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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…

How I Stopped Mismanaging My Finances and How You Can Too

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Personal Finance / July 29, 2014

Hey Under30CEO, Two weeks ago I sent an email talked about some honest truths about looking at your financial picture…. and guess what happened? It was the lowest response rate to an email I’ve had in months. Why?  Not because you all have it all under control… No– it’s because of what everyone told me who did respond to the email.  It sucks to look at this stuff.  …

Does a Bitcoin Weigh More Than a Gold Coin? Alternative Assets in Retirement Plans

by / ⠀Personal Finance / May 9, 2014

The problem with being young and successful is that right now you’re, well, young and successful. However, that’s a situation which eventually takes care of itself. At some point most intelligent people come to that realization, and they start thinking about saving for retirement. The problem is that they start thinking about it a little too late. Most Americans never save enough of a nest egg to adequately…

Balancing Your Income Between Your Needs and Wants

by / ⠀Personal Finance / February 17, 2014

The best time to start saving is while you’re still young. You still have plenty of time to make mistakes and the luxury of time to fix them, along with some bad spending habits you might’ve developed over the years. You also have more opportunity to consider a ton of options involving money early on in life. However, just as there are opportunities, so are there plenty of…

Using Time Management Principles to Budget Your Finances Better

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship / January 4, 2014

Budgeting your money and budgeting your time have more in common than you think. They’re both precious resources that are easy to waste and worth saving when you can. Some of the most basic principles of time management can be applied to your finances to make your budget more streamlined, efficient, and productive. Decide how to save and spend your money using the same techniques you use to…

How to Worry Less About Money

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship / November 25, 2013

Do you spend a lot of your time worrying about money? When you work for yourself, it’s common to have a lot of fears, worry and stress around money, but these negative feelings will ultimately backfire on you. Coming up, I’m going to share with you 3 ways you can put your worry about money to rest so you can use the extra brain space for something more…

Money Management 101 For 20 Year Olds

by / ⠀Personal Finance / October 25, 2013

  If there’s one thing all humans are bad at, it’s money management.  If we were as good at budgeting and investing as we were at gossip, the financial problems of the world would be extremely low.  We don’t have that luxury, however. What we do have is a brain.  In that brain, we can learn new things, get in good habits, and even teach other people the…

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