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What are Fringe Benefits?

Fringe benefits are something that is often talked about, but some of us may be less certain about what this actually means. A fringe benefit describes any type of compensation that is not part of your wage. These fringe benefits can be what makes the same type of employment at one company appear more attractive than at another company. Most jobs will have at least some type of fringe benefits but there will be a great variation in what is on offer. It is a good idea for job seekers to consider fringe benefits as well as the salary when considering any position. There might be an employment opportunity that doesn’t offer such a great salary, but the fringe benefits that come along with it make it an attractive proposition.

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What is a ‘Pay As You Go’ Cell Phone Plan?

When it comes to cell phone plans you have a number of options. If you are currently considering changing your phone plan then it makes a lot of sense to check out what is available. One of the more popular plans available is ‘pay as you go’ and this is certainly something that is worth considering – although it probably won’t be the best option for everyone.

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What is Fraud?

What is fraud? You might think the answer to this is obvious, but the fact that some people seem to be able to get away with what others might consider fraud shows that it isn’t so straightforward. If we hope to be able to deal with fraud effectively it is important that we have a good definition of what this actually is.

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What is a Capital Expenditure?

Within business the term ‘capital expenditure’ is often used; you might also see it written as CAPEX, or investment expenditure. When we talk about capital expenditure we are referring to those investments that will produce rewards at some time in the future. This investment could occur in any number of ways such as buying new equipment for a factory or developing current resources. It is usual to view capital expenditure as those investments that will provide a return for longer than just one year.

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What is a Form W-9?

If you work as a freelancer in the US then the chances are that you are going to need to submit a Form W-9. While this form will be used for tax purposes you don’t actually use it to pay taxes.  This only form applies to people who actually work in the States as a freelancer – those outside the US will generally need to send a W-8.

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What is the Difference Between Debit and Credit When I Use My Bank Card?

Some of us may not be aware of this but it is possible to use our bank card as a debit card or a credit card in a lot of shops. The decision to choose either of these options will have pros and cons and it is therefore a good idea to consider these fully before deciding on either option.  If you are using your bank card as either a credit or debit card the money is still going to be taken from your account.

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What Causes Inflation?

If you follow the economic news you will probably have heard the word inflation, used many times; it has also become part of our everyday vocabulary. Despite the fact that most of us will be familiar with the word, we may be a bit unclear about exactly what this is or what causes it to happen. This is a topic that is much debated and of great concern to economists, politicians, business owners, investors, and others. It is something that may be of concern to everyone as inflation can impact us all in one way or another.

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Top 5 Best Financial Investment Books Reviewed

Financial investment is a topic of great interest to a lot of individuals concerned about their future. As the saying goes, ‘knowledge is power’ and knowing more about this topic should be able to help people make better decisions about investments. There have been a lot of books written on this subject but here are just five of the best financial investment books reviewed.

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