Finance Literature

  1. 8 Ways to Find Cheap Textbooks

    Textbooks are so expensive. What are the tricks to find cheaper books?
  2. Dissecting the Simple Interest Formula

    Simple interest ignores the effect of compounding: it's only calculated on the principal ...
  3. How Advisors Can Give Back to the Community

    It's a good idea to consider ways to give back to your community, especially to those ...
  4. Millennials Guide: How To Read a Lease

    Everything you need to know before you rent a home.
  5. Pros and Cons of Capitalist vs Socialist Economies

    Capitalism relies on the markets. Socialism, on government planning. Each system ...
  6. Simple Interest Loans: Do They Exist?

    Yes, they do. Here is what they are – and how to use them to your advantage.
  1. You Know Debt & Deficit Are Not The Same, Right?

    An educational article explaining in detail how deficit differs from debt and how ...
  2. AR & Inventory Turnover Is Key For These Sectors

    Accounts receivable and inventory turnover are two important ratios in the current ...
  3. Google Stock: A Tale of Two Share Classes

    Google stock comes in two different flavors with different rights for shareholders. ...
  4. How To Calculate Beta Of A Private Company

    We explain two methods for calculating the beta of a private company.
  5. Taking Measure: Gold, Diamonds and... Karats?

    We look at the difference between karats and carats, as well as investment opportunities ...
  6. What Cuba-US Relations Could Mean For U.S. Industry

    The restoration of diplomatic relations with Cuba could mean big profits for U.S. ...
  1. What are Warren Buffett's favorite business / finance books, and why?

    Read the books that taught master investor Warren Buffet everything he knows about the market, stocks, security analysis ...
  1. 7 Of The Most Expensive Books Ever Sold

    These historical books sold at auction for some of the highest prices ever recorded. ...
Hot Definitions
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    The value of a currency expressed in terms of the amount of goods or services that one unit of money can buy. Purchasing ...
  2. Real Estate Investment Trust - REIT

    A REIT is a type of security that invests in real estate through property or mortgages and often trades on major exchanges ...
  3. Section 1231 Property

    A tax term relating to depreciable business property that has been held for over a year. Section 1231 property includes buildings, ...
  4. Term Deposit

    A deposit held at a financial institution that has a fixed term, and guarantees return of principal.
  5. Zero-Sum Game

    A situation in which one person’s gain is equivalent to another’s loss, so that the net change in wealth or benefit is zero. ...
  6. Capitalization Rate

    The rate of return on a real estate investment property based on the income that the property is expected to generate.
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