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 […]

Get a Free Turkey From These Stores for Thanksgiving

Although turkey might be the time-honored centerpiece of most Thanksgiving Day meals, it sure isn’t cheap. The average turkey cost at roughly $1.30 per pound last year, which came out to $20.80 for a 16-pound bird, according to the American Farm Bureau Federation’s annual survey. And that’s just one element of your Thanksgiving dinner. How […]

How to Get Free Things for Voting This Election Day

People wait to vote at the the Coliseum in St. Petersburg, Fla., on Tuesday Nov. 8, 2016. Sharon Steinmann/The Penny Hoarder Election Day is finally here! To celebrate, we’ve found some freebies and deals you can enjoy on Tuesday, Nov. 3. Can’t find a freebie in your area? It’s not you. Technically, the Federal Election […]

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 […]