She's taking a course on personal finance.
an expert in finance who predicts global economic disaster
The library closed due to a lack of finances. Verb
His parents financed his college education.
The study was financed by a government grant.
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Medora Lee is a money, markets and personal finance reporter at USA TODAY.
Medora Lee, USA TODAY, 25 Nov. 2022 She was named finance director two years later, and township administrator in 2012.
Sue Kiesewetter, The Enquirer, 16 Nov. 2022 On Saturdays, readers get an extra four pages of personal finance and career advice in a supplemental section called Success.oregonlive, 16 Nov. 2022 Democratic former Central Falls Mayor James A. Diossa won the state treasurer’s race on Tuesday, defeating Republican James L. Lathrop, North Kingstown’s finance director, the Associated Press projects.
Globe Staff, BostonGlobe.com, 8 Nov. 2022 Deciding whether to take the annuity or lump sum is often presented as a fun personal-finance question (lump sum).
Zachary M. Seward, Quartz, 4 Nov. 2022 If the measure passes, supervisors would set tax rates early next year and would try to align them with cannabis tax rates of neighboring cities, said Brian Hagerty, an assistant group finance director for the county.San Diego Union-Tribune, 29 Oct. 2022 Eleventh Hour Films’ Chris Kam, Coutts’ media finance director Judith Chan and Wenying Li of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial.
K.j. Yossman, Variety, 17 Oct. 2022 According to a presentation by Forest Preserves finance director Steve Neaman, county homeowners with a house worth approximately $250,000 will pay about $125.22 in property taxes to the Forest Preserves.
Gavin Good, Chicago Tribune, 12 Oct. 2022
Trillions of dollars are needed to finance climate change adaptation in the developing world which has suffered the worst climate ravages, but also unmet promises in climate funding.Quartz, 14 Nov. 2022 The final flexibility mechanism, Joint Implementation (JI), allowed a nation with a high cost of reducing emissions to finance GHG reduction projects in another country and earn credits towards their own emissions target.
David Carlin, Forbes, 11 Nov. 2022 Also that same year, an effort to finance a $2.1 billion overhaul to Interstate 10 in coastal Alabama drew fire from conservatives over the use of tolls to pay for it.al, 8 Nov. 2022 State investment was critical to the project, including a $12 million, low-cost loan through the Capital Region Development Authority, the quasi-public agency that has helped finance nearly 3,000 new, rental units in and around downtown since 2014.
Kenneth R. Gosselin, Hartford Courant, 14 Oct. 2022 To finance his comparatively low-key lifestyle in the past, the CEO has resorted to borrowing against the value of his stock to avoid paying capital gains tax.
Christiaan Hetzner, Fortune, 7 Oct. 2022 Black graduates across the board constituted the highest percentage of borrowers to finance higher education in 2020, according to the Student Borrower Protection Center.
Arthur Jones Ii, ABC News, 24 Sep. 2022 The Federal Reserve kept the money spigots open for too long, in part to finance the borrowing needed for all of the spending.
The Editorial Board, WSJ, 8 Sep. 2022 The state Department of Early Care and Learning will get up to $12 million to finance summer transition programs in summer 2023 for children who will be entering 4-year-old prekindergarten and kindergarten the next fall.
Georgia News, ajc, 22 Aug. 2022 See More
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borrowed from French finances, going back to Middle French, "monetary resources, revenue," in singular, "money, resource," from finer "to pay by way of settlement, make a payment" (derivative of fin "final agreement, payment, fine entry 3") + -ance-ance
In the current senses, finance is borrowed directly from French, though the word existed in English with early senses going back to medieval French; cf. Middle English fynaunce "ending, outcome, monetary payment, ransom," borrowed from Anglo-French in these senses.