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Take money out of paycheck into income producing asset(s)

My company has a 401k plan where they would take out money from my paycheck and match whatever I put into it. The concept of taking money out of my paycheck every two weeks and put it into a ...
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Financial statements are different on brokerage sites

I have a few brokerage accounts and when I looking up the balance sheet or the other 2 financial statements for the same date and symbol, the numbers are different. Can someone explain why the numbers ...
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Perpetual Cash flow evaluation

If some cash flow paid $100, 100, 100, 100, 400, 100, 100,... perpetually (the pattern is 400,100,100) the first year is skipped. The discount rate is 10%. How do you find the PV of this?
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A question about CAPEX when Calculating Free Cash Flow (FCF)

When performing the following to determine free cash flow: Free Cash Flow = Operating Cash Flow - Capital Expenditures Do I include only Capital Expenditures (13,732 in the example below), or do I ...
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Bi-weekly payments with dividends or other investments

I am aware that dividends pay out 4 times a year. I would like to start earning passive income using dividends. My question is Is there any way to buy different stocks that payout at different times ...
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How to get Loan for more then 1 CashFlow Apartament?

I see that experienced people buy MANY flats using loan and then provide them for rent and that rental payments cover loan payments. But when I asked the bank to do it, the bank is glad to provide ...
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Confusion between revenue, earnings, investment and cash flow

I'm reading text book that introduces some financial concepts, all of which are really new to me. I'm reading a passage on Return on Investment Capital. In this passage, they try to demonstrate ROIC ...
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Present value of cash flow, why is this formula true? [closed]

If you receive 500 dollars tomorrow, then you would calculate its present value as 500* ( $(1) / $(0) ) Why is this formual true? Where does it come from? I know that if we have something given ...
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GnuCash Cashflow Report Account Display Depth

In a GnuCash Cashflow report how can i change the "Account Display Depth" of the sections? Money into selected accounts comes from Money out of selected accounts goes to Detail: In GnuCash's ...
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Calaculating Quartely cash collections [closed]

Sorry if this is the wrong place for this financial concept question, it's about the cash budget. Accounts receivables at the beginning of the year are $345. The company has a 60 day collection ...
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Bank - bad loan provision & bad debt written off [closed]

I am doing financial health analysis for banks. The health checks involved are: Bad Loan provisions > actual Bad Debts written off ? I check across financial statements, there are 3 related fields: ...
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What are the pros and cons of buying in cash and remortgaging vs taking a mortgage right from the start?

I was wondering what are the best options. Of course if depends so I would like to know what are the pros and cons of each solution. One obvious that came to mind - buying in cash allows to act at a ...
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What are the must know topics for personal accounting? [closed]

I'm 18 years old; last year I finished high school. I attended a school oriented in accounting, and even though I didn't care much about it at the time, now I realize how important is to know how to ...
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Does capex affect the Income Statement of a company in any form?

I know capital expenditures show up in a company's cash-flow statement, but do they have any effect on its income statement? That is, does the income statement show only revenue-generating activities?...
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How to read a balance sheet to determine if a company has enough money to keep paying their employees?

I heard today while listening to an accounting podcast that a balance sheet (or maybe it was a cash-flow document) can be used to determine if a company has enough money to pay its employees. Since ...
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Change In Cash and Cash Equivalents (cash flow) vs Cash And Cash Equivalents (balance sheet)

Goal: Figure out why Change In Cash and Cash Equivalents on the cash flow statement does not equal change in Cash And Cash Equivalents on the balance sheet. Example: Stock: DEO Period Ending: 6/...
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Is there any financial benefit to being paid bi-weekly over monthly?

I have read in many sources that it's generally better for an employee to be paid bi-weekly than monthly. I have been performing some calculations and can't see the benefit to this. Say I was on a $...
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what would you do with $100K saving? [closed]

I've got around $100k saving budget and I would like to invest it as the bank interests are really low. Here are some thoughts : Buy a small unit and take rent for instant small cash-flow 400$ mo ...
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How to manage paying expenses when moving to a weekly pay schedule and with a pay increase?

I'm terrible at managing my money. This is likely the cause for this entire issue. I'm being moved from a bi-weekly (1st and 15th of the month) pay schedule, to a weekly pay schedule. At the same ...
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How to include loan repayments in income statement?

I realize I'm kind of lumping an income statement and statement of cash flows together, but this is still the easier way of doing things for my particular use case. I'm trying to do an income ...
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Restated financial statements versus the original

Is there any reason you would want to look into the original statements if you have the restated available?
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Google Finance Cash Flow Statement

I currently use Google Finance to do most of my stock screening and analysis. However I have recently started learning about cash flow statements and how to analyze them. The screenshot below shows a ...
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Have plenty of cash flow but bad credit

I had financial issues back in 06-08 (when the nation in general also did). I had debt I couldn't pay, and I had to sell our house short. I since then have not purchased anything I couldn't pay cash ...
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difference in cagr and irr

I am trying to understand the IRR, XIRR and CAGR functions better. See the link below for my examples. I am looking at a very simple example of 20K invested and 50K returned at the end of an ...
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Calculating the Free Cash Flow (FCF)

