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Are you in need of money? Perhaps you just want more money. Either way, you might be considering asking a lottery winner for money. If so, you would probably go about asking in different ways, depending on whether or not you actually know the person.

If You Know The Lottery Winner

Let me tell you a true story about two women. These two women were best friends for many years. For one reason or another, they drifted apart and didn’t see each other for a few years. Then one of the women won the lottery. It was a massive jackpot worth hundreds of millions of dollars. A few years after she won the lottery, she re-connected with her old friend. Within days of re-connecting, the one woman told the jackpot winner that she had $50,000 worth of medical bills that she just couldn’t pay. Read between the lines – She was indirectly asking for money.

The jackpot winner was more than happy to pay the medical bills for her friend. She told her to just give her the bills and she would take care of it. That would have been great, except that there actually were no medical bills. It was just an excuse for a reason to ask for money. The lottery winner didn’t like that. If the friend just straight out asked for the money, she probably would have given it to her. But her friend lied and insulted her intelligence.

What’s the moral of this story? If you have a friend that won the lottery, don’t come up with a false story to try to get some money. Rather, just ask you friend straight out to give you some. They just might do it.

If You Don’t Know The Lottery Winner

If you’re planning to ask a lottery winner that you’ve never met for money, you should know up front that the odds are against you. A lot of lottery winners, especially new ones that win massive jackpots get inundated with requests for money. Often, those requests come via sob stories that tug on the person’s emotions. You should know that these new lottery winners quickly become immune to these requests and tune them out.

So if you’re planning to ask a stranger for money, don’t come up with sad stories. Just like in the previous example, tell the truth and just say that you’d appreciate it if they could spare some money. They’ll more than likely decline your request, but don’t take it the wrong way – Jackpot winners can’t give money to everybody that asks them for it. Just make sure that you don’t harass anybody while asking them for money – That’s illegal.…

What is the SEBI?

SEBI, which is a revision for Securities and Exchange Board of India, which has functions similar to the SEC or Securities Exchange Commission in the USA. In other words the SEBI regulates the working of the financial markets in India, vis-à-vis investor protection and laying down of ethical standards for the working of the financial markets in India. This is why SEBI is also called as the watchdog of the Indian Markets. There have been many instances where SEBI has acted in the interests of the investor by preventing insider trading in various companies in the equity markets. Similarly there have also been cases when SEBI has acted in the interest of the small investor in the Mutual Fund Industry.

What is the mutual fund industry?

The origin of this industry in India is with the introduction of the concept of a mutual fund by UTI in the year 1963. Although the growth was slow at that time, it accelerated post 1987, when the non-UTI players entered the industry. Not everyone can time the equity markets as well as some investors do. For the benefit of those unfortunate investors who can not, there is the mutual fund industry. This is an instrument which invests in equities on behalf of the individual investor so as to maximize his gains. A mutual fund is a vaulted of equity investments which are done based on exhaustive research and development. This research and development is carried out by the asset management companies of the mutual funds. They are also called as AMCs. The product portfolio of these funds contains investments in equities which would yield good results over a period of time. The mutual funds are rated by various rating agencies. This rating is carried out by the agencies like CRISIL, etc. These funds tend to hedge the risks for the individual investor so as to minimize his losses. At times they may also concentrate on one particular sector.

Role of SEBI

The SEBI was first established in the year 1988. At that time it acted as a non-statutory body for the regulation of the securities market. In the year 1992, it became an autonomous body with independent powers. Through the passing of an ordinance, more powers were given to the SEBI. Now it independently regulates the securities markets with its independent powers.

The main objectives of the SEBI are as under:

  • Develops the securities markets
  • Promotes investor interest.
  • Makes rules and regulations for the securities markets.

As far as the functions of SEBI are concerned, it follows the following functions:

  1. Regulates the securities markets.
  2. Checks trading of securities
  3. Checks the malpractices occurring in the securities markets.
  4. Enhances investor knowledge, with regard to the markets by providing education from time to time.
  5. Regulates the stock-brokers and sub-brokers
  6. Promotes research and investigation.

SEBIs introduction of the SEBI (Mutual Fund Regulation) 1993 was established to have direct control over the mutual funds for both the private and the public sector.

