Jacob Kercheval

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9 Ways to Start a Company in 48 Hours | Inc.com

<i>By Kasey Kaplan, co-founder and president of Urban FT.</i><p>Can you start a company in 48 hours? You bet. You can apply these concepts to companies in almost any industry. Keep in mind, this advice is only on how to get started. As you go, you will need to productize, optimize, upgrade and possibly fund …

Marketing

Landlording Has Never Been Easier Thanks To This Company

Back in 2011, once the economy had recovered a bit from the 2008 housing crisis, many investors returned to the real estate market with the idea of becoming part-time landlords.<p>Ryan Coon and Laurence Jankelow, old time friends since studying together at the University of Illinois, who were both …

Real Estate

Six Glorious Places to Ski This Season

This year, some of the world’s best ski resorts are introducing a flurry of on-mountain improvements and luxurious slope-side retreats. We’ve rounded …

Skiing

Where to Go in South America: A Cheat Sheet to the Continent's Countries and Territories

A word of warning: Once you touch down in South America, there's a high chance you won't want to return home. Yes, it's a big place, with 13 …

South America

Show Me the Money! Best Practices for Raising Capital for Your Startup.

If investors can see through you, and it's evident that their money is all you want, the only thing they'll show you is the door.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Raising capital for your start-up is one of the most difficult yet most important parts of being an …

How to Start an LLC in 7 Easy Steps

Want to Form an LLC? Here are the Steps to Take<p>Steps in the Process of Starting an LLC<p>Updated March 27, 2018<p>If you are interested in learning how to …

Small Business

A Different Kind of Car Camping: 11 Tips for Sleeping in Your Car

Not everyone can live the #vanlife, but almost anyone can sleep in a car. Whether you’re on an epic road trip or want the earliest start possible …

Rechargeable Batteries

5 Ways to Build an Audience for Your Blog and 10 Ways to Make Money Once You Have

To succeed as a blogger you must be diligent, methodical and have something to say people are interested in hearing.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you're looking to start a blog, or you're already knee-deep in blogging, you've likely scoured the ends of the earth …

20 bots that can help you build your startup

Tens of thousands of bots have been built to do things like promote movies and sell chicken wings, but there’s also an entire league of bots created to help businesses grow and streamline tasks. Chances are pretty good you will need more than just bots to get your business off the ground, but the …

Chatbots

How to Train Your Dog to Walk Off-Leash

Right now, my girlfriend and I are busy turning our 15-week-old puppy from a tiny ball of furry terror into a trustworthy adventure companion. And a big part of that is making Bowie reliable off-leash. Here’s how we’re doing that—and how you can, too, no matter your dog’s age.<p>(Why do dogs belong …

Pets

What I learned from home DNA testing

They promise to reveal everything from our ancestry to our chances of serious illness. But are DNA tests accurate and do they tell us anything worthwhile?<p>There may come a time in everyone’s life when they find themselves sitting at the kitchen table on an otherwise unexceptional weekday morning, …

Molecular Biology

8 Ways Any Millennial Can Be a Millionaire in 5 Years

Hustle, thrift and perseverance combined are a potent financial force.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Millennials are hitting the workforce in large numbers each year, facing challenges as they do so. Recent research from USA Today reveals that millennials earn 20 …

The Only Kettlebell Routine You'll Ever Need

We challenge you to find a piece of fitness equipment that’s more versatile—or more effective—than the kettlebell. You won’t.<p>“A single kettlebell can be used to develop max strength, muscular endurance, and cardiovascular capacity and power,” explains Karen Smith, a master kettlebell instructor …

Workouts

14 Things Ridiculously Successful People Do Every Day | Inc.com

Having close access to ultra-successful people can yield some pretty incredible information about who they really are, what makes them tick, and, most important, what makes them so successful and productive.<p><b>"Whenever you see a successful person, you only see the public glories, never the private</b> …

Time Management

A 27-year-old who saves 65% of his income shares his 7 best tips for traveling on a budget

More than 10 years later and the 27-year-old's net worth is $170,500 and counting. It's all part of a plan to retire by age 37, but he's not depriving himself to get there, he says.<p>He's currently earning a salary of $80,000 as a financial analyst in Minneapolis and saving about 65% of his take-home …

