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Accounting Made Simple: Accounting Explained in 100 Pages or Less
by Mike Piper

Language

English

Pages

115

Publication Date

September 01, 2010

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<div><b>Find all of the following explained in Plain-English with no technical jargon:</b><br /><ul><li>The Accounting Equation and why it's so significant</li><li>How to read and prepare financial statements</li><li>How to calculate and interpret several different financial ratios</li><li>The concepts and assumptions behind Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)</li><li>Preparing journal entries with debits and credits</li><li>Cash method vs. accrual method</li><li>Inventory and Cost of Goods Sold</li><li>How to calculate depreciation and amortization expenses</li></ul> </div>
Profit First: Transform Your Business from a Cash-Eating Monster ...
by Mike Michalowicz

Language

English

Pages

222

Publication Date

January 18, 2017

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<b>Author of cult classics <i>The Pumpkin Plan </i>and <i>The Toilet Paper Entrepreneur </i>offers a simple, counterintuitive cash management solution that will help small businesses break out of the doom spiral and achieve instant profitability.</b><br /><br />Conventional accounting uses the logical (albeit, flawed) formula: Sales - Expenses = Profit. The problem is, businesses are run by humans, and humans aren't always logical. Serial entrepreneur Mike Michalowicz has developed a behavioral approach to accounting to flip the formula: Sales - Profit = Expenses. Just as the most effective weight loss strategy is to limit portions by using smaller plates, Michalowicz shows that by taking profit first and apportioning only what remains for expenses, entrepreneurs will transform their businesses from cash-eating monsters to profitable cash cows. Using Michalowicz's Profit First system, readers will learn that:<br /><br />· Following 4 simple principles can simplify accounting and make it easier to manage a profitable business by looking at bank account balances.<br />· A small, profitable business can be worth much more than a large business surviving on its top line.<br />· Businesses that attain early and sustained profitability have a better shot at achieving long-term growth.<br /><br />With dozens of case studies, practical, step-by-step advice, and his signature sense of humor, Michalowicz has the game-changing roadmap for any entrepreneur to make money they always dreamed of.
Warren Buffett Accounting Book: Reading Financial Statements for ...
by , Preston Pysh

Language

English

Pages

258

Publication Date

May 01, 2014

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The Warren Buffett Accounting Book is the second volume learning experience to Warren Buffett's Three Favorite Books. This book teaches: 1. Two methods for calculating the intrinsic value of a company 2. What is a discount rate and how does it work 3. Detailed instructions on how to read an income statement, Balance sheet, and cash flow statement 4. How to calculate important ratios to properly value any business
How to Stop Living Paycheck to Paycheck (2nd Edition): A proven p...
by Avery Breyer

Language

English

Pages

122

Publication Date

October 06, 2016

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<h2>In this timeless bestseller, you'll get the motivation and know-how for building up a big stash of emergency cash, getting out of debt, making sure you never run out of money, and avoiding the 11 worst budget traps (that'll ruin your financial plans if you let them!)</h2><br /><br />Find out the most important things that you can do to take control of your money and <b>pay off debt</b>. Get the budget how-to, tools, and knowledge you need to finally get ahead. <b>You'll learn a complete budget system that works for beginners and takes only 15 minutes per week to maintain.</b><br /><br />This is a straightforward budget planning method that <b>will completely transform your finances, and eliminate your money worries once and for all.</b><br /><br />You will also be given <b>free lifetime access to The Money Tracker,</b> a simple tool that makes budget planning quick and easy.<br /><br /><h2>What's new in the second edition:</h2><br /><br />A brand new chapter has been added on the topic of money and happiness which is key to getting past money blocks that could be contributing to your paycheck-to-paycheck cycle, plus a few minor adjustments were made to the original manuscript.<b>This is one of the budgeting books you NEED in your library. Buy NOW, learn how to make a budget that actually works, and transform your financial life forever!</b>
Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk
by Peter L. Bernstein

