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4 Conversations to Have Before You Say "I Do"

With more than 25 percent of marriages in America ending in divorce, what can you do before you walk down the aisle to put the odds in your favor that you’ll have a lasting union? That’s a question I get … Continue reading

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Centre County commissioner proposes economic startup grants

Board of Commissioners Vice Chairman Mark Higgins ran in November’s election on a platform to increase the economic diversity of Centre County. On Tuesday, he proposed adding $75,000 in economic development grants to the county budget, citing several projects that … Continue reading

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The hidden costs of funding a business through your mortgage

Entrepreneur Emily Carding is considering remortgaging herbeachside family home to have more cash in the lead-up to the launch of Designbx, a digital company she is setting up with two other businesswomen. I want to continue paying down the principal … Continue reading

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6 Ways to Fund Your Startup Business When You’re Broke

Ways to Fund Your Startup Business When You’re Broke Funding a business can be extremely hard, especially if you have no assets or cash to speak of. Many lenders won’t give you money unless you have a form of collateral. … Continue reading

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Learn the rules on crowd funding

Q: Have the final rules been issued for selling stock to small investors? A: Yes, and they become effective in 6 months. Congress passed the 2012 Jumpstart Our Business Startup Act and the SEC recently issued the rules for crowd … Continue reading

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Crowd-funding, prizes and grants just some ways to fund a business idea

It would stand to reason that an innovative company would seek to fund its operations in an innovative fashion. That’s exactly what the founders of Calgary’s FREDsense Technologies did to raise the money needed to advance their water pollutant-detecting bacterial … Continue reading

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Drug trafficker sentenced to more than 7 years; will go back to Mexico

The lawyer for a man described by government officials as leading a multimillion-dollar, cocaine-distribution ring in Columbus blamed his downfall on a midlife crisis. “Sadly, Jorge had the classic midlife crisis, where he began carousing, drinking too much, partying too … Continue reading

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Kalispell Revitalization Project Needs An Additional $6 Million To Start Work

This week developers In Kalispell learned they’re not getting a source of funding they were hoping would partially finance a major downtown redevelopment project. The $30 million Core Area Revitalization Plan was put in motion in late 2012. The plan … Continue reading

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Ecopreneurship cushioned by funding

A 300 million rand fund has been launched to support businesses in the green technology and energy sector. This initiative was developed by risk financiers, Business Partners, with a focus on small medium enterprises. Nazeem Martin, MD of Business Partners, … Continue reading

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Rapper and Silicon Valley Exec Team Up to Launch Startup Accelerator

When it comes to launching and funding a business,geography still matters. Your location can determine your access to capital, mentorship, and talent. Thats why Grammy-award winning rapper Lupe Fiasco and Google/Waze executive Di-Ann Eisnor were inspired to launch theNeighborhood Start … Continue reading

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