This complete summary of the ideas from Robert Kiyosaki and Sharon Lechter's book "Rich Dad, Poor Dad" shows that what is in your head ultimately determines what is in your hands: if you want to improve your circumstances, you need to change the way you think. This summary highlights the importance of educating yourself and developing financial intelligence by spending time with successful people, reading books, and attending seminars. All in all, this summary shows that your life will be more rewarding and more fulfilling if you just take the time to learn and think about where you’re heading.
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To learn more, read "Rich Dad, Poor Dad" and discover that the path to financial wealth does not lie in playing it safe. It’s far more important to play it smart.
A broad range of topics are covered, including budgeting, investing, managing credit, as well as quick and effective ways of getting rid of debt. The language is kept simple, so that readers of all backgrounds will be able to understand and apply the principles discussed. This text is not exclusively for people in their twenties. Any age group can benefit from this sound financial advice.
- Learn new and reliable ways to stay out of debt, save money, and still enjoy the fruits of you labor during these tough economics times
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There is no need to delay this investment into your financial future. Prepare to have you wallet be forever changed.
Did you know you can pay your taxes by using a cash-back credit card?
Why are you still paying $235 a year to rent your cable box?
You're leaving money on the table every day, with every transaction you make: changing your oil, withdrawing ATM cash, booking flights, buying insurance, shopping for clothes, squirting toothpaste. But in Pogue's Basics: Money, the third book of this New York Times bestselling series, David Pogue proves that information is money. Each of his 150 simple tips and tricks includes a ballpark estimate of the money you could make or save. Okay, you won't use every tip in the book—but if you did, you'd come ahead by $61,195 a year.
You probably know that small rental properties are among the safest, most affordable, and most profitable investments around. With the a little help, however, you can minimize both your investment and your costs and send your profits straight through the roof!
In this comprehensive handbook, real estate investing expert Steve Berges reveals the secrets that have made him one of the most successful entrepreneurs in the field. He shows you all of the indispensable tricks of the trade, explains why they are so important, and connects them to other essential steps for super-profitable investing. Arming you with his Five Golden Rules for Success, Steve Berges also shows you how to:Select a house and negotiate the best price and terms Perform a comprehensive financial analysis to maximize value Secure financing and prepare for your closing Find qualified tenants and draft favorable lease agreements Reduce operating costs, increase rents, and improve profitability Avoid the little-known pitfalls of real estate investing
With Steve Berges' expert guidance and no-nonsense advice, you can maximize your investment, minimize your time and effort, and make the most of every foray into the real estate market.
The ABCs of Getting Out of Debt provides the necessary knowledge to navigate through a very challenging credit environment. A Rich Dad’s Advisor and best selling author of numerous business books, Garrett Sutton, Esq. clearly writes on the key strategies readers must follow to get out of debt. Unlike other superficial offerings, Sutton explores the psychology and health effects of debt. From there, the reader learns how to beat the lenders at their own game, and how to understand and repair your own credit. Using real life illustrative stories, Sutton shares how to deal with debt collectors, avoid credit scams, and win with good credit.
“The reason Garrett Sutton’s book is so important is that like it or not, debt is a powerful force in our world today. The financially intelligent are using debt to enrich themselves while the financially uneducated are using debt to destroy their lives.”- Robert Kiyosaki
The times call for a book that offers hope and education on mastering credit and getting out of debt.
This complete summary of the ideas from Robert Kiyosaki and Sharon Lechter's book "The Cashflow Quadrant" explains the four ways in which income can be generated: 1. You can get a job; 2. You can be self employed; 3. You can build and own a business system of some type; 4. You can invest in other businesses. In this summary, it is shown that to focus solely on the first two quadrants mentioned may have negative financial impacts. Explaining how gradually focusing on the third and fourth quadrants can improve your lifestyle, this summary will allow you to stay open to opportunities.
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To learn more, read "The Cashflow Quadrant" and you will see opportunities where others see difficulties.
Tax time can be a serious drain on your resources—emotionally and financially. For over three decades How to Pay Zero Taxes has helped people just like you save money on their taxes. Engagingly written to make even the most complex information easy to understand, this reader-friendly guide zeroes in on what matters most: tax saving, not tax preparation. Tax expert Jeff Schnepper shares valuable advice on everything from converting personal expenses into business deductions to avoiding (or surviving) an audit.
Fully updated for 2017, the book shows you how to take advantage of IRS-sanctioned deductions, shelters, credits, exemptions, and more. In addition to legal deductions, you’ll find hundreds of insider tips designed to lower your tax bill. Whether you’re a tax professional or a home filer, this book will help you pay less to the IRS this year—and every year.
