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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...

What Is a Brand Name?

What Is a Brand Name?

Using a brand name for products or service is a natural progression from the ancient custom of putting a brand on a person’s personal property or belongings. Putting a mark on anything – pottery, clothing, forged tools – was a way to make these products distinguishable as being owned by a person...

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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What Is Economics?

The study of the production, distribution and consumption of both goods and services is called economics. What economists do is to try to understand the economy and how it responds to the many factors that would influence it. The concept of modern economics started in 1776. This was the year Adam...

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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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What Is an Insurance Premium?

An insurance premium refers to the amount of money that is stipulated by an insurance company that a insurance policy holder must pay in order to maintain the active coverage of the insurance. Insurance premiums asked by different insurance companies will vary even if these companies offer the...

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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 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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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 Simple Contract?

A simple contract is a verbal agreement between 2 individuals or entities. The agreement may be written or oral. A contract details the transaction that is to occur between 2 parties. Such details include what goods or services are exchanged under a certain price or what promises are made under...