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What is Deficit Financing?

When working with budgets, the aim of the exercise is to have enough money to pay debts and  bills, as well as some money over for unexpected events. Usually this is achieved relatively easily as budgets are adapted to conform to the amount of money available. There are, however, situations when there is a deficit in the budget, i.e., there is a gap between the money that you collected (or are paid) and the amount of money that you need to meet your budgetary commitments.

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Top 5 Best Business Writing Books Reviewed

Business writing is unlike other forms of writing. It is important that those involved in business understands how to write effectively. Failure to do so could harm the reputation of a company or lead to a loss of opportunities. Like other skills you become better at business writing by actually doing it, but first you need the information and rules relevant to it. Here are the top 5 best business writing books reviewed.

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What is Compound Interest?

Whenever a person takes out a loan, secures finance for a venture or refinances an asset, there is always a clause regarding the interest that the principal amount will accrue during the finance period. When the interest on the primary account is accrued and then added to the primary amount before the next interest is calculated, you are dealing with compound interest – In other words interest on interest. You are no longer working with just the primary amount and random interest. You’re dealing with an amount of money that is added to the primary fund and is then used as the basis of the next interest calculation.

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What is Selective Distribution?

In the business world, the name of the game is making money. The more sales you have the higher the chances that you are making a profit. Although getting your product out into the marketplace and selling as much as possible is a worthy business strategy, it sometimes happens that there is too much competition in that market segment to justify the amount of effort you’re putting in to sell your goods/services.

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Top 5 Best Business Marketing Books Reviewed

Business marketing refers to the process by which goods or services get to the customer.  This is an important topic which is why there have been many books written on the subject. Some people will learn about this subject while studying for an academic qualification such as an MBA. It is also valuable information for those who are actually involved in business marketing. Here are just the top 5 best business marketing books reviewed.

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What is Economic Sustainability?

There are many factors that influence the economic sustainability of a country. Before you can even begin to think about sustainability, however, you need to consider a definition of both economic and sustainability. These definitions will guide you through the issues that countries have to face in order to obtain economic sustainability.

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How Can I Buy Stocks Without a Stockbroker?

The moment you think about stocks and investments, you think about stockbrokers. This is because it is the easiest and mostly the safest way of purchasing stocks on the stock market. There are many advantages of having a stockbroker, but there are also some distinct disadvantages. If you only have a little money to invest, most stockbrokers won’t take on your portfolio because it would be financially non-viable for both parties. Using a stockbroker also means that you have to pay commissions on transactions and these can become quite hefty.

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What is a White Paper?

When government or an organization faces a particular problem, a white paper is written to discuss the issue and propose a specific course of action. A white paper is usually in the form of a report and has many contributors to its contents.

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