Investment evaluation criteria

There are three steps involved in evaluating an investment: • Estimation of cash flows • Estimation of the required rate of return (the equity list) • Application of a decision rule to the decision rule to make the decision. Investment decision rule Investment decision rules can be called capital budgeting techniques or investment criteria. A […]

How to Operate a Home-Based Business in Gwinnett County, Georgia (or Anywhere Else)

Gwinnett County is the second largest county in Georgia and is among the top three counties in Georgia for job creation. A large percentage of those jobs were created by small businesses with between 1 and 50 employees. Some of these companies started life as home-based businesses. Gwinnett County, Georgia makes it relatively easy to […]

Pennsylvania Labor Laws

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), enacted and enforced by the US Department of Labor, sets national standards for minimum wage and overtime. The Pennsylvania Department of Labor is responsible for following the FLSA, as well as additional Pennsylvania-specific labor laws. If you are a Pennsylvania employee, it is important to familiarize yourself with these […]

Oaxaca, Mexico, and the Global Economy: There Are No Words for the Welcome Book Review

The Isthmus of Tehuantepec is a 120-mile strip of land between the Pacific and the Gulf of Mexico, almost entirely in the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca. It has been inhabited by indigenous groups with different languages ​​and customs for millennia. Since colonial times, it has attracted both national and international attention for its important […]

Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 – Some Explanations 7 Years Later

This article presents some explanations about the Sarbanes-Oxley 2002 seven years after its enactment by the United States of America. Due to the recent economic conduct of some person (businessman or accountant) or company (such as Enron or WorldCom), the United States of America realized the need to enforce new federal legislation: the Sarbanes-Oxley, supervised […]

What happens to Costco overstock items?

Costco’s overstock means items that are last year’s fad, styles that are now discontinued, even items that may have some slight blemishes. For whatever reason, Costco didn’t sell them, but for you as a consumer or a retailer, it’s great news because overstocking at Costco can save you huge amounts of money. One of the […]

Living dangerously: denying hourly employees to pay for time worked

“Do I have to pay my employee for every minute worked”? I know it sounds like a strange, even absurd question, but managers are consciously or unconsciously addressing this very question every day in scenarios that look a lot like this: Scenario 1 “David, I need you to stay a few more minutes to help […]