Defined: The Meaning Of Basis Points, Bips and BPS
Basis points are a finance way for saying percentages. For most of us saying “basis points” is really a useless term and just makes finance more confusing.
How to Use IRR To Value Stocks (Video with Example)
How do you value shares or stocks using the Internal Rate of Return (IRR)? In this video, Owen explains how IRR can be used to value shares or stocks.
Is A $25k Car Costing You $70k?
Think about it this way, of the three big-ticket items cars are the only one that won’t pay for itself.
The Only Reason To Learn About Finance
Remember this one lesson and you’ll get an A+ from Rask Finance.
The Four Financial Statements Explained
In finance and accounting, there are four financial statements which are vitally important to understanding how a business runs and how it is performing.
What Does EPS Mean And How Do I Calculate It?
Defined: EPS stands for earnings per share in investing. Earnings is another word for profit, think of it like profit per share. EPS can be diluted or basic.
Explained: How to Calculate Weighted Average Cost of Capital (WACC) in Valuation
In finance and investing, WACC stands for Weighted Average Cost of Capital. WACC is a very important number because it plays a huge part in the valuation of companies and projects.
What Is A Capital Raising and Entitlement Offer?
A capital raising on the share market typically means a company is selling more shares to existing or new investors. This often takes the form of a pro-rata entitlement offer, SPP or institutional offer.
What Is A Mortgage Offset Account?
If you’re a homeowner, first home buyer, or even an investor, consider talking to your bank about activating an “offset account”.
How Short Selling Works (Finance)
In finance, short selling or just “shorting” is betting that something will fall in price. In this video we explain how it works using a simple example.
The Difference Between Cash And Accrual Accounting
While cash accounting might “make more sense” for a very small business or one that is just starting out, once the business starts to grow an accountant can help you take care of the rules under accrual accounting — and may even help you minimise your tax bill!
Earnings Defined And What Is The Difference Between Profit, Earnings And Revenue?
Earnings is another word for profit, but what makes it confusing is how people use it. Typically, revenue is the same thing as “sales” or the “top line”. They all appear at the top of the income statement.