How to Retire With at Least $1,000,000 – NASDAQ.com

How to Retire With at Least $1,000,000 – NASDAQ.com

One day, when I was in my late 20s and starting a job at a major newspaper chain, the treasurer pulled me into his office to explain what Id be missing if I failed to join the companys401k plan something totally foreign to me at the time. The company was matching 50 percent of whatever part of my earnings I was willing to put into the retirement savings program, up to 6 percent of my total pre-tax paycheck with taxes coming out at retirement. Youll need to take a few…

Spot on the Money: July 6, 2016

Spot on the Money: July 6, 2016

Welcome to Main Street Morning, The Washington Posts daily collection of news affecting entrepreneurs, start-ups and small businesses with a special focus on policy and government. Here’s whats affecting my small business, my clients and other entrepreneurs today. The Economy Small business job growth rebounds in June, wiping out May’s decline. U.S. recoverable oil reserves are now the world’s largest as the price of crude crashes the most in nine months. U.S. factory orders fall, but rising backlogs hint at stabilization. House prices are up 5.9 percent year-over-year in May.

Resume Tips: 8 Things to Never Put On a Resume – PureWow

Resume Tips: 8 Things to Never Put On a Resume – PureWow

  When you’re on the hunt for a new job, the last thing you want is to unknowingly sabotage your chances. The best way to keep that from happening is to ensure that your résumé is airtight. To start, get rid of these eight things. 1. An objective. If you’re applying to a job, chances are your objective is to get that job. Objectives or statements of purpose take up space that could be put to better use–and your cover letter is where you should really expand on what you…

Spot on the Money: June 30, 2016

Spot on the Money: June 30, 2016

People These are seven reasons good employees quit their jobs. Why America’s business majors are in desperate need of a liberal-arts education. What the 1880s tell us about why the rich are moving to cities today. Management A second airbag supplier snafu hits Toyota, resulting in a large recall. Why the Nordic approach to business could be the wave of the future. Here are eight podcasts that can improve your business skills and make you smarter. How a buy-sell agreement can keep your business afloat. Entrepreneurs Mark Cuban has these 3 tips…

Q&A With the Broker Answer Man – Myles McMahon, CEO of McMahon Phillips Real Estate

Q&A With the Broker Answer Man – Myles McMahon, CEO of McMahon Phillips Real Estate

  by Myles McMahon Q: Is it ever too early to start thinking about buying a home? A: It’s never too early to buy a home as long as you can afford it and it makes sense. By making sense I mean this: Homes are Real Estate, and Real Estate should be looked at as an asset. Assets are looked at from a few different angles. Will they provide a return? Can I afford to maintain them? If I got relocated or lost my job is there an out? Can…

Spot on the Money: June 2, 2016

Spot on the Money: June 2, 2016

For June 2, 2016 ECONOMY Increasing regulation tops the lists of concerns among U.S. businesses according to a poll BUSINESS ADVICE & RESOURCES 7 ways to rock at Snapchat marketing This is the new key to building a magnificent business – but, keep it local! Some bosses are turning to loans to help employees Why the family business model works better in some markets than others FUNDING 8 Things You Need to Know About SBA Loans As always, we want to give a big thank you to our friends at the…

Spot on the Money: May 31, 2016

Spot on the Money: May 31, 2016

For May 31, 2016 ECONOMY Why some vets are facing challenges obtaining start-up financing. The credit cycle is turning against small business. BUSINESS ADVICE & RESOURCES How to leverage the undeniable power of video marketing on all platforms. YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS An entrepreneur sells his business for $2 billion and now he’s an Uber driver. How to be a successful entrepreneur while being a successful parent. A “boots to business” reboot offers veterans entrepreneurship training. How the Naked Cowboy makes his $150,000 per year.   As always, we want to give…