Language

English

Pages

383

Publication Date

April 21, 2008

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A Business Week, New York Times Business, and USA Today Bestseller<br /> <br /> "Ambitious and readable . . . an engaging introduction to the oddsmakers, whom Bernstein regards as true humanists helping to release mankind from the choke holds of superstition and fatalism." -The New York Times<br /> <br /> "An extraordinarily entertaining and informative book." -The Wall Street Journal<br /> <br /> "A lively panoramic book . . . Against the Gods sets up an ambitious premise and then delivers on it." -Business Week<br /> <br /> "Deserves to be, and surely will be, widely read." -The Economist<br /> <br /> "[A] challenging book, one that may change forever the way people think about the world." -Worth<br /> <br /> "No one else could have written a book of such central importance with so much charm and excitement." -Robert Heilbroner author, The Worldly Philosophers<br /> <br /> "With his wonderful knowledge of the history and current manifestations of risk, Peter Bernstein brings us Against the Gods. Nothing like it will come out of the financial world this year or ever. I speak carefully: no one should miss it." -John Kenneth Galbraith Professor of Economics Emeritus, Harvard University<br /> <br /> In this unique exploration of the role of risk in our society, Peter Bernstein argues that the notion of bringing risk under control is one of the central ideas that distinguishes modern times from the distant past. Against the Gods chronicles the remarkable intellectual adventure that liberated humanity from oracles and soothsayers by means of the powerful tools of risk management that are available to us today.<br /> <br /> "An extremely readable history of risk." -Barron's<br /> <br /> "Fascinating . . . this challenging volume will help you understand the uncertainties that every investor must face." -Money<br /> <br /> "A singular achievement." -Times Literary Supplement<br /> <br /> "There's a growing market for savants who can render the recondite intelligibly-witness Stephen Jay Gould (natural history), Oliver Sacks (disease), Richard Dawkins (heredity), James Gleick (physics), Paul Krugman (economics)-and Bernstein would mingle well in their company." -The Australian
Financial Statements: A Step-by-Step Guide to Understanding and C...
by Thomas R. Ittelson

Language

English

Pages

269

Publication Date

August 15, 2009

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Now the best-selling book of its kind has gotten even better.This revised and expanded second edition of Ittelson's master work will give you that firm grasp of "the numbers" necessary for business success.<BR><BR><P>With more than 100,000 copies in print, Financial Statements is a perfect introduction to financial accounting for non-financial managers, stock-market investors, undergraduate business and MBA students, lawyers, lenders, entrepreneurs, and more. Most introductory finance and accounting books fail either because they are written "by accountants for accountants" or the authors "dumb down" the concepts until they are virtually useless. Financial Statements deftly shows that all this accounting and financial-reporting stuff is not rocket science and that you can understand it!<BR><BR><P>Ittelson empowers non-financial managers by clearly and simply demonstrating how the balance sheet, income statement and cash flow statement work together to offer a "snapshot" of any company's financial health. Every term is defined in simple, understandable language. Every concept is explained with a basic, straightforward transaction example. And with the book's uniquely visual approach, you'll be able to see exactly how each transaction affects the three key financial statement of the enterprise. Two new major sections with nine new chapters were added to this revised second edition of Financial Statements, simply the clearest and most comprehensive introduction to financial reporting available.
Trading Options for Edge: Profit from Options and Manage Risk lik...
by Mark Sebastian

Language

English

Pages

238

Publication Date

November 20, 2017

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<p> If you have experience in option trading, or a strong understanding of the options markets, but want to better understand how to trade given certain market conditions, this is the book for you. Many people have some knowledge of trading strategies, but have no idea how to pull it all together. </p> <p> Mark Sebastian’s latest book will teach trade evaluation, using Greeks, trading various spreads under different market conditions, portfolio-building, and risk management. Sebastian’s approach will help traders understand how to find edge, what kind of trade under what conditions will capture edge, and how to create and successfully hedge to help you build your own personal Goldman Sachs or Merrill Lynch. The book demonstrates how to structure a portfolio of trades that makes more money with less risk. </p>
David Busch’s Sony Alpha a6000/ILCE-6000 Guide to Digital Photo...
by Busch David D.