Packed with insider tips and expert advice, QuickBooks 2012: The Official Guide shows you how to set up a comprehensive, well-organized small business financial management system with ease! Find out the most effective methods for accomplishing essential business tasks and customizing QuickBooks for your needs.
Fully endorsed by Intuit, makers of QuickBooks, this official guide provides best practices for tracking finances, managing payroll, processing invoices, controlling inventory, managing sales and expenses, and maximizing the software's features. Run an efficient and successful small business using the proven techniques and time-saving shortcuts inside this authoritative guide to QuickBooks 2012.Configure and customize QuickBooks for your business Avoid common mistakes Enter transactions quickly and accurately Manage accounts payable and receivable Set up and manage inventory Track employee hours and manage payroll Use Online Banking Reconcile bank accounts Set up and manage budgets Create standard and customized business reports Make key business decisions with confidence
Leslie Capachietti, MBA, is a nationally recognized speaker and trainer for Intuit and the Principal of Automated Financial Solutions, an accounting systems consulting firm located in the Boston area. She has been supporting small business owners across the U.S. for more than 15 years, helping them gain control of their financial operations using QuickBooks software. Leslie is the author of QuickBooks 2011: The Official Guide.
The answers to these questions and more, can be found in Clever Couponing, a book written by the internationally acclaimed author, expert budgeter, and mother of two, Vanessa Johnson.
If you think you’re spending too much money on groceries, you are not alone! A lot of shoppers, especially moms, have gone through the same problems too. Wouldn’t it be nice to learn how you can save more money while still being able to buy everything that your family needs?
Clever Couponing is an all-in-one book that showcases many budgeting strategies, including the use of coupons, that can help the readers establish huge savings.
In Johnson’s book, you will be able to:
· Learn the basics on how to start couponing
· Learn the 4 types of couponers
· Know the 10 commandments of couponing
· Know the best ways to overcome the couponing problems that you may encounter
· Know the 4 key factors that contribute to effective grocery shopping for your family
· Learn the step-by-step process of setting up your family’s budget
· Know how to maintain a budget plan to ultimately establish great savings
That’s not all! The book covers more topics, example scenarios and sheets, and many more!
It is not a book that pushes its readers to instantly delve into couponing rather, it is a book that educates the readers about the correlation between couponing, budgeting and saving, and how these can help families live a healthier and more comfortable life.This book is perfect for the price conscious mothers who are curious of what benefits couponing and budgeting can bring to their lives. If you want to be a smart mom and an efficient couponer, this book is exactly what you need!
This book was written to provide every individual who is standing at the precipice of too much debt with the tools they need to settle that debt legally without ruining themselves forever. You will learn everything you need to know about the basics of debt, including what the various kinds secured, unsecured, personal, business, and tax debt entail and how they affect you. You will learn what happens to you when you don't pay, both legally and socially, and what your first steps should be on the road to repairing your debt.
You will learn how to assess your overall risks and what your options are with your creditors. You will learn what vulnerabilities your debt collectors have legally and what you can do to legally challenge the validity of your debt. You will learn how to deal with bill collectors and how to create a line of communication that is two ways and not reliant solely on them making demands. Top financial experts, bill collectors, and one-time debt owers have been contacted and interviewed for this book and their interviews have been included here to provide a complete outline of what you can expect when you try to settle your debt. You will learn how to start negotiating settlements with your creditors and what specific things you can and cannot do when dealing with them.
You will learn the variety of debtor's rights that exist and why they are never told to you, including details about the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act and how this act is legally enforced. For anyone who has ever spent the better part of their life dodging calls from creditors or trying to figure out how to pay those bills next month, this book will be the tool you need to understand how to tackle and deal with your debt.
Atlantic Publishing is a small, independent publishing company based in Ocala, Florida. Founded over twenty years ago in the company presidentâe(tm)s garage, Atlantic Publishing has grown to become a renowned resource for non-fiction books. Today, over 450 titles are in print covering subjects such as small business, healthy living, management, finance, careers, and real estate. Atlantic Publishing prides itself on producing award winning, high-quality manuals that give readers up-to-date, pertinent information, real-world examples, and case studies with expert advice. Every book has resources, contact information, and web sites of the products or companies discussed.
How to Pay Zero Taxes 2014 provides simple strategies that are sure to save you money--this year, next year, and beyond. From converting personal expenses into business deductions to avoiding--or surviving--an IRS audit, Jeff Schnepper's guide covers more deductions than any other tax book, all conveniently organized into six easy-access categories: exclusions, general deductions, "below the line" deductions, traditional tax shelters, and super tax shelters.