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‘Evil ways of making money–what the rich won’t tell you’ declares that you need not be physically aggressive to make millions. You just have to be emotionally aggressive.

People who use their fist to get their way always end up charged with rape, thief, and all round fraud. Their bestiality makes them poor and unhappy. But those who have intense deceptive emotions look innocent but deadly. They are charming polite people intentionally presenting an exterior of innocence but they are exploitive. Their crime is not a crime though it could be a sin. They are not stealing, but borrowing, only that they won’t give it back.

The book is a practical and profitable money making guide that looks at the world of deception, corporate racket, and shows that there is hardly any activity, any enterprise of the super rich that is not tingle with evil. The rich have embraced the biggest risk that the poor dare not venture. Righteousness is seen as a tie and a hindrance hence the more honest you are, the less likely you will be rich. Frankly, there’s no way, on the basis of your salaries and allowances from the day you graduate, that you can be a millionaire, least a billionaire. It is impossible, except by embezzlement.

Poverty is the greatest illness man has ever suffered from. If you are fed up with poverty, you need to delude others, play on the ignorance of financial institutions, utilize the weakness of the law, create an illusion, bribe your way, and manipulate anything and everything to your advantage. It’s a never play by the rule, never pay in cash, never tell the truth game. You must genuinely and sincerely fake honesty. Have no conscience, no guilt, no sense of remorse, for money is made with debt, tax games, paper shuffle, arrogance, and wild and unpredictable swings.

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Life Insurance Closing Techniques

If you were expecting another one line sales pitch to be written here, you definitely will not find it. Life insurance closing techniques have very little to do with sales pitches at all. The whole say this and all of a sudden you will get this kind of reaction from your prospect sounds like a crush sale to me.

If it ever came down to you giving a sales pitch, you are either trying to salvage the sale, or you are not in true communication with your client. Think about it, you are solely relying on some outdated script or pitch that was written who knows how long ago. Wouldn’t you rather know how to not perform a sales pitch and still close a deal?

I am one of those individuals that likes to know how things work. For example, if a doctor just ran some pitch on you, but he really didn’t know the science of his own work would you go with that doctor? I didn’t think so. The same concept goes with life insurance closing techniques, if you do not know the science of truly closing a deal, then why look for the quick way out.

This brings me to my very first point, you are in this business to sell yourself, not your products.

Life Insurance Closing Techniques – Always Sell Yourself

What exactly do I mean by “sell yourself”. A lot of individuals hear this but very few actually understand the science behind it. I am going to try and put it into the best perspective for you. Think of a time when you wanted to buy something, like a TV or Car. Do you remember the individual that you dealt with during the course of the sale? Maybe you do not remember his or her name, but you can definitely remember if they were knowledgeable, kind, informative, and helpful. Now, do you remember the guy you did not buy from?

What were the reasons you did not buy from that individual? Maybe he did not help out, he might have been rude or even ignored your questions or concerns about the product you were wanting to buy.

The reason why you did not buy from that individual, was because they did not sell themselves. Even though it was the same product, same price, same warranty, you still did not buy from that individual. Life insurance closing techniques are about getting to know your client.

They will not buy from a stranger, so you turn them into a friend. Friends have trust, and trust is what will get you the sale. The client must trust you with their money. If you are just out there doing some sales pitch about some product but have not really gotten to know who you are sitting across from, you are literally hiking up hill to close that deal.

Life Insurance Closing Techniques – The Sales Presentation

After you have gotten to know your client, …

After all is said and done, how much does your builder walk away with?

Do you wonder how a builder decides what to charge for a new home? You know that you pay for the lumber, carpet, fixtures and all the details, but how is the final price determined?

Buying a home requires a lot of money. The cost is based on many different factors, including the construction, land and the marketing and administrative costs for the builder. And of course, the net profit.

Does it sound any easier to understand?

Most builders will charge in a similar way. The construction of the house will account for approximately 50% of the base price of the home.

There are several costs within the construction factor. There are direct costs, which are the sticks and bricks. These are all of the materials that go into the home, from the lumber to concrete and windows to carpet.

The work is usually mostly provided by subcontractors hired by the builder.

