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    Learn the differences between simple and compound interest and how you can use mathematical calculations and lender disclosures ...
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    Learn how certain businesses can use mezzanine financing as a source of funding for company growth, and understand its potential ...
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    Find out what kind of impact tax policy can have on entrepreneurship in the United States and why all economic agents have ...
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    Learn what a recession is, some attributes of an economy in a recession, and why the unemployment rate tends to have a domino ...
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    Read about why billionaire Howard Schultz chose to keep Starbucks a chain rather than franchising and how he led the chain ...
  6. 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 ...
  7. Emerging Startup Cities Of 2015

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    Which states charge you the most for homeowner's insurance? Hint: They're regularly featured on the Weather Channel.
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    Discover how entrepreneur Richard Branson amassed his fortune, and learn what words of wisdom he offers to others trying ...
  10. 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 ...
  11. 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' ...
  12. 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 ...
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    Find out why economists use unrealistic assumptions in their models to apply a version of the scientific method and make ...
  14. 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 ...
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    Find out why economics can be considered a deductive social science, like sociology, and how human action and behavior informs ...
  16. Facebook Money Transfer: Transforming E-Commerce

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  18. The Importance of Excel in Business

    Microsoft Excel is an indispensable tool for any business.
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  20. Why Are Tesla Cars So Expensive?

    What makes Tesla cars so expensive? Short supply and pricey parts is a good place to start.
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    There are many things to examine when considering outsourcing versus vertical integration. One reason to not outsource is ...
  22. 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 ...
  23. 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 ...
  24. 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 ...
  25. 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 ...
  26. 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 ...
  27. 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 ...
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    Presenting interpersonal communication skills to a prospective employer is often times more valuable than extensive experience ...
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    Learn the effect of the unemployment rate on credit services companies, and why this is a key metric to consider when investing ...
  31. 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 ...
  32. 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 ...
  33. Were collateralized debt obligations (CDO) responsible for the 2008 financial crisis?

    Learn what role collateralized debt obligations, exotic financial instruments that can be difficult to understand, played ...
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    It's much harder to get a loan when you're building a home, not moving into one. Here's where to look and what to expect.
  35. What are the best ways to pay off my mortgage quickly?

    Learn how mortgage payments may be reduced and how to save thousands on mortgage loans by lowering the interest and principle ...
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    Discover the difference between accounting and economics by comparing and contrasting the financial discipline of accounting ...
  37. What are some common methods of gathering CI (competitive intelligence)?

    Read about some common methods of acquiring competitive business intelligence, and discover what a good intelligence analysis ...
  38. How do managers measure human capital?

    Learn what human capital is, how managers measure it and how managers measure human capital's return on investment to gauge ...
  39. What has Larry Page's involvement in Google been?

    Learn the timeline of co-founder Larry Page's involvement with his company, Google Inc. and how his participation shifted ...
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    Learn about investment opportunities in the commercial and investment banking industry. Find out why many investors choose ...
  41. How are Richard Branson's holdings distributed?

    Discover the various business areas where Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Group holdings are distributed, and learn about the ...
  42. Why did Larry Page pay himself a salary of only $1 a year at Google?

    Learn possible reasons for Google co-founder Larry Page's continued acceptance of an annual salary of only $1 as chief executive ...
  43. Understanding Loan-to-Value Ratio

    Loan-to-value ratio (LVR) is a tool used to evaluate the risk in a collateralized loan, usually a mortgage loan.
  44. Understanding Private Placement

    Private placement refers to offering and selling shares in a company to a small group of sophisticated buyers.
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    There are plenty of reasons to rethink your retirement investing, wherever you fall on the spectrum between fatalistic acceptance ...
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    Consumers have a lot of choice these days when it comes to credit card rewards, including cash back, airline miles and introductory ...
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    You will get the best exchange rate in New York, but it's good to arrive in the U.S. with some dollars in your pocket. Here ...
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    When your credit is less than stellar you have fewer choices. But some are still better than others. Here's our read on which ...
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    Diverging monetary policy globally and a stronger dollar continued to be key drivers of the recent underperformance and last ...
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