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    Tech companies face a unique set of challenges, including a need for timely responses to changes in technology and difficulty ...
  2. Meet The Company Behind Your FICO Score

    There are other credit scores that evaluate lending risk, but FICO is still the choice of most U.S. lenders.
  3. What is the difference between ex-ante moral hazard and ex-post moral hazard?

    Learn what moral hazard is, the difference between ex-ante moral hazard and ex-post moral hazard and the behavioral changes ...
  4. Where did the term Magna Cum Laude originate from and why is it used in academics?

    Learn what "magna cum laude" means, read about its etymology and review why academic institutions use this phrase and other ...
  5. What are the primary disadvantages of forming a joint venture?

    Learn the disadvantages to forming and maintaining a joint venture partnership, including factors business owners should ...
  6. What is the difference between moral hazard and morale hazard?

    Learn the difference between morale hazard and moral hazard, and discover how a person might experience each type of hazard ...
  7. Do employers use agency theory in labor relations?

    Learn more about how agency theory works and how it is used to illustrate relationships between principals and agents in ...
  8. What are some ways to increase your disposable income?

    Learn what disposable income is and how you can increase your disposable income by working a second job, starting a small ...
  9. How can a creditor improve its Average Collection Period?

    Read about some of the ways that a business can improve its accounts receivable management practices to shorten its average ...
  10. What are the four types of economic utility?

    Understand the four main types of economic utility that apply to transactions between consumers and businesses: form, time, ...
  11. Does agency theory apply to brokers and clients?

    Learn how the existence of incentives that encourage moral hazard impacts broker-client relationships. Understand how agency ...
  12. What is Howard Schultz's educational and professional background?

    Learn about Howard Schultz's background. Discover where he got his education and his professional background before becoming ...
  13. Why is it important for a financial advisor to have a unique value proposition?

    Understand the elements that make up a unique value proposition and why it's especially important for financial advisers ...
  14. How Youtube Ad Revenue Works

    Many people make money off of their YouTube videos through ad revenue, but just exactly how does Youtube Ad Revenue work? ...
  15. How MasterCard Likely Earned a Spot in Your Wallet

    An in depth look at MasterCard and its future prospects as an investment.
  16. Best (And Worst) Places To Change Money In Vegas

    Skip the booths at the airport and find an ATM when you want to exchange currency. Or try to use your credit card. Another ...
  17. Why do some economists consider entrepreneurship to be a factor of production?

    Find out if entrepreneurship should be considered a factor of production in economic models, and whether or not entrepreneurs ...
  18. 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 ...
  19. How did Larry Page amass his wealth? (GOOG)

    Learn how Larry Page made his fortune by turning a college project into what would become one of the most recognizable companies ...
  20. 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 ...
  21. 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 ...
  22. 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 ...
  23. 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 ...
  24. 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 ...
  25. 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 ...
  26. 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 ...
  27. 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 ...
  28. 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 ...
  29. 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, ...
  30. The First Thing You Should Do With Your Tax Refund

    Nobody likes to pay taxes, but everyone loves to get a tax refund. When the check arrives in the mail, it's hard to resist ...
  31. Taboola: How "Content You May Like" Makes Money

    Taboola's tagline, “content you may like,” conveys a lot about its business philosophy.
  32. 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.
  33. 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 ...
  34. 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 ...
  35. 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 ...
  36. 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 ...
  37. 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 ...
  38. 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 ...
  39. 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 ...
  40. 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 ...
  41. 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.
  42. 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 ...
  43. 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 ...
  44. 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 ...
  45. 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' ...
  46. What is Tim Cook's managerial style? (AAPL)

    Find out why Tim Cook's managerial style could be broadly defined as democratic. Cook appears to have developed a uniquely ...
  47. 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 ...
  48. 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 ...
  49. 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 ...
  50. 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.
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    In spite of the rewards going public can bring, some companies prefer to remain private, and they are very successful in this.
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