Financial Model: Bond Ladder

This post introduces a new financial model — an Excel/VBA implementation of a bond ladder portfolio and summary. Its general purpose is to calculate an average weighted yield for a ladder of bonds.

Most Popular Posts of 2017

2017, this site’s first full year, is about to come to a close. In addition to wrapping up the Getting Started with VBA series early this fall, the Tips and Tricks with VBA Classes series is well under way and will conclude at the end of January. Below, you can …

10 Non-VBA Concepts Important for VBA Developers

As a VBA developer, it’s important not to lose sight of the broader Excel application environment. VBA will always be part of Excel — an application containing its own interface, features, and functionality. This post will provide an overview of 10 important non-VBA concepts and features important for VBA developers …

VLOOKUP… to the Left!

Have you ever been attempted to use VLOOKUP in a large data set, only to realize the data you’re seeking is to the left of the lookup column? Sure, you could cut/paste the lookup column the left of the table, but that might interfere with other parts of the dataset. …

Financial Model: Coffee Brewing Methods

In recognition of National Coffee Day, I’ve put together a simple financial model to compare the cost of coffee brewing methods. While most holiday backers seem to be trying to get you to spend more on coffee, I’m here to help you spend less! By inputting basic details on your …

Interact with Spreadsheets Using a VBA For Loop

The For Loop is the most basic iterative loop, permitting a block of code to be executed for a specific number of times. Nested within a for loop, scripts can help input, modify, or remove data from spreadsheets.

Free Excel Template: Employee Timesheet

We’re releasing another free item in the Excel Virtuoso Portfolio. This item is a basic excel based employee timesheet template, useful for small businesses or volunteer organizations. With a user friendly interface and simple navigation, employees can keep an accurate count of hours worked each day.

Data Validation with Excel’s Built-In Data Validation Tools

Many developers will admit that when it comes to creating a user friendly application, more effort is often committed to controlling user inputs than actual functionality and design. Excel’s data validation tools allow you to easily deploy validation features on any spreadsheet project.