The ABC of Financial Management is written for those who know little or nothing about financial management, as well as for the serious investor or commercial leader. Financial statements, time value of money, the cost of capital, the management of working capital, how to make financing and investment decisions, as well as a plethora of other facets of financial analyses and management, are discussed in detail and in understandable language. The book defines and discusses financial terms, as well as the fundamentals of financial management and is of immense practical value. About the authors The authors are FCH Lovemore, retired senior lecturer in the Division of Financial Management, Department of Business Management at the University of South Africa; and Professor LM Brümmer, Director: Bureau of Financial Analysis. Both have had long careers in lecturing on financial management.
Chapter 1 Introduction
Chapter 2 Definitions of terms
Chapter 3 Fundamentals of mathematical calculations
Chapter 4 The financial statements of a firm
Chapter 5 The cash flow statement, and cash management
Chapter 6 The leasing of fixed assets
Chapter 7 The analysis of financial statements
Chapter 8 Working capital management
Chapter 9 The time value of money and the capital investment decision
Chapter 10 Valuation and the required rate of return
Chapter 11 Capital structure and financial leverage: the financing decision
Chapter 12 Risk and leverage, and break-even analysis
Chapter 13 Dividend policy
Chapter 14: Finale
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