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Can you get rich by investing in a startup? How to do it — and the pros and cons of crowdfunding.

In May 2016, a law took effect that allows anyone to invest at least some of their cash in startup companies. Until then, buying a stake in a small …

Startups

10 Tips to Become a Millionaire This Year

Becoming a millionaire requires changing your mindset and implement some changes.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Becoming a millionaire may seem out of your reach, but it's possible with the right attitude and guidance. The fact of the matter is your income can only …

Personal Finance

Does It Pay to Hire Consultants? Evidence from the Bordeaux Wine Industry

Consulting is pervasive in many industries. Yet the use of consultants remains controversial. Why would firms give away key activities to hired guns? Why would these “mercenaries” perform these activities better than in-house employees? Many employees dismiss consultants as people who “borrow your …

Warren Buffett just shared his best investment advice, and said the 'elite' have wasted $100 billion ignoring it

The letter covers a bunch of topics, touching on everything from stock buybacks to his favorite book of 2016, and also provides some investment advice.<p>"Over the years, I've often been asked for investment advice, and in the process of answering I've learned a good deal about human behavior," …

Investing

50 Jobs, Gigs and Side Hustles You Can Do From Home

If your dream is to work from home, and you don't know where to start, this list has something for you. Guaranteed.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Ah, working from home. If you're sick of long commutes to a boring office, where you're stuck 9-to-5, Monday through …

Employment

How to Use an LLC to Build Family Wealth

How Families Can Invest Together With an LLC<p>Pooling Money and Investments to Build Family Wealth<p>Updated August 27, 2017<p>One of the best uses of a …

How This Entrepreneur Kept His Day Job While Starting a Business

Devote time to your side hustle while keeping your regular paycheck.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Some entrepreneurs are glorified in the media for making the leap from full-time worker to business owner. While this strategy can work for some people, other times it …

Small Business

Why Every Startup CEO Should Not Have an Office

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Canada creates $200-billion in housing wealth, but at what cost?

There are costs attached to what Bank of Nova Scotia calculates is the $200-billion in housing wealth created in Canada over the past year.<p>Among those costs are the fast erosion of affordability and the build-up in household debt to the point that it’s now one of the most worrisome in the world.<p>The …

Google Employee Explains How To ‘Design’ Your Time, Not Just Manage It

<b>For many</b> of us, there always seems to be far more to do every day than there is time to do it. Work can seem like a never-ending cycle of long …

Time Management

5 simple etiquette habits that help the rich get ahead, according to a man who spent 5 years studying millionaires

Manners matter.<p>"You have to know how to act and how to do certain things when you're around people," writes Thomas C. Corley in his upcoming book "Change Your Habits, Change Your Life." "Self-made millionaires have mastered certain rules of etiquette that help them in social settings."<p>Corley would …

Self-improvement

51 free online resources for starting a business

Being an entrepreneur means sticking your neck — and wallet — on the line for a product you believe in.<p>It won't be cheap.<p>There will be plenty of costs, some you've never expected.<p>Thankfully, there are free tools to start a business available online.<p>We've compiled this list of free tools to start a …

Google Analytics

Ford previews Blackberry QNX-based Sync 3 system - Auto Industry News

Martin Aguilar / Ford | December 12, 2014 12:03<p>Will replace the MyFord Touch infotainment system<p>Ford has introduced its new Sync 3 infotainment …

BlackBerry could be the chauffeur in your future driverless car

BlackBerry’s(s bbry) QNX operating system may not be the hit in mobile phones that the company hoped, but one day QNX may be helping you with a …

The most photographed places in the world

These are the most photographed places in the world according to Google Maps' Panoramio service, which collects geolocated images uploaded by Google …

15 Million Students Learned to Program This Week, Thanks to Hour of Code

Hour of Code, a five-day-old initiative to get kids to take programming tutorials during Computer Science Education Week, will soon reach 15 million …

Teens Are Deserting Facebook, And They're Heading To Places Where Their Parents Can't Find Them

Their gradual exodus to messaging apps such as WhatsApp, WeChat and KakaoTalk boils down to Facebook becoming a victim of its own success. The road to gaining nearly 1.2 billion monthly active users has seen the mums, dads, aunts and uncles of the generation who pioneered Facebook join it too, …

Apps

Meet Sense, 3D Systems’ Cheap, Dead-Simple 3D Scanner For The Masses

We’ve seen more than a few startups cook up their own impressive 3D scanners — there’s Makerbot and its Digitizer, and dark horse Occipital with its mobile Structure sensor just to name a few — but one of the oldest and biggest names in 3D printers is clearly itching to get in the game too. South …

Laser Cap Creates Lined Paper Effect to Help You Witing in A Straight Line on Blank Paper

I can’t write in a straight line on a blank paper, the result would be slanting downward or upward. <b>Laser Cap</b> is a small concept gadget that projects …

Want Your Instagram Photos To Get Attention? Use The Color Blue

Here are a few things you should keep in mind when posting pictures to Instagram to get the most likes:<p>Images with blue as a dominant color perform 24% better than those with high concentrations of red and oranges. Think #sky #bluebells #superman.<br>• Bright images perform 24% better than dark images. …

Michael Kors

Manulife Financial invests in BlackBerry’s US$1-billion debt offering

Manulife Financial Corp. has joined in on BlackBerry Limited’s US$1-billion debt offering, investing US$70 million in the embattled Canadian …

BlackBerry Z30 review: BlackBerry's best phone is years too late - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The <b>BlackBerry Z30</b> is equipped with a big screen, long battery life, and excellent messaging capabilities. It also boasts great call quality plus a microSD card slot for extra storage.<p><b>The Bad</b> The Z30’s BlackBerry 10.2 software is bogged down with unnecessary eye candy. The BlackBerry …

Irish tax advisor helping Google and others save billions predicts loopholes will be closed

Much has been said about the international tax loopholes that allow companies like Apple and Google to shave off billions in annual costs. But considerably less has been written about the people championing those very policies. Among them is Feargal O’Rourke, a powerful tax advisor who has …

BlackBerry Messenger, Smartphone Volume, and Vacation Days

Readers offer their best tips for bypassing the BBM waiting list, boosting smartphone volume in the bathroom, and tracking annual vacation days.<p>Every …