Category: Business

Senator Jordon Steele-John accuses PM of not treating him as ‘equal’

Senator Jordon Steele-John has accused the Prime Minister of never having considered a “disabled person as quite like himself”.

The T-Mobile-Sprint Merger Is Scrambling Telecom Politics

Representative Anna Eshoo (D-California) has sparred with the telecommunications industry over issues like net neutrality and privacy over the years. Wednesday, however, she came out swinging in support of a T-Mobile and Sprint. Eshoo spoke

Seven Steps to Turn Your Hobby Into a Money Maker

I love ideas for making extra money. I also love hobbies (who doesn’t!?) for the enjoyment they provide. So when you combine the two, what’s not to love? Over the years I’ve had many hobbies

Millionaire Interview 117

Here’s our latest interview with a millionaire as we seek to learn from those who have grown their wealth to high heights. If you’d like to be considered for an interview, drop me a note

Trump’s Plan to Keep America First in AI

The US will join more than a dozen other countries with national AI strategies when President Trump signs an executive order to create the American AI Initiative.

Five Reasons High Income Doesn’t Lead to High Net Worth

In How to Ignore the Basics of Personal Finance and Still Become Rich I addressed those who say it’s “easy” to become wealthy if you have a high income. I pointed out that income and

Republicans in Congress Are Talking Net Neutrality, at Least

Three Republicans plan bills to restore some version of net neutrality, but they are a far cry from the Obama-era rules, or what many Democrats want.

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Here’s our latest interview with a millionaire as we seek to learn from those who have grown their wealth to high heights. If you’d like to be considered for an interview, drop me a note

Trump’s State of the Union Is Silent on Key Tech Issues

In his State of the Union address Tuesday, President Trump promised legislation to invest in “the cutting edge industries of the future.” But the speech was characteristically backward-looking. Trump talked up gains in manufacturing jobs

How Facebook Has Changed Computing

To handle its massive amount of data, Facebook built new hardware and software tools, and shared them through open source.

How to Become Financially Free

This past summer I spent some time with Grant Sabatier, the founder of Millennial Money. I must say, I was impressed, something that’s not easy to do with me. We chatted about his book that

‘A dark day for Australian banking’: Royal commission report causes shock waves

Politicians, industry and advocacy groups have reacted to the scathing royal commission report.

15 Easy Ways to Make Extra Money in the Gig Economy

As most ESI Money readers know, I am a big fan of developing side hustles, primarily because they can get you to financial independence much faster than without them. That said, some people don’t want

Amazon and Flipkart pull 100,000s of products to comply with new Indian law

Amazon has been forced to pull an estimated 400,000 products in India after new regulation limiting e-commerce businesses went into force in the country today. First announced at the end of 2018, the new regulation imposes a ban on exclusive sales, prevents retailers from selling products on platforms they count as investors, and it applies restrictions […]

Grand Cayman 2019 Trip

Oops, we did it again. Yep, we went to Grand Cayman earlier this month. And it was a BLAST! I won’t drag out the details into a multi-post series like I did last year, but

The Cannabis Conference Hack with Alex Rogers

Listen to the interview on iTunes, or Google Podcast, or watch on YouTube. In this episode Trent Lapinski and Alex Rogers discuss the cannabis industry, legalization, regulations, and what is happening internationally around the World as

Entrepreneur First eyes further Asia growth to build its global network of founders

British startup venture builder Entrepreneur First is eying additional expansion in Asia, where its operation is now as large as it is in Europe, as it expands its reach in 2019. But, despite serving a varied mixture of markets, the company said its founders are a fairly unified breed. The Entrepreneur First program is billed […]

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