How to Pay Zero Taxes provides everything you need to know about:New tax laws--including the new surtaxes on earned and unearned income Exemptions, credits, and exclusions Special capital gains and dividends rules Increased IRA and retirement plan limits Job hunting and relocation expenses Theft and casualty losses Child care and elder care Educational and Roth IRAs
assess your debt situation
correct errors and improve your credit report and score
choose the best repair strategy for your situation
prioritize your debts
negotiate with creditors to reduce debts
add positive information to your credit report
avoid identity theft and credit scams
build a solid credit history
This edition of Credit Repair is completely updated with the latest legal developments, and includes dozens of forms and letters that will help you spruce up your credit report as easily as possible!
Easy to read, easy to use, and hard to beat, this comprehensive tax-saving guide has become the go-to resource for tax professionals and home filers alike. Unlike other brand-name guides, the book focuses on tax saving, not tax preparation—zeroing in on the one thing you really care about: paying less to the IRS.
Tax expert Jeff Schnepper explains everything you need to know in simple, accessible terms, organizing important subjects like deductions, exemptions, and tax shelters into six simple sections. The book includes the most up-to-date information—and hundreds of insider tips—that can lower your tax bills, and save you a bundle, year after year.
Jeff A. Schnepper, Esq. (Cherry Hill, NJ) is the author of multiple books on finance and taxation, including all previous editions of How to Pay Zero Taxes. He is a financial, tax, and legal advisor for Estate Planning of Delaware Valley and operates a tax, accounting, and legal practice in Cherry Hill, NJ. Mr. Schnepper is Microsoft’s MSN MONEY tax expert, economic editor for USA Today, and tax counsel for Haran, Watson & Company.
If you are looking for a way to make extra money or if you want to make money online. Then you need to buy this book, it will save you time in research.
"Money Making Apps" is a short, easy to use book that contains a list of 58 FREE apps that you can use to put money in your pockets. You can make money or earn great rewards to do easy tasks like:
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"A must-read for anyone performing business process mapping! This treasure shares step-by-stepapproaches and critical success factors, based on years of practical, customer-focused experience.A real winner!"
—Timothy R. Holmes, CPA former General Auditor, American Red Cross
"Paulette and Mike make extensive use of anecdotes and real-life examples to bring alive the topic ofbusiness process mapping. From the outset, this book will engage you and draw you into the worldof business process mapping. Who would have thought that reading about business process mapping could make you smile? Well, Mike and Paulette can make it happen! Within each chapter, theauthors provide detailed examples and exhibits used to document a process. Each chapter also includes a 'Recap' and 'Key Analysis Points' which enable the reader to distill the highlights of the chapter."
—Barbara J. Muller, CPA, CFE, Senior Lecturer, School of Accountancy W. P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University
"Keller and Jacka cut through the drudgery of process mapping with a path-breaking approach thatenables the reader to better understand processes, how they work and how they work together toward successful achievement of business objectives. With great style and flair, this book will provide youwith a different way of thinking and new tools to assist you in process analysis and improvement. This book is a must-read for auditors, risk managers, quality improvement management, and businessprocess engineers."
—Dean Bahrman, VP and Internal Audit Director (Retired) Global Financial Services Companies
"Mike Jacka and Paulette Keller show their expertise with the application of business process mappingin increasing customer service and satisfaction in this updated and expanded edition of this popular book. With clear, practical examples and applications, this book shows the writing talents of bothauthors, and it will be used over and over by those from all lines of industries and professions. Kudos for a job well done!"
—Joan Pastor, PhD, Founding Partner, Licensed Industrial-Organizational Psychologist JPA International, Inc., Beverly Hills, California
Barbara Stanny, the leading expert on women and money, has helped women take control of their finances for two decades—and she knows there is much more to success than how much you earn. In her work with powerful, successful women over the last 20 years, bestselling author and financial educator Stanny has found that most women’s problems with money have little to do with money itself, but rather with their fear of, or ambivalence toward, power. Instead of pushing women to pursue financial success in the traditional fashion, Sacred Success seeks to redefine power from a feminine perspective.
More than a financial guide, Sacred Success is a primer on power for women—a tutorial for taking charge of your life by taking charge of your finances, and not only growing your money but creating a deeper, richer, and more meaningful life. Best described as “A Course in Miracles meets the Wall Street Journal,” Sacred Success gives you a proven process that uniquely blends the practical, psychological, and spiritual work of wealth.
You can be financially successful without sacrificing your soul or compromising your values. You can create wealth and exercise power by staying true to your authentic self and personal mission. Start now.
