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Optimal Investment Strategies for University Endowment Funds

Optimal Investment Strategies for University Endowment Funds

According to annual surveys conducted by the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO), the largest university endowments dramatically and persistently outperform smaller endowments. Not coincidentally, the largest endowments utilize substantially different investment......[Read More]
How to Work for a Bail Bonds Agency

How to Work for a Bail Bonds Agency

A bail bonds company pays the bond for an individual to get out of jail. When a person is arrested for a crime, they may be released on bond and the agency pays that bond. If the person fails to appear in court, the agency doesn’t get its money until the person is found. There are several typ......[Read More]
How to Become a Jewelry Broker

How to Become a Jewelry Broker

Becoming a jewelry broker can be an exciting, highly rewarding part-time or full-time job. Know how to acquire your inventory at no cost. Provide valuable services according to your business plan. While precious metals have increased in value, fine jewelry's design and prove......[Read More]
Fleet Bank History

Fleet Bank History

The Providence Bank of Rhode Island, founded 1791, was the fifth bank established in the United States. The bank grew and prospered along with the new nation. Providence purchased Merchants National Bank of Rhode Island in 1926 and adopted the Merchant name. The bank forged ahead with a series of me......[Read More]
Investing in Foreign Banks

Investing in Foreign Banks

Investing in foreign banks is just one way that a person can diversify his portfolio. A foreign investment can result in high yields, as savvy investors take advantage of higher interest rates overseas and foreign exchange rates. Conversely, these same factors are part of what makes a foreign invest......[Read More]
Investment Tips for Canada

Investment Tips for Canada

Canada represents an attractive investment destinationo" canada image by Kathryn Palmer from Fotolia.comCanada represents a mayor investment destination. It boasts a strong property protection regime combined with exceptional investment opportunities, especially in the natural resources.........[Read More]
The Advantages of Opening a Partnership Firm

The Advantages of Opening a Partnership Firm

A partnership exists as a business structure consisting of two or more individuals, engaged in a for-profit business venture. Partnerships are the easiest and least expensive type of co-owned business to establish and operate, as explained by the SBA website. Opening a partnership firm offers many a......[Read More]
How to Start a Law Firm

How to Start a Law Firm

Whether you've spent years working in someone else's firm or are fresh out of law school, the temptation to start your own law firm is always there. But starting your own firm can also be a big risk, particularly when you're giving up a six-figure salary to do it. The good news is that it doesn't ta......[Read More]
Is it Smart for Me to Refinance My Mortgage?

Is it Smart for Me to Refinance My Mortgage?

When refinancing a mortgage, a homeowner takes a second loan and pays off the remaining balances on the first loan with the proceeds from the second loan. The house serves as collateral or security on the refinance. The prospect of getting additional cash often lures homeowners into a refinance. The......[Read More]
List of Brokerage Firms on Wall Street

List of Brokerage Firms on Wall Street

Wall Street is home to America's stock market.wall street with flag image by Tomasz Cebo from Fotolia.comWall Street, New York, New York is one of the most globally recognized locations for powerful trading companies. Many of these brokerages are partnered with FINRA, the Financial.........[Read More]
How to Become a Broker-Dealer

How to Become a Broker-Dealer

Becoming a "broker-dealer", defined by Investopedia as a person or firm which can make securities transactions as either the broker or dealer, is not a simple task. The securities industry is heavily regulated and monitored by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), and its standards must be m......[Read More]
How to Become a Commercial Loan Modification Expert

How to Become a Commercial Loan Modification Expert

A commercial loan can be modified frequently. Unlike residential mortgages, which often sit untouched until paid off, commercial loans are constantly monitored and updated. The market conditions or financial strength or weakness of the borrower may make initial terms obsolete. Because of this, comme......[Read More]
Define Bank Debt

Define Bank Debt

A company that needs external financing to meet operating needs can borrow from a financial institution or engage in securities exchange transactions such as stock, bond or preferred share issuance. A firm often resorts to bank debt, depending on economic conditions, regulatory requirements, industr......[Read More]
How to Get a Finance Company to Remove a Name From a Title

How to Get a Finance Company to Remove a Name From a Title

A car or mortgage title indicates ownership of a property. Upon the sale of property, finance companies or title companies prepare a new title, which lists the new property owner. However, two people sharing ownership of property may decide to part ways, wherein one person may choose to remove his n......[Read More]
How Do Banks Trade Currency?

How Do Banks Trade Currency?

Banks dominate the international currency exchange market. About 40 percent of the $3.2 trillion in daily foreign exchange currency transactions are between banks, and roughly another 40 percent are between banks and institutional investors, such as insurance companies and pension funds, according t......[Read More]
How to Become a Lead Broker

How to Become a Lead Broker

Lead brokers sell phone, email and mailing list leads to businesses and or entrepreneurs. The businesses and entrepreneurs then use the leads to market their products and services. A lead broker can sell consumer or business leads. Though there are leads for virtually every product or service imagin......[Read More]
How to Fund an FLP

How to Fund an FLP

A family limited partnership (called an FLP or FLIP) is a form of limited partnership. This means that it is run and operated by the general partners but that limited partners may invest in the partnership and only be liable to it for the amount invested. In an FLP, the members of the partnership ar......[Read More]
How to Identify Theft by Mortgage Companies

How to Identify Theft by Mortgage Companies

Mortgage lenders are now becoming more regulated, and agencies such as the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) are informing people looking to borrow money for a mortgage how to identify fraud and deceptive lending practices. Many of these schemes are tricky and look to fool people int......[Read More]
How to Enter Money From a Collection Agency in Quickbooks

How to Enter Money From a Collection Agency in Quickbooks

Quickbooks is financial management software created by Intuit. Quickbooks allows you to create quick accounting reports based on your income and expenses. You can add money received from a collections agency into Quickbooks as income. Quickbooks does not offer a separate invoice option for collectio......[Read More]
How to Become a Bounty Hunter in Maryland

How to Become a Bounty Hunter in Maryland

Bounty hunters, or bail enforcement agents, are responsible for apprehending fugitives from the law. Unlike most states, Maryland does not have any laws specifically governing the licensing and conduct of bounty hunters. According to become-a-bounty-hunter.com, the Maryland legislature has proposed ......[Read More]