Language

English

Pages

368

Publication Date

May 28, 2016

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The best-selling and universally-praised bible for the Sony Alpha a6000 is finally back in print! <i>David Busch's Sony a6000 Guide to Digital Photography</i> is your all-in-one resource and reference for the Sony Alpha a6000, and now it’s available in both printed and ebook form from Rocky Nook. The top-ranking a6000 mirrorless camera features expanded ISO settings to 25,600, a high-resolution 24MP sensor, fast 11 fps maximum shooting rate, and a high resolution electronic viewfinder. With this book in hand, you will explore the world of digital photography, develop your creativity, and take great photographs with the Sony a6000. With clear how-to steps and full-color illustrations, <i>David Busch's Sony a6000 Guide to Digital Photography</i> covers all the camera's features in depth, from taking your first photos through advanced details of setup, exposure, lenses, lighting, and more, and relates each feature to specific photographic techniques and situations. Also included is the handy a6000 "roadmap," an easy-to-use visual guide to the camera's features and controls. With <i>David Busch as your guide and mentor, you'll be in full creative control, whether you're shooting on the job, as an advanced hobbyist, or are just out for fun. Start building your knowledge, creativity, and confidence with the Sony a6000 today.
Simple Numbers, Straight Talk, Big Profits!: 4 Keys to Unlock You...
by Greg Crabtree

Language

English

Pages

200

Publication Date

October 11, 2013

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<b><i>Simple Numbers</i> can guide you to increased business profitability!</b> <p>Take the mystery out of small business finance with this no-frills guide to understanding the numbers that will guide your business out of any financial black hole. Author Greg Crabtree, a successful accountant, small business advisor, and popular presenter, shows you how to use your firm's key financial indicators as a basis for smart business decisions as you grow your firm from startup to $5 million (and, more!) in annual revenue. </p><p>Jargon free, and presented in an easy-to-follow, step-by-step format, with plenty of real-world examples, Crabtree's down-to-earth discussion highlights the most common financial errors committed by small businesses, and how to avoid them. You'll be fascinated to learn: </p><ul> <li>Why your numbers are lying to you (and why you are the cause!) </li><li>How labor productivity is the key to profitability and simplifying human resource decisions </li><li>Why the amount of tax you pay is your #1 key performance indicator </li></ul> <p>Take advantage of Crabtree's years of experience teaching clients how to build successful businesses by ''seeing beyond numbers'' with this step-by-step guide to increasing your businesses profitability.</p>
QuickBooks 2018 For Dummies (For Dummies (Computer/Tech))
by Stephen L. Nelson

Language

English

Pages

379

Publication Date

October 11, 2017

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<b>The perennial bestseller—now in a new edition for QuickBooks 2018</b> <p><i>QuickBooks 2018 For Dummies</i> is here to make it easier than ever to familiarize yourself with the latest version of the software. It shows you step by step how to build the perfect budget, simplify tax return preparation, manage inventory, track job costs, generate income statements and financial reports, and every other accounting-related task that crosses your desk at work. <p>Written by highly qualified CPA Stephen L. Nelson, this trusted bestseller shows you how to get the most out of the software that helps over six million small businesses manage their finances. Removing the need to hire expensive financial professionals, it empowers you to take your small business' finances into your own hands. <ul> <li>Handle your financial and business management tasks more effectively</li> <li>Implement QuickBooks and get the most out of its features</li> <li>Create invoices and credit memos with ease</li> <li>Pay bills, prepare payroll, and record sales receipts</li> </ul> <p>If you're a small business owner, manager, or employee who utilizes QuickBooks at work, this bestselling guide has answers for all of your business accounting needs.

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