Then there are construction labor costs. These are the costs associated with work performed by the builder’s employees. These go along with the indirect costs, which are usually performed by the builder’s employees. They include the correction work that is done to fix any mistakes by subcontractors.

You will also be charged the construction interest on the home. To finance the purchase of the lot and the cost of construction before you pay the builder, the builder takes out a bank loan. The cost of the loan, including all interest and fees, will be figured into the base price you pay.

The actual cost of the lot can be between 25% and 40% of the base price. With the cost of land constantly going up, especially near metro areas, the lot portion has increased over the years. Added to your land costs are any off-site improvements, such as water and sewer lines, street developments, curbing and paving and driveways and sidewalks.

Many builders offer a discount on the base price, often by paying for points at settlement, to encourage first-time buyers. A discounted home will often have construction costs that equal 50%, lot costs of 30%, a discount of 3% and a 17% gross profit.

Out of the gross profit, the builder deducts administrative costs, marketing costs and taxes.

If you choose options, you could add 10% to 30% to the base price.

Surprisingly, builders walk away with less profit than you would expect. Net profits on the sale of a home often ranges from 2% to 6%. In general, the larger the home, the higher the net.

You can easily find out the net profits for builders that are publicly traded companies. You simply have to read their annual reports.

When you are contemplating the building of a home, sometimes you should shop around a bit. Compare the costs for similar homes offered by different builders. Ask the builder how much of the cost is construction. They may or may not tell you. …

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Articles that make a list of things that people like to read, or like to know about.

“Listicles” is an amalgam of “articles” and “lists” to get “listicles”, get it?

Listicles!

For example:

1. The top 10 vacations spots On Earth.

2. 3 things you should never do on a date

3. 10 foods that stop the aging process

4. The top ten selling toys of all time

5. 7 ways to make new friends in 30 days or less

6. 3 ways to drive her crazy

7. 5 neat ways to make money online

8. The 10 best actors of all time

9. 50 ways to generate traffic to your website

For each article that lists certain things you have to list those things that the headline talks about and then explain each of them in turn.

That is the essence of a “listicle”.

People love to read about lists.

Anything about a list.

“The Top Ten” format is always a good way to start an article. It could be the top ten anything. You can write about the top ten this, or the top ten that, or the top ten whatever.

You can write about the “7 best ways” to start an online business from home and then develop those seven different ways to make that money online from home.

You can write about the ten best recipes that your grandmother left you and how you enjoy cooking them. Each one would have to be summarized in short yet comprehensible form in the body of the article so that the reader’s attention can be attained and kept.

What you write about is irrelevant.

But if you write articles about lists, about anything that can be put on a list like the above you can command attention from your readers because we all love lists.

There is something curious about an article that has any number in its subject that talks about the top ten of this or the seven best of that or the three things you should never do in such and such a case.

We want to read articles like that.

“Listicles”.

We have gotten to love them as we see more of them.

Use this strategy when you next write an article for your business.

You don’t use articles in your marketing efforts you say? Well you should. Listicles are now on the fast track to becoming a popular method to drive traffic to any website. Any online business can profit from listicles. If you do not use them you are depriving your website of the lifeblood of what it needs to make you money. You are in fact at a disadvantage.

Listicles are being used by the most successful online marketers to drive traffic as well as by affiliate marketers who rely on new traffic to generate and grow their commission checks.…

• INTRODUCTION:

A commercial bank is a business entity that deals in banking with a view to make profits. Every commercial bank aims to make profits in such a way that it does not compromise on its objective of liquidity, which is vital for its own security and safety.

• Meaning:

Since a commercial bank has to make profits in such a way that its liquidity remains intact, it diversifies its funds into various assets. A well – diversified and balanced asset portfolio ensures its sound and successful working. Various factors play an important role in determining the profitability and liquidity of commercial banks. These factors are taken into consideration while creating the asset portfolio of the banks.

• EXPLANATION:

A) FACTORS AFFECTING THE PROFITABILITY OF COMMERCIAL BANKS:

1) Amount of working funds:

Funds deployed by a bank in profitable assets are the working funds of the bank. Profitability of a business is directly proportionate to the amount of working funds deployed by the bank.

