Finance / July 14, 2018 / Hanna Hunt
Oftentimes, a personal loan is an unsecured loan. That is, the loan is made purely on the basis of the borrower's trustworthiness, and not secured by some form of collateral. Car loans are different in that they are almost always secured loans, whose collateral is the vehicle itself. And that means that if the borrower fails to make his or her payments, the vehicle will be repossessed and sold to pay off the loan debt.
Valuation multiple formulas derived from similar business sales offer a quick way to calculate your business value – based on the actual selling prices of businesses that are similar, but not identical, to your business.
If, for example, you expect rates to rise, it may make sense to focus on shorter-duration investments (in other words, those that have less interest-rate risk). Or, in this sort of environment, you may want to focus on bonds that take on different types of risks, such as the Strategic Income Opportunities Fund, which is less affected by movements in interest rates.
The amount of cash or cash-equivalent which the company receives or gives out by the way of payment(s) to creditors is known as cash flow. Cash flow analysis is often used to analyse the liquidity position of the company. It gives a snapshot of the amount of cash coming into the business, from where, and amount flowing out.
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