Methodology and complex techniques are available. Not to deny that all these available information is good, but it would be too complicated for internal audit beginners to understand and to apply those information immediately into a guide in their first task.
Therefore, this book has been written to provide a simple yet comprehensive guides with examples that can be immediately applied!
Chapter 1: Budgeting 101
Chapter 2: Tips for Tracking Your Expenses
Chapter 3: How to Make a Budget
Chapter 4: Common Budgeting Mistakes to Avoid
Chapter 5: Ways to Make More Money
Chapter 6: How to Be Successful at Saving
Chapter 7: Dealing with Debts
About the Author
Do you always run out of money before your next paycheck arrives? Chances are you do get enough money, but fail to manage it. Specifically, you don't make a budget. You are among the 66% of the population who believe budgeting is difficult and a waste of time. However, if you really want to get the most from your money, you can't toss budgeting out of your life.
Years ago, I noticed I was having difficulty keeping up with my expenses. Every penny I would get would fly out of my wallet in a blink of an eye. As a result, I started borrowing. But this only made things worse.
Eventually, I learned about budgeting and its benefits. I was reluctant at first but I still gave it a shot. Within months, my financial situation improved. I was in control of my money unlike before.
So here I am. And I can't imagine a life without a budget plan. I would feel like I'm trying to invade an army of aliens without weapons.
In this book, I will share with you the benefits of budgeting. Not only that, but I will also show you how to create a budget plan. You will also find tips on increasing your income, getting out of debt, and more. I'm sure you will find the book beneficial.
This complete summary of the ideas from George S. Clason's book "The Richest Man in Babylon" explains how to be financially successful in order to achieve future dreams and ambitions. This useful summary provides you with timeless financial principles, as well as the basics of effective money management, thus giving you the tools to make your business thrive.
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To learn more, read "The Richest Man in Babylon" and discover how to manage your money effectively.
Packed with vital information culled from the extensive For Dummies accounting, bookkeeping, and auditing libraries, Accounting All-in-One For Dummies is a powerful, one-stop reference.
Accounting All-in-One For Dummies is a comprehensive resource on a variety of accounting concepts. You’ll get up to speed on: setting up your accounting system; recording accounting transactions; adjusting and closing entries; preparing income statements and balance sheets; planning and budgeting for your business; handling cash and making purchase decisions; and more.Ways to report on your financial statements How to make savvy business decisions Auditing and detecting financial fraud
Accounting All-in-One For Dummies is a one-stop reference for students studying the application of accounting theories and a valuable desk reference for accounting professionals in the workforce.
Too many decisions. Too many choices. What today’s smart consumer must have is a money-and-time-saving guide for conducting the “business of life”—both the big challenges, such as getting top-notch health care for the family and the best education for the kids, and the pleasurable ones, like plotting the family summer vacation.
Nancy Keates and her expert colleagues at The Wall Street Journal provide all-new material that gives the lowdown on:
The Savvy Traveler: How to cut to the chase and not only avoid the indignity of cramped plane seats and overpriced tickets, but also get the best and safest seats at the same time.
The Fine Art of Dining and Drinking: Landing the hottest table in town—at a discount; picking wine without becoming a wine snob; and learning about “barley matters”—the newest, hottest beers.
How to Speak Geek: Demystifying tech trends, with smart advice on not only what high-tech gadgets to buy but how to shop for them.
Everything You Need to Know About Buying, Selling and Financing a Car: How to get the best and safest vehicle at the best price.
Real Estate: Will the bubble burst? Here’s how to be an informed buyer and seller along with the basics of remodeling and designing your home.
How to Be an Informed Patient: Choosing a hospital, playing private investigator with your M.D., and learning about the tests you really ought to have (even if you have to pay for them yourself).
Getting Real Bang for Your Education Bucks: What you need to know from preschool through college and graduate school.
The Great Balancing Act: Managing work and family, and finding out how to avoid the overstretched child and parent syndromes.
Financing Your Life: It was easy in the 1990s, but the world has changed dramatically. Here’s how to deal with the new world of saving, investing and borrowing money.
Shopping: The New Sex? Throw away your Kama Sutra. The number one thrill in shopping is getting a good deal—here’s how to play the game and get the best stuff at the best price.
The Wall Street Journal Guide to the Business of Life is both an instruction manual for living life to the fullest and a fun read about what really matters in the day-to-day. It has all the basic insight and information you need to navigate through life along with hilarious side trips such as “The Three-Decorator Experience” and “Cruises: Sailing New Waters.”
