Financial planning

Definition:

Evaluating the investing and financing options available to a firm. Planning includes attempting to make optimal decisions, projecting the consequences of these decisions for the firm in the form of a financial plan, and then comparing future performance against that plan.

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Double-barreled

Describes backing of the principal and interest of a smaller municipal revenue bond by a larger municipal entity.

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