The Insider: Money

How Being a Woman Helped Yael Cohen Change Lives

Being a woman helped Yael Cohen change lives with FCancer. She believes other women in business can follow her lead and use those "feminine" traits to their advantage.

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Want More Entrepreneurs in Your City? Ask the Hard Questions

The biggest challenge facing entrepreneurs outside New York and San Francisco isn't money. It's a lack of honest, direct feedback -- and the resources to execute on it.

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7 Lessons From Bootstrapping a $15M Lifestyle Business

It took Vishen Lakhiani several years, mulitple failures and a good deal of anxiety to figure out that the only way to build the business of your dreams is to ignore 99% of the conventional advice.

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7 Common Tax Mistakes Your Startup Can Avoid

Taxes: the bane of every startup's existence, to be sure. But by being proactive, you can plan for your financial obligations and avoid headaches with the IRS down the line -- here's how.

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11 Ways to Grow Sales Without the Discount Sites

Want a sales boost but fear the cost of couponing? Here are 11 alternatives to lift sales without dropping prices.

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How to Find and Do Work You Love: 3 Surprisingly Simple Steps

Most people are miserable at work. But finding -- and then doing -- work you're passionate about is more within your control than you might think. Scott Dinsmore's Passionate Work Framework provides the raw material for lasting change.

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How to Raise Your Prices During a Slow Recovery: 13 Tips

Yes, you can raise your startup's prices when the economy is less than stellar -- assuming you can provide value and clear ROI.

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Are You Paid What You're Worth? 11 Strategies to Earn More

Are you getting paid what you're worth? (And what ARE you worth?) 11 YEC members share the strategies they use to command their true value.

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5 Easy Steps for Mapping Your First Big Meeting

Author Travis Steffen outlines a simple, five-step strategy for mapping out a successful client or investor meeting -- one even first-time entrepreneurs can handle.

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10 (Vetted) Ways to Make Some Extra Cash Online

Making a million dollars on your home computer isn't realistic, but entrepreneurial types who want some extra pocket change this holiday season can definitely make a few dollars online if they know where to look.

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13 Websites to Help You Save on Startup Costs

Bootstrapping is a lot easier now than it was just a decade ago, thanks to a slew of websites and automated solutions that make an entrepreneur's life a little easier -- and their wallet, a little thicker.

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11 Tips for Introverts Who Want to Embrace Public Speaking

Introverted startup founders struggle with everything from investor pitches to making introductions at a networking event. How do you let go of the fear?

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13 Overlooked Tax Write-Offs for Entrepreneurs

If you're doing your business taxes alone this year, make a note of these 13 write-offs most business owners forget to take.

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Top 5 Startup Myths All Entrepreneurs Should Ignore

Contrary to popular belief, starting a business doesn't require a detailed business plan -- or a generous venture capitalist. Indiegogo's Slava Rubin sets the record straight.

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Starting Up Vs. Consulting: 5 Lessons for Success

Running a business and consulting are very different. For Allie Siarto, these 5 lessons were crucial to her new company's success -- and to her own journey as a leader.

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Should You Ever Say "No" to a Potential Client?

Some clients just aren't worth the money, no matter how big the check. If you've got a domineering client, read Kenny Nguyen's story before you sign that contract.

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12 Must-Have Business Banking Services, From Apps to Access

Banks are not all created equal, and where you choose to keep your business cash can make a big difference when it comes to keeping those books up to date.

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Making Sense of the JOBS Act and Crowdfunding [Infographic]

How will your business be affected by the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act? EarnMBA and Fundable break down crowdfunding in this infographic.

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How to Land More Clients With Persuasive Fees (Infographic)

A new infographic by Bidsketch outlines how the right offer can bring in more revenue for freelancers and consultants.

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10 Low-Cost Businesses to Start on the Side

Whether still in school or stuck at a 9-to-5, pick up one of these 10 side gigs, each with low overhead and wide profit opportunities.

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