A few months ago, I decided to quit my Executive position at a small internet publishing firm. I knew I didn’t want to jump into another 40-hours-behind-the-desk job right away, so I decided to pursue a career in real estate. I thought it might synergize well with my small portfolio of rental properties that I … Read more My First Week as a Real Estate Agent
Previous generations have been taught that a college degree ensures a higher paying job. In recent years, college graduates are finding that no longer holds true. In fact according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics 8 of the 10 fastest growing jobs do not require a college degree. That isn’t to say formal education … Read more 7 Good Paying Jobs That Do Not Require a College Degree
One of the ways that many entrepreneurs start out is with the help of a franchise. Buying a franchise can make it a little easier to own and operate a business, since you get a degree of support from the franchisor in terms of marketing materials, supplies, and training. If you are looking for a … Read more How to Start a 7-Eleven Franchise
When you achieve a certain level of success with your business, it makes sense to want to expand. But that doesn’t mean that you have to create a huge corporation. Instead of doing all of the expansion yourself, you can encourage others to do it for you. Franchising your business can provide you with a … Read more How to Start a Franchise and Become a Franchisor
We all need to make some quick cash from time to time. The easiest way to make a fast buck is to gather up everything you would like to get rid of. Gather items such as clothes you no longer fit into to pieces of furniture you no longer need. Then take good pictures of … Read more The Best Places to Sell Your Used Stuff Fast and Easy
Many of us wish that we earned more money at our jobs. However, many of us forget about the compensation that can come from the perks of what we do. Money, they tell us, isn’t everything. And in some cases, this really is the truth. Before you bemoan your low pay, consider some of the … Read more Would You Rather Have Better Perks or a Higher Salary?
It’s true that for the last few years my office has been a dedicated table my house. Or, occasionally, my couch. I do things like fall asleep in the middle of the afternoon, or stay in my pajamas/workout clothes until lunchtime. However, at one time I did, in fact, work in a functioning office with … Read more Office Etiquette: 7 Office Faux Pas to Avoid
Aren’t we all ready to tell our boss off, walk out, and start our own company that will be wildly successful? Don’t we all have those great ideas that we know would be successful if only we had more time to dedicate to nurturing it? We see success stories all over the internet and TV … Read more Entrepreneurship and the Risk of Personal Guarantees
Right now, many people are still feeling the pinch from the recent recession — and worried that we might be headed toward another recession. With concerns about the economy increasing, before the last concerns were even resolved, it is no surprise that many people are looking for ways to earn a little extra cash. One … Read more Should You Sell Your Gold Jewelry for Cash?
Have you ever seen a great location in your town and thought that it would be perfect for a coffee shop or restaurant? Some people dream about opening up a little Mom and Pop restaurant and running their own business for a living. Unfortunately, the failure rate is very high for these businesses. An alternative … Read more Are Top Franchises Worth the Initial Investment?