Category:MoneyRelease time:2014-02-19Views:130

The annual percentage rate is the rate charged for borrowing funds over a one-year time period. The rate is inclusive of fees and other transaction costs associated with the loan. The APR, or the annual equivalent rate, allows lenders to standardise[More]

Category:MoneyRelease time:2012-04-20Views:130

An annualised return, also known as the compound annual growth rate, is used to measure the average rate of return per year when taking into consideration the effects of interest compounding. For example, if you have a 50 per cent return over five ye[More]

Category:MoneyRelease time:2012-05-08Views:130

APR stands for annual percentage rate, which equals the periodic rate times the number of periods per year. The APR does not take into consideration the effects of interest compounding so you can easily calculate the monthly rate. You may want to cal[More]

Category:MoneyRelease time:2012-10-12Views:130

Per diem is Latin for "for a day." The term, which is largely used in legal documentation, is also commonly used to identify business expenses, particularly for travel. It is also used as a way to calculate the daily interest on financial products su[More]

Category:HealthRelease time:2014-04-30Views:130

Piping systems are designed by selecting piping systems and materials that are compatible with the flowing media and selecting the pipe size that provides the best overall economy for the application. While a larger pipe size may cost more initially,[More]

Category:HealthRelease time:2015-01-11Views:130

Nurses, emergency medical technicians, trauma doctors and other health care professionals who may need to infuse patients with intravenous medicines regularly need to calculate IV drip rates. Calculating drip rates, which are usually expressed in dro[More]

Category:MoneyRelease time:2012-03-23Views:130

Annual interest rates can be expressed as either an annual interest rate or an annual percentage yield. To convert an annual interest rate to the quarterly rate, you can simply divide by four. For example, an annual percentage rate of 8 per cent woul[More]

Category:HobbiesRelease time:2012-06-07Views:130

Calculating per hour rates can help you set a common metric for comparison. For example, if you are an employee who works on salary, you might want to calculate the hourly rate that your salary equates to. You can also find the production rates for d[More]

Category:Computers & electronicsRelease time:2013-01-28Views:130

E-mail is now the preferred method for conducting surveys for research. Sending surveys through e-mails elicits a quick response. This reduces the time taken to plan and conduct the survey and also the time required to collate information and arrive[More]

Category:MoneyRelease time:2013-10-05Views:130

Overhead costs are indirect costs of production. The overhead application rate, also called the predetermined overhead rate, is often used in cost and managerial accounting for calculating variances. The basic formula to calculate the overhead applic[More]

Category:HealthRelease time:2013-11-03Views:130

Dopamine is a drug administered by a medical professional, such as a nurse, doctor, to patients experiencing shock. Dopamine is often given through an IV drip to control the dosage over a period of time. Drip sets are different for paediatric and adu[More]

Category:FamilyRelease time:2014-05-21Views:130

With the economy's state in flux, it's important for job seekers to know and understand numbers such as the employment and unemployment rates. These numbers allow you to compare employment and unemployment rates for a period of time. Employment rates[More]

Category:MoneyRelease time:2014-07-13Views:130

Leases are a type of financing that generally involves equipment and vehicles. Leases are similar to debt in that they have an interest rate. The main difference is that over time, as the lease payments are made, the ownership of the equipment or veh[More]

Category:MoneyRelease time:2014-12-24Views:130

"Equivalent Annual Cost" is a term in business used to describe how much money per year an investment or asset costs the owner over the lifespan of that asset. For example, if an owner had an three-year investment, the equivalent annual cost would ca[More]

Category:HomeRelease time:2015-02-26Views:130

Many investments pay periodic income; that is, they make more than one payment throughout the year. This makes it difficult to compare the rate of return on similar investments. One solution is to calculate the annualised percentage rate and yield (c[More]

Category:HobbiesRelease time:2012-07-06Views:130

Glomerular filtration rate (GFR) is a measure of how well your kidneys are working. Your GFR depends on your age, gender, race and the amount of creatinine in your blood. Creatinine, a waste material produced by using the muscles in your body, is rem[More]

Category:MoneyRelease time:2013-06-18Views:130

An investor wants to know a stock's annual rate of return to help him gauge how well the security is performing. The annual percentage return on investment is the most basic of measures for securities in a portfolio. An investor can use the calculati[More]

Category:MoneyRelease time:2014-09-16Views:130

If you are a salaried employee, your employer probably only told you your annual salary upon hiring you. Furthermore, unless there is a change in your deductions or pay rate, you are paid the same amount each pay date. But if you are seeking other em[More]

Category:HomeRelease time:2012-06-03Views:130

The forward and spot rates of currencies are the rates at which you can buy or sell a currency. Forward rates are predetermined prices for a predetermined future date, while spot rates are the rates for purchasing a currency right now. While the majo[More]

Category:MoneyRelease time:2013-03-25Views:130

Calculating a crossover rate can help you plan ahead when making certain business decisions. A crossover rate can help you determine how to manage your business investments in multiple securities, and it can also help you manage funding for projects[More]