Today we are frequently faced with the need to make financial decisions whether in investments, business, or debt management. So it remains perplexing why our schools don’t teach financial formulas in the same way they engrave Pythagoras Theorem in young minds. This explains in a large part why the average investor loses in the stock market, and is faced with risks in the mismanagement of business and debt. Simply put, financial illiteracy can cost us more money if we maintain a “trial by fire” approach. As savvy investors, you should at least know the ten basic financial equations for investment, business, and debt in order to take better care of your financial future.