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    Rule of 72, Grand Larceny and Zeolite Softening

    🌞Today's Finance Jargon

    'Rule Of 72'

    The rule of 72 is a shortcut to estimate the number of years required to double your money at a given annual rate of return. The rule states that you divide the rate, expressed as a percentage, into 72:

    Years required to double investment = 72 ÷ compound annual interest rate

    Note that a compound annual return of 8% is plugged into this equation as 8, not 0.08, giving a result of 9 years (not 900).

    🌞Today's Law Jargon

    'Grand Larceny'

    The crime of theft of another's property (including money) over a certain value (for example, $500), as distinguished from petty (or petit) larceny in which the value is below the grand larceny limit. Some states only recognize the crime of larceny, but draw the line between a felony (punishable by state prison time) and a misdemeanor (local jail and/or fine) based on the value of the loot.

    🌞Today's Engineering Jargon


    Refers to the process, where zeolite chemicals are capable to exchange ions with the hardness causing impurities of the water.

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