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This complete summary of the ideas from "Eight Steps to Seven Figures" shows that ordinary working people can create a seven-figure net worth within their lifetimes solely through a long-term stock investment program - and without starting out with a large chunk of capital or any specialist expertise. To prove this, 170 people with investment portfolios greater than $1 million were studied to learn the keys to their success. This summary highlights the eight steps these millionaires all had in common, such as “invest only in assets that always grow over time - which means stocks or mutual funds”, “accumulate steady gains year after year” or “take advantage of everything the government allows”. In other words this work demonstrates that nothing exotic is required to become wealthy. Drawing on real-world success stories, "Eight Steps To Seven Figures" offers you the best strategies adopted by millionaires.
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The important stuff you need to know:Get started fast. Quickly set up accounts, customers, jobs, and invoice items.Follow the money. Track everything from billable and unbillable time and expenses to income and profit.Keep your company financially fit. Examine budgets and actual spending, income, inventory, assets, and liabilities.Gain insights. Open a new dashboard that highlights your company’s financial activity and status the moment you log in.Spend less time on bookkeeping. Create and reuse bills, invoices, sales receipts, and timesheets.Find key info. Use QuickBooks’ Search and Find features, as well as the Vendor, Customer, Inventory, and Employee Centers.
Trying to get certified and become an accountant? Own a small business but need a little help balancing your books? Don't worry! This hands-on guide provides the learning and vital practice you need to master important accounting concepts and basics. Perfect as a companion workbook for Accounting For Dummies -- or any other accounting textbook -- Accounting Workbook For Dummies gives you a wealth of real-world examples, demonstration problems, and handy exercises. With this helpful resource as your guide, you'll master balance sheets, income statements, and budgets in no time!
100s of Problems!
* Record transactions, track costs, and manage accounts
* Open and close bookkeeping cycles
* Analyze business performance and profit
* Choose the right accounting method
* Master investment accounting fundamentals
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Everything You Need to Know About How To:
Trying to outwit the market is a bad gamble. If you're serious about investing for the long run, you have to take a no-nonsense, businesslike approach to your portfolio. In addition to covering all the basics, this new edition of All About Asset Allocation includes timely advice on:Learning which investments work well together and why Selecting the right mutual funds and ETFs Creating an asset allocation that’s right for your needs Knowing how and when to change an allocation Understanding target-date mutual funds
"All About Asset Allocation offers advice that is both prudent and practical--keep it simple, diversify, and, above all, keep your expenses low--from an author who both knows how vital asset allocation is to investment success and, most important, works with real people." -- John C. Bogle, founder and former CEO, The Vanguard Group
"With All About Asset Allocation at your side, you'll be executing a sound investment plan, using the best materials and wearing the best safety rope that money can buy." -- William Bernstein, founder, Effi cientFrontier.com, and author, The Intelligent Asset Allocator
"COSO ERM is a thoughtful introduction to the challenges of risk management at the enterprise level and contains a wealth of information on dealing with it through the use of the COSO framework. Detailed procedures covering a wide variety of situations are followed by a thorough explanation of how each is deployed. As a project management professional, I appreciate how the author addresses the need for risk management at a project level. His background as someone who 'practices what they preach' and realizes the impact of the Sarbanes-Oxley auditing rules comes through clearly in the book, and it should be mandatory reading for anyone seeking to understand how to tackle their own ERM issues."
--Greg Gomel, PMP, CQM, CSQE, ITIL, Director, Project Management, Insight North America
"This volume clearly and comprehensively outlines the usefulness of COSO Enterprise Risk Management guidance. It should provide considerable benefit to those having governance responsibilities in this important area."
--Curtis Verschoor, L & Q Research Professor, School of Accountancy and MISDePaul University, Chicago
Transform your company's internal control function into a valuable strategic tool
Today's companies are expected to manage a variety of risks that would have been unthinkable a decade ago. More than ever, it is vital to understand the dimensions of risk as well as how to best manage it to gain a competitive advantage.
COSO Enterprise Risk Management clearly enables organizations of all types and sizes to understand and better manage their risk environments and make better decisions through use of the COSO ERM framework.
A pragmatic guide for integrating ERM with COSO internal controls, this important book:Offers you expert advice on how to carry out internal control responsibilities more efficiently Updates you on the ins and outs of the COSO Report and its emergence as the new platform for understanding all aspects of risk in today's organization Shows you how an effective risk management program, following COSO ERM, can help your organization to better comply with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act Knowledgeably explains how to implement an effective ERM program
COSO Enterprise Risk Management is the invaluable working resource that will show you how to identify risks, avoid pitfalls within your corporation, and keep it moving ahead of the competition.
