Ratio Analysis

Ratios used in financial analysis compare companies to or within an industry. We have listed groups of commonly used ratios with links to examples, explanations, and formulas. Continue reading

Finance Homework Help

We get alot of finance and MBA students searching for homework help at our site. Whether the textbook is confusing or the case notes are incomplete or they just need some extra help, we have a bunch of resources to Continue reading

Future Value of an Annuity Due

Calculate the Future Value of an Annuity Due with a step by step example using your values for the periodic interest rate, number of periods, and periodic payment amount. Continue reading

Calculate Annuity Payment – Funding an Annuity

Calculate the payment required for an ordinary annuity with a step by step example using your values for the periodic interest rate, number of periods, and future value. Continue reading

Future Value of an Ordinary Annuity

Calculate the Future Value of an Ordinary Annuity with a step by step example using your values for the periodic interest rate, number of periods, and periodic payment amount. Continue reading

Discounting Future Value

Discounting the future value is the process of figuring out what that future value is in present-day money. Use this tutorial to learn how to calculate the discounted future value given the future value, periodic interest rate, and number of periods. Continue reading

Calculating Future Value

Future value is a term given to the amount of money we would have at some point in the future, based on what happens between now and then. Use this tutorial to learn how to calculate the future value of an annuity given the present value, periodic interest rate, and number of periods. Continue reading

Annuities – Present Value and Future Value

Annuities are defined as a stream of payments made over time. Use this tutorial to learn how to solve present and future value of annuity problems with financial calculators or spreadsheet functions. Continue reading

Overview of Financial Statements

After preparing your adjusted trial balance, the next step in the accounting cycle is to prepare your financial statements. Learn about the balance sheet, income statement, statement of cash flow, and retained earnings statement in this tutorial. Continue reading

Study Sheet of Basic Statistics

Explore basic statistics with this printable Smartacus Study Sheet. Review the types of graphs (line, bar, pie chart), how to read a table, and basic data set values — median, mode, mean, and range. Continue reading