How to Start a Real Estate Investment Group for Crowdfunding

Creating a real estate investment group can minimize the problems with real estate investing and crowdfunding I love real estate crowdfunding as a compliment to my portfolio of rental properties. … [Read More...]

Save Thousands by Converting from Sole Proprietor to LLC

These five steps make it easy to convert from a sole proprietor to LLC and can save you thousands I’ve been considering converting from a sole proprietorship to an LLC for my online business over the … [Read More...]

10 Pros and Cons of Franchising

Understand the advantages and disadvantages of franchising as well as your alternatives before you commit to a contract I’ve owned a sandwich franchise and did very well for years. I sold the contract to another franchisee for a profit and booked solid returns every year I owned the location. Running a franchise business can be […]

Crowdsourcing and Bankruptcy Risks

If you think that all you need to be successful are a great idea and the money to make it real, you should take a step back and learn from the experience of others. Managing budgets and expectations as well as careful planning is sometimes more important than coming up with the idea that people […]

7 Critical Parts of a Business Plan for Small Business Owners

The most important parts of a business plan can help even the smallest business survive and grow You can’t spell busy without business…ok, almost but it’s definitely true that business owners have enough on their schedule. That means the kind of high-level planning that goes into a business plan usually gets pushed aside for the […]

A Beginner’s Guide to Bitcoin CFD Trading and Its Advantages

CFDs (Contract for Difference) have been around for such a long time and are already considered as a good investment instrument. Not long ago, brokers started offering CFDs for cryptocurrencies such … [Read More...]

PayPal Working Capital Review for Business Loans

The PayPal Working Capital program can offer fast funding but loan costs make it difficult to compare with alternatives Bank loans have all but dried up for small business owners since the recession. … [Read More...]

3 Ways to Crowdfund Student Loans in 2018

Crowdfunding student loans means you could be debt-free by the end of the year but you’ll need to decide which type of crowd campaign to use Student loan debt is out of control and data from the Federal Reserve shows that one-in-ten have defaulted on their loans. Americans owe nearly $1.5 trillion in student loan […]

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RealtyShares Review: The Social Revolution Comes to Real Estate Investing

RealtyShares is one of the largest real estate crowdfunding platforms and a great opportunity for individual investors Before I was a crowdfunding blogger, even before I worked in investment analysis for big-money institutional firms, I was a commercial real estate agent. It was my first professional job and it started a life-long love of real […]

Hard Money Lenders vs Real Estate Crowdfunding: All You Need to Know

Unlike in the past, securing the necessary funds for a real estate project is getting easier. This can be attributed to the digital revolution which has facilitated crowdfunding platforms and made the acquisition of hard money loans quite simple. The two forms of financing projects are both tenable to different investors depending on their financial […]

Ultimate List of Crowdfunding Loans for Bad Credit Borrowers

Crowdfunding loans can help you avoid high-interest lenders and a debt trap even on bad credit We talk mostly about crowdfunding campaigns on the blog but there’s another type of crowd opportunity that has been just as important over the last few years. Crowdfunding loans has changed banking in America, opening up the financial system […]

Ultimate List of Crowdfunding and Fundraising Websites

Understanding the fees and unique features on crowdfunding sites and fundraising websites can help you choose between the hundreds of options. While almost all the media attention for crowdfunding sites goes to mega platforms like Kickstarter and Indiegogo, there are hundreds of other crowdfunding and fundraising websites to meet your campaign goal. Understanding the fees […]

The Top 15 Personal Finance Sites for 2018

I follow a lot of other bloggers, mostly in personal finance and crowdfunding. Check out some of my favorite personal finance sites. What? You searched for Best Personal Finance Blogs 2018 and found a website about crowdfunding? I’m just as surprised as you are how well this article has been ranking but don’t click out […]

10 Crowdfunding Statistics to Raise More Money

I’m a numbers nerd and am always looking for good crowdfunding statistics and statistics behind crowdfunding success. Crowdfunding statistics show a clear trend in the number of small businesses and non-profits going online to tap the crowd for their preferred source of funding. Growth in crowdfunding and peer lending is exploding and quickly transitioning from […]