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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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A Guide to Airline Credit Cards

Airline credit cards are great for people who frequently travel and/or are frequent flyers. Most airline credit cards offer travel reward based upon travel related expenses charged to the credit account and for purchases of air travel and/or hotel accommodations. Airline credit cards offer...

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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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Fannie Mae Wants $10.7 Billion More in Federal Aid to Survive

Fannie Mae, the mortgage finance company controlled by the government is seeking additional $10.7 billion from the Treasury Department in order to survive, reports CNN. After a dismal second quarter result ( it posted a loss of $15.2 billion in the second quarter ), it is clear that Fannie Mae...

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What Is an Arbitrator?

Legal arbitration is a form of alternative dispute resolution wherein a dispute between parties is settled by a third party that is neither judge nor jury but acts in the same capacity. An arbitrator or arbitral tribunal is the third party which resolves a disputed by handing out a judgment or...

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What Is a Power of Appointment?

A power of appointment is normally used in written instruments such as a last will and testament, a deed or a trust wherein a person would appoint someone to decide how to dispose or distribute a certain property such as cars, household items and income from stocks. There are two types of a power...

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What Percent of Gdp Do Countries Spend on Their Military?

Based on the information printed on the CIA World Factbook, the government spending on the military is extremely huge worldwide. Based on the figures, military spending all over the world is pegged at 741 billion dollars a year. The figure itself is approximately about 1.5% of the world’s Gross...

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What Is Accord and Satisfaction?

Accord and Satisfaction is referred to as a legal contract which specializes on the settlement of debt and claim or it could also be referred to as a sudden release of debt obligation. Accord is the process of undergoing a contract that would stop the obligation while satisfaction could be considered...

Vatican Bank Money Laundering Allegations

Vatican Bank Money Laundering Allegations

The Vatican's bank, the Institute for Religious Works, is under severe scrutiny and facing money laundering allegations. Authorities seized 23 million euro ($30 million dollars) of the Vatican's assets in September 21, 2010 from a Vatican Bank based in Rom's Credito Artigiano SpA following an...