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How She Raised $260,000 On Kickstarter

We spoke with Debra Sterling, creator of Goldieblox, a new engineering toy for girls. Sterling has raised over $260,000 (and counting) on Kickstarter.Academics (and sometimes parents) often wring their hands about how girls seem to drift away...

Small Biz Does Good, Locally

As in most American towns, it’s hard to get around Cambridge, Maryland, without a car. But not everyone owns their own vehicle. So three years ago, LaAngela McCoy, 33, bought a cab with savings from her full-time job at a local bank, hired a...

A Solo 401(k) Is Smarter

When I exited my magazine-editing job a few months ago to start a business as an editorial consultant, I knew the standard advice was to roll over my 401k into an IRA immediately. After talking with a few money-savvy friends, I opted to call...

A Recipe for Survival

Before I had breast cancer, I had kidney cancer. They caught it early, removed my right kidney, and I went right back to work as a fashion-industry freelancer.  Three years later, at 56, I was diagnosed with (unrelated) breast cancer. This time I...

Thrift is Good, Earning is Better

Amanda Steinberg asked Ramit Sethi, founder of "I Will Teach You to Be Rich", about how to develop your earning power.A lot of money advice focuses on cutting back. Why don’t more people look for ways to earn more on the side? I was actually...

A Sash and an Attaché

They dominate their market. They’ve nailed brand loyalty. Their sales force is disciplined and aggressive. They’re the Girl Scouts, and after 100 years, they’re finally getting recognized for their financial prowess—with 13 new badges rewarding...

Stop Wasting Time on Things That Will Never Make You Money

Fact check It drives me crazy when I talk to entrepreneurs who are stubbornly attached to projects, ideas, services, blogs—without a clear path to meaningful results or revenue. Yes, commitment is required to be successful. I'm just concerned...

Profits Come from Models, Not Ideas

  Today’s DailyWorth is for entrepreneurs. Put on your thick skin. It's time to get down to business.A model approach As a successful entrepreneur, friends regularly approach me to share new business ideas. Can I be honest? I'm not that interested...

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