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What information and tools would Delta Air have used when it decided to invest in an RFID-based luggage tracking system for preventing lost bags?

On average, it costs an airline $70 to get a lost bag back to its owner. The airline industry as a whole lost $2.3 billion to mishandled luggage in 2015. 363 more words

Teaching Accounting

Case Solution for Magic Timber and Steel: Investment Evaluation with Net Present Value

Case Solution & Analysis for Magic Timber and Steel: Investment Evaluation with Net Present Value by Scott McCarthy.

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Finance

October 1, 2016 - CFPB Complaint

On August 16,2016 I filed a complaint with the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau regarding the deceptive nature of the Loan Modification application process.

America’s Servicing Company responded with a ridiculous (often non-sensical) bullet point style reply that can hardly be considered a response but rather a constructed narrative that continues the deceptive actions documented in this blog.   772 more words

America's Servicing Company

A Valuation Nightmare

Did you notice the news story that shook the foundations of our global economy last week? Although it didn’t receive much attention in the popular press, one doesn’t need to possess a PhD in Accounting or Finance to appreciate the potential threat that now confronts us. 371 more words

European Union

Buying vs. Leasing - use Net Present Value!

When starting or expanding a business, the decision to either purchase or lease equipment can be tricky.  An important concept called Net Present Value (NPV for short), teaches us that money actually has different values over time (e.g., it has “time value”).   172 more words

Financial Analysis

When Logging is Better at Preventing Tree-Canopy Loss than Protected Areas

Forest concessions, managing forests for commercial forest products, can be more effective in preventing deforestation than “protected area” forest management systems  (i.e; National Parks). This is evident… 425 more words

Forest Conservation

What would the payback period be for a robotic arm used by McDonald's for food preparation?

A variety of robots were featured at the 2016 National Restaurant Show that could be used for a variety of tasks in restaurants. These robots are being introduced at the same time that we are experiencing an on-going debate in the U.S. 348 more words

Teaching Accounting