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What is EBITDA?

There are many ways to analyze the financial strength of a company -- some more accurate than others. Is EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization) the purest measure of a company's cash flow, or the easiest figure to fudge?


Survey Shows More People Are Choosing to Telework, Reaping Benefits

A new paper by tech company Polycom details global attitudes toward 'anywhere working.' Learn more at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Your Favorite Clothing Brand Is Dying Much Faster These Days

Did you know most retail brands have specific life cycles? Learn what this is at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Decoding Your Desk: What Does It Say About You?

Is a cluttered desk a sign of genius or total chaos? HowStuffWorks Now talks to experts who weigh in. See more »

What Happens to Drivers When Toll Roads Stop Taking Cash?

How do toll roads and electronic passes work? Learn more about toll roads in this HowStuffWorks Now article. See more »

Paternity Tests and Other Businesses You Don't Expect to See on a Truck

Wait that's a on a truck? HowStuffWorks Now looks at 10 businesses gone mobile. See more »

Should Restaurants Charge a Penalty Fee for Uneaten Food?

Do some restaurants charge people for the food they don't eat? Learn more about this effort to fight food waste in this HowStuffWorks Now article. See more »

The Power of Crowds: The 'Lazer Team' Story

HowStuffWorks Now talked to Rooster Teeth's Burnie Burns at SXSW about crowdfunding the feature-length film "Lazer Team." See more »

Unlimited Flights for One Flat Price: Could OneGo Be the Netflix of Air Travel?

New startup OneGo is trying to create a membership system for unlimited air travel through its app. Learn more in this HowStuffWorks Now article. See more »

10 Security Tips for Online Businesses

Protect your business by beefing up security measures. Learn 10 security tips for online businesses at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Can you get grants for your small business's website?

There are grants for small business websites, but the competition is fierce. Learn more about small business website grants at HowStuffWorks. See more »