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Evidence suggests a massive scandal is brewing at the FBI

James Comey, Robert Mueller and Peter Strzok<p>During the financial crisis, the federal government bailed out banks it declared “too big to fail.” …

Robert Mueller

IRS Issues Additional Guidance on Transition Tax on Foreign Earnings

<b>Michael Lodge - listen to my PodCast</b><b><br>Lodge & Co. www.lodge-co.com<br>Offices: Burbank, CA & Greenville, SC<br>​</b><br>​The Treasury Department and the Internal …

U.S. Dept. of the Treasury

Why One Entrepreneur Says If You Want to Change Your Life, Change Your Clothes

George Brescia, a style expert and author of 'Change Your Clothes, Change Your Life Because You Can't Go Naked!,' sits down with Jessica Abo to discuss how you can dress for success.<p>Founder of JaboTV, Media Personality, Keynote Speaker and Consultant<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors …

Donna Karan

Actor Terry Crews Talks About the Exhilarating Terror of Entrepreneurship

What Terry Crews -- former NFL player, artist, actor, author and now celebrated furniture designer -- has learned about taking chances, harnessing creativity and barreling ahead.<p>This story appears in the January 2018 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>It goes without saying that we’re past the point …

Entrepreneurship

Ready for the Next Crisis? 3 Things Leaders Should Do Today to Prepare for a Crisis Tomorrow

Expert Advises How to Get Your Organization Ready for Any Crisis<p>An earthquake, hurricane or other natural disaster. A data breach that exposes private customer information. Union workers on strike. An executive accused of sexual harassment. An employee physically attacks coworkers. A product causes …

Leadership

Government Is Out Of Control But Americans Move Forward

We have a failure in government, it is shutdown but Americans keep moving forward. DACA may be the new hate word by Americans.

DACA

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California Has Become An Enemy Of Business

<b>Michael Lodge - listen to my PodCast</b><b><br>Lodge & Co. www.lodge-co.com<br>Offices: Burbank, CA & Greenville, SC</b><p>Over the past few months California has become …

Kevin de León

California Democrats want businesses to give half their tax-cut savings to state

SACRAMENTO — California lawmakers are targeting the expected windfall that companies in the state would see under the federal tax overhaul with a bill that would require businesses to turn over half to the state.<p>A proposed Assembly Constitutional Amendment by Assemblymen Kevin McCarty, D-Sacramento …

Kevin de León

9 Ways the Government Shutdown Could Affect Your Small Business

The Senate failed to pass a stopgap measure so the government is officially shut down.<p>Early Saturday morning, the federal government shut down after Democrats and Republicans in the Senate failed to reach an agreement that would keep the government funded. How is the shutdown likely to affect you …

Small Business

25 Simple Daily Habits Which Separate High Achievers From Everyone Else

Everyone wants their life to be above average, but what are you really doing to make it happen?<p>Everyone wants their life to be above average, but what are you really doing to make it happen? In truth, succeeding in business and life often depends on consistency, diligence and discipline. At least …

How a Government Shutdown Could Affect Your Travel Plans

Anyone traveling this weekend or in the foreseeable future could face roadblocks or inconveniences<p>A government shutdown is looming as the U.S. Senate …

National Parks

I Make $30,000 a Year. How Do I Save for Retirement?

MONEY brought in an expert to map out a plan.<p>Nancy Newkirk excels at making her money stretch. On just $30,000 a year from her job working for the …

Retirement

Schumer Shutdown Begins And You Should Be Pissed

Americans should be mad as hell at Schumer, Pelosi and those that voted NO on the spending bill. DACA has to stand on its own, not be tied to the …

DACA

California Attorney General Has Put Businesses in Legal Jeopardy

<b>Lodge & Co. www.lodge-co.com<br>Offices: Burbank, CA & Greenville, SC</b><p><b>​</b>The California Attorney General made this statement yesterday, "<i>We will prosecute’</i> …

Immigration

You Don't Have to Pay Your Dues Before You Start a Business

Follow the new rules of business to get ahead of the pack.<p>Founder of Startup Black Belt<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>My job consists of building cool stuff, helping people build apps and helping startups grow and scale. This means I field a lot of questions and hear a …

Entrepreneurship

This 1 Type of Customer Is Not Good for Your Business. Here's Why

If keeping the customer requires your team members to blur the lines on your company's core values, it's the leader's job to step in.<p>Core values are the blueprint with which you build your company's culture. If they're genuine, authentic and consistently practiced, that's when great things start …

Leadership

Why Warren Buffett Is Right About Bitcoin (Investors, Take Note)

There's one thing about Bitcoin that nobody is talking about, and it might literally ruin our economy.<p>Warren Buffett, Jamie Dimon and Jim Cramer all have the same advice regarding Bitcoin: <i>Stay away.</i><p>In fact, Buffett has even gone on record, stating, "I can say with almost certainty that …

Bitcoin

The Inside Story of Israel's Most Successful Venture Capital Investment

Venture capital is a risky business. Four strategies helped this Jerusalem-based investor make Israel's highest return startup bet. Can they help your company?<p>There is no easy formula for venture capital success. But a closer look at Israel's most successful venture investment -- Newton, …

Venture Capital

Meet the Eccentric Billionaire Who Bought the Most Expensive Home in Three Major U.S. Cities

Illinois' richest man owns luxurious homes from Chicago to New York to Hawaii.<p>When it comes to picking out a house, many of us have trouble choosing. …

Real Estate

This Is Now the Average Price of a Movie Ticket

Movie ticket prices went up by 3.96% in 2017 compared to 2016<p>If you thought going to the cinema felt more expensive last year, then you were onto …

Movies

Bitcoin Is Likely to 'Totally Collapse and Be Forgotten,' Nobel Prize-Winning Economist Says

Robert Shiller predicted the housing bubble AND the tech wreck.<p>Robert Shiller, the Nobel Prize-winning Yale economist who predicted the housing …

Economy

California AG: 'We will prosecute' employers who violate sanctuary laws

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra warned employers Thursday of legal repercussions if they assist federal immigration officials in an impending crackdown in the sanctuary state, The Sacramento Bee reported.<p>Under a new state law – the Immigration Worker Protection Act – employers and …

Immigration

California AG warns employers on immigration

Amid rumors of stepped up federal immigration raids, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra on Thursday Jan. 18, 2018, reminded employers of new …

Xavier Becerra

California Puts California Business In Legal Jeprody With The Feds

Today the California Attorney General said he will prosecute businesses who comply with the sweeps by ICE. This action puts California businesses in …

U.S. Department of Justice

Reconstructing Records After a Natural Disaster or Casualty Loss; IRS Provides Tips to Help Taxpayers

<b>Michael Lodge - listen to my PodCast</b><b><br>Lodge & Co. www.lodge-co.com<br>Offices: Burbank, CA & Greenville, SC<br>​</b><br>For those of you in California who have been …

Hurricane Harvey