Nine Trips to Take Before Having a Baby

Adventure travel and babies—or even toddlers—don’t exactly go hand in hand. Parents of young children may also find that it’s difficult to fully …

#Vanlife, the Bohemian Social-Media Movement

What began as an attempt at a simpler life quickly became a life-style brand.<p>Emily King and Corey Smith had been dating for five months when they took a trip to Central America, in February, 2012. At a surf resort in Nicaragua, Smith helped a lanky American named Foster Huntington repair the dings …

These 8.7% Dividends Have Beaten the S&P 500 for Years

Looking for a reliable benchmark for stock returns in the next decade?<p>I’ve got one for you: 7.1%.<p>I say “reliable” because that’s what the S&P 500 has returned, in price growth and dividends, over the <i>last</i> 10 years. And with that timeframe including the worst crash in living history, we can take it …

Investing

Top 10 Castles of Europe

Do you ever wonder what it would be like to live in a real-life fairytale? Ponder no more.<p>At least once in our lives we’ve twirled in a glittery dress and tiara, or tussled with fire-breathing dragons from a crenulated tower. Indoctrinated by bedtime stories of our youth, we’d close our eyes and …

European Travel

The Making of an Adventure Dog

About 12,000 years ago, canines came to the fire.<p>Before long, humans and dogs became very close friends. No one can say exactly where it happened, though it was likely in southern Europe or North Africa. But the terms of the arrangement were simple: The two species would look after one another. …

Ole Miss

The 7 Best ETFs for Retirement Investors

Exchange-traded funds have surged in popularity over the years. And it’s easy to see why. The passively managed baskets of stocks, bonds and other …

9 Incredible Countries Where You Can Live for Under $1,000 a Month

Travel widely enough, and you'll notice something about the Americans you encounter abroad. While the people I know in the States are too often …

A 25-year-old spent $250 turning his truck into a camper van to travel across the US

<b>The INSIDER Summary:</b><p><b>• John Charles Putrino built a bed and storage unit into the back of his truck.</b><b><br>• He's driving to national parks across the US.</b><b><br>• It took some getting used to, but he enjoys the solitude of low-maintenance travel.</b><p>John Charles Putrino wanted to keep his cross-country trip …

How to Build a Badass DIY Camper Van

If you have enough money, it’s easy to buy an incredible adventure rig. (Just check out some of our favorites, most of which cost upwards of six figures.)<p>Building a camper van, on the other hand, is trickier but a helluva lot more affordable. You can either go the cheap, bare-bones route or opt for …

RVs

5 Backcountry-Only Ski Areas

If you really want to experience serenity in the mountains, you need to ditch the lifts<p>When Sun Valley built the first chairlift in 1936, it helped usher in the skiing boom of the mid-20th century. While we appreciate the high-speed quads of today, there’s a special place in our hearts for skiing …

Skiing

America's Best Backcountry Ski Huts

Set up your base camp at one of these cozy mountain refuges for access to remote trails and virgin powder.<p>The first Appalachian Mountain Club ski hut was built in New Hampshire back in 1888. Since then, the American tradition of hut-based backcountry skiing—where skiers set up their bases in …

Skiing

11 Creative Employee Perks That Barely Cost Anything to Implement

Who says benefits have to cost an arm and a leg? Show your team your appreciation with these creative, low-cost perks.<p>A. Company T-Shirts<p>Welcome new employees with a branded company T-shirt. It sets the tone for a casual workplace and gives both new and seasoned team members a common connection. - …

The 12 Best Travel Sites And Apps You Need Right Now

Planning just got WAY easier.<p>It’s a new year, which means it’s time to start planning your next life-changing trip. But with so many options to choose from and so little time to plan, you’re gonna need some assistance.<p>Behold 12 of our favorite travel sites, popular with travel bloggers and …

Google Flights

Where to Go in 2017

Today’s fast-changing, hyper-globalized world has no shortage of incredible travel opportunities. This year, we’ve done all the legwork for you in …

You'll Be Able to See All 47 National Parks Along This Insane Road Trip

Just in time for the National Park Service's 100th anniversary!<p>We already know the most efficient and sight-packed route to drive to see all the continental states, but what if you only wanted to focus on seeing the most beautiful nature in America? A map for that exists now too.<p>Randy Olson, senior …