Laura Roden

Laura Roden’s career in financial services has covered the spectrum from investment management, brokerage, banking and corporate finance to teaching finance and entrepreneurship at the college and graduate school levels. She earned both her undergraduate and MBA degrees from Harvard University, and holds Series 7, 63 and 65 FINRA licenses. She has been a featured speaker on finance topics at the Milken Global Conference, the New York Society of Security Analysts, the Inc 500 conference and the Angel Capital Association as well as many other venues.

Articles by Laura Roden

Profit Margin: What It Is and How to Calculate

Profit margin is a measure of how many cents of profit are generated per dollar of sales. Always shown as a percentage, profit margin is... read more

What Is a Profit and Loss Statement?

A profit and loss statement is an important financial document that summarizes revenue and costs over a specific period. It’s also called a “P&L statement,”... read more

How to Find Out Who Owns a Business

If you need to find out who owns a business, a variety of free resources are available which may provide the information you want. In... read more

Solopreneur: What It Means and How to Become One

Everyone who starts their own business is an entrepreneur, but if you choose to continue running your business by yourself, without bringing in partners or... read more

Can You Get Startup Business Loans with No Money?

While some lenders offer startup business loans with no revenue, profits, cash flow or assets required, you might pay a higher price for such financing.... read more

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