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YOUNG MONEY business planning articles, books, tools and resources for student entrepreneurs. Marketing plan and business plan basics, common young entrepreneur business plan mistakes.

Save money on your first small business brick and mortar location

Starting a small business? Real estate will be one of your biggest expenses. Unless you’re committed to doing nothing but ecommerce, there’s no escaping the difficulty of finding just the right location at a price you can afford. Particularly if you’re planning on starting something like a coffee shop, a type of business highly dependent […]

5 Unlikely Business Successes

There are many successes strange ideas that have been quite successful financially. Here are five examples of outlandish business ventures that no sane person would ever think of trying. I mean even with the best ideas that you would agree have a fighting chance, BusinessInsurance.org would still be your first step on the plan. I […]

How to Approach a Startup

During an era when Mark Zuckerberg has taken a place for college students to keep in touch to a worldwide internet behemoth, the appeal of starting your own business seems obvious. The Wall Street Journal spoke with some young professionals who have taken the plunge and looked at what a startup needs to be successful. […]

Coursework unknowingly set model for start-ups

During Autumn 2007, a course at Stanford University established itself as the “Facebook Class”. The New York Times reports the students were tasked with creating an application, drawing users’ attention to it and starting the process again. And the success that some students encountered was entirely unexpected but also thoroughly welcome. Millions of users test […]

LinkedIn Co-Founder Reid Hoffman Dispenses Entrepreneurial Advice

Held in Austin, Texas every year, South by Southwest brings together the divergent industries the city is home to, including technology and music. This year, Reid Hoffman, the co-founder and chairman of networking site LinkedIn, gave a speech to attendees about the trick to building a successful, “massive” company. Hoffman knows what it takes to […]

When I Grow Up, I Want to Be…

One of the most common things I hear is this: Jordana, I would love to start my own business, but I have no idea what I want to do! Sound familiar? So many people stop themselves from moving forward because they’re waiting for the perfect idea to come their way. While those AHA moments are […]

Small Businesses Can Benefit from Just-Enacted Aid Act

The Small Business Jobs Act could be a game-changer for struggling small firms, a lending executive said recently. George Harrop is the managing director of small-business lending at CapitalSource, a retail bank and commercial lender. He suggests that the act – which was signed into law on Monday – can help provide financing to small […]

Starting a Business? You Need a Website and a Simple CMS

If your business  doesn’t have a website these days it feels almost like it doesn’t exist. Of course there are businesses which do not need a website. Plumbers come to mind.  But think about it for a minute. Everyone researches new business relationships or new vendors online. So if there isn’t any information there, you […]

Find a Job with Fast Growing Companies in 2010

Who’s hiring?  A company that’s growing fast, that’s who. And luckily for you, Inc. just announced their annual list of the  5000 fastest growing companies. I’m not saying you will find a job necessarily. However, if a company is growing and you can get your foot in that door it will set you up for […]

North Carolina Entrepreneurs Find Profit in Produce

Three young Wilmington, North Carolina entrepreneurs have started a new business, selling fresh produce from local farmers. They may be banking on the popularity of the "locavore" movement, which emphasizes eating food produced within a close, sustainable range of where you live. Port City Produce operates from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. seven days a […]