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Is A Master’s In Finance Worth It?

The Master in Finance (MiF) is the second most popular graduate business degree after the MBA, accounting for nearly a quarter of all business school applications.

While many of the best masters in finance programs can be found at European business schools—with top programs at HEC Paris, ESCP Business School, and Essec Business School—MiF programs are increasingly found in Asia and the United States. 

Like other business school degrees, a Master in Finance doesn’t come cheap. European programs like the Master of International Finance at HEC Paris come in at around $35k in tuition, while US MiF programs like that at MIT Sloan cost in excess of $87k. 

So, is a Master’s in Finance degree worth it? 

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Many of the first MiF programs in France, such as HEC Paris and ESCP Business School, were set up by French chambers of commerce

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Why Mastercard Stock May Be Falling Friday

What happened

For the second day in a row, shares of Mastercard (NYSE: MA) are following the stock market lower. After losing nearly 5% in Thursday’s tech stock rout, Mastercard dropped another 5% in early trading Friday.

It’s since recovered a bit — and is down only 2.7% as of 1 p.m. EDT — but is there any reason Mastercard should be falling in the first place?

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So what

Maybe there is. Stock markets initially began falling as investors, spooked by the rising prices of tech stocks, started taking chips off the table to preserve their paper profits.

Now, Mastercard isn’t itself a tech stock, of course. It’s a financial. It also hasn’t enjoyed the kind of run-up that tech stocks have enjoyed over this past year. Actually, Mastercard’s 18%, 52-week gain isn’t that far out of the norm for the S&P 500 as a whole,

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How the Average Person Can Actually Start An Online Business (and Scale It Into Something Real)

I swear to tell the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth.

This isn’t another “how to start a business” article that’s going to leave you with generic tips and general information that sounds good on the surface but provides you no real actionable advice.

Rather, this article is raw, action-packed and may scare some of you. Continue reading at your own discretion.

A 2018 study from Bankrate revealed that only 39% of Americans could have enough savings for a $1,000 emergency fund and 44% couldn’t cover a $400 out-of-pocket emergency expense.

Starting a business can be a difficult task regardless of your financial status, but the degree of difficulty climbs much higher the lower you are

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