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FHA vs. Conventional Loans: How to Tell Which Is Better for Your First Home

monkeybusinessimages/Getty Images You’re planning to purchase your first home. What a glorious event! Until it comes time to figure out how you’re going to pay for it. Well, if you’re a first-time homebuyer looking into mortgages, you’ve probably heard of, or looked into, FHA loans. They’re the second most common type of mortgage (behind conventional), […]

The Playbook Podcast: Million-Dollar Opportunities for eSports Players, Parents and Entrepreneurs

On this episode of The Playbook podcast, Marty Strenczewilk, co-founder and CEO of Splyce, discusses the rapid growth of eSports, and the best ways to make a career in the industry. November 24, 2018 1 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. You might not fully understand eSports, but the fast-growing industry […]

5 Times You Need a Financial Adviser — and When the DIY Approach Is Fine

When I decided to start investing for retirement, I had no clue where to start. I had no 401(k), individual retirement account (IRA) or health savings account (HSA). I didn’t even have one of those apps that invest your spare change. I was starting from zero. I assumed that to start investing you had to […]

Why One Music Exec Created a New Platform for Musicians to Get Paid

Mike Heron, the founder of BeatHustle, shares how he is paving the way for a new music industry movement. November 23, 2018 1 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Behind your favorite artists and well-known production mavens, are hidden marvels of classically trained talent powerhouses whose names you may have never […]

The Gender Wage Gap Inspires More Women to Create Their Own Paycheck

November 23, 2018 6 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. As proud Americans, we like to believe we have come a long way since man’s first step on the moon. But, how far have we truly progressed? In terms of closing the wage gap, the answer is not very far. As […]

These States’ Tax-Free Holidays Mean Big Savings on Back-to-School Shopping

Back-to-school shopping may be exciting for the kids who’ll get new gear, but less so for the parents who have to pay for it all. The National Retail Federation estimates the average household with kids in elementary through high school is expected to spend about $697 on new clothes, shoes, electronics and school supplies in […]

What to Do With Pumpkins After Halloween: 21 Fun, Creative Ideas

Picking out a potential jack-o’-lantern or two from the pumpkin patch, farmers market or grocery store is a time-honored tradition. But if you’re going to spend money on these Halloween decorations, you won’t just want to trash them after the holiday passes. After you’ve carved and shown off your Halloween pumpkin, try one of these […]