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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 survey, which polled 800 residents across the state, also found that Californians ultimately consider it their own responsibility to be financially prepared for disaster.
LAFCO's studies have found Hollywood would be financially viable as a city, but State Controller Kathleen Connell issued a report last week disagreeing with that conclusion, saying LAFCO used incorrect assumptions and the new city would have a budget deficit.
03 Restructuring Alternatives for Financially Troubled Entities
Future reports will address: joint ventures with physicians and other partners (Report 4); strategies for financially struggling hospitals (Report 5); and the outlook for capital access (Report 6).
By law, the secession proposal has to be ``revenue neutral,'' meaning it can't financially harm either the Valley or Los Angeles.
The average American is not ready for retirement, with only five (5) percent of the retiring age population currently financially prepared (survey data from the ASEC).
Ultimately, LAFCO decides whether the issue is placed on the ballot, based on a finding that it is revenue neutral, or can be done in such a way that doesn't financially harm either the new city or the remaining parts of Los Angeles.
The research found that more than 47% of the couples reported that the wife was the financially more knowledgeable.
What's more, they are performing better financially than other Medicaid and non-Medicaid plans nationally.
This trend coupled with the ever-rising cost of health care and nursing home care can become a significant factor in planning for a financially secure retirement.
The applicant has to come up with a plan that is financially viable and politically acceptable,'' he said.
With nearly half (46 percent) accepting that they will struggle financially in retirement, and 13 percent believing they cannot amass enough, much of the working population remains hopeless and does not save at all(3).