What does it mean to be an entrepreneur?

Caroline Drewett is a 28 year old female entrepreneur, a writer for the South China Morning Post and Master Investor magazine. In this short business series Caroline will be sharing with us her tips, and insights, from the world of business and finance.

This business series has been created by the Master Investor Magazine exclusively for Blackbullion and over the next 10 weeks Caroline will be sharing with us an  insider’s view into the world …

Jim Mellon talks to Blackbullion – part #2

In part two of our exclusive interview with Jim Mellon we asked him for some advice for young people [and some free tickets to the Master Investor Show!]

BB: Do you believe the debt students get into for a university education is worth it?

JM: Only if you think that the degree you are doing will help you in your career. But mostly, yes. Of course, Branson etc. didn’t go to university, but most successful people did.

BB: What can young pe…

Jim Mellon talks to Blackbullion – part #1

Jim Mellon, worth an estimated £530m, is an entrepreneur and fund manager who made his fortune in the 1990s. He will be the keynote speaker at the Master Investor show (we have 50 free tickets, click here to grab one)  in a few weeks and spent some time talking to us about success, young people and his favourite books.

Blackbullion: Can you tell us about yourself, your education and early career?

Jim Mellon: I was born in Scotland but we mo…

4 things that will totally change your life in 2016

You’ve done it before – made New Year’s resolutions with every intention of keeping them over the course of the following year, but found yourself breaking down and reneging on them within a month. Sometimes the problem is simply that you have made far too many overreaching resolutions and when this massive overhaul proves too difficult you ‘throw the baby out with the bath water’ and find yourself behaving worse than ever before.

That said, t…

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