I need to calculate the interest to be paid on a loan of $300,000 with a term of 4 years where the effective interest rate is 10%, payable monthly in arrears. How do I do this? [more inside]
posted by herschellie
on Aug 22, 2014 -
is closing, and I'm heartbroken. This app takes care of all of my accounts. Credit union, bank, investments, credit cards, amazon card (which mint
can't do), auto loan, mortgage, utilities, subscriptions, everything!
So I need a replacement. [more inside]
posted by notaninja
on May 29, 2014 -
Ok, I went freelance about 4 years ago…and it’s been great.
My problem is this: I spend time avoiding paperwork. I have a small set of tasks that someone could do.
I’d like to hire someone for (at the least) handling invoicing and collections.
What/who am I looking for? Is that a bookkeeper? [more inside]
posted by Towelie
on May 19, 2014 -
Every month my company sells roughly $15,000 worth of monthly recurring revenue contracts with five year term lengths. The service sells for $1,000 per month so every month we sign on 15 new customers.
$15,000 * 12months * 5 years = $900,000 (total contract revenue for all 15 contracts sold during the month)
We've maxed out our borrowing on physical assets held by the company and I need to find a way to unlock these revenue streams to use as collateral for further growth.
What's the best way to do this? I would prefer to not have to go to every customer and amend their contracts in any way.
posted by Paalen
on Jan 24, 2014 -
As a small non-profit how should we be making and accounting for bank deposits? [more inside]
posted by Raddu
on Jun 11, 2013 -
Please recommend podcasts about accounting, economics, or finance. A Canadian focus would be a bonus but not a necessity.
posted by sockpup
on Nov 30, 2012 -
It's time for a career change, but I'd like some help confirming if this diploma program in accounting would help me land jobs, despite not having a university degree. [more inside]
posted by anonymous
on Aug 25, 2012 -
Just how bad is the work/life balance in accounting and related finance careers? [more inside]
posted by Ryogen
on Aug 12, 2012 -
Is it worth it to get an undergrad degree in accounting or finance for the post-graduation salary prospects, even though I might not be interested in the major? (Excessive detail inside!) [more inside]
posted by bumpjump
on Jun 26, 2012 -
Im looking for some good books to give me an intro / primer on financial analysis. Im applying to a job working under a corporate financial manager. It would be great if the book had a good intro to accounting and went over some corporate finance basics and basics in financial analysis in: financial planning, accounting, operations analysis, auditing, forecasting, treasury/cash management, or commercial finance [more inside]
posted by happydude123
on Oct 18, 2011 -
looking for an online timesheet system that is linked to a system that tracks budget and projects personnel costs. [more inside]
posted by alcahofa
on Jun 18, 2011 -
What Macintosh software or online service should I use when I'm forced to stop using Quicken 2005 this summer? [more inside]
posted by alms
on Jun 8, 2011 -
For small business owners, freelancers, and finance managers in small enterprises, what financial data is important to have easy access to? [more inside]
posted by pallen123
on May 3, 2011 -
I am debating getting my CMA, certifed management accountant designation. It is a new term to me, and I work in finance with gaggles of CPAs. Is the CMA a recognized and respected designation? [more inside]
posted by natasha_k
on Apr 20, 2011 -
I'm helping a friend go over some financials of a small business . I have a *little* accounting training but am definitely not in accounting. My question is about indirect Cash Flow Statements. In the attempt to understand Cash Flow Statements enough to help, I'm running into a roadblock about Net Income and my understanding of how it's applied to the Cash Flow Statement. [more inside]
posted by edjusted
on Nov 4, 2010 -
I'm in business school and as I progress, my ideas of what I wanted to do have changed. Accounting/Finance now sound kind of interesting. Any advice? [more inside]
posted by kpht
on Oct 26, 2010 -
[MonetaryPolicyFilter] In relation to the Fed's huge injection of money yesterday, please explain to me how, if at all, the Federal Reserve can destroy
money on its balance sheet in a way that offsets the inflation that normally would result. [more inside]
posted by Pastabagel
on Mar 19, 2009 -
How much was that stuff worth? I have to prepare a fairly precise net worth statement for Sept 93
on short notice. Most is easily pulled off old statements, but how do I come up with a solid fair market valuation for household/personal goods? It's peak tax season, so impossible to get an fast answer from an accountant. The only obvious calculator
just throws validation errors. [more inside]
posted by nakedcodemonkey
on Mar 28, 2008 -
Can someone please point me in the right direction to find practice test papers for Financial Accounting? (Balance Sheets, Income Statements, Statements of Returns on Equity, Cash Flow Statements, Depreciation, Ratios, etc. etc.)
Assorted business schools worries inside. [more inside]
posted by Zé Pequeno
on Oct 28, 2007 -
AccountingFilter: Client convenience aside, does receiving "instant payment" for my services via PayPal make financial sense rather than waiting for a check to come in the mail 30 days later? Help me unlock the secrets of the Time Value of Money. [more inside]
posted by Wild_Eep
on Aug 1, 2007 -
Accountingfilter: Does FASB
provide HTML versions of their pronouncements? If no, why not? [more inside]
posted by aliasless
on Jul 5, 2007 -
I need accounting software that will help me manage 20-30 people's income and expenses. [more inside]
posted by MasonDixon
on Jan 29, 2007 -
Can anyone recommend a good accountant in Chicago? My boyfriend is starting a small home-based business and needs someone to help him get (and keep) everything in order. Bonus if the accountant is in Ukrainian Village/Wicker Park.
posted by smich
on Jul 6, 2005 -
OwnershipSocietyFilter: Is this
$50 trinket really
the only way to get data from my bank account (Quicken Interchange Format) into Quickbooks? Intuit would like me to make a not-free call to ask the same question...
posted by subpixel
on Jan 27, 2005 -
I have exercised stock options and taken possession of a small number of shares. I have not sold anything, but am wondering how screwed I am, tax-wise. First, do I have to declare the value of the stock as "income" for the year that I acquired it? Second, if I should sell it, do I add the money I receive from that sale to my regular taxable income? Do I deduct the amount I paid in? Is the net difference subject to other taxes? Is this handle-able by an average person or do I need an accountant?
posted by scarabic
on Jan 13, 2005 -
So Lucent got fined yesterday, to the tune of mamny millions of dollars, byt the SEC for the criminal euphemism of Account Irregularities
Like other high profile SEC investigations, why do they always mention the fine, but never discuss where the funds go?
Are they used to offset the defrauded investor's losses? Or does the gov't turn the investor's loss into it's gain by keeping the fine for its own purposes?
posted by Fupped Duck
on May 18, 2004 -