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9 Reasons to Switch to a Digital Bank

by / ⠀Personal Finance Startup Advice / May 19, 2021

If you’re a CEO or business owner trying to manage your company’s financial situation, consider digital banking. Switching to a digital bank may prove beneficial when compared to dealing with a brick-and-mortar institution. Small business owners in particular understand how time-consuming and costly banking can be. Online banking, however, can assist not only you and your employees but also your customers. For many, “digital banking” refers to the…

The Everyday Person’s Guide to Privacy & Security: Avoid Identity Theft, Hackers and Data Breaches

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Personal Finance Travel / February 25, 2019

Privacy is a hot topic in the 21st century… from Facebook’s blunders in Congress to Tom Brady destroying his cell phone after the Superbowl, everyone knows an ever-connected world means less anonymity.   First off, let’s be positive… I’m sure you have nothing to hide!! It’s not all bad–airlines are becoming more secure, criminals are easier to track, and anyone can check if their kid’s teacher is a…

3 Retirement Tips For Young Entrepreneurs

by / ⠀Personal Finance / January 25, 2019

Entrepreneurs are persistent people and innovative thinkers, but if there’s one thing that they’re not very good at as a group, it’s saving for retirement. What’s the problem? Starting a business leaves entrepreneurs in a financially precarious situation with little money left to save or invest for their own future. What can you save when you’re running up debt and living on loans? As they work their way…

Should You Take Out A Personal Loan To Fund Your Business?

by / ⠀Personal Finance / January 18, 2019

If you have reasonably sound credit, it’s easy to get a personal loan – in fact, there are probably several companies actively clamoring to loan you money. When starting a business or trying to grow your company, though, steer clear of using personal funds. Despite the easy access, introducing personal funds into your professional endeavors can get messy quickly and leave your credit in shambles if things go…

Strapped for Cash? 11 Tips to Get You Out of the Red

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Personal Finance Startup Advice / November 8, 2014

What is one thing I should do right away if my business is suddenly strapped for cash? The following answers are provided by Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, YEC recently launched StartupCollective, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs start and grow businesses. 1. Review Your Billing Statements If you are suddenly short on cash, I would recommend…

Personal Finance Lessons From Former Athletes Who Went Broke

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Personal Finance / September 18, 2014

Professional athletes perform jobs that only a select few can accomplish — and are paid handsomely for it. Fans follow players’ every move on the field and, when things sometimes go wrong, away from the arena. Many athletes begin playing for a living while they’re still teenagers; others spend cursory stints in college due to pro leagues’ rules preventing earlier entrance. Consequently, most athletes aren’t trained to effectively…

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