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Account Balance

The amount available in an account. Simply put, the account balance is the net of all credits less all debits. A positive account balance indicates the account holder has funds available to him/her, while a negative balance indicates the holder owes money. Account balances are important in banking because they determine whether or not an account holder has money for living expenses and in margin accounts because they show whether the holder can conduct more margin transactions.
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The amount of the original loan remaining to be paid.

It is equal to the loan amount less the sum of all prior payments of principal.

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Family and work role-identities of divorced parents: The relationship of role balance to well-being.
Keywords: role balance, emerging adulthood, scale validation
Arnett's (2000) theory of emerging adulthood provides a framework for understanding role exploration and the process of role balance as part of this distinct developmental period.
Although the construct of role balance has been defined and explored across contexts in adulthood, very little is known about role balance during emerging adulthood.
Explicit training about and the maintenance of appropriate role balance will help to ensure high functioning relationships and maximize the quality of patient care, resident education, faculty and resident satisfaction, and modeling of professional behavior to improve competencies as clinicians and educators.
Our study explores the relationships among multiple role balance, job satisfaction, and life satisfaction in a sample of women school counselors.
Role balance theory, however, suggests that it is typical for women to function within multiple roles throughout their lives, and what affects their mental and physical health is the degree to which they organize the system of roles within their lives (Marks, 2001).
In other words, there is a cause and effect relationship between team role balance and team performance.
Measures of team role balance. The Interplace IV program uses the results of the analysis of team members' team roles to produce a 'Team Role Combinations Report'.
This study examined interrelationships among role balance perceptions, adult attachment orientations, and depression within an ethnically diverse, mixed-gender sample of college students.
However, the influence of basic interpersonal orientations on the experience of life role balance among college students has been either unexamined or minimally explored.
Instead, a larger debate was launched on the role balances and the jurisdictions in the realm of the so-called "sovereign ministries," including the ministries of justice, internal and external affairs, as well as the ministry of Islamic affairs.