Justin Bynum

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  1. Small Business

    What Is the Razor/Razorblade Business Model?

    The Razor/Razorblade business model comes from King Gillette, founder of the razor blade company. Learn how low-cost leaders ...
  2. Financial Analysis

    What is a back door listing?

    A back door listing occurs when a privately held company that may not qualify for the public offering process purchases a ...
  3. Small Business

    What are antitrust laws?

    Learn about antitrust laws or "competition laws." These statutes protect consumers from predatory business practices by ensuring ...
  4. Stocks

    What Is a 'Gypsy Swap'?

    A gypsy swap allows a company to raise capital without issuing debt or holding a secondary offering.
  5. FA Relevant

    What is a rainmaker?

    Traditionally a reference to a lawyer, a rainmaker is any person who brings clients, money, or business to an organization ...
  6. Retirement

    What happens during the consolidation phase of an investor's life cycle?

    Unlike the accumulation phase – where emphasis is placed on growing wealth – the consolidation phase is a balance between ...
  7. Markets & Economy

    What does "after the bell" mean?

    "After the bell" is financial slang for activity occurring after the close of the stock market, including after-hours trading, ...
  8. Laws & Regulations

    What is an alienation clause?

    Whether used in reference to insurance policies, mortgages or commercial loans, an alienation clause stipulates that should ...
  9. Financial Analysis

    What does it mean to be "above water"?

    The term "above water" is used to describe any situation in which the ending or current value of a subject is higher than ...
  10. Credit, Loans & Mortgages

    What are the benefits of an assumable mortgage?

    An assumable mortgage allows the purchaser of a property to assume the mortgage from the property's seller. The benefits ...