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  1. How does investment banking differ from commercial banking?

    Discover how investment banking differs from commercial banking, the responsibilities of each and how the two can be combined ...
  2. Why do commercial banks borrow from the Federal Reserve?

    Learn how commercial banks borrow from the Federal Reserve to meet minimum reserve requirements, and discover the pros and ...
  3. 10 Richest, Most Successful Tech Geniuses

    Unlike many industries, tech billionaires are mostly self-made. Many of these billionaires came from humble means and, through ...
  4. Will Jet.com Revolutionize Shopping?

    Jet.com has arrived and will look to steal market share from Amazon over the next several years. Will it be successful?
  5. How to Respond to 'I Already Have an Advisor'

    Every advisor has met someone who already works with an advisor. Here are some tips for keeping the door open.
  6. In what instances does overhead qualify for certain tax allowances?

    Find out about instances in which overhead expenses qualify for tax allowances, including some common examples of tax-deductible ...
  7. The 10 Richest Women In Finance

    Who are the top 10 women in the financial industry?
  8. Today's Top Young Investors

    Given the very different world that we live in as compared to the one the Warren Buffett graduated into, young, hopeful investors ...
  9. Understanding Capital Investment

    Capital investment is a term that describes a company’s expenditures for long-term assets used in the operation of its business.
  10. 4 Ways Millennials Can Buy Private Businesses

    Buying private businesses is a good way to have greater control over your investments while increasing your income and avoiding ...
  11. Top 7 Ways to Manage Business Risks

    Risk management is a form of insurance in itself for small business owners. Here are seven steps to implement a plan.
  12. Why Companies Need Risk Management

    Implementing risk management strategies can save an entire organization from failure. Is yours up to snuff?
  13. Why Equity Financing Is Worth It

    When a business takes on an equity partner, it is exposed to a number of advantages that debt financing simply cannot provide. ...
  14. How Grant Cardone Built a $350M Real Estate Empire

    Sales trainer Grant Cardone built his multimillion-dollar real estate empire without raising external capital from anyone ...
  15. How do you find the break-even point using a payback period?

    Understand what a company's breakeven point is and what its payback period is. Learn why a company would want to track both ...
  16. How are write-offs recorded on my tax return?

    Find out how to document your write-offs when filing your tax return, including which forms you must complete for personal ...
  17. What Can A Conference Call Tell About Trends?

    Messages in a company conference call can be easily misconstrued. But there is a way to cut through the talking points to ...
  18. Are Tech Startups Overvalued?

    Tech companies with billion dollar valuations are mushrooming and the NASDAQ index passed 5,000. Is there an app to tell ...
  19. Top Spots in L.A. to Woo Clients

    L.A.'s dining scene is full of celebrities, but these impress-your-client spots offer better a mix of exquisite fare and ...
  20. Nike and the NBA, a Perfect Duo?

    What does Nike's recent eight-year contract partnership with the NBA entail for its largest competitor Under Armor?
  21. What Private Investors Can Learn from 'The Profit'

    By watching "The Profit" investors can pick up a simple yet solid framework for investing in privately-held businesses.
  22. Explaining the Supply Chain

    A supply chain is the cumulative network involved in moving raw materials, components and finished products from original ...
  23. What role does a correspondent bank play in an international transaction?

    Understand what a correspondent bank is and how it operates to facilitate currency exchange and financial transactions between ...
  24. Lockheed Martin Is Tight With The US Government

    The relationship between Lockheed Martin and the U.S. government is long-standing and the company's biggest revenue source, ...
  25. 5 Overlooked Tax Deductions for Small Businesses

    It's easy for small business owners to miss a few tax write-offs. Here's where to find them.
  26. Is PayPal Worth More Than eBay?

    Examine the online payment processor, PayPal, and discover its projected value increase as a standalone company, separate ...
  27. Top 10 Jobs That Allow You to Work From Home

    Here are some top careers where you'll find work-at-home job opportunities.
  28. What protections are in place for a whistleblower?

    Read about the possible protections offered to American whistleblowers who report on the illegal activities of their employers ...
  29. What does residual value represent in a private equity investment?

    Find out why private equity investors, particularly limited partners, are so concerned with the residual value of a fund's ...
  30. What is considered a reasonable interest rate for a syndicated loan?

    Discover how syndicated loans work, why they are beneficial for businesses, and what is considered a reasonable interest ...
  31. 7 "Apprentice" Hosts From Around the World

    There are as many as 26 countries with their own local version of "The Apprentice," and each version is hosted by a native, ...
  32. What are some types of financial netting?

    Read about the different types of financial netting, which is a critical concept when competing claims exist between different ...
  33. Can I buy insurance to reduce unlimited liability in a partnership?

    Find out why it is important to safeguard your general partnership in the even that one member becomes disabled, dismembered ...
  34. How strong are the barriers to entry for new companies in the telecommunications ...

    Discover the significant barriers to entry, such as the necessity for high capital expenditures, for new companies in the ...
  35. What does a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) mean in the utilities sector?

    Read about the use of power purchase agreements, or PPAs, in the United States and their extensive influence in the public ...
  36. How Martha Stewart Built a Media Empire

    A look into how Martha Stewart took her home-based catering business and turned it into a billion dollar media empire.
  37. Should You Use Credit Cards To Fund Your Business?

    We give you 4 reasons to consider using a credit card instead of a business loan to fund your business, and how to be smart ...
  38. Work-From-Home Scams: How to Avoid Them

    Learning when a lucrative opportunity is – and isn't – legitimate.
  39. What are the benefits for a company investing in a greenfield investment?

    Learn about greenfield investments and the primary potential advantages for a company that chooses this method of foreign ...
  40. What are the benefits of financial sampling?

    Learn more about how financial sampling is used to determine whether or not inaccurate or fraudulent information exists in ...
  41. Tops Tips to Prep Your Advisory Practice for Sale

    Here are three tips financial advisors should follow when prepping their practice for a sale to help with a smooth transaction ...
  42. What is the difference between legal liability and public liability?

    Discover the differences between a general legal liability, a specific public liability and a professional indemnity in the ...
  43. What are the benefits of prorating expenses?

    Understand what prorating expenses means for sole proprietors and entrepreneurs. Learn about the benefits of prorating expenses ...
  44. How can I tell which of my business expenses count as write-offs?

    Learn the basic concept behind what business expenses can be written off, along with specific examples of some basic and ...
  45. Strategic Asset Allocation: What Percent Belongs in Startups?

    The ability to now invest in an emerging class of individual startup securities motivates investors to rethink their strategic ...
  46. REITs Vs. Real Estate Crowdfunding: How They Differ

    There are a few different ways to go about investing in real estate, the two biggest are through REITs and a newcomer to ...
  47. Salesforce Acquisition Could Boost Microsoft

    A Microsoft acquisition of Salesforce, which has been speculated on, would help boost Microsoft's cloud presence and grow ...
  48. Pros & Cons of Investing in Crowdfunded Property

    Although the basic concept of real estate crowdfunding might sound great, it does come with a few disadvantages of which ...
  49. What is the difference between accrued revenue and accrued interest?

    Find out about the difference between accrued revenue and accrued interest and how both of these concepts are used by businesses ...
  50. Sharing Economy Startups On The Road To Success

    As more startups use our phones and computers to bring us closer together, savvy companies are leveraging technology to help ...
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    YouTube's Partner Program helps users earn money through their channels. Find out how.
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