I'm working on fundamental analysis on a public company, and am trying to calculate the Free Cash Flow for Facebook (FB) for the latest quarter - ending Sep 30, 2015, as shown below and would like to ...
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Most effective Fundamental Analysis indicators for market entry

I am new to Fundamental Analysis. I purchased a few books on the subject which has proven valuable but time consuming. I was wondering if anyone with more experience than myself can recommend the ...
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How to do a direct cash flow statement given a stock ticker

Does anyone know of a good step by step process on how to generate a direct cash flow statement for a publicly traded company? I was able to look up their financial info (given their stock ticker) on ...
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Real Estate: Please review my recent investment (with numbers from recent purchase)

I recently bought a brand new home as a rental property in Syracuse, NY: Price: $200,000 Down payment: $40,000 (20%) Monthly payment: $1,500-1,600 a month (~$800 mortgage + ~$700 for taxes) Price ...
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Tax deductions on empty property

Some one that works with me told me about a wealthy person that owns a lot of large buildings in our city. He said the guy would rather keep the buildings empty and is using the empty buildings as ...
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Why doesn't change in accounts receivable on balance sheet match cash flow statement?

If we take a look at the balance sheet for Microsoft, I see Net Receivables as 21,485,000 [2014] and 19,118,000 [2013] On the cash flow statement, I see Changes In Accounts Receivables as (1,120,000)...
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What do I do with my extra money in grad school?

I am privileged to have started grad school debt-free and am now earning money as part of the program. I have saved enough money to cover my expenses for a month and a half in a fairly high-cost-of-...
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What purchases, not counting real estate, will help me increase my cash flow?

I've read several books that recommend making purchases that increase your cash flow. Most point to real estate as the way to go, however this requires a big commitment and some working capital. Is ...
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Why are quarterly cash flow statements reported on a cumulative basis? [closed]

The quarterly income statement is reported on a net quarterly basis, but the quarterly cash flow statement is reported on a cumulative (year-to-date) basis. Does anyone know why this is? I have been ...
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Is interest expense a cash flow transaction?

I keep my personal finances on ledger (http://www.ledger-cli.org/) and I am working to create a cash flow report. For this report, I'm listing all the income and expenses of the month and all the ...
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Is paying your bills and loans one day before it's due a good practice?

I am a full time working professional. I have the habit of paying my bills and loans a day before it's due. That way I've got more cash on hand. However, I've also read that it is better to pay off ...
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If I'm cash-flow negative, should I dollar-cost-average the money from my bonus over the entire year?

I asked a similar question last year, and got great advice. This year, there's a new wrinkle. I previously had automatic investments set up to move a small amount of money each day from cash to a ...
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Can someone recommend a book that discusses the differences between types of financial statements?

I'm interested in learning the differences between profit and cash, but also about cash flows and financial statements. What book do you recommend I read? I want to read a practical book that ...
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Does money made by a company on selling its shares show up in Balance sheet

When we purchase shares of a company for a certain sum of money (e.g: 1000 dollars), is this money immediately available to the company as a cash flow? In the balance sheet, will this money show up ...
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Calculating the total capital of a company?

I was wondering how do we calculate the total capital of a company? Which items should I look for in the financial statements? And how do I calculate notes payable? Is the same as accounts payable?
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Are there Cashflow Positive Investment Properties in the USA?

I know someone in Australia who tells me they just settled on a property in Cleveland, Ohio last week. These are the details of the purchase: 3 bedroom, 1 bath brick home 2 car garage; Price: $46,...
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Appropriate asset allocation for an entrepeneur's portfolio?

I'm a recent college grad (computer science). I was lucky enough to get into some good investments in college and now have $450K in liquid assets. I've decided I'm definitely moving to San Francisco. ...
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Website for managing personal cash inflow and outflow, applicable to India? [closed]

Is there any website that helps me to manage my Daily Cash Inflow and Cash Outflow. I would like to have the following feature. Periodically I should be able to enter my Cash Inflow (salary, gift, ...
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best free web app or tools to track one's cash flow [closed]

I am wondering where can I get the free web app or tools to track my monthly or overall cash flow. As for now, I do use google documents (spreadsheet for budgeting) that I can use for free to track my ...
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How do I interpret these income tax numbers for Chinese public company Dangdang Inc. (DANG)?

I'd like some help with understanding the financial statements of E Commerce China Dangdang Inc (ADR). You can see the Income Statement/Balance Sheet/Cash Flow statements on Google Finance. If you ...
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Personal budget forecast/tracking solution [closed]

I am using mint.com for tracking my money, and it works quite well, with one exception: mint.com is mostly backward-looking, i.e. it captures only stuff that already happened. So I am looking for a ...
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I'd like to sell my interest in a money judgment/garnishment - not sure of market for that

I am a landlord and just filed with the county sheriff for garnishment of a bad debt - a prior tenant. The tenant has a job and is being garnished - I just don't want to wait fo so long to get the ...
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Applying for and receiving business credit

I have a friend who has started up his own business. Right now it's a one man operation. The problem is, as most businesses, he needs access to capital in order to purchase equipment for ...
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Should I finance a new home theater at 0% even though I have the cash for it?

My wife and I are considering buying a home theater - plasma TV & new stereo - on Black Friday this year. We do have the cash for it, but Best Buy is offering 0% financing for up to 3 years on ...