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Definition of Finance


  1. The income of a ruler or of a state; revennue; public money; sometimes, the income of an individual; often used in the plural for funds; available money; resources.
  2. The science of raising and expending the public revenue.
  3. To conduct the finances of; to provide for, and manage, the capital for; to financier.

Finance Quotations

Beware of little expenses. A small leak will sink a great ship.
Benjamin Franklin

In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.
Benjamin Franklin

It is well enough that people of the nation do not understand our banking and monetary system, for if they did, I believe there would be a revolution before tomorrow morning.
Henry Ford

A budget tells us what we can't afford, but it doesn't keep us from buying it.
William Feather

One of the funny things about the stock market is that every time one person buys, another sells, and both think they are astute.
William Feather
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Finance Translations

finance in Dutch is bekostigen, financieren
finance in German is Finanz, finanze, finanziere, finanzieren
finance in Italian is finanziare, finanze
finance in Norwegian is finansiere, finans
finance in Spanish is financiar, finanzas

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