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stockholders' equity

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A quick definition of stockholders' equity:

Stockholders' equity, also known as owners' equity, is the total value of the owners' financial interests in a business. This includes the capital contributed by the owners and any retained earnings. To calculate owners' equity, you subtract the liabilities of the business from its assets. Owners' equity represents what is left over after all debts and obligations have been paid. It is the amount of money that belongs to the owners of the business.

A more thorough explanation:

Stockholders' equity, also known as owners' equity, is the total value of the owners' financial interests in a business entity. It includes the capital contributed by the owners and any retained earnings.

Owners' equity is calculated by subtracting the liabilities of a business entity from its assets. The resulting amount represents the residual claim of the owners on the business's assets.

For example, if a corporation has assets worth $1 million and liabilities worth $500,000, its owners' equity would be $500,000. This represents the amount of value that the owners have in the corporation's assets after all liabilities have been paid.

Another example would be a small business owned by a sole proprietor. If the business has assets worth $100,000 and liabilities worth $50,000, the owner's equity would be $50,000. This represents the amount of value that the owner has in the business's assets after all liabilities have been paid.

Overall, stockholders' equity is an important measure of a business's financial health and the value that its owners have in its assets.

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17:28
if they told me this like 2 weeks ago, i would have not gotten an apt in la yet
17:30
i ideally want a fed govt position in dc, but i dont think i can physcially afford to cancel all my plans to attend :(
that really sucks
Coolperson49494
18:08
10k for the life you want vs a school that prob wont get you there is prob worth
Coolperson49494
18:08
id do it although LA biglaw seems more appealing overall tbh
OvertReconditeSpider
18:20
If that person doesnt have 10k however, could be outta luck
yeah i think it comes down to literally not having 10k to blow
OvertReconditeSpider
18:20
Oof
OvertReconditeSpider
18:20
Skill issue
OvertReconditeSpider
18:21
Jk even if i had it. I wouldnt spend 10k just to get out of a lease to switch schools
MightyUnableSphinx
18:29
@menherachan: You should say that to GULC
MightyUnableSphinx
18:30
I mean fuck it right. Like, maybe they can help somehow. Probably they can't but if the alternative is "i dont go to gulc" who cares
MightyUnableSphinx
18:30
Idk I doubt they can give you 10k cash, lmao, but who knows!
Others will disagree, but max out a credit card if you have to do so.
It's 10K. Not 100K.
OvertReconditeSpider
19:29
10K at 21.51% interest. Lol
19:47
Yeah I would definitely disagree. Without family help when could they realistically pay that off?
20:18
If someone can live below the student budget at GULC loans could cover an extra $10K, but Grad PLUS loans still amount to $2 in repayment for every $1 borrowed on a 10-year plan at current interest rates. Not a choice to make lightly.
OvertReconditeSpider
20:19
^
OvertReconditeSpider
20:19
The rates on the stafford loans are garbage too
manifestmoreadmissions
21:59
yeah its not the worst decision and im sure you could find solutions to any problems it might create but idk if it's like a no-brainer
MightyUnableSphinx
0:11
Apply for new credit card w/ 12 month 0% APR intro offer -> Max out card to 10k to get out of lease -> Go to GULC
MightyUnableSphinx
0:11
You now have 12mths to pay back 10k with no interest
MightyUnableSphinx
0:14
If you have decent credit history/credit score i bet the starting balance will be like 15-25k
MightyUnableSphinx
0:14
im actually cooking right now wtf this advice is so good. do not blow up your plan in life because of a fkn lease agreement
1:39
Excuse me everyone. Sorry. I'm planning to take lsat but I see so many different types of textbooks and categories on the market, which books should I start with for a rookie like me? Thanks a lot!
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1:42
Sincere thanks, with my respect :)
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