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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...

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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...

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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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What Is a Negative Pledge?

When a person wishes to make a loan or borrow a certain amount of money, he or she is usually required to enter into a contract with the lender. The contract exists to ensure that the person abides by the conditions set by the lender. Such conditions may include terms of payment, the amount of...

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 Hostile Work Environment?

A hostile work environment is one where one (or many) employees suffer from intimidation, abuse, harassment, discrimination or other offensive behavior caused by someone in the workplace. The “villain,” so to speak, can be a boss, a co-worker, an employee from any department, clients—or even...

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What Is LIFO and FIFO?

LIFO and FIFO are popular and often used abbreviations. LIFO means “last in, first out” while FIFO means “first in, first out.” These are terms that are commonly employed in the field of inventory control, cost accounting and also in the field of computer science. When used in inventory control,...

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Top Ten Most Lucrative Career Paths

If you're stuck trying to choose a career path, why not consider one of the 10 career paths with the most potential for high earnings. Below, we've listed the ten most lucrative career paths. This does not necessarily mean that an entry level job will be lucrative, but it does mean that as you...

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What Is a Contract Termination?

A contract is a binding agreement between 2 parties that involves some sort of exchange or transaction. When the involved parties have fulfilled all their obligations or have no more desire to fulfill such terms and conditions, a contract termination is arranged. This is usually done when a contract...

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What Is a Void Contract?

A contract is a legal agreement that is binding onto the parties who have agreed to an exchange. When some aspects of a contract can no longer be enforce or are by no means legal, then it is possible for a contract to be rendered null and void from the beginning. Such contracts are referred to as...