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Pre-Money Vs. Post-Money: A Guide To These Key Terms For Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Funding rounds bring with them a whole new vocabulary and terms that business founders need to get familiar with, often in a hurry. You’ll probably …

Venture Capital

In Just 2 Words, Jeff Bezos Sums Up What Separates Winners From Dreamers

There may be no single formula for success, but Jeff Bezos' annual letter to stockholders comes darn close.<p>Few figures have captured our attention the way Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos has. In just under 23 years Amazon has soared from revenues fo $500,000 to $178,000,000,000, from nine …

Leadership

How to teach your children about money – and what they should know at each age

One in four adults struggles to calculate change in a shop, a third are unable to add up the cost of items unless clearly spelt out, and half of grown-up Britons can’t read a line chart.<p>This recent research from the University of Cambridge has highlighted a problem with financial literacy, …

Education

Store Closures Set To Accelerate This Year, Warns Bloomberg's Matt Townsend

<i>By FS Staff</i><p><i>The following is a summary of our recent FS Insider podcast, "</i><i>Retail Apocalypse Picking Up Steam, Says Bloomberg's Matt Townsend</i><i>," which</i> …

Trends

How a Single Mother and Her Daughters Turned a Hobby Into a Business

The inspiring story behind the new activewear accessory HoodiFit.<p>In 2010, Laurie Russo decided to knit her daughters, Sarah and Melissa, infinity scarves for Christmas. After finishing the wool scarves, she felt like something was missing. "What came to mind was that it could really use a hood," …

Laurie

Striking a new chord: musicians diversify to extend their careers

On Thursday the singer-songwriter Billy Bragg will give a talk at the Bank of England about how to build a better society. Bragg, a pro-Corbyn activist and veteran protest singer, was invited as part of an effort to “shake up” thinking at the Bank, he told the Guardian this month.<p>While Bragg’s spot …

Stand Up Comedy

How This Math Teacher Turned Her Life Around Through Entrepreneurship

When I began my teaching career in Illinois, the starting salary was less than $30,000 a year. Today, according to Niche.com the average beginning salary for teachers across the States is $40,540 a year for public school teachers and $29,940 a year for private school teachers. Many teachers …

Entrepreneurship

Want more self-reliant, responsible kids? Try Selbständigkeit, the German way.

The German practice of giving children more independence early on creates more resilient and responsible grownups, says this American mom.<p>When journalist Sara Zaske moved to Berlin with her family a few years ago, she noticed something different about German parents. They don't hover. They don't …

Parenting

13 things that will happen when you ‘level-up’ as a person

Every next level of life will demand a different you. — Leonardo DiCaprio<p>According to meta-analytic data, confidence isn’t what leads to success. …

Self-improvement

6 Ways to Start a Business Even If You Have Debt

If you're one of the millions of Americans who carry debt, consider these six alternative funding solutions to start a business.<p>It's a fact of life in our modern economic climate: Americans are in debt. In fact, according to recent reports from the Federal Reserve, at $1.021 trillion, Americans now …

Small Business

Global Debt Jumped to Record $237 Trillion Last Year

Global debt rose to a record $237 trillion in the fourth quarter of 2017, more than $70 trillion higher from a decade earlier, according to an …

Economics

Inspiring Education and Teaching Stories

Too much investor cash is being leaked away

The spotlight was on the UK fund management industry last week as the nation’s financial regulator unveiled new rules aimed at ensuring that …

Investing

7 Rewards Programs That Will Save You Major Money

From cash-back incentives to exclusive coupons, these programs actually make shopping profitable.<p>Honey<p>If you love to online shop, use Google Chrome …

Personal Finance

Millions of Americans are “property rich and cash poor." In fact, home equity is at an all-time high. Concurrently, as a result of the credit crisis, Millions of Americans are “property rich and cash poor." In fact, home equity is at an all-time high. Concurrently, as a result of the credit crisis,

EasyKnock's Sell and Stay is a sale-leaseback that provides homeowners with the cash they need, when they need it, without moving. With fewer …

Personal Finance

This century-old Japanese budgeting system can help you save a ton of money — and it's refreshingly simple

• <b>A budget can help you manage your finances and increase your savings. But it's not always easy to maintain.</b>• <b><br>"Kakeibo: The Japanese Art of Saving</b> …

Personal Finance

11 Proven Ways to Boost Your Retirement Income

It can be challenging surviving in retirement on a fixed or limited income. Fortunately, there are strategies to employ now or later that can beef up …

Retirement

12 bad decisions you make every day without realizing

Time Management

This is how to become mentally strong: 3 secrets from neuroscience

Ever get to the point where your brain is just pooped? The ol’ grey matter is waving the white flag. You’re exhausted. You can’t go on. You’ve got no …

Self-help

Warren Buffett's 10 rules to get rich

At first I thought the manager of my local Jimmy John's was just a huge Warren Buffett fan. But then I did some research online and I found out that this same plaque can be found in Jimmy John's restaurants all across the country.<p>Why are these plaques in Jimmy John's? Well, that remains a mystery. …

Investing

5 ways to save thousands on your first home purchase

Are you in the process of buying your first home? This article outlines how you could save thousands of dollars during the home buying …

Personal Finance

How to banish your fear of failure

By adopting a 'growth' mindset, you can learn to embrace risks and take on exciting new challenges...<p>As spring gets underway, you may wish to …

Self-improvement

I gave up my credit card for a month — and learned a lot about my spending habits

Without her plastic in hand, one woman was forced to face the cold, hard reality of her spending habits.<p>The way some people can’t resist trying the latest workout craze, trendy fashions or exotic superfoods, I can’t find enough ways to challenge myself to be better at budgeting and trying new …

Personal Finance

You need to earn $418,000 to buy home in NYC. Here’s what you need in other major US cities

In many major U.S. cities, it's becoming more costly than ever to purchase a home.<p>"Over the past decade, home prices in almost all major U.S. cities have increased," home investment company Unison points out in its newly released 2018 Home Affordability Report.<p>Large coastal cities have been hit the …

Real Estate

Animatron lets you create awesome videos with little know-how

popsci shop<p>Get lifetime access to this animation studio for $49.99.<p>When you have something to sell or a message to get across, video is your friend. Animatron Studio Pro is an innovative platform that lets you create captivating animations without any special design skills. Used by the likes of …

GIF Animations

Your 401k could make you a millionaire—here’s how one man did it

That 401k plan your employer offers as a workplace benefit could be your ticket to riches. Just ask Fritz Gilbert. Saving in a 401(k) made him a …

Retirement

6 Ways to Show Your Employees You Appreciate Them -- Without Paying Them More

Valued employees are valuable employees. Show your people some love, and they'll respond with loyalty and higher productivity.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When it comes to retaining your best employees, more money isn't always the answer.<p>No one objects to a large …

Employee Engagement

Frugal Habits of the Super Rich

Becoming wealthy and staying that way takes a certain level of discipline. Sure, an occasional splurge won't put you in the poor house, but frequent …

Personal Finance

The Five Best Ways To Drive Traffic To Your Website

Website traffic is the lifeblood of every online business. More visitors to your website means more potential customers seeing your products. The more people you get in front of, the more sales you can generate. So driving more traffic to a site is really a no-brainer for most businesses, but what …

Marketing

How to Run a Company When You're the Only Employee

Running a business by yourself can be daunting. Focusing on what matters will boost your confidence and put you on the road to success.<p>Time is money. This is doubly true if you're running a small business. It's triply true if you're a sole proprietor--if the buck stops completely with you, no …

Small Business