Social responsibility starts at home

When you talk to someone about corporate social responsibility, the first images that come to mind are the rainforest in Brazil and the associated protection needs, or the sweatshops in the Far East where small children make t-shirts for the West. In other words, things far from home; big multinational …

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Difference between an IRS lien and a levy

A tax lien is a document registered with the county where the taxpayer lives or has lived according to the IRS tax records of the last known address. It affects the creditworthiness of the taxpayer and puts a strain on all assets and rights to assets. Including real estate and …

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Venture capital investments in sports and entertainment

The world of venture capital funding has entered a new sector – this is the ever-changing sector of sports and entertainment. Investing in the entertainment world has been around for a number of years, like the huge $100 million investment in the movie Da Vinci Code in 2005. And (humorously) …

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Cash is king in Las Vegas foreclosures

In the last 5 years I have sold many properties in many different markets across the country. In 2003, hordes of investors entered the Las Vegas market buying single-family homes and condos. In 2004, the scene repeated itself at the Phoenix market. In 2005, markets like Albuquerque and Austin had …

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Sources of corporate finance

Sources of corporate finance can be examined under the following headings: (1) Short-term funding: Short-term financing is needed to meet the current needs of the businesses. Current needs may include payment of taxes, salaries or wages, repair costs, payments to creditors, etc. The need for short-term financing arises because sales …

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Why not make a loan modification yourself?

No matter what situation you come up with, it almost always boils down to the eternal conflict between time and money. Do you want to spend your own time doing something and spend less money, or do you want to spend more money to have someone else do most of …

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The best lenders for foreclosure refinancing

For millions of people, home is not only where their heart beats, but also where they made their biggest financial investment and where they are most proud. It’s the environment in which they raise their families, build their memories, and quite simply live their lives. But that aside, home ownership …

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Loan for home improvement

The home renovation loan enjoys tax incentives for asset restructuring The Renovation Loan Benefits Act was first introduced in late 1997 to revitalize the construction industry. The 1998 budget provides that the taxpayer will be entitled to a tax deduction of 41% of the costs incurred in 1998 and 1999, …

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