The word finance is a noun. Finance means (1) the commercial activity of providing funds and capital, (2) the management of money and credit and banking and investments, (3) the branch of economics that studies the management of money and other assets.
Finance is also a verb that means (1) obtain or provide money for, (2) sell or provide on credit.
The following articles and web pages elaborate on the word finance.
This guide to finance provides an overview of the financial services sector plus links to collection agencies, credit analysts, and other financial organizations.
The Motley Fool is a multimedia financial education company. Its mission is to educate, enrich, and amuse individual investors. The Fool.com website was begun in 1994. The website offers finance newsletters based on personal investing style. It offers up-to-date financial news and can be searched for information on many subjects related to finance and investing.
Browse this financing consultant directory for information about financing consultants in the United States of America. The photo on this page shows an advertisement for a promotional financing rate.
Grants.gov was established in 2002 as part of the President's initiative to improve government services to the public. It is a central storehouse for information on over 1,000 grant programs. Organizations can register once to be eligible for applying for grants in 26 federal agencies. The site also has Guides to help applicants through the Grants.gov process.
The IMF, located in Washington D.C., was founded in 1944 along with the World Bank. The IMF has three main types of work: surveillance of the world's finances, lending money to countries, technical assistance and training. At the same time, IMF keeps copious statistics and reports. The website describes their efforts, gives statistics, IMF news, publications, and more.
OPIC was established as an agency of the U.S. Government in 1971. It helps U.S. businesses invest overseas, fosters economic development in new and emerging markets, complements the private sector in overseas investing, and aids in U.S. Foreign Policy. On the website, users can find out about some of the projects OPIC is currently working with and how to do business with them.
The World Economic Forum, founded in 1971 in Geneva, Switzerland, is impartial and nonprofit and is committed to improving the state of the world by engaging leaders in partnerships to shape global, regional and industry agendas. The website contains description of its initiatives, some of which include disease prevention and water treatment efforts.
Construction loans are financial instruments that are used to finance real estate construction. Learn about the two methods of financing construction in the residential real estate market.
Visit this site for top news stories and current headlines from around the world. In addition to world news, you will also find news categories such as business, energy, finance, Internet, and weather.
Capital One, established in 1995 and headquartered in McLean, Virginia, is a diversified financial services company offering a broad array of credit, savings, and loan products. They offer credit cards, auto loans, direct banking, home loans, healthcare finance, personal loans, small business and commercial services and more. The website provides detailed information about each product.
For over 70 years, The Ex-Im Bank has been the official export credit agency of the United States. Its mission is to finance the export of U.S. goods and services to international markets. On the website, users can find out how to obtain advice and loans. There is also more information about the Agency and forms to apply for assistance. Specific countries and their needs are also discussed.
FPA connects those who need, support, and deliver financial planning. Members include financial planners, accountants, company managers, and many more. The FPA publishes the Journal of Financial Planning, provides information to those planning careers in finance, and sponsors continuing education conferences, workshops, and publications. Consumers can learn about local chapters and find members who offer financial planning services.
GE is a diversified technology, media, and financial services company. Located in Connecticut, GE was founded in 1892 by Thomas Edison with his invention of the light bulb. Today its businesses include appliances, aviation services, consumer electronics, electrical and energy products, finance and business services, healthcare, media, and more.
Intuit, located in California, began in 1983 with the popular personal finance software Quicken. Today their most important products are Quicken, QuickBooks, and TurboTax. They also work with businesses, CPAs and retail stores to help with payroll, inventory, and managing books. Users can find out about all their products and support on the website and also place orders.
Launched in 2006, Move.com is a comprehensive real estate search engine. Move.com powers the Home and Real Estate section for AOL and the House and Home Channel for MSN. Welcome Wagon is also featured on Move.com, where visitors can search millions of listings of homes for sale or rent. Also provided is information about moving, home finance, and senior housing.
The following articles provide recent finance-related news.
The open banking revolution is quickly gathering momentum, pushing banks beyond their borders and their comfort zones. With banks required to divulge personal financial information, basic protections can no longer be guaranteed. ...
By Alastair Johnson, Contributor. Forbes. Thursday, 26 Nov 2020 11:37:20 -0500.
US International Development Finance Corporation signed letter of interest following an unannounced Oval Office meeting including President Trump and the Indonesian Coordinating Minister.
Voice of America. Wednesday, 25 Nov 2020 23:15:21 -0500.
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