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Hello FinTech!

Finance textbooks are often too academic or dense to be useful. Here are a few key finance terms explained in "plain English".

Finance: Calculating Annuities using ES6

Annuities are cool. They're fixed payments over a period of time. If you're living in England, there's another financial product called a consol that is an annuity that pays out in perpetuity. Amazing. Below are simplified examples of how to calculate present value and future value for annuities. I wasn't

Finance: College Fund and Loan Amount Estimator using Es6

Similar to my previous article, here are some formulas that can help you estimate how much you need to save for your kid's college tuition or what your monthly mortgage payment will look like if you buy that house. Loans class Loan { payments(PV, IR, NP){ var PMT = (PV * IR)

What does 1x, 2x, and 10x mean as percentages?

As a tech consultant for startups, I often hear people misusing multiples and percentages. As a primer, here's a simple table showing you what things look like when you buy and sell a company. td,th{ padding: 0 10px 0 10px; } table{ font-size: 16px } Starting Cash Ending Cash Percentage of