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QuickBooks® 2012 For Dummies®, UK Edition by Loredana Stroup, Stephen L. Nelson

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Chapter 19

(Almost) Ten Secret Business Formulas

In This Chapter

arrow Finding the most expensive money you can borrow in two ways

arrow Figuring out how to break even

arrow Finding out whether you’re growing too fast

arrow Using two different formulas to answer those what-if scenarios

arrow Letting Isaac Newton decide your ordering schedule

arrow Following the Rule of 72

We have some good news and some bad news. The good news is that you can use some powerful formulas to improve your chances of business success and increase your profits. No, we are not joking. These formulas do exist. You can and should use them. And in the pages that follow, we explain the formulas and how to use them.

Now for the bad news: To use these formulas, you need to feel comfortable with a bit of arithmetic. You don’t need to be a serious mathematician or anything, but you do need to feel comfortable using percentages and calculators. By the ...

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