Internal Control Audit and Compliance provides complete guidance toward the latest framework established by the Committee of Sponsoring Organizations (COSO). With clear explanations and expert advice on implementation, this helpful guide shows auditors and accounting managers how to document and test internal controls over financial reporting with detailed sections covering each element of the framework. Each section highlights the latest changes and new points of emphasis, with explicit definitions of internal controls and how they should be assessed and tested. Coverage includes easing the transition from older guidelines, with step-by-step instructions for implementing the new changes. The new framework identifies seventeen new principles, each of which are explained in detail to help readers understand the new and emerging best practices for efficiency and effectiveness.
The revised COSO framework includes financial and non-financial reporting, as well as both internal and external reporting objectives. It is essential for auditors and controllers to understand the new framework and how to document and test under the new guidance. This book clarifies complex codification and provides an effective strategy for a more rapid transition.Understand the new COSO internal controls framework Document and test internal controls to strengthen business processes Learn how requirements differ for public and non-public companies Incorporate improved risk management into the new framework
The new framework is COSO's first complete revision since the release of the initial framework in 1992. Companies have become accustomed to the old guidelines, and the necessary procedures have become routine – making the transition to align with the new framework akin to steering an ocean liner. Internal Control Audit and Compliance helps ease that transition, with clear explanation and practical implementation guidance.
Whether you are a Private Investigator needing a Guide to Forensics, or a business owner looking to protect your financial interests in a growing entrepreneurial company, this book is a must-read. As most of us have found out, there are two ways to learn: experience or having a great mentor. The latter is much more cost-effective.
This book is just that - a great lesson in all aspects of protecting your company. It is nothing less than a treasure trove of information, advice and exposition regarding just about every area of corporate investigations. If you have concerns about privacy, asset protection and anti-fraud measures, this book is for you!
The Clearest Explanation Ever of the Key Accounting Basics
The world of accounting can be intimidating. Whether you're a manager, business owner or aspiring entrepreneur, you've likely found yourself needing to know basic accounting...but baffled by complicated accounting books. What if learning accounting could be as simple and fun as running a child's lemonade stand? It can.
The Accounting Game presents financial information in a format so simple and so unlike a common accounting textbook, you may forget you're learning key skills that will help you get ahead! Using the world of a child's lemonade stand to teach the basics of managing your finances, this book makes a dry subject fun and understandable. As you run your stand, you'll begin to understand and apply financial terms and concepts like assets, liabilities, earnings, inventory and notes payable, plus:
--Interactive format gives you hands-on experience
--Color-coded charts and worksheets help you remember key terms
--Step-by-step process takes you from novice to expert with ease
--Fun story format speeds retention of essential concepts
--Designed to apply what you learn to the real world
The revolutionary approach of The Accounting Game takes the difficult subjects of accounting and business finance and makes them something you can easily learn, understand, remember and use!
"The game approach makes the subject matter most understandable. I highly recommend it to anyone frightened by either numbers or accountants."
-John Hernandis, Director of Corporate Communications, American Greetings
Careers in forensic accounting are hot-US News & World Report recently designated forensic accounting as one of the eight most secure career tracks in America., Forensic accountants work in most major accounting firms and demand for their services is growing with then increasing need for investigations of mergers and acquisitions, tax inquiries, and economic crime. In addition, forensic accountants perform specialized audits, and assist in all kinds of civil litigation, and are often involved in terrorist investigations. Forensic Accounting For Dummies will track to a course and explain the concepts and methods of forensic accounting.Covers everything a forensic accountant may face, from investigations of mergers and acquisitions to tax inquiries to economic crime What to do if you find or suspect financial fraud in your own organization Determining what is fraud and how to investigate
Whether you're a student pursuing a career in forensic accounting or just want to understand how to detect and deal with financial fraud, Forensic Accounting For Dummies has you covered.
Herb businesses operating on the Internet alone have increased by more than 1000 percent since 2002 according to PEW Internet Research and that means a whole lot of people have tried their hand in this market. That means you need the kind of head start that only something like this book can offer -- a full review of the various intricacies of the herb business and what new customers and old customers alike are looking for that you need to be able to provide. You will learn everything you need to know before you start your business, first and foremost being the basics and details of the different herbs that you will be using and how they grow, what they do, and what they need.
After learning the basics of herbs, you will learn how to structure your business, what you will need to operate an herb business and what is involved in the inner operations of that business as described by other businesses and herb experts. While providing detailed instruction and examples, the author leads you through every detail that will bring success.
