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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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For more information about registering for the event or becoming a member of the Life Insurance Finance Association, e-mail admin@lifaorg.
It also will finance or purchase debt securities, invest in or co-lead construction loans, and invest in syndicated debt offerings by other financial institutions.
The impetus for Life Insurance Finance Association's formation was the need for life-insurance premium-finance professionals to actively promote and embrace standards for "best business practices" and assist policymakers, insurance carriers and the public in understanding and differentiating between legitimate premium-finance transactions from schemes merely cloaked as premium-finance transactions that violate insurable interest, anti-rebating, anti-inducement or other insurance laws.
Finance has also launched an enhanced version of its stock message boards that empowers the community to decide which content is most relevant and valuable.
The company leverages its global network of aircraft, industrial and finance businesses to provide customers with innovative solutions and services.
GE Consumer Finance provides private label credit card programs, marketing, installment lending and financial services for national and regional retailers in key industries: powersports, home improvement, outdoor equipment, automotive/recreational vehicles, consumer electronics and appliances, furniture, floor covering, jewelry, and health care.
And unlike banks, premium finance lenders usually do not require any collateral for the loans other than the policies themselves.
Mexico's pension system has become an increasingly important source for corporate finance.
Analyses of the GSEs and mortgage finance should begin with an appreciation for the extraordinary capacity of key lenders these days to issue unlimited quantities of new liabilities (chiefly, agency and asset/mortgage-backed securities) with no impact on the market's perception of these instrument's "Triple-A" quality status.
In the case of new facilities, we finance the construction and then, once they are completed, we always do the permanent financing.