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Finance

A discipline concerned with determining value and making decisions. The finance function allocates resources, including the acquiring, investing, and managing of resources.

Finance

The study of money and how it is used. Finance considers the relationship of money to time and risk. One of the main subsets of finance is the study of credit and banking, as this involves money, time, and risk all together. Finance may deal with personal or corporate issues, such as how will an individual or company acquires the money needed to perform a certain act.
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The steady application of this principle brought Rabourdin to reforms in the finance system.
To lighten the burden of taxation is not, in matters of finance, to diminish the taxes, but to assess them better; if lightened, you increase the volume of business by giving it freer play; the individual pays less and the State receives more.
The whole subject is indeed less a question of finance than a question of government.
Secular and religious education had effaced the throat-grap- pling instinct, or else firm finance held in check the passions.
This man, named Emery, was the object of popular detestation, in the first place because he was superintendent of finance, and every superintendent of finance deserved to be hated; in the second place, because he rather deserved the odium which he had incurred.
This was the same Emery who became eventually superintendent of finance.
Stocks and bonds, loans and mortgages, margins and securities--here was a world of finance, and there was no room in it for the human world or the world of nature.
As the company introduces new products -- such as a line of Victory motorcycles in 1998 -- Polaris Acceptance also finances those receivables.
Meditrust finances an operator's expansion through the acquisition of existing properties and the construction of new facilities.
Finance From Wall Street to Main Street -- Giving Consumers the Tools They Need to Manage Their Personal Finances
For GE Commercial Finance, Franchise Finance - a company that finances new construction, acquisitions, refinancing, and reimaging - the transaction is another success in a long line of financing deals.
435 million group insurance members to help them make better informed decisions about their health care and protect their finances against health-related risks.

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