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Want to Open a Coffee Shop? Consider These 3 Tips First

When I was planning to open my first coffee shop back in 2002, there was very little information available online to help me get started. There were some training classes, but they were all a couple hundred dollars, which is a lot to spend when you're starting out and unsure whether these big …

So You Think You Want to Open a Brewery...

More<p>BEER!<p>We love it. And you've voted. See which is the best American beer city.<p>I brewed my first batch of beer at home about seven years ago. It took me three years to land my first professional brewing job, and one more year to start <b>HenHouse Brewing</b> with my partners Scott Goyne and Shane Goepel. …

Buying a Home Is 38 Percent Cheaper Than Renting -- But How Risky Is It?

Homeownership remains cheaper than renting nationally and in all of the 100 largest metro areas. Rising mortgage rates and home prices have narrowed the gap over the past year, though rates have recently dropped and price gains are slowing. Now, at a 30-year fixed rate of 4.5%, buying is 38% …

Buffett Warns of Liquidity Curse, Celebrates Property Bet

Warren Buffett, the billionaire chairman of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., cited a farm he’s owned since 1986 to caution individuals against frequent …

Warren Buffett Says What Wall Street Doesn't Want You To Hear

Wall Street should really hate Warren Buffett.<p>America's cuddliest billionaire is always treated like a rock star on CNBC or Wall Street or wherever else he appears to spread his folksy investing wisdom. But have you heard the stuff he actually says? It is pretty much in direct opposition to what …

Is This a Market Correction -- Or Something More Serious?

Over the first five weeks of 2014, the U.S. stock market declined by roughly 5 percent. Is that a buying opportunity, or the beginning of more serious trouble?<p>Here are some of the issues you should think about in deciding whether to jump in, pull out or stand pat:<p><b>1. Is "correction" too nice a …

Zidisha Launches A Kickstarter-Style Micro-Lending Platform For Low-Income Entrepreneurs In Developing Countries

When it comes to lending and borrowing money, banks have long been at the center of the equation. However, with the proliferation of new information technologies, mobile devices and the good old Web, new methods of borrowing and lending have emerged that are slowly toppling the bank-centric model. …

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Hello there stock market investor and welcome to this 5-minute lesson about the Philippine stock market. Below are eight charts that I would like you …

The New Money Math

The recent economic mess happened because lenders, and then borrowers, threw out the rule books. Here are 7 new guidelines to live (well) by<p>The salesman at the jewelry store suggests that if you don't spend 2 months' salary on an engagement ring, then maybe you just don't love her enough. And you …

The 106 Finance People You Have To Follow On Twitter

This spring, even Bloomberg embraced select accounts on its terminals, signaling that its high-speed, super short communication wasn't just for media types, comedians, and Kim Kardashian.<p>Folks have been using Twitter to talk about finance for a long time, of course, but what's changed since the …