100 Essential Financial Concepts For Investing / Starting Up (Part 2)

Dr. Ashish Bamania
3 min readSep 6, 2022

These are the 100 financial terms that you should know when learning about managing and investing your money.

These are also essential if you are someone planning to start a Startup.

For the sake of readability, this article will be divided into multiple posts. :)

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The previous parts of the article can be found below:

13. Current Assets

Assets that are likely to be converted into cash/ can easily be liquidated in one business cycle (one year).

These include:

  • Cash
  • Cash equivalents
  • Accounts receivable
  • Inventories
  • Short term investments
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14. Accounts Receivable

On the balance sheet, these represent the monetary value of :

  • goods that already have been delivered or
  • services that already have been used by the customer,

but for which payments have not been received yet.

15. Inventories

These represent the amount of raw material, unfinished goods, and finished products from the raw material that has not been sold.

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16. Non-current Assets

Assets that are not expected to be converted into cash within one business cycle (usually one year).

These include:

  • Tangible assets / Property, plant, and equipment (PP&E)



Dr. Ashish Bamania

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