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Top 10 Money Mistakes Creative Entrepreneurs Make

Here are the top 10 money mistakes creative entrepreneurs make when starting their own businesses: Not Getting Your Personal Finances in Order. Why it’s a mistake: If you don’t ensure your personal finances are rock solid, it will directly impact the success of your creative venture. Why? Although we hear financial experts tell us to keep our business and personal finances …

Grow Your Biz with a Quiz

Grow Your Biz with a Quiz

As an entrepreneur intent on growing your engagement online, you might be wondering if you can grow your biz with a quiz… Maybe, like me, you’ve noticed how many people love taking quizzes and sharing their results on social media. It’s been over a year since the nice folks at Interact contacted me to test drive their quiz creation platform. …

real estate investing pitfalls revealed, mark dolfini, the landlord coach

Real Estate Investing Pitfalls Revealed {PODCAST}

  Mark Dolfini, the Landlord Coach and author of the Time Wealthy Investor, advises those who want to own and invest in residential rental property. The right way! Mark learned early on, the hard way, how NOT to run a rental property business. In today’s episode, Mark shares his story and reveals the pitfalls beginning and seasoned real estate investors …

How Much Should I Pay Myself in My Business, Christine Luken, Financial Lifeguard

How Much Should I Pay Myself in My Business?

“How much should I pay myself in my business?” This question always comes up when I’m coaching a self-employed business owner. The short answer is: “It depends!” Yes, it would be nice if I could just give a cookie cutter answer like, “Pay yourself 60% of your profits. Invest 10% back into your business. Save 30% for your estimated tax payments.” …

Smart Financial Risk, Christine Luken, Financial Lifeguard

Smart Financial Risk Taking

Smart financial risk taking is woven into the fabric of the entrepreneurial life.  If you’re a risk-adverse small business owner, it’s likely you’ll have ulcers and empty pockets before too long.  When it comes to managing your money within your business, where is the fine line between smart financial risk taking and recklessness? Being too scared to invest money in your business is …