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Betsy Kaufman’s Million Dollar Food Invention
Watch the video to see how Betsy Kaufman came up with her million dollar food invention idea called Eggies.  Essentially, Eggies is a way to hard boil eggs without the shell.  Betsy was surprised to find that the product didn't already exist.  She contacted the folks from Edison Nation who help with inventions and her idea was selected for production! Her idea was also selected to be used for [...]
2 Million Dollar Treasure Hunt is On!
The treasure hunt is on for 2 million dollars of buried treasure.  Forrest Fenn, a multi-millionaire art collector was diagnosed with cancer and decided to create a treasure hunt for 2 million dollars worth of gold coins and assorted other treasure.   The buried treasure (okay, it might not be buried - here are 10 tips from Forrest that negate certain assumptions!) is located somewhere in the mountains [...]
Necessity is the Mother of Invention
They say that necessity is the mother of invention.  That couldn't be more true than in the case of 21 year old Courtney Jeffries.   Courtney was in a movie theater bathroom in 2009 attempting to do her business while dealing with a dirty toilet seat when she came up with the idea for her Happy Cheeks product.  She was looking for a way to quickly clean the seat and came up with the idea for a small [...]
Youngest Self-Made Billionaire Sara Blakely Created This Product
Youngest self-made billionaire Sara Blakely got there by created the very popular product known as Spanx.  Spanx is a company that creates footless pantyhose and other body shaping undergarments for women. Self-made billionaire Blakely is the newest addition to the Forbes Richest People list.  As Blakely explains, she originally developed the product for herself as a slimming and shaping garment [...]
Lynn Tilton Tips on How to Make a Billion Dollars
Lynn Tilton is a self-made billionaire who was born in the Bronx, New York, grew up in New Jersey and went to Yale.  She received an MBA in finance from Columbia.  At only 23 she was working 15 hours a day on Wall Street.   Now, she is the CEO of Patriarch Partners, LLC, a private equity firm which manages her 75 companies that do about $8 Billion in business!  If you ever wondered how to make [...]
The Billionaire Secrets of John Paul Dejoria
John Paul Dejoria went from homeless to billionaire.  These are the billionaire secrets of John Paul Dejoria who is worth over 4 billion dollars.  Not only is he a billionaire but he is a well known philanthropist as well.  As if all that wasn't enough he is married to Eloise a former Playboy model.  As he notes his billionaire status allows him to make decisions that can have pos How did he [...]
Deanna Jump Makes a Million with Teachers Pay Teachers
Deanna Jump is one teacher making a lot of money - and it isn't by teaching!  She went on the site Teachers Pay Teachers and so far has made over a million dollars selling her lesson plans.   In the video above CBS news interviews Deanna Jump, a kindergarten teacher, explains how she makes over $30K a year as a teacher.   However, after a fellow teacher told her about Teachers Pay Teachers she designed [...]
For All Those Living on Ramen
This is for all of you living on ramen, as in Top Ramen.  As you may or may not know, those who wish to save money often eat Top Ramen, the budget diet consisting of ramen noodles and a flavor packet to add after you've heated up water and cooked the noodles.  I know what you might be thinking - this is an article on one of two things.  Either I'm going to show you how to get off the wildly [...]
The 10 Million Dollar Idea
We recently featured a post with the Caplan sisters and their Million Dollar Idea.  Well, now comes James Hirschfeld and his sister Alexa and their 10 Million Dollar Idea! In 2009 James, only 21, came up with the idea of starting a company in which the user could create and send their formal invitations online.  He brought in his sister Alexa and they started Paperless Post which has now done [...]
How to Reinvent Your Career
Do you ever wish you could reinvent your career?  Wendy Krepak, from Orlando, Florida, did just that by getting out of the service industry and into real estate.  That jump lead her to invent the "card cubby" a portable card holder that helps her to do her job more efficiently.  As Wendy points out, though, it's not all fun and games. After being in the real estate business for many years (26 [...]
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