A Modern Day Gold Rush

Bloomberg Businessweek reports that fear of financial collapse has enhanced gold’s glitter, with prices soaring more than 300 percent the past decade, including 30 percent just in the last 12 months. And just as strong U.S. real estate prices a few years ago created a burgeoning ecosystem of entrepreneurs exploiting that bubble, gold’s surge has […]

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99-Year-Old Woman Gets iPad

Who says technology is just for the young? The Oregonian says a video of 99-year-old Virginia Campbell receiving her first computer – an iPad – has gone viral on YouTube. The woman loves books, but glaucoma makes it difficult for her to read. You can enlarge the print, and it has a much brighter screen

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Pajama Businesses

photo credit: petechons A recent report on stated that home businesses continue to grow and will continue to sky rocket through the upcoming year or two. It seems that working from your home is the new trend. Not only to start your own business from home but many companies are finding it cheaper to allow

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Give Micro-Bizs More Attention

Many times micro-businesses have been neglected when it comes to the national development of this country, reports Ben Ssebuguz at The Observer. Most of the government programmes put their focus on Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs). All banks are looking at working with SMEs too, neglecting the Micro-businesses. The civil society organizations have also put

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What Makes Up An Entrepreneur?

 photo credit: > ange < 59.7 percent of respondents indicated they had at least one child when they launched their first business, and 43.5 percent had two or more children. I recently came across a very interesting article located at where they discuss the traits and components that make up an entrepreneur. We

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First Time Owning A Business?

photo credit: jorbasa Have you been thinking about starting your own first small business? Then I’m sure you have realized that there are many aspects, rules, thoughts, and avenues to go down where owning a small business is concerned. There is a lot of information that gets thrown at you from all different directions and

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