Sean Ross

Sean Ross is Director of Business Development at Financial Poise™, an education and training website for investors, attorneys, accountants, and business owners/executives. He also operates an independent business consulting and writing practice. Mr. Ross earned degrees in Economics and Political Economy from Regis University, where he specialized in monetary policy and theory. Sean previously worked as a bankruptcy specialist, consultant, broker and financial advisor. He is a frequent contributor to many financial websites and contributes regular content for audiences in the United States, United Kingdom, and Australia. Connect with him on LinkedIn.

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  1. Financial Analysis

    How does inventory accounting differ between GAAP and IFRS?

    Learn about inventory costing differences between generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and International Financial ...
  2. Markets & Economy

    Who sets fiscal policy, the president or congress?

    Discover how fiscal policy is set in the United States, including how all three branches of government can affect a given ...
  3. Financial Analysis

    What are some examples of overhead treatment in cost accounting?

    Look at a brief example of how cost accounting treats overhead expenses, how those expenses are different from direct labor ...
  4. High Net Worth Strategy

    VTIVX: Overview of Vanguard Target Retirement 2045 Fund

    Learn about the Vanguard Target Retirement 2045 Fund, a mixed-allocation fund designed for mutual fund investors who plan ...
  5. Financial Analysis

    What is the difference between GAAP and IFRS?

    Read about some of the primary methodological and practical differences between IFRS and GAAP, the two primary financial ...
  6. Career / Compensation

    Financial Analyst Vs. Financial Consultant Careers

    Compare the differences between working as a financial analyst and a financial consultant and determine which career may ...
  7. Trading Strategy

    How reliable is using the moving average convergence divergence (MACD) to create or follow trading strategies?

    Why the moving average convergence divergence (MACD) oscillator is considered one of the simplest, most versatile and most ...
  8. Financial Analysis

    How Are Earnings And Income Different?

    Earnings is the profit a company has earned for a period. When investors refer to a company's earnings, they're typically ...
  9. Financial Analysis

    How Is Retained Earnings Different From Revenue?

    The difference between revenue and retained earnings is that revenue is the total amount of income made from sales while retained ...
  10. Financial Analysis

    How do businesses determine if an asset may be impaired?

    Find out how a business should determine if an asset may be impaired in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles ...
  11. Small Business

    What are some common methods of gathering competitive intelligence (CI)?

    Read about some common methods of acquiring competitive business intelligence and discover what a good intelligence analysis ...
  12. Financial Analysis

    What are some examples of economies of scale?

    Take a look at different examples of economies of scale, including how marginal costs can be reduced through external and ...
  13. Insurance

    Facultative vs. Treaty Reinsurance: Differences and Examples

    Reinsurance companies offer insurance to other insurers in case the original insurer does not have enough money to pay claims.
  14. People

    Top 10 Wealthiest Families in the World

    Find out how much money it takes to land on the list of the 10 wealthiest families in the world, and why nobody is really ...
  15. Financial Analysis

    What Items Count as Other Comprehensive Income?

    Learn about some of the more common examples of other comprehensive income, or OCI, and find out how OCI differs from standard ...
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