5 Lessons I Learned the Hard Way as a Small Business Owner

David Bakke run an online reselling business and also writes about small business success and money management tips on Money Crashers Personal Finance.   The Internet is filled with stories of making $50k in the first year of self-employment and six figure incomes shortly thereafter. Unfortunately, these examples aren’t the norm. I launched two home-based businesses…

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Does Money Grow on Trees.. Really?

All my life I have been fascinated with money. I remember one day when I was about six years old my father told me, “Money doesn’t grow on trees”. After I thought about it, in my six-year-old mind I decided that it should. (plus paper is made from trees so doesn’t money grow on trees?) I…

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