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New Zealand Will Give You a Free Trip If You Agree to a Job Interview

The tech industry in Wellington, New Zealand, is actively looking to recruit tech experts from around the world—and they’re offering a free trip to …

New Zealand

How You Can Deduct That New Car -- up to 100 Percent! -- on Your 2017 Tax Returns

The Trump tax plan offers deductions for SUVs, trucks and passenger cars.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As part of the new “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act," many entrepreneurs may not realize how much more they can deduct for 2017 new car purchases on their tax returns, due …

The IRS isn't calling you — it's a scam, and here's what to do if it happens to you

The IRS isn't exactly modern.<p>If it needs to get in touch with a taxpayer, it sends a letter— not an email, not a phone call, and definitely not a message over social media. Especially in cases of tax fraud.<p>So when I recently got a voicemail admonishing me for supposed issues with the tax return I …

This simple sleep trick will help you fall asleep in under a minute

It's quicker than counting sheep!<p>Even though we spend all day running around, sometimes the biggest task of the day is actually falling asleep at the …

Sleep

7 tough lessons people often learn too late in life

Life lessons are full of wisdom because they often have to be learned the hard way. However, the hardest part about that process is realizing that sometimes not every opportunity lasts forever. You finally "get it" long after the fact.<p>If possible, it's best to learn these things sooner rather than …

Wall Street Has Solved A Big Problem For Bitcoin

Wall Street has solved a big problem for Bitcoin: market volatility, paving the way for the people’s currency to gain broad acceptance among merchants as a medium of exchange.<p>That’s a bullish development for the “people’s currency.”<p>Starbucks and Dunkin Donuts have been talking about Bitcoin lately, …

Cryptocurrency

Pack Your Bags: This Place Was Just Named the #1 U.S. Destination for 2018

You’ve been keeping tabs on flights to Paris and setting up airfare alerts to every major city in Asia. Except—<i>helloooo</i>—there’re some pretty …

FCC threatens arrest, hardware seizure for those using popular bitcoin miner

After determining a popular piece of bitcoin mining hardware was interfering with local internet connections, the Federal Communications Commission today took action.<p>T-Mobile first complained to the FCC about interference to its LTE network in Brooklyn, stating radio emissions coming from a local …

Bitcoin Mining

Why you should stop eating white rice, according to a physician

From a nutritional standpoint, white rice pales in comparison to its whole grain cousin, brown rice.<p>It gets digested quickly, is rapidly processed into sugar, and only fills you up for a short period of time. In comparison, brown rice is processed slowly, churning out a steady stream of fuel to …

Nutrition

Why do we feel so guilty all the time?

I feel guilty about everything. Already today I’ve felt guilty about having said the wrong thing to a friend. Then I felt guilty about avoiding that friend because of the wrong thing I’d said. Plus, I haven’t called my mother yet today: guilty. And I really should have organised something special …

Economic Justice

The #14 Most Daring CEOs in India

Our 14 leaders are distinguished from misleaders as they outline a practical road-map to take their game to the next level<p>Assistant Editor, Entrepreneur India<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur …

Mapped: the optimal road trip across Europe

RANDY OLSON is a man who likes to optimize road trips. He has previously organized the ultimate US road trip and the best cross-Canada journey and, …

European Travel

A 'Tax Revolution' Set to Sweep India's $2 Trillion Economy

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government is set to dramatically reshape Asia’s third-largest economy with the biggest tax reform since independence …

India

How to Charter a Private Plane

Flying friendlier skies is more affordable than you think.<p>Two years ago, when my husband and I were expecting our second son through a surrogate in North Carolina, one of the big questions was how we would get the baby home. We thought of driving, but more than twelve hours in a car with a newborn …

Flying

5 Low-Cost Franchises You Can Start for as Little as $4,000

You don't need six figures in your bank account to start a business.<p>As an entrepreneur, you are done working for other people. You want to follow your dreams, set your own goals and dive into projects you are passionate about.<p>But starting a business can expensive, risky and at times lonely. To …

I Was a Shy Entrepreneur: Here's What I Wish I Knew | Inc.com

<i>Editor's note: We asked noted entrepreneurs to reflect on what they wish they'd known starting out and to put it in a letter to their younger selves. Logan Chierotti started and sold three companies and whose InternetReputation.com ranked No. 513 on the Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing private</i> …

