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How One Company Teaches Employees The ABCs of Finance

To boost profits and improve the firm's interaction with clients, an insurance brokerage giant gives its 25,000 employees an education in finance and accounting.

February 16, 2012

Companies are in business to make money. So why is understanding how money is made —and core business concerns like risk management, financial reporting, and investor relations —  almost solely the province of the finance department? Read more...

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