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    Find out if entrepreneurship should be considered a factor of production in economic models, and whether or not entrepreneurs ...
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    Microeconomics is generally the study of individuals and business decisions, macroeconomics looks at higher up country and ...
  3. How did Larry Page amass his wealth?

    Learn how Larry Page made his fortune by turning a college project into what would become one of the most recognizable companies ...
  4. How did Richard Branson make his fortune?

    Learn how Virgin Group tycoon Richard Branson earned his $4.9 billion fortune. Follow his journey from Virgin Records to ...
  5. Why do some analysts argue that trade deficits aren't bad for the economy?

    Understand the reasons why trade deficits, reviled by many economic analysts, are not always a bad thing in the eyes of many ...
  6. How did Howard Schultz build Starbucks from a small business into an empire?

    Learn how Howard Schultz built Starbucks into a worldwide phenomenon and then almost miraculously brought it back from the ...
  7. How does the bank profit off of escrow accounts?

    Discover the truth behind escrow accounts and the bank's profits. Are these accounts worthwhile or just another way for the ...
  8. How does someone earn the designation Magna Cum Laude?

    Discover the meaning and origins behind the term magna cum laude, an academic designation used to award honors students at ...
  9. How does brand image and marketing affect market share?

    Building a positive brand image is a must for companies that want an edge over the competition. Learn how marketing and branding ...
  10. How did Nathan Rothschild attain his wealth?

    Discover how Nathan Rothschild was born into a wealthy family and what he did with the money during his lifetime that truly ...
  11. 12 Experts Explain The Secret To Buffett’s Success

    We interviewed some of America’s biggest money experts, and threw them a gauntlet: Tell us the secret to Warren Buffett’s ...
  12. Save $30,000 For A Home Down Payment In 5 Months

    Before tackling mortgage rates, home maintenance costs and utilities, every home buyer must first gather the funds for a ...
  13. 6 Ways To Build Credit Without A Credit Card

    It's definitely possible – if a bit more complicated – to build a credit history without traditional credit cards. Just follow ...
  14. Crowdfunding: Wide Opening For Tech Investors

    Crowdfunding has dramatically changed investing and opened the door for the public to get in on all types of exciting startups, ...
  15. The First Thing You Should Do With Your Tax Refund

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  16. Master's Degrees: The US vs. The UK

    When deciding whether to pursue a master's degree in the US or UK, consider degree structure, cost, and quality of education.
  17. Taboola: How "Content You May Like" Makes Money

    Taboola's tagline, “content you may like,” conveys a lot about its business philosophy.
  18. Studying in the United States: Boston

    With more colleges than most cities, Boston is a mecca for students from around the world. Here's what to budget to study ...
  19. How can I tell if a loan uses simple or compound interest?

    Learn the differences between simple and compound interest and how you can use mathematical calculations and lender disclosures ...
  20. What are the primary advantages of using mezzanine financing?

    Learn how certain businesses can use mezzanine financing as a source of funding for company growth, and understand its potential ...
  21. Why does unemployment tend to rise during a recession?

    Learn what a recession is, some attributes of an economy in a recession, and why the unemployment rate tends to have a domino ...
  22. How does an entrepreneur pay taxes?

    Find out what kind of impact tax policy can have on entrepreneurship in the United States and why all economic agents have ...
  23. Why did Howard Schultz decide to keep Starbucks a chain rather than allow franchising?

    Read about why billionaire Howard Schultz chose to keep Starbucks a chain rather than franchising and how he led the chain ...
  24. How does an entrepreneur help the economy?

    Find out about how entrepreneurs play a fundamental role in capitalist economies by helping to coordinate resources and bearing ...
  25. Emerging Startup Cities Of 2015

    While Silicon Valley and New York have been the birthplace of several well-known startups, other U.S. cities are making names ...
  26. Homeowners Insurance Losers: States That Pay Most

    Which states charge you the most for homeowner's insurance? Hint: They're regularly featured on the Weather Channel.
  27. What advice has Richard Branson given to would-be entrepreneurs?

    Discover how entrepreneur Richard Branson amassed his fortune, and learn what words of wisdom he offers to others trying ...
  28. What advice has Jeff Weiner given to would-be entrepreneurs?

    Read advice on entrepreneurship from Jeff Weiner, the billionaire media tycoon who helped build the worldwide social media ...
  29. How do firms improve their employees' human capital?

    Learn what human capital is, how a firm can benefit from improving human capital and some ways a firm can improve its employees' ...
  30. How do investment banks help the economy?

    Learn more about the functions of investment banks in a modern economy and how investment banks have been treated differently ...
  31. Why do economists build assumptions into their economic models?

    Find out why economists use unrealistic assumptions in their models to apply a version of the scientific method and make ...
  32. What is Tim Cook's managerial style?

    Find out why Tim Cook's managerial style could be broadly defined as democratic. Cook appears to have developed a uniquely ...
  33. How does economics study human action and behavior?

    Find out why economics can be considered a deductive social science, like sociology, and how human action and behavior informs ...
  34. Facebook Money Transfer: Transforming E-Commerce

    Facebook's payment service holds huge prospects for Facebook’s business. Here’s how it works, and how it will impact e-commerce ...
  35. Studying in the United States: Chicago

    Would you enjoy going to college in Chicago? Here's what it's like to study and live in the Windy City.
  36. The Importance of Excel in Business

    Microsoft Excel is an indispensable tool for any business.
  37. Study Abroad: Budget For Germany

    One of the best investments you can make is in study abroad. And Germany, with some of the world's top universities, is surprisingly ...
  38. Why Are Tesla Cars So Expensive?

    What makes Tesla cars so expensive? Short supply and pricey parts is a good place to start.
  39. When is outsourcing a bad alternative to vertical integration?

    There are many things to examine when considering outsourcing versus vertical integration. One reason to not outsource is ...
  40. What is Tim Cook's career and educational background?

    Discover where Tim Cook studied and worked before joining Apple and what roles he played in the company before taking over ...
  41. What is Jeff Weiner's educational and professional background?

    Learn about how Internet tycoon and LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner became one of the most influential people in the world of social ...
  42. Who were Richard Branson's major influencers?

    Discover the people who are Richard Branson’s biggest influencers and what inspires this billionaire entrepreneur and business ...
  43. How did Rupert Murdoch make his fortune?

    Find out how Rupert Murdoch, Chairman and CEO of News Corporation, amassed his fortune by turning a small Australian newspaper ...
  44. What is the difference between Magnum Cum Laude and Summa Cum Laude?

    Learn what the terms "magna cum laude" and "summa cum laude" mean and how different universities determine which students ...
  45. What does a company use CI (competitive intelligence) for?

    Take a brief overview of the art of competitive intelligence, or CI, and how companies compete with one another for information ...
  46. What role do interpersonal skills play in the hiring process?

    Presenting interpersonal communication skills to a prospective employer is often times more valuable than extensive experience ...
  47. Who manages an escrow account?

    Managing an escrow account is a job for a trusted and experienced service provider. Discover the best personal finance solutions ...
  48. How can investors use trends in the unemployment rate to evaluate the outlook of ...

    Learn the effect of the unemployment rate on credit services companies, and why this is a key metric to consider when investing ...
  49. What are key government regulations that affect investing in the banking sector?

    Discover how the global financial crisis of 2008 changed the face of banking in the United States and around the world by ...
  50. To what extent do banks have exposure to different business lines?

    Learn how banks are exposed to risk and what the different types of exposure mean. Find out about the 2014 U.S. commercial ...
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