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How to Stay Safe Around a Trench

In order for essential substances like oil and gas to get around the country, a variety of different pipelines are used. The only way to bury these pipelines is by digging trenches. For companies who work around these trenches on a daily basis, finding a way to remain safe is a top concern. Using pilot

CFP Certification Exam Practice Question Workbook

A highly recommended book for testing practice is CFP Certification Exam Practice Question Workbook: 1,000 Comprehensive Practice Questions by Matthew Brandeburg, a professor in Financial planning at the Ohio State University. CFP Certification Exam Practice Question Workbook provides 1,000 comprehensive practice questions to prepare you for the demanding CFP Certification Exam. General Principles, Insurance, Tax

Book Review: Applied Corporate Finance by Aswath Damodaran

Applied Corporate Finance extensively is a comprehensive text for all students and practitioners. The contents include the foundations of corporate finance, the objective of decision making, the basics of risk, risk measurement and hurdle rates in practice, measuring return of investments, project interactions, side costs and side benefits, capital structure (overview of the financial decision,

Affordable Protection for Your Property

Have you checked out our metal garage kits yet? They offer the security, protection, and value you want so that you can keep your vehicles looking in tip-top shape. Guard Your Vehicles From the Elements As a car or vehicle owner, you want to preserve the appearance, quality, and value of your automobile for as

VaultOS – A New Core Banking Software

Even though banks manage most of the world’s money, banks are not really at the cutting edge of technology. It is perhaps because of this money itself that banks are too afraid to upgrade themselves, think about the unimaginable amount of loss they can suffer if something goes wrong. Most banks as we know run

Carl Icahn Video – ‘Danger Ahead’ About US Economy

Carl Icahn, the billionaire investor recently released a video titled, ‘Danger Ahead’, where he warns about the danger ahead for the US economy and a possible stock market crash. In the video he expresses concerns about many things including the high yield market which he feels is in a major bubble. Highlighted below are some

Books on PRM Certification

The Professional Risk Manager (PRM) certification is an online certification program for risk managers. To become a PRM, you need to pass four exams, each one testing you on different areas. The exam is conducted online and there is no specific rules on how you prepare for the exam. PRMIA, the body that conducts the

Have You ever Heard of these High Paying Professions

Everyone dreams of retiring in comfort early on in life, but they mostly fail to do so because they haven’t charted the right plan. But when you know the secret behind retiring in luxury, you are sure to be surprised. You need to simply put your savings form the crux of the matter. When you

Changes to the PRM Exam

Effective January 1, 2014, PRMIA has made some significant changes to the way the PRM exams can be taken by students. These changes are summarized below: Exam Dates Earlier students could enrol and attempt the PRM exams at any time of the year. This on-demand option is not available anymore. The students considering undertaking the

How to Calculate Annualized Standard Deviation

A stock trader will generally have access to daily, weekly, monthly, or quarterly price data for a stock or a stock portfolio. Using this data he can calculate corresponding returns from the stock (daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly returns). He can use this data to calculate the standard deviation of the stock returns. The standard deviation