EconGuru Economics Guide RSS Syndication

Submit a Guest Post on EconGuru.com!

© Copyright 2006 - 2011 EconGuru.com. All rights reserved. Assets marked and linked to the original sources are hereby used for educational purposes only and are copyrighted by their respective owners.

Subscribe to EconGuru.

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.

Read the rest of this entry »

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.

Read the rest of this entry »

How Should I Write a Business Letter?

Writing a business letter is not the same as putting together something less formal. There are certain types of expectations when you send this type of communication; if you fail to live up to these it will reflect badly on you and your business. Once you become familiar with the style and format of a business letter they are relatively straightforward, but there is a bit of learning before you reach this point.

Read the rest of this entry »

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.

Read the rest of this entry »

Top 6 Best MBA Books Reviewed

Studying for an MBA is tough but the good news is that there are plenty of great books that can help you acquire the knowledge you need. Even if you don’t plan to officially study for an MBA you may find it very useful to study these books; although these books have been mostly written for those sitting the exams they can be a great reference resource for anyone. Here are just the top 6 best MBA books reviewed.

Read the rest of this entry »

What Is B2B?

B2B has become a common expression used by those who are eager to market their products or services. It is shorthand for ‘business to business’ and refers to transactions between businesses rather than between a business and a customer – this is called B2C. Some companies put a lot of their focus on B2B marketing and there are some very good reasons why they might want to do this.

Read the rest of this entry »

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.

Read the rest of this entry »

What is Telecommunications?

Telecommunications devices are all around us and it includes some of the oldest technologies in our human history. In simple terms it means transmitting a signal over a distance, but this can be anything from smoke signals to iPads. The telecommunications industry then is one of the largest and most important because the ability to communicate with people who are not standing right beside us has become increasingly important. Could you imagine a world where the only way we could communicate was by face to face? It would mean no more telephones, emails, television, or anything else that is part of the telecommunications world.

Read the rest of this entry »

EconGuru Economics Guide

Educating the public since 2006.

As an Amazon Associate, EconGuru earns from qualifying purchases.