p>Musk's post basically echos what he said last year about fighting the dealers.<p>He doesn't want Tesla to sell cars through auto dealerships because the dealers will have no incentive to sell electric …

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Elon Musk accuses New Jersey governor of backroom dealing in Tesla ban

Coming days after Tesla was effectively banned from selling cars directly to customers in New Jersey, CEO Elon Musk personally penned a post on the Tesla blog expressing his disappointment with the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission's ruling. Musk is pissed; in calling New Jersey governor Chris …

Google CEO Larry Page: Elon Musk would get my inheritance over charity.

<i>This post originally appeared in</i> Business Insider.<p>Google CEO Larry Page has an unusual idea about what should happen to his billions should he …

GOLDMAN: Solar Is On The Way To Dominating The Electricity Market, And The World Has Elon Musk To Thank

It's relatively soon.<p>Here's the timeline from Cleantech analysts Brian Lee and Thomas Daniels, included in Goldman's latest note on Tesla:<p>First, assuming the Gigafactory — the giant manufacturing facility that will soon begin pumping out lithium ion batteries to be used in both Tesla vehicles and …

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Second-guessing Elon Musk is turning into an expensive lesson

At this point in his career, Tesla's CEO must be weary of the naysayers. Perhaps Tesla's bang-up fourth quarter will finally change some critics' minds -- nah.<p>Sometime, someday, the skeptics may start believing in the Tesla story. Maybe that'll be the time to dump the stock.<p>In the meantime, CEO …

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Goldman Sachs Declares Solar Energy Will Soon Be Cheaper Than Fossil Fuels, and Elon Musk is a Genius

They may be one of the greediest, most exploitative firms on Wall Street, but Goldman Sachs knows a profitable investment when they see one. The …

Why You Should Embrace Your Tax Refund

If you end up receiving a big refund from the Internal Revenue Service after filing your taxes, then you just gave the government an interest-free …

Most Americans Have No Clue How Their Tax Dollars Are Spent (And Don't Care)

Pop quiz: Do you know how your income taxes are spent by the U.S. government?<p>If you can confidently answer "yes" to that question, you're in the minority.<p>A February 2014 poll by GOBankingRates asked participants to rate how strongly they agreed with the following statement: "I know how my income …

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Turn Your Next Interruption into an Opportunity

Modern life, particularly work life, has become increasingly hectic<b>.</b> There are relentless demands from meetings, emails, text messages, questions to answer, problems to solve, fires to put out. It can begin to feel like there is never any time to get “real work” done. If you feel overwhelmed by …

5 Tax Mistakes that Startups Make

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Before jumping into specific mistakes that start-ups should steer clear of, let’s tackle the most common oversight: Proper record keeping. “One of the most important things is for a business to have its own set of books,” says Sam …

Small Business

Loans Aren't Taxable Income, But Convincing IRS Of Loan Status Is Priceless

When your uncle loans you $10,000 to tide you over, is it taxable income? Nope. What about when the bank loans you $100,000? No again. That’s provided it’s a real loan and not income. That’s a key distinction that lands lots of taxpayers in trouble.<p>But if it’s a real loan and is <b>forgiven</b>, it is …

How to Prep Your Family Business for the Next Generation

Baby boomers are reaching retirement age at a rate of 10,000 per day, according to the Pew Research Center. That’s prompting scores of family …

Buffett Family Values: How To Raise Well-Grounded Heirs

The talk at FORBES’ Second Annual Summit on Philanthropy, held June 4 at the United Nations, was about children. Specifically, how to raise them in a way that encourages them to change their world, rather than obsess over which sports car is in their garage. Warren Buffett, his son Peter, Marilyn …

You Inherited the Family Business… Now What?

The baton is passed; the papers are signed; the nameplate on the door has been changed. The family business is now your business, and what you do …