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Use This Free Worksheet to Budget Your Income and Necessities

Create a Budget for Your Income and Necessities<p>Compare your income to the cost of things you need<p>Updated March 26, 2018<p>Income is all the money you …

Quilling (No Tatting)

I was browsing through an online craft shop when I came across paper being sold for something called "iris folding" which I'd never heard of. You can …

5 Traits All Successful Startup Entrepreneurs Have - Crazy About Startups - Entrepreneurship, Startups

Whether you have decided to start your first venture, or you’ve been running a company for a while now, you ought to take note of certain traits that …

The 5 Best Money Books For Entrepreneurs

When it comes to books on business, marketing and management, entrepreneurs are overrun with choices. But when it comes to books on money, entrepreneurs are underserved. It’s not that money books don’t exist, it’s that they rarely look at money through the eyes of an entrepreneur. So here are 5 …

Entrepreneurship

How to Write a Business Plan: A Step-by-Step Template | Inc.com

Creating a business plan is the first and most crucial step to building a successful company.<p>"A business plan is important because it communicates to everyone involved in the organization what the goals are, and how management plans to get there," says Drew Starbird, a professor of operations …

The Surprising Reason You’re Not Succeeding at Work

<i>The Leadership Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i></i> …

Four Reasons Why You've Got A Rotten Job -- Or No Job At All

Let’s face it. Your job is not what you hoped it would be. And you’re not alone. Only one in five people is fully engaged in his or her work and even fewer are truly passionate. And come to think of it, you’re one of the lucky ones: millions are now finding it hard to land jobs or gigs that cover …

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12 sites that will teach you coding for free

<i>This post is in partnership with Entrepreneur. The article below was originally published at</i> <i>entrepreneur.</i><i>com</i><i>.</i><p>By John Rampton, Entrepreneur<p>There was a …

5 reasons merit-based pay hurts average workers

More than half, 76%, of companies gave their employees a bonus in 2014, up 6% from three years ago, according to a recent report by compensation site …

9 successful people share the smartest thing they've ever done with their money

"Successful people look at other successful people as a means to motivate themselves," writes T. Harv Eker in "Secrets of the Millionaire Mind." "They see other successful people as models to learn from. They say to themselves, 'If they can do it, I can do it.'"<p>Business Insider asked several …

How to Start Android App Development for Beginners

So you have a killer app idea and you’re ready to turn it into a reality and take it to market. No doubt you’re itching to start getting your first downloads, reviews and profits… But there’s just one problem: you don’t have a clue where to start!<p>Learning to code is difficult enough on its own but …

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Guitar Shop 101: How to File Sharp Fret Ends

<b>Photo 1</b><p>I can always tell when we’ve had a cold winter by the guitars that come into my shop. When folks crank up the heat during cold weather, it …

Guitar

3 Fat-Destroying Finishers That You Can Do At the End Of Every Workout

Pick one of these options as your workout’s grand finale<p>No one ever tells you to end your workout on a “low” note. That’s because you want to leave the gym feeling better than when you walked in. You want a finale that floods your brain with endorphins and makes you crave more.<p>So we asked Bruce …

Exercise

Can You Handle the Core-Crushing Trifecta?

Put your core strength to the test with these three abs exercises<p>If you do the same abs routine day in and day out, your gains will grind to a halt. "You need to challenge your core in new ways and with new exercises to strengthen your weaknesses and fill in holes," says Todd Durkin, C.S.C.S., …

Workouts

The SEAL Teams Don't Accept These 10 Phrases, and Neither Should You

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>While the parallels between special operations and business closely mirror each other in some regards, there are also glaring differences. The most significant difference I’ve found in the year plus that I’ve been out of the military is …

6 Common Financial Fears -- And How To Conquer Them

<i>This post originally appeared on LearnVest.</i><p>When you were a child, the things that spooked you the most at night were probably the monsters that lived in your closet and under your bed.<p>These days, however, your late-night worries are likely much more tangible and probably revolve around money.<p>In …

Inspiring Quotes to Help You Get Through Your Work Day

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>LinkedIn Influencer, Bernard Marr, published this post originally on LinkedIn.</i><p>If you find yourself in a little mid-week or mid-day slump, take a few moments to re-energize yourself with these inspiring quotes from some of the world’s …

Why Debt Consolidation Can Leave You Deeper in Debt

When you're struggling with debt, combining all of your debts into one easy-to-pay loan sounds pretty good. The idea is that you'll reduce the overall interest you pay, and be hit with fewer late fees since you'll only have one payment to remember.<p>There's just one problem.<p>Debt consolidation can …

Young people lack workplace skills, firms say in survey

<b>Young people lack workplace skills such as communication and team working, a study among employers has suggested.</b><p>The British Chambers of Commerce survey of 3,000 firms found nine out of 10 thought school leavers were not ready for employment, and more than half said it was the same with …

4 money myths that make us all worse off

They are also a force behind one of the biggest threats to your financial future — yourself. Here are some personal finance myths that could be costing you money and endangering your future security.<p><b>Truth:</b> Today's families often have two incomes out of necessity. They make more money than a …

8 Things More Important Than Your Job

So there you are. You’re probably sitting at your desk right now reading this, waiting for the clock to reach 5pm.<p>You can’t wait to get into your …

How Jamaican Billionaire Michael Lee Chin Inspires This Teen Entrepreneur

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As a teen entrepreneur I look to learn from those who have achieved massive amounts of success. Coming from a small Caribbean island with a population of only 4,000, I know that becoming wealthy is not an easy task but Jamaican …

6 Unspoken Requirements For Every Job Seeker

The hiring landscape has changed dramatically in recent years. If you want to make it to the top of the short-list and land a great job, you can’t succeed without the following critical assets:<p>1. A job<p>Sad but true. More than ever, it’s hard to get a job if you don’t have a job. According to the …

Crazy Secret to Picking Stock Winners? Buy High, Sell Higher

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17 Things Extraordinary People Do Every Day | Inc.com

Some people seem to get ahead, no matter what. They aren't necessarily smarter, more creative or harder working than many others. Still, they achieve much more than their peers. Why is that?<p>The philosopher Aristotle offered an explanation a really, really long time ago: "We are what we repeatedly …

To Solve Big Problems, Assume Everything Is Wrong and Ask Dumb Questions

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What does it take for a computer hacker to solve a CAPTCHA (those garbly letters on website forms that make you prove you’re a human)? Apparently, just a little bit of porn.<p>When CAPTCHAs became popular in the early 2000s, they created a …

5 Keys To Keeping Your Superstars Engaged

Your top performers still need guidance. Steer their spark in the right direction with these tips.<p>Sometimes managers fool themselves into thinking that their superstars are so talented, skilled, and motivated that they don’t need to be managed at all. But even superstars need to be managed.<p>Just …