The concept of liquidity, types and how to calculate
The meaning of the word liquidity is not as confusing a term as it might seem. In essence, liquidity is the ability of something (an asset) to quickly turn back…

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How the banking system works
We all, one way or another, interact with banks. Deposits, loans, bank cards, payment of utility bills: this is an integral part of the daily life of every person. But…

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Operating lever
Typically, business owners are interested in two interrelated indicators: revenue and profit. Revenue shows how much the company has earned, and profit shows how much is left after deducting expenses.…

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How to survive your own financial crisis
A personal financial crisis can be the result of a variety of events: job loss, divorce, bankruptcy, sudden medical expenses, or any other event that results in loss of financial…

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Monthly Archives: February 2022

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Operating lever

Typically, business owners are interested in two interrelated indicators: revenue and profit. Revenue shows how much the company has earned, and profit shows how much is left after deducting expenses.

Most likely, if the revenue is higher, then the profit will be higher. The opposite also works: if revenue falls, then the same will happen with profit. And everything would be very simple if there was a direct relationship between the indicators. But no: revenue can sink quite a bit, and this will lead to big losses. Continue reading

Margin Analysis

Let’s imagine that confectioner Vasya Yagodkin sells one hundred cakes with raspberries and one hundred with currants every month. Crimson ones bring him 50,000 rubles, and currant ones – only 30,000 rubles. It seems that it is more profitable to score on currants and sell only raspberry cakes. The idea is ok, but there are a few things to consider first.

Before getting rid of currant cakes, we consider how much money Yagodkin spends on production, and we see: 40,000 rubles are spent on raspberry cakes, and 10,000 rubles on currant ones. Continue reading

Types of cash flows

Three types of cash flows
It is customary for entrepreneurs to divide the cash flow into receipts and disposals and compare: if the amount of expenses is greater than the amount of receipts, then the month is unsuccessful, and if vice versa, everything is fine. This is the fastest way to assess the state of affairs in a business. However, it is not the most accurate, since a lot depends on what the money was enough for.

For example, in one month they overpaid for the maintenance of the office – they updated the form of employees, but at the end of the month there was not enough money for basic expenses – salaries and rent. Continue reading

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How to become rich at a young age
If a person wants to become rich, then he will have to work hard, plan things wisely and put aside savings at any age, especially in his youth (of course,…

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How to make money without working
Agree, it would be great if we could earn money without working? While there is no one hundred percent way to get rich without working at all, there are methods…

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Bets in the red: what can change the situation
With official inflation of 10% and a sharp devaluation of the hryvnia, the standard rates in banks on the most popular deposits today are in the range of 7.5-8.5%. Taking…

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