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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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Ken Schaefer, a financial adviser with Merrill Lynch's New York City-based Private Client Group through the United States, which caters to high-net-worth individuals, says nearly 95% of his client base today is gay or lesbian.
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When George Gay founded the First Affirmative Financial Network (FAFN) back in 1982 to help individuals align personal values with financial decision-making, he had 55 SRI-focused financial planners in 20 states managing less than $5 million in client assets.
Martin is among a number of faculty pushing for the funding and establishment of personal financial planning programs at historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs).
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This Statement requires employers to disclose a description of the termination benefit arrangement, the cost of the termination benefits (required in the period in which the employer becomes obligated if that information is not otherwise identifiable from information displayed on the face of the financial statements), and significant methods and assumptions used to determine termination benefit liabilities.

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