How to Make Money: And how to Keep it

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G. W. Carleton & Company, 1868 - 322 páginas
 

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Página 149 - Being in the country," says he, " I had an example of one of those small losses which a family is exposed to through negligence. For the want of a latchet of small value, the wicket of a barn-yard leading to the fields was often left open. Every one who went through drew the door to ; but as there was nothing to fasten the door with, it was always left flapping ; sometimes open, and sometimes shut.
Página 88 - I then went to a very intelligent director of the Union Bank — a very strong bank. He told me that the bank commenced business in 1798 ; that there was then but one other bank in Boston, the Massachusetts Bank, and that the bank was so overrun with business that the clerks and officers were obliged to work until twelve o'clock at night, and all Sundays ; that they had occasion to look back, a year or two ago, and they found that, of the one thousand accounts which were opened with them in starting,...
Página 88 - is like death, and almost as certain ; they fall single and alone, and are thus forgotten : but there is no escape from it, and he is a fortunate man who fails young.
Página 316 - ... of the insurance, shall be payable to her, to and for her own use, free from the claims of the representatives of her husband, or...
Página 87 - After an extensive acquaintance with business men, and having long been an attentive observer of the course of events in the mercantile community, I am satisfied that, AMONG ONE HUNDRED MERCHANTS AND TRADERS, NOT MORE THAN THREE, in this city, ever acquire independence. It was with great distrust that I came to this conclusion ; but, after consulting with an experienced merchant, he fully admitted its truth.
Página 321 - What is the interest of $ 81, for 2 years 14 days, at £ per cent. ? £ per cent. ? £ per cent. ? 2 per cent. ? 3 per cent. ? 4£ per cent. ? 5 per cent. ? 6 per cent. ? 7 per cent. ? 7£ per cent. ? 8 per cent. ? 9 per cent. ? 10 per cent.

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