2) Cost of funds:

Cost of funds are the expenses incurred on obtaining funds from various sources in the form of share capital, reserves, deposits, and borrowings. Thus, it generally refers to interest expenses. Lower the cost of funds, higher the profitability.

3) Yield on funds;

The funds raised by the bank through various sources are deployed in various assets. These assets yield income in the form of interest. So, higher the interest, greater the profitability.

4) Spread:

Spread is defined as the difference between the interest received (interest income ) and the interest paid (interest expense ). Higher spread indicates more efficient financial intermediate and higher net income. Thus, higher spread leads to higher profitability.

5) Operating Costs:

Operating costs are the expenses incurred in the functioning of the bank Excluding cost of funds, all other expenses are operating costs. Lower operating costs give rise to greater profitability of the banks.

6) Risk cost:

This cost is associated to the probable annual loss on assets. They include provisions made towards bad debts and doubtful debts. Lower risk costs increase the profitability of banks.

7) Non – interest income:

It is the income derived from non – financial assets and services It includes commission & brokerage on rencittance facility, rent of locker facility, fees for underwriting and financial guarantees, etc. This income adds to the profitability of banks.

8) Level of technology:

Use of upgraded technology normally leads to decline in the operating costs of banks. This improves the profitability of banks.

9) Level of Non – performing assets (NPAs):

The profitability of a bank is inversely related to the level of NPAs. Hence, over the years, the NPAs of commercial banks have greatly declined.

10) Level of competition:

Increase in competition generally leads to higher operating costs. This leads to lower profitability.

B ) FACTORS DETERMINING THE LIQUIDITY OF COMMERCIAL BANKS:

1) STATUTORY REQUIREMENTS:

The extent of liquid reserves held by banks depends on the statutory requirements of the Central Bank (i.e. the RBI) …

"Bad publicity is still publicity." Such statement is one of the most common yet dangerous cliches ever. Is not it better to be remembered because of good deeds rather than controversial scandals? The greatest heroes and leaders of histories are immortalized because of their significant contributions. On the other hands, those that have been a scourge to humanity are eternally condemned.

This principle also applies to companies or business organizations. More than anything else, corporate image or reputation is one thing that should be taken good care of. A tainted reputation can cripple even the most well-known establishments. Redeeming one's image is far by more costing than losing a good deal. Once your reputation is destroyed, your business is in high risks of crumbling into pieces. There are several reasons that justify the importance of corporate image or reputation.

A good corporate image or reputation is an efficient marketing and promotional tool – Consumers will always remember an outstanding service. Likewise, they never forgive and forget mediocre works as well. Clients spend their hard-earned money on products and services that they avail. If your company is known for good performances, you have a higher tender of attracting more customers. The best part of it is that you do not have to spend a considering amount of time convincing them. Your previous clients will be your unofficial spokespersons. You do not have to spend too much on employing the services of advertising agencies. In addition to that, it is a given fact that consumers prefer to patronize service providers which have already established their names in their respective industries.

Credibility and integrity comes with a good name – Do not forget that your reputation is your identity . It articulates the culture of your organization. It is hard to be acceptable when nobody believes in you. Relatively, it is also difficult to prove integrity when your clients talk negatively about your company's services. Instead of recommending and promoting your business, you soon find your customers spreading warnings and bad reviews.

Corporate image or reputation establishes trust, confidence, loyalty and superb client relationships – The most respectable names in the industry did not reach the zenith of success if they did not protect their reputation. It should be noted that achieving untainted corporate image is not just about avoiding scandals and controversies. It is more of meeting the expectations of their clients. In order to build a good image, excellence and perfection must be continuously observed. As for the client's part, a good image provides a strong sense of security. They are assured that they would get good results once they use the services or products launched and offered by a reputable company.

Company image is instrumental in increasing your business opportunities – Corporate reputation is like a magnet. It does not only attract customers. It also catches the attention of interested investors and business partners. Who would dare to invest in a company known for management conflicts and work issues? Establishing …

Any stay at home mom who wants to make money online can avail themselves of the lucrative business opportunity of day trading stock picks which can easily help them to earn at least $500 a day without any need for advertising, warehousing and selling any physical goods or services. I know you desire to figure out how can stay at home moms make money online? Here is an easy-to-follow method you can use to make enough money to pay for your dream car or fund your children college education without sweat.

