The history of insurance traces the development of the modern business of insurance against risks, especially regarding cargo, property, death, automobile accidents, and medical treatment. The insurance industry helps to eliminate risks (as when fire-insurance providers demand the implementation of safe practices and the installation of hydrants), spreads risks from […]

Process of managing a business or a non-profit organization Business administration (also known as business management) is the administration of a business. It includes all aspects of overseeing and supervising business operations. From the point of view of management and leadership, it also covers fields that include accounting, finance, project […]

Political rallying slogan and argument derived from second-wave feminism movements The personal is political, also termed The private is political, is a political argument used as a rallying slogan of student movement and second-wave feminism from the late 1960s. It underscored the connections between personal experience and larger social and […]

Business interruption insurance (also known as business income insurance) is a type of insurance that covers the loss of income that a business suffers after a disaster. The income loss covered may be due to disaster-related closing of the business facility or due to the rebuilding process after a disaster. […]

A personal wiki is wiki software that allows individual users to organize information on their desktop or mobile computing devices in a manner similar to community wikis, but without collaborative software or multiple users. Personal wiki software can be broadly divided into two categories: Multi-user applications with personal editions (such […]

Object or record accepted as payment A sample picture of a fictional ATM card. The largest part of the world’s money exists only as accounting numbers which are transferred between financial computers. Various plastic cards and other devices give individual consumers the power to electronically transfer such money to and […]

“Financial” redirects here. For the Caucasian newspaper, see The Financial. Academic discipline studying businesses and investments Finance is the study of money and how it is used. Specifically, it deals with the questions of how an individual, company or government acquires the money needed – called capital in the company […]

An advertising poster for a Dutch insurance company from c. 1900–1918 depicts an armoured knight. Insurance is a means of protection from financial loss. It is a form of risk management, primarily used to hedge against the risk of a contingent or uncertain loss. An entity which provides insurance is […]

Organization undertaking commercial, industrial, or professional activity Business is the activity of making one’s living or making money by producing or buying and selling products (such as goods and services).[1][2][need quotation to verify][3][4] Simply put, it is “any activity or enterprise entered into for profit. It does not mean it […]