The world of herb businesses is booming, but there are still only a handful of experts and success stories, and for this book they have been contacted and their expertise added to the pages within to help you understand what works and what doesn't. Learn how to expand your business and enter the market effectively and what you need to do to take advantage of new and popular herbs as they are introduced to the market. The companion CD-ROM is included with the print version of this book; however is not available for download with the electronic version. It may be obtained separately by contacting Atlantic Publishing Group at email@example.com
Atlantic Publishing is a small, independent publishing company based in Ocala, Florida. Founded over twenty years ago in the company president's garage, Atlantic Publishing has grown to become a renowned resource for non-fiction books. Today, over 450 titles are in print covering subjects such as small business, healthy living, management, finance, careers, and real estate. Atlantic Publishing prides itself on producing award winning, high-quality manuals that give readers up-to-date, pertinent information, real-world examples, and case studies with expert advice. Every book has resources, contact information, and web sites of the products or companies discussed.
As a small-business owner, financial statements are your most important tools—and if you don’t know how to read them and understand their implications, you cannot possibly steer your business successfully. Accounting for the Numberphobic demystifies your company’s financial dashboard: the Net Income Statement, Cash Flow Statement, and Balance Sheet. The book explains in plain English how each measurement reflects the overall health of your business—and impacts your decisions. You will discover:
How your Net Income Statement is the key to growing your profits • How to identify the break-even point that means your business is self-sustaining • Real-world advice on measuring and increasing cash flow • What the Balance Sheet reveals about your company’s worth • And more
Illustrated with case studies and packed with practical action steps, this indispensable guide will put your business on the path to profitability in no time.
Excel Basics In 30 Minutes, 2nd Edition is written in plain English, with lots of step-by-step instructions and screenshots that demonstrate exactly what to do. This MS Excel tutorial references Excel 2016, but most of the step-by-step instructions apply to earlier versions of MS Excel released as part of the Microsoft Office and Office 365 suites, including Excel 2013 and Excel 2010. If you don't own Excel, the book explains how to use two free online spreadsheets programs: Excel Online and Google Sheets (part of the Google Drive online office suite). The book also covers the Excel mobile apps: Excel for Android and Excel for iOS.
Topics in this top-selling Excel book include:
* Excel screen layout, cells, and terminology
* Excel 2016 vs. Excel Online vs. Google Sheets
* Basic Excel formatting
* Excel formulas and functions
* How to make charts in Excel
* Sorting and filtering
* Collaboration and sharing
* Exporting PDF, CSV, and other forms
* Printing tips
* Excel import and export formats (PDF, .CSV, .TSV, text, etc.)
This is not an Excel bible, but rather a basic Excel tutorial and reference that answers the core questions that any new Excel user will have:
* What is a spreadsheet?
* What are cells?
* What is the button with the Greek letter for?
* How can Excel spreadsheets create basic financial projections?
* How can certain data in a worksheet be highlighted?
* How can data be alphabetized or ranked?
* How to edit a chart in Excel
* How to print an Excel spreadsheet without cutting off columns
The second edition is up-to-date with new instructions and high-resolution screenshots of Excel 2016, Excel Online, and the new Google Sheets. It includes new sections about collaboration, OneDrive, and other features.
Here are some real reader reviews of Excel Basics In 30 Minutes:
“Fast and easy, this book is everything it claims to be. The material presented is very basic but it is also incredibly accessible with step-by- step screenshots and a friendly tone more like a friend or co-worker explaining how to use Excel than a technical manual.”
"One thing I particularly liked about 'Excel Basics in 30 minutes' is that it covers BOTH the MS Excel basics and the Google version basics. Explaining anything this intricate in 30 minutes is a challenge. (Can it be read in 30 minutes? Yes, I could do it, but I am not a typical user, I did not need to stop and practice the examples.) I was impressed that the book does go into some of the ‘meat’ of Excel while still being a book that someone with NO previous exposure to a spreadsheet can grasp.”
Excel Basics In 30 Minutes, 2nd Edition is authored by Ian Lamont, an award-winning technology writer and author of Google Drive & Docs In 30 Minutes, Twitter In 30 Minutes, and Dropbox In 30 Minutes.
This complete summary of the ideas from Thomas J. Stanley and William D. Danko’s book “The Millionaire Next Door” reveals the secret to joining the ranks of America’s wealthy. The authors explain that traditional methods for becoming rich have changed and nowadays, all it takes is fiscal discipline, sacrifice and hard work. By reading their advice and applying the techniques, there’s nothing stopping you from becoming a millionaire.
