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.

  1. Financial Analysis

    How do accounts payable show on the balance sheet?

    Accounts payable are listed on a company's balance sheet and are considered a short-term debt obligation owed by a company ...
  2. Financial Analysis

    How do current assets and noncurrent assets differ?

    Current assets are short-term assets, while noncurrent assets are long-term assets; both are listed on a company's balance ...
  3. Managing Wealth

    Microeconomics vs. Macroeconomics: Which Is More Useful for Investment?

    Find out why investors are better off ignoring macroeconomic forecasts, and should instead focus on the lessons that microeconomics ...
  4. Managing Wealth

    What is the difference between arbitrage and hedging?

    Dive into two very important financial concepts: arbitrage and hedging. See how each of these strategies can play a role ...
  5. Trading Instruments

    How can I calculate the delta adjusted notional value?

    Learn how to calculate the delta adjusted notional value of an options contract and why gross notional value cannot be used, ...
  6. FA Relevant

    Career advice: Financial analyst versus research analyst

    Read an in-depth comparison between a career as a financial analyst and a career as a research analyst, including advice ...
  7. FA Relevant

    Career Advice: Financial Analyst versus Investment Banker

    Discover an in-depth comparison between working as a financial analyst versus working as an investment banker. Find out what ...
  8. Banking

    What net interest margin is typical for a bank?

    Understand what kind of net interest margin is typical for banks or other financial institutions and discover why net income ...
  9. Real Estate

    How do I calculate how much home equity I have?

    Find out how to calculate the home equity in your home, your home equity percentage, and the loan-to-value (LTV) based on ...
  10. Financial Analysis

    What is the difference between revenue and sales?

    Revenue is the income a company generates before any expenses are taken out. Sales are the proceeds from the selling of goods ...
  11. Financial Analysis

    How do share capital and paid-up capital differ?

    Share capital consists of all the funds raised by a company in exchange for shares. There are various types of share capital, ...
  12. Financial Analysis

    How do the P&L statement and balance sheet differ?

    There are stark differences between the profit and loss statement and the balance sheet. And investors must know how to interpret ...
  13. Financial Analysis

    What's the difference between amortization and depreciation?

    Learn the difference between amortization, depreciation, and depletion and how companies use these accounting methods to ...
  14. Investing Strategy

    Investing $100 a month in stocks for 30 years

    Find out how you could potentially earn hundreds of thousands of dollars just by investing $100 a month in stocks during ...
  15. Tax Deductions / Credits

    What are examples of cost of goods sold (COGS) for businesses that sell through eBay or Etsy?

    Read how online retailers that operate through eBay or Etsy can list certain expenses as cost of goods sold and even claim ...