Basic Financial Management

Basic financial management includes managing the day-to-day operations of a business and keeping within budget. It also includes making long-term investments in equipment and obtaining the financing for your operations.
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Pros and Cons of Obtaining Credit Terms With Suppliers
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What Is the Weighted Average Cost of Capital?
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7 Cash Flow Analysis Techniques and Tips
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How Do I Calculate the Cost of Retained Earnings?
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The Different Types of Capital Investment Projects
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Calculate the Cost of Preferred Stock the Easy Way
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How the Cash Budget Differs From the Statement of Cash Flows
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How to Calculate the Cost of Debt Capital for Your Business
Three ways to calculate free cash flow
What Is Free Cash Flow?
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Learn What Trade Credit Really Costs Your Business
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What Is Agency Cost?
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Calculating Discounted Cash Flows in Payback Period
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Calculate the Payback Period for a Capital Budget
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Tips on How to Fill Out an Accounts Receivable Aging Schedule
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Capital Budgeting Decision Method Using Internal Rate of Return
Image shows a calculator that reads "2504", a pencil, and a bill. Text reads: "Understanding cash conversion cycle: The cash conversion cycle is a process where the company purchases inventory, sells the inventory on credit as an account receivable, and then collects the account receivable. Cash conversion cycle = days inventory outstanding + days sales outstanding - days payable outstanding. Days inventory outstanding = (Average inventory/costs of goods sold) x 365. Days sales outstanding = (accounts receivable/net credit sales) x 365. Days payable outstanding = (End of period)Accounts payable/(Costs of goods sold/365)"
Cash Conversion Cycle: A Measure of Working Capital Efficiency
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What Are Horizontal and Vertical Mergers?
Cash management advice for small business owners.
Small Business Cash Management Tips for Success
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Understanding Credit Analysis for Your Small Business
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How to Set Up a Merchant Account for Credit Cards
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The Difference Between Conglomerate and Congeneric Mergers
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Take an Inside Look Into Cash Flow Based Financing
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Just-In-Time (JIT) Inventory Management for Your Business
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4 Ways to Get Business Credit Cards With No Credit
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The Pros and Cons of Accounts Receivable Financing
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Should You Invest? Use the Profitability Index for Your Business
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The 10 Biggest World Financial Events of 2000 to 2009
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Important Ratios for Cash Flow Analysis
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Small Business Cost of Capital