Biz Concepts

What is Payback Period?

Payback period is the amount of time needed for the cash flows of an investment to recover the amount initially invested into an asset. It is a measure of liquidity that is commonly used in capital budgeting and shorter payback periods are associated with more attractive projects. Simply put, if you spent $100,000 as an initial outlay …

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What is IRR?

IRR, short for internal rate of return, is a metric used to show the profitability of a potential project or investment. Companies use it in capital budgeting when deciding where to invest their money and IRR is frequently used in the real estate industry to evaluate an investment. In addition to projects, IRR can be calculated …

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