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What Is a Project Proposal?

A project proposal has a simple purpose; to convince those with authority that a certain course of action is the right one to take. There are many reasons why a project proposal might be required; sometimes it will be used to convince a client about what their best option is in regards to achieving a certain goal. A project proposal might also come from within an organization as one member of the team tries to convince others of the best course of action for the company as a whole.

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Top 5 Best Stock Trading Books Reviewed

Stock trading is something that has a lot of mystique surrounding it. There is a real hunger for knowledge about this subject from professionals, academics, and those just with a passing interest. There are now plenty of great books on the subject and where we will examine the top five best stock trading books available at the moment.

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What is the Difference Between Capitalism and Socialism?

Capitalism and socialism are too very different ways of managing an economy. These two conflicting approaches have been used by different countries around the world and both sides continue to have strong support. There have also been countries like the UK that have attempted to mix the two economic philosophies. The main difference between capitalism and socialism is in regards to how resources in a country should be owned and controlled.

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What are Financial Derivatives?

financial derivativesThe simplest way to explain a derivative would be to say that it is a financial agreement between two parties. It derives its value from a real good or type of stock. The value of these financial derivatives will be based on the future expected price for something. So in a lot of cases the person selling the derivative will agree to provide something in the future at a price that is agreed upon now. Some people will use this as a form of investment in the hope of making a lot of money in the future.

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How Can I Clean up my Credit Report?

credit scoreIf you have a poor credit report then it will interfere with your ability to borrow money; it may even prevent this altogether. A lot of us will have had debt problems in the past and this many have harmed our ability to get finance in the future or it will mean that we will be expected to pay higher rates. It is understandable that many of us are interested in any way to clean up our credit report and luckily there are some ways that we can do this.

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What Is Supply Chain Management?

800px-A_company's_supply_chain_(en)Supply chain management has been described as covering all aspects in the development of a product or service and is concerned with how to make this as cost effective as possible. What this means in practice is easier to understand by means of a real life example. Imagine there is a business that creates and sells footballs; supply chain management will be concerned with all aspects of the process from the storage of the materials to making the balls to sending them off to customers – if the business hopes to be as successful as they can they will want this all to occur in the most cost effective way. Read the rest of this entry »

Top 5 Best Public Accounting / Public Finance Books Reviewed

Those people who are interested in public accounting will find that there are quite a number of good books available on the subject. This is an important area of accounting and some of the best minds in the field have shared their knowledge in these texts. A lot of the texts focus on public finance in general but contain invaluable knowledge of use to those interested in public accounting. Here are just five of the best public accounting books reviewed.
Unaccountable: How the Accounting Profession Forfeited a Public Trust by Mike Brewster (2003)

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What Is a Deductible?

A deductible is something that is most associated with insurance policies. It is important for anyone who is choosing many types of insurance to understand what a deductible is and how it affects them. If an insurance policy does come with this type of clause then it could mean that if you have a need to make a claim you might not be entitled to anything back.

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