If you seriously want to make a regular and consistent income daily then day trading stock pick is what you should be doing now. Do not waste your time on those get rich quick schemes you see around. This is how you are going to be making money online from today. Imagine yourself sitting in front of your home PC or laptop on a cool Monday morning with your glass of orange juice beside you. The stock market opens in 25 minutes and you put on your PC or laptop. You instruct your stock trading robot to scan the database of penny stocks and after some minutes, the robot beeps and alerts you of potential profit-pulling stocks you should trade.

This is the type of business recommended for every stay at home mom to make huge money online. On this typical Monday morning, your robot has given you an order to buy Stock A for $0.13 and you quickly buy 10,000 shares of Stock A for $1,300 and you log out within a period of 10 minutes and go about your daily household chores. The next morning, you log on again and the robot instructs you to sell Stock A for $0.46 and you quickly contact your online brokerage firm and you sell all 10,000 shares. Can you imagine the amount of money you have made? Get out your calculator out now! You have made $3,300 within a period of 24 hours.

This is the kind of situation you will be faced with from today if you decide to throw away all those difficult and time-wasting chores you call business. Join the number of successful British and American stay at home moms that have discovered this easy-to-do home based business.

Truth is, on the penny stock market, stocks swing in price very fast. You will observe that stocks trading at $0.12 today may skyrocket to $0.54 the next day. This kind of price movement is not unusual at all. It happens just like that every single day.

This is the best and easiest way every stay at home mom can make money online today. Day trading stock picks is one business you cannot afford to allow to pass you by. In a very short time, with $500 flowing into your account every day, you will say good bye to all your money worries. Your dream car or dream home will be within your reach in less than 60 days!…

If I’d never read ‘Rich Dad, Poor Dad’ by Robert Kiyosaki, my outlook on life would be so different. I’d still believe that the job I have should go to support my lifestyle, and that any budgeting I do should be for the purchase of my next toy, like a jet-ski or a motorbike. No way, not me, not now… here’s why.

I’d never been much of a finance or business oriented person – I was always more interested in history. But what I know now wasn’t really taught in schools anyway. Schools teach kids to be workers – it’s blunt but it’s absolutely true. The school system is not designed to make us all comfortably well off. It’s designed to benefit rich industrialists. Having a job is not freedom, it’s not certainty, it most likely won’t make you wealthy, and odds are it won’t help you fulfill your dreams for the future.

These sort of ideas are promoted by Robert Kiyosaki in ‘Rich Dad, Poor Dad’, and they really speak to me. He tells the story of having been brought up with two father figures giving him conflicting advice. The two also came from different backgrounds, and were going different places. The examples used in the book illustrate Kiyosaki’s points perfectly. It’s such a well written, well rounded text, it should be mandatory reading in all schools.

Kiyosaki turns concepts of finance and assets upside down. Let me give you an example. Kiyosaki believes- and I do too now that I’ve read his explanation – that the house you live in is not an asset, it’s a liability. The conventional thought is that your home is something that features large on the assets column, but Kiyosaki disagrees. This is because of the amount of money you pay for it.

Let’s say for example that your home is worth $300,000. Your mortgage on the home… well what you pay per week will change depending on your financial institution. But over a 30 year loan term you’ll end up paying almost $600,000 for your $300,000 home. And that doesn’t even take rates, maintenance, repairs and other ongoing costs into account.

There are legitimate ways to make that gloom and doom scenario much brighter – and they’re legal.

Similarly with the stock market: the general consensus is that you need serious cash outlay to be a big player on the stock market – well let me tell you now that’s just not true. You’re not looking in the right place, and I’m not talking hot stock tips here. There are tried and true ways of making ongoing income from the stock market that don’t involve outlaying large amounts of money.

That’s all legal too – and practically anyone can do it.

The thing that astounds me about Robert Kiyosaki’s book is that the ideas and concepts are explained so plainly, and the most complex of notions is clearly laid out for interested persons or all levels of investment knowledge to be able …