Entrepreneurship

Here's a 6-Figure Service Business You Can Start for Under $100

Stocking shelves in the grocery store looks like a starter job but it is actually a lucrative business.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As you go about your grocery shopping, focused on the items that you need to get, you probably don’t realize that there’s an incredible …

NextGen Venture Partners just raised a $22 million fund from 83 investors

NextGen Venture Partners, a young, Washington, D.C.-based venture firm that’s quarterbacked by a handful of investors but fueled financially by a network of hundreds of part-time investors who help with its portfolio, has raised $22 million for its debut fund. (This if you don’t count a $1 million …

9 myths about Hinduism, debunked

<b>(CNN) —</b> Caste. Cows. Karma.<p>Suhag Shukla knows that's how some people outside Hinduism see her religion. As the co-founder of the Hindu American Foundation, Shukla clarifies misconceptions all the time.<p>Hinduism is ancient, though there is no specific date for when it was formed. The name is a …

Hinduism

8 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started My Online Business

They say experience is the best teacher and indeed it is. But sometimes you can learn a few things from those who came before you. Reflecting back, here's what I wish I knew when I started my business:<p><b>1. Save Money For Your Taxes</b><p>Yes, I know, it sounds obvious. But for most new entrepreneurs, you …

How the University of California exploited a visa loophole to move tech jobs to India

Using a visa loophole to fire well-paid U.S. information technology workers and replace them with low-paid immigrants from India is despicable enough when it’s done by profit-making companies such as Southern California Edison and<p>Walt Disney Co.<p>But the latest employer to try this stunt sets a new …

California

How to install Kodi on a Raspberry Pi

Kodi is a great way to make your TV smart. It's the continuation of XBMC, a free and open-source application that is a great media player and …

What Agile Concepts Are Being Used Outside of Product Development?

<i>What are some examples of Agile concepts being successfully used outside of IT/software product development? originally appeared on Quora -</i> <i>the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights</i>.<p><b>Answer by Alex Cowan, Faculty at UVA Darden & Partner at</b> …

10 Must-have project management apps for entrepreneurs

Share23<p>Tweet<p>Share113<p>+16<p>Shares 142<p>Trying to manage a project without project management software can turn into a Godzilla-like apocalypse quickly. …

Project Management

Want to Raise Successful Boys? Science Says Do This (but Their Schools Probably Won't) | Inc.com

This is a story about successful kids (especially boys), common sense, and research.<p>Most of us spend hours each day sitting at work. Science says it's killing us, and we have developed all kinds of fads to combat it--from standing desks to smartphone alerts to get us up and moving.<p>Armed with that …

Parenting

What happens when a price drops on, say, a hotel, an airfare or a rental car that you've already paid for? Here's how you might recoup some money

Nobody wants to overpay for flights, hotels or rental cars, because saving money usually means you'll have more avenues for enriching your travel experience.<p>Here are six sites that can help in your hunt for bargains. Knowing you're protected makes it easier to commit to a flight, a room or a car …

Flying

10 Success lessons from Robert Herjavec – “Shark Tank Star” for entrepreneurs

Share12<p>Tweet<p>Share41<p>+11<p>Shares 54<p>Robert Herjavec is a leading businessman in North America and stars on “Shark Tank”. He is also the CEO of Herjavec …

Entrepreneurship

These tech startups are IPO candidates to watch in 2017

Already, startups like AppDynamics and Snapchat have filed to go public in the new year. And our sources tell us there are many more in the pipeline.<p>Here's a look at which tech startups are IPO candidates to watch in 2017.

17 ways politics could change in 2017

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> 2016 was the year where one political controversy or another was always around the corner. But 2017 promises to be just as unpredictable.<p>For most of 2016, Donald Trump had only his own personal credibility in his hands as he campaigned for the presidency. Now that he has the …

Great Depression

10 Success lessons from Mark Cuban – “Self-made Billionaire” for entrepreneurs

Share52<p>Tweet<p>Share137<p>+16<p>Shares 195<p>He’s the owner of the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks, Landmark Theatres, and Magnolia Pictures, and the chairman of the HDTV …