''Finance''' studies and addresses the ways in which individuals, businesses and organizations raise, allocate, and use monetary factors of production or resources over time, taking into account the risks entailed in their projects. The term '''finance''' may thus incorporate any of the following:
* The study of money and other assets
* The management and control of those assets
* Profiling and managing project risks
* As a verb, 'to finance' is to provide funds for business.
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