Financial Resources for Students
This student resources page is a collection of tools that students have requested over the years. Feel free to request additions.
These are financial student resources for an undergraduate level college or university finance student.
> Financial Analysis Ratios – these are the primary ratios we use for analysis of Financial Statements
> Goodwill Accounting Explained – Goodwill Accounting treatment
> Operating Leverage Explained – How one uses Operating Leverage to increase profits (or losses!)
Student Resources - Excel Models
Simple 3-Year Business Model
Easy to use 3-year business planning model. Provides Income Statement, Balance Sheet, Cash Flow based on user inputs of sales, expenses and other cash-affecting items.
[ENT 500 Students Use This for your Business Plan].
Simple NPV Model
Easy to use model to find the NPV of a series of monthly cash flows (even or uneven).
Simple DCF Model
This one is similar to the NPV model with a few more options.
Lease Rate Calculator
For calculating monthly lease rates for a 1, 2 or 3 year fully-recovered lease.
Lease vs Buy Calculator
For deciding between leasing and buying capital equipment.