What is time value of money? What are the techniques used for this?
What is time value of money? What are the techniques used for this? Time value of money is the value which is earned over a given amount of time in terms of interest. For example if Rs. 200 money will be invested for about 1 year then the earning will be of 5% interest which will be worth 205 after one year. So using this time value of money terminology the future value can be predicted.
The techniques which are used for this is as follows:
1) Calculation of the present value : in this the worth of the future sum is given and the specified rate of return is been shown. It has lots of variations in this is that the future cash flow are discounted at the discount rate and it also represents the low present value of future cash flow.
2) Discounted cash flow: in finance it is the analysis of a method which talks about the value of the project, company and the asset which is being used using the time value of money. In this all estimation has been taken and discounted for the present value as it shows both incoming and outgoing. This kind is used for investment of the finance and used for financial management.
