Business / Accounting / Arrears: Bills which should have been paid. For example, if you have forgotten to pay your last 3 months rent, then you are said to be 3 months in arrears on your rent.

Dividend In Arrears

Business / Finance / Dividend In Arrears: An approach that assumes dividends grow at a constant rate in perpetuity. The value of the stock equals next year's dividends divided by the difference between the required rate of return and the assu MORE

Dividends In Arrears

Business / Accounting / Dividends In Arrears: Missed dividends for past years that preferred stockholders have a right to receive under the cumulative-dividend preference if and when dividends are declared. MORE

Annuity In Arrears

Business / Finance / Annuity In Arrears: An annuity with a first payment one full period hence, rather than immediately. MORE


Business / Real Estate / Prorations: Expenses, either prepaid or paid in arrears, that are divided or distributed between buyer and seller at the closing. MORE

True Lease

Business / Finance / True Lease: For a security such as commercial paper that is sold on a discount basis, true interest cost is the coupon rate required to provide an identical return assuming a coupon-bearing instrument of like mat MORE


Business / Real Estate / Forbearance: The act of refraining from taking legal action despite the fact that payment of a promissory note in a mortgage or deed of trust is in arrears. It is usually granted only when a borrower makes a satis MORE