Quitting you job and starting your own business, can be a quite scary and daunting process. Nearly 50% of the new businesses fail within first five years and only 3% of those remaining ever make it to the 10 year mark. The reason that majority of the businesses fail is due to simple lack of planning. While there is no formula for success but there are some rules every business should follow to be on the right track.
The increasing number of new businesses are creating more demand for fresh capital in the US. The new startups are looking to raise funds via a crowdfunding platform. However, a majority of startups are not aware of crowdfunding platforms. Several states are relaxing norms allowing non-accredited investors to park their money in startups.
Even if Yahoo is still one of the popular websites worldwide after Google and Facebook, the board is considering selling off its web properties. The decision is still pending until Friday.
After witnessing peak level this year, the Chinese investments in the US property markets have suddenly changed the direction. The Chinese government's restrictions on capital outflows and devaluation of Yuan have become major hurdles for the dragon country's investments in the US housing sector. The economy slowdown and sluggish financial markets were prime reasons tha propelled Chinese investors to invest heavily in overseas markets mainly the US, London and Canada.
Parents are caretakers as well as providers of their children. But when children grow up, they get dependent on their parents in every manner.They then lack financial management skill in themselves which not only financially and emotionally drain the parents but also cause long-term harm to children.
The world is now going gaga over the recent settlement development of 2014 hacking case between Sony and its current and former staffs. Preliminary reimbursement approval is granted by US Judge.
The US consumer spending rose only by 0.1%, below the 0.3% forecast while savings rate rose to the highest in the past three years. According to the US Commerce Department's data for October, Americans are savings faster than spending.
Google Donates up to $1 Million on Education projects through Android Pay Apps for a Charity Campaign.
New entrepreneurs face many risks and challenges in pursuing a new venture. One of the main challenges is managing personal finance. Here are some guidelines on how to better manage an entrepreneur's money matters.
Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Dr. Priscilla are thinking a lot about education for children these days. The couple is expecting their first child soon and they are working on how American schools need to change.
Tax-related identity theft occurs when someone's social security number is stolen. The thief then gains access to the client's personal data information and financial data. There are few recommendations to prevent oneself from falling victim to such cases.
British spies are developing an offensive cyber capability to fight Islamist militants, hackers, criminals and hostile powers.
Currently, a driver of a UK-registered car is allowed to drive anywhere in the EU, the EEA (European Economic Area), Switzerland and Serbia, and not have to carry a green card that proves you have insurance cover.
President Trump on Friday announced the first concrete deal with China to come out of nearly three months of trade talks - a deal to prevent currency manipulation.
Europe's largest economy offered mixed signals on Friday that suggest it's down but not out.
New research finds that despite regulations, CEOs control information release and may do so for their own financial gain
Normally, it's good to believe in yourself. But research from Indiana University's Kelley School of Business indicates that it can be bad advice for amateurs investing online in unregulated, sometimes risky, equity crowdfunded ventures.
Nearly half of new moms and a quarter of new dads leave their full-time STEM jobs after they have their first child, according to a new study.
Visa Inc and Mastercard Inc, the two biggest U.S. card networks, are preparing to raise certain fees levied on U.S. merchants for processing transactions from this April, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the matter.
People who travel for business two weeks or more a month report more symptoms of anxiety and depression and are more likely to smoke, be sedentary and report trouble sleeping than those who travel one to six nights a month, according to a latest study conducted by researchers at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health and City University of New York.
President Trump said Friday he is declaring a national emergency on the southern border, tapping into executive powers in a bid to divert billions toward construction of a wall even as he plans to sign a funding package that includes just $1.4 billion for border security.