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What is a Unit Trust and How to Pick One?

A unit trust is a type of collective investment scheme that is popular in countries such as the UK, Australia, and South Africa. In some way it is similar to the mutual funds investment that is popular in the US. It is a quite a unique type of investment in other ways though, and anyone who is planning to choose this option might want to investigate carefully. The unit trust was first introduced in the UK back in 1931, and it has become quite popular since that time.

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Top 5 Best Business Finance Books Reviewed

Business finance is an important subject for anyone interested in how to manage their financial resources. Many of those people who want to develop a deeper understanding of this topic may not have a background in finance, and are more interested in practical information. There are many books available and some of these will look at business finance from a more academic standpoint while others are meant to provide information that those involved in business can benefit from.

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How to Decide if Your Stock Broker is Worth Their Commission

When you choose a stock broker to manage your investments you are taking a risk. This person is usually getting a commission on the basis that they make you money, but there can also be other fees as well. If the stock broker doesn’t really know what they are doing though, they could be losing your money instead of adding to it. There are things you can do to establish if your stock broker actually is all you want them to be.

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Top 6 Best Business Law Books Reviewed

Business law is a huge subject area. It is something that is not only of interest to academics, but also to anyone involved in business.  There are many books that focus specifically on different aspects of this topic; there are also many that offer a more general overview of the subject. Here are just six of the best business law books that you will find available.

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What is Market Efficiency and Why is it Important?

Market efficiency is a term that you may have heard economists use. Some explanations of what this means can sound quite convoluted, but it really isn’t too hard an idea to grasp. Market efficiency is not only something that is important to economists but if you invest money then it is also something that might concern you too.

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Top 6 Best Project Management Books Reviewed

Project management can be a huge challenge and there are many pitfalls to this endeavour. Luckily there are some great project management books available to offer guidance. Here are just six of the top books on this subject reviewed.

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What is an Annuity and How to Choose One

If you want to be sure of an income for the rest of your life then one option is an annuity. This is a financial product sold by an insurance agent, and it has become a popular way for people to prepare for their future following retirement. There are many options when it comes to this type of investment so it makes sense to find out as much as you can before committing yourself to anything.

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Top 6 Best Environmental Economics Books Reviewed

In recent years there has been increasing concern about the environment and how it is affecting our lives. This rising concern has been reflected in academia with different branches offering their own analysis. It is hardly surprising that economists would have views on this subject and there has been many texts released which deal with this topic. Here are just six of the best environmental economics books reviewed.

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