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33 Ways to Fund Your Startup Business

No matter what the economic situation, someone somewhere, eyes bright with potential, is looking to start a new business. Funds are often the biggest hurdle to what could otherwise be a lucrative opportunity. Here are some ways - traditional and/ or creative - to raise money for your startup...

How a Dollar Is Made (Literally)

How a Dollar Is Made (Literally)

People spend their lives trying to figure out how to make money, but do they know how money is literally made? You might be surprised to discover what materials involved in money production and how long it takes to actually turn a bill into the form you recognize and use on a daily basis. Here is...

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Top Five Places to Buy Checks Online

Running out of checks is a huge inconvenience and searching the Internet for a quick replacement is no easy job. Any account holder knows full well the last place to purchase checks are banks as banks charge nearly double what most check printing companies do. As with most purchases, be warned...

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Is There an Expiration Date for Checks?

Technically, checks do not expire. Even if they are dated, they can still be cashed as long as the bank account funding the check has enough money. There is such a thing as a stale dated check, however. A check is considered stale dated when the date written on the check is more than six months...

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What Is an IRA?

An Individual Retirement Account, otherwise known as an IRA, is a type of savings account that gives a tax-deferred or tax-free way of saving up in preparation for retirement. IRAs come in many different types that depend on the various financial objectives of each individual and also their different...

3 Things You Didn't Know About Home Insurance

3 Things You Didn't Know About Home Insurance

The basics of home insurance are simple, you pay a monthly fee and in return you are reimbursed for damage that occurs to your home and the contents inside your home, however some providers offer additional benefits that the average homeowner may not be aware of. When browsing for home insurance...

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What Is a Holder in Due Course?

Situations arise wherein a transaction is made with a substitute for cash payment. This substitute is referred to as a negotiable instrument and is usually in the form of a promissory note. This negotiable instrument is in the possession of a third party that knows nothing regarding the defects or...

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What Is eBusiness?

Ebusiness, or ebiz, is a popular term that is employed in describing a business that is run primarily on the internet or uses various internet-based technologies in order to increase business productivity and profitability. Used more broadly, ebusiness can be used to refer to any kind of electronic...

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Danielle Chiesi, Raj Rajaratnam, Robert Moffat and 20 Others in Galleon Group Hedge Fund Scandal

Danielle Chiesi, Raj Rajaratnam, Robert Moffat and 20 others involved in Galleon Group hedge fund scandal.  The New York based Galleon Group was exposed for fradulent business dealings in October 2009.   Rajaratnam, co-founder of Galleon, and Chiesi, top executive at Galleon, went before...

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What Is a Deficiency Judgment?

When an individual is unable to pay debts, he or she may have to be subject to foreclosure. In the event that foreclosure is not enough to pay the mortgage debt, a bank or creditor may obtain a deficiency judgment. The bank or creditor must file a lawsuit against an individual when the foreclosure...