future value

Definition

The value at some point in the future of a present amount of money.

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You need to make sure that you can break down the future value of a project to find out if it really will be worth it.

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The future value calculation was useful in gaining a complete picture of all cash flows the company would experience this year.

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In the United States society we have something call inflation, which means the value of money changes over time. So something that has a value of 1 dollar today might have a future value of 80 cent.

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