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With over 300 images, Forensic Analytics reviews and shows how twenty substantive and rigorous tests can be used to detect fraud, errors, estimates, or biases in your data. For each test, the original data is shown with the steps needed to get to the final result. The tests range from high-level data overviews to assess the reasonableness of data, to highly focused tests that give small samples of highly suspicious transactions. These tests are relevant to your organization, whether small or large, for profit, nonprofit, or government-related.Demonstrates how to use Access, Excel, and PowerPoint in a forensic setting Explores use of statistical techniques such as Benford's Law, descriptive statistics, correlation, and time-series analysis to detect fraud and errors Discusses the detection of financial statement fraud using various statistical approaches Explains how to score locations, agents, customers, or employees for fraud risk Shows you how to become the data analytics expert in your organization
Forensic Analytics shows how you can use Microsoft Access and Excel as your primary data interrogation tools to find exceptional, irregular, and anomalous records.
The Vest Pocket CPA-the convenient, comprehensive reference professionals have relied on for nearly fifteen years-is now updated in a new Fourth Edition to give today's busy executives and accountants the helpful information they need in a quick-reference format.
Whether in public practice or private industry, professionals will always have this reliable reference tool at their fingertips because it easily goes anywhere-to a client's office, on a business trip, or to an important lunch meeting.
Fully revised, the Fourth Edition:
Includes complete coverage of the New Risk Assessment Auditing Standards and Standards of the PCAOB
Covers new pronouncements on important accounting principles including fair value measurement, financial assets, accounting changes, exchanges of nonmonetary assets, and compilation and review services
Adds new chapters on professional ethics and quality controls for CPA firms
Packed with practical techniques and rules of thumb for analyzing, evaluating, and solving day-to-day accounting issues, The Vest Pocket CPA, Fourth Edition helps you quickly pinpoint what to look for, what to watch out for, what to do, and how to do it. In an easy-to-use Q & A format, it covers such useful topics as financial measures, ratios, and procedures and includes checklists, samples, and worked-out solutions to a variety of accounting problems.
The Vest Pocket CPA, Fourth Edition is a powerful companion for the complex, ever-changing world of accounting.
Unless you're one of those rare "numbers people," the thought of accounting and bookkeeping probably make your head spin. While these pragmatic and confusing practices may not be fun for the rest of us, mastering them is absolutely essential in order to run and maintain a successful business. Thankfully, Bookkeeping & Accounting All-in-One For Dummies, UK Edition, is here to take the intimidation out of crunching numbers and offers easy-to-follow, step-by-step instruction on keeping your business' finances in order with information specific to a business in the United Kingdom.
Written in plain English and packed with loads of helpful instruction, this approachable and all-encompassing guide arms you with everything you need to get up and running on all the latest accounting practices and bookkeeping software. Inside, you'll find out how to prepare financial statements, balance your books, keep the tax inspector off your back, and so much more.Gives you access to supplemental online samples of bookkeeping forms, accounting templates, and spreadsheets Includes many practical bookkeeping and accounting exercises and templates Simplifies every aspect of accounting and record-keeping Shows you how to run your business "by the books"
If you're a small business owner or employee who is confused and intimidated by managing your accounts and books, this comprehensive guide empowers you to take charge of those pesky figures to keep your business afloat.
Jay Baer defines “Youtility” as information and resources given away for free to build awareness and trust. Youtility creates awareness, customers, and loyalty over the long-term. Due to enormous shifts in technology and consumer behavior, customers want a new approach that cuts through the clutter: marketing that is truly, inherently useful.
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Meticulously researched, and filled with examples of accountants and accounting firms that have accelerated their business enormously by embracing the principle of Youtility marketing, this special ebook from best selling authors Jay Baer and Darren Root provides a groundbreaking plan for using information and helpfulness to transform the relationship between companies and customers.
Based on the New York Times best seller Youtility, this is the playbook for modern marketing effectiveness in the accounting industry.
Intermediate accounting courses are required for students seeking bachelor's degrees in accounting and often for degrees in finance, business administration, and management. Intermediate Accounting For Dummies provides you with a deeper and broader level of accounting theory, serving as an excellent course supplement and study guide to help you master the concepts of this challenging program.
With easy-to-understand explanations and realworld examples, Intermediate Accounting For Dummies covers all the topics you'll encounter in an intermediate accounting course: the conceptual framework of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), financial ratio analysis, equity accounting, investment strategies, financial statement preparation, and moreTracks to a typical intermediate accounting curriculum Expert information and real-world examples Other titles from Loughran: Financial Accounting For Dummies and Auditing For Dummies
With the help of Intermediate Accounting For Dummies, you'll discover the fast and easy way to take the confusion out of the complex theories and methods associated with a typical intermediate accounting course.