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Unit Trust Size: Does It Matter?

Selecting the right unit trust can be tough. There are thousands of registered unit trusts with an assortment of investment styles and strategies to choose from.
Investors and advisers often wonder whether they should consider the size of the fund. Some funds are almost 80000 times bigger than the smallest start-up fund. Investors are left pondering what impact this difference in size has on returns. Is the size of a fund important when choosing a unit trust? Let us explore:
Theoretically, the size of the chosen asset manager matters
Large asset managers …

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Your Guide to Direct & Channel Sales

In a world where business enterprises are constantly growing in number, it’s no surprise that the ways in which they sell their products and services differ as well. There are two main types of sales that are conducted throughout the world of commerce and trade: direct or indirect channel sales. Although the two terms are not very complicated and can be understood easily, both are rather different in nature.
What is Direct & Indirect Sale?
As aforementioned, the two terms are used on a broad perspective to define the method through which …

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Top Tips For Working From Your RV While On The Road

Have you been wanting to run your own business from within your RV while touring the country for a while now? If so, you’re not alone. Thousands of American business owners run RV businesses each year, so there’s no reason to think that you can’t too.
Nonetheless, this doesn’t necessarily mean that working from the road in your RV is the same thing as working from home. There are some adjustments you’ll need to make and some factors to take into consideration as well.
Here are the top tips for working from …

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What to Do When You Sell Your Property but Haven’t Bought Somewhere New

It’s getting more and more common for people to sell their homes without actually buying somewhere first. Sometimes it’s due to the market: if you’re worried about selling, then you’ll want to take a great offer when it comes in, as you don’t want to turn good money down. Or, you might have sold your place and been ready to move to your new property – and the sellers back out of the sale. Loads of reasons can cause people to sell before buying, and while it seems daunting and …

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5 Areas to Save Money In When You’re Starting a Small Business

If you’re starting a small business, you probably have limited funds available. Unless you’re lucky enough to be backed by a big corporation or by high profile angel investors, you have to watch every cent that you spend.
Therefore, every time you pay for something you’re going to be wondering whether you could have gotten it cheaper. Unfortunately, that’s not necessarily a healthy mindset. Instead of worrying about the important stuff, you get stuck in the nitty gritty.
However, there are areas where you can save that will free up money for …

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Should You Trade or Invest Your Money?

One of the most common questions that financial analysts are asked is the following: Should I trade or invest my money? The short and sweet answer is the following: You should do both. Of course, there is a caveat in order. When you’re young, and building your career, it’s the best time to start putting money away for retirement.
The sooner you start, the better for you in the long-term. People who start investing later in life often have to put away substantially more per month to catch up with those …

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Had A Career Break? Here’s How To Get Back Into Work

There are many reasons why people choose to take career breaks. It may have been a positive choice because you wanted to spend some time traveling or raising a young family. On the other hand, it may have been forced upon you by ill-health, bereavement or redundancy. Whatever the reasons for your break from work, there can be several barriers to you rejoining the workforce.
The top concerns are often a lack of confidence and worries about how your new career will impact other members of your family. If you have …

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Importance of Accounting in Business

Accountancy is often described as a combination of science and art. It is a science because it is based on uniform rules that lead to precise and predictable results. Just as principles of physics don’t change irrespective of location or other factors, a valid accounting entry for the purchase of a business asset recognizing outflow of cash and ownership of the asset will be the same everywhere in the world.
Yet accountancy is not just about juggling numbers. It is the language that helps investors, shareholders, the government, and other stakeholders …