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Who runs the investing world? Not women. A staggering number of financial advisers—86 percent, in fact—are male, most of them older than 50. “If we set out to build a business perfectly targeted toward men, we would build the investment industry as it exists today,” says Sallie Krawcheck, a Wall Street vet and founder and CEO of Ellevest, a female-focused digital investment platform.
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Staying Ahead of Change
Yousuf Ali had a successful career in marketing until he failed to embrace new technologies. Now, as a My Eyelab franchisee, embracing forward-thinking capabilities is the key to his success.
THE CREATIVE PROCESS STARTS WITH PROCESS
My business barely survived its first few years, and I nearly crumbled under the stress.Then I learned the greatest lesson of my career, which transformed our company into the go-to apron brand for restaurants everywhere: Without process, we are nothing.
Ready For A Big Return
The end of the pandemic is in sight, and many franchises are anticipating an explosion in business. Leaders at four franchises share how their brands are working overtime to prepare for the rush and win back coveted business.
Bethenny Frankel Is a Time-management Machine
She builds multimillion-dollar brands, stars in TV shows, and vigorously defends every moment of her day. The secret? It starts with deciding what matters (and what doesn’t).
Think Like a Disruptor
If you want to shake things up, you must have a mindset that’s different from everyone else’s. Here are three ways to reshape your thinking.
Can Creativity Be Created?
Your team has big ideas. To unlock them, you must first build an environment of support and encouragement.
Managing Mental Illness Can Be a Team Effort
Like so many people—and so many entrepreneurs— my husband and business partner struggles with his mental health. I’m speaking up so others know: With the right understanding, life and business can still be good.
His Worst Five Years Were His Life's Best Gift
What is it like to build a hit business and then lose all control? The founder of Max Brenner: Chocolate by the Bald Man has a lot to say about that.
Creating Trust Where There Was None
Home renovations are full of headaches—but how do you fix an age-old industry woe? Here’s how Jean Brownhill, founder and CEO of Sweeten, built something better.
Build Lasting Partnerships
Finding trustworthy vendors and partners is key to growing your business—but it’s a challenging relationship to perfect. We asked six entrepreneurs to share their best methods.
AMERICANS CAN PAY THEIR CREDIT CARD BILLS, BUT FOR HOW LONG?
The coronavirus pandemic hasn’t stopped Americans from keeping up with their credit card payments, thanks in large part to government relief programs passed by Congress earlier this year.
Japan's Softbank Back in The Black As Investments Improve
Japanese technology company SoftBank Group Corp. said it bounced back to profitability in the last quarter as its investments improved in value.
My Mentor Taught Me Always Go Deeper
A branding expert weighs in on a promising business idea.
Give Your Portfolio Some Shine
With a weaker dollar and inflation stirring, it’s probably a good idea to diversify with a little gold.
Death and Taxes
The Trump tax cut failed to deliver for all but the very rich. And the gop thinks this is the perfect time for more.
An Alternative Way To Get Burned
YieldStreet pitches investments you can’t get elsewhere. That’s not always a good thing
Lower Your Health Care Costs
Health savings accounts help defray the cost of high-deductible health plans. They’re also a powerful way to invest for retirement.
Is A Debt Bomb Ticking?
Corporations have amassed a ton of debt. Protect yourself with these funds and ETFs.
Make Time For A Retirement Checkup
One thing I’ve learned two-plus years into my retirement is that handling legal and financial affairs can be a full-time job.
Abu Dhabi's Moneyman
For an emirati who’s not a member of Abu Dhabi’s ruling royal family, Khaldoon Al Mubarak is remarkably influential.