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How to get variables for calculating “intrinsic value” of Berkshire Hathaway?

I would like to calculate Berkshire Hathaway's balance sheet value and "intrinsic value" as described in Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway - Uncovering Intrinsic Value. However, I can't figure out ...
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Can leased car be declared as part of net worth?

Can a leased car be included as part of net worth? If so, how?
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Should I include my hard assets as part of my net worth?

As part of doing my taxes every year I do a calculation as to what my current net worth (assets - debts) is so I know how to set my savings goals for the year. Currently I do not include hard assets ...
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For net worth, should I value physical property at my cost to replace it, or the amount I could get for selling it?

I recently was a good little consumer and picked up a relatively expensive set of new home furnishings, some furniture, a TV, some other electronics ... items of that nature (don't worry, been ...
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How are startup shares worth more than the total investment funding?

How does Mark Zuckerberg earn his money from Facebook? He is worth $17.5 billion now, but the total funding for Facebook is only $2.4 billion? I don't understand this. Is this the money Facebook ...
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Ideal net worth by age X? Need comparison references

Is there a website resource that gives suggestions for how much savings or net worth I should have at any given age, based on my education level and salary? I'm in my 30s, have no debt, and have been ...
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What does the phrase “To make your first million” mean?

Seems obvious, but if someone says, "He made his first million before 25" does it mean you have paid taxes on a million dollars by the age 25? Or does it mean you have right now $1,000,000 in cash / ...
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What single metric is the ultimate measure of personal wealth?

More specifically, what is the single metric you would use to monitor personal wealth?
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What part of buying a house would make my net worth go down?

I've thinking about buying a house, and how that would affect my net worth. It seems to me that if out of pocket + debt = value then the transaction shouldn't affect my net worth in the short term. ...
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How do you value your home when calculating your net worth?

I'm interested in tracking my net worth as a way of measuring progress and I'd like to include home equity in my net worth. How are you tracking home equity? Are you using purchase price? Average ...