Challenge Yourself! The Business and Finance Edition

You have been reading up on business and finance for a while now. You enjoy the excitement of the business world and the security and control that finance offers. Perhaps you have even begun to incorporate some of the principles into your own daily life. You might have opened a savings account or begun subscribing to a business periodical.

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Maybe you live by a strict budget these days and dream one day of complete financial independence or an early retirement. Whatever your current level of interest, there may come a time when you want to challenge yourself. You know that you’re fascinated by the worlds of business and finance, but you’re not sure where to take your interest next. If you’re looking for a way to widen your experience of that world in a positive way, then why not undertake a challenge? Browse the suggestions below to get inspired.

Start Your Own Business

This may sound like a big step, but all businesses must start somewhere. More people than ever before are making a living from right where they live. Perhaps you have a great idea or even the perfect product. It can be a great side project to begin investigating your options and could actually lead to a profitable future. Start checking out advice online for start-ups or investigate loans for new businesses.

The more you read about the experiences of others and their success stories, the more hooked you could become. Working for yourself or owning your own business has become a reality for thousands of people worldwide. It is one of the most creative, challenging and fulfilling processes that anyone can undertake. If you’re in the market for a change and a challenge, then starting your own business could be just what you’re looking for.


Starting an investment portfolio can be a wonderful way to generate a large passive income over time. It is a similar principle to saving money and we can limit or raise the amount of risk involved. But investing is more active than simply saving and can grow enormously over time. With a bit of careful planning in the outset, we can then largely forget about our investment and allow it to grow.

This can be a great option for those who are seeking long term financial security but are short on time. You can continue with your regular workload and commitments while your finances work for you!

Take A Course

A course or qualification in business or finance can have many advantages. Professionally, it can open doors for us to better paid positions or more responsibility. Personally, it can enable us to manage our own finances better or consider beginning our own business. Courses range from days to weeks to degree level.

We can consider subjects such as accounting, management, investment and more. Taking a course can be an empowering step and an investment overall as it will minimize our need to seek professional advice. We will be able to do our own taxes and accounts effectively, for example. Or we will have an understanding of how to market, launch and brand a business without the third man. Education is power in business and finance, whether formal or informal.