Contents of the WINFIN.WRI file
1MWINFIN.EXE A Collection of Financial Programs For Windows
This program is a collection of several financial programs.
US Treasury Bill
Certificate of Deposit
Internal Rate of Return
Net Present Value
Modified Internal Rate of Return
The main menu shows this list. Just double click on you choice or move the highlight bar to your choice and click on "RUN". To quit the program, just click on the "QUIT" button in the main menu.
The format of all the programs is essentially the same. Just fill in the known values, click on "CALCULATE" and the unknown values are calculated and shown on the screen. Most of the programs invlove selecting a unknown value to solve. For example, in the BONDS, you would enter values for the Maturity Value in points (100), the Number of bonds, Dates of Purchase and Maturity, the Coupon (in percent not decimal, i.e. 8.5 not .085), and any Fees charged. You then select either Price or YTM button as the KNOWN value and enter this value. Then click the CALCULATE command. Several values are calculated and displayed.
Several of the programs invlove cash flow and you must specify if the amount was PAID (a negative cash flow) or RECEIVED (a positve cash flow). Always enter a positive value and then select Paid or Received. For example, in the MORTGAGE program, if the amount of the ballon is 400.00 and is paid in addition the last payment, enter 400 and and click the PAID button. The last three programs are exceptions. The Internal Rate of Return, Net Present Value and Modified Internal Rate of Return programs require you to enter postive values for cash flow received and negative values for cash flow paid.
In many of the programs, when you enter a value and press enter, the cursor moves to then next field to allow you to enter the next value without using the mouse. Upon arrival in a field, the value will usually be set to zero or blank. If you don't want to automatically move the the next field and zero or blank the contents, after you enter a value, don't press enter. Instead, just click on the field you wish to enter the next value.
In date fields, I have set it up so the / between month, day and year is automatically entered for you. Thus to enter the date 02/22/91, just type 022291. If you are a fast typist, you may have to slow down a bit when entering dates to allow the program to enter the / for you.
This program was written using MicroSoft Visual Basic. It requires the runtime file VBRUN100.DLL to be in your path or default directory.
I have used many references to check the results of these programs for accurate results, but no warranty of their accuracy is given. Use at your own risk.
This program is ShareWare and if you find it of value, please send $20.00 to me at the address below:
Russell C. Anderson, II
7251 Mt. Baker Hwy
Deming, WA 98244
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