Microeconomics Made Simple

Author: Austin Frakt
Publisher:
ISBN: 0981454291
Release Date: 2014-06-01
Genre: Business & Economics

Find all of the following topics, explained in plain-English: Introduction: What is Economics? Not a Perfect Model Microeconomics vs. Macroeconomics 1. Maximizing Utility Decreasing Marginal Utility Opportunity Costs 2. Evaluating Production Possibilities Production Possibilities Frontiers Absolute and Comparative Advantage 3. Demand Determinants of Demand Elasticity of Demand Change in Demand vs. Change in Quantity Demanded 4. Supply Determinants of Supply Elasticity of Supply Change in Supply vs. Change in Quantity Supplied 5. Market Equilibrium How Market Equilibrium is Reached The Effect of Changes in Supply and Demand 6. Government Intervention Price Ceilings and Price Floors Taxes and Subsidies 7. Costs of Production Marginal Cost of Production Fixed vs. Variable Costs Short Run vs. Long Run Sunk Costs Economic Costs vs. Accounting Costs 8. Perfect Competition Firms Are Price Takers Making Decisions at the Margin Consumer and Producer Surplus 9. Monopoly Market Power Deadweight Loss with a Monopoly Monopolies and Government 10. Oligopoly Collusion Cheating the Cartel Government Intervention in Oligopolies 11. Monopolistic Competition Competing via Product Differentiation Loss of Surplus with Monopolistic Competition Conclusion: The Insights and Limitations of Economics

The Accounting Game

Author: Darrell Mullis
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
ISBN: 9781402231612
Release Date: 2008-03-01
Genre: Business & Economics

"Fantastic Learning Tool...Don't let this book title fool you. It is not an oversimplification of accounting and financial principles. It is, however, a serious and very effective examination of a very small but progressively complex business. There are not many books available on the market that make a complex and dry subject understandable and even fun. This book successfully does just that." -Amazon Reviewer 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

Accounting for Non accountants

Author: Wayne Allan Label
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
ISBN: 9781402206573
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Business & Economics

A guide for businesspeople covers such essentials as financial statements, balance sheets, liabilities, assets, and income statements.

SOCIAL SECURITY MADE SIMPLE

Author: Mike Piper
Publisher: Simple Subjects
ISBN: 0997946512
Release Date: 2017-03-01
Genre: Business & Economics

Find all of the following, explained in plain-English: How your Social Security retirement benefits, spousal benefits, and widow/widower benefits are calculated How your benefits are affected if you have a government pension or if you continue working while claiming Social Security How to decide when is the best age for you (and your spouse, if you're married) to claim Social Security in order to get the most out of your benefits Whether or not it makes sense to take Social Security early in order to invest the money How to check your earnings record on the Social Security Administration's website to make sure you're getting the full benefit you deserve How Social Security benefits are taxed and how this affects retirement tax planning Please note that this book does not cover Social Security disability benefits or Supplemental Security Income (SSI).

Accounting in a Nutshell

Author: Janet Walker
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9780080943152
Release Date: 2011-04-08
Genre: Business & Economics

Designed primarily for middle and junior management who deal with financial information without really understanding the content; students who are studying accounting as a non-specialist subject, for example on a business studies or engineering course. The book serves as a basic reference to be used throughout the course. It will also be particularly helpful in providing the basic grounding that is required before moving on to the more technical and in-depth study of the subject that may be required on some courses. Students who are embarking on a course of study to become a professional accountant will also find this book of major benefit. In addition to revisions through out, a new new chapter 'Making long-term investment decisions' covering capital investment decisions, extends and rounds out the final part of the book: using Financial Information to Manage a Business. The chapter deals with the investment appraisal process and covers the main investment appraisal techniques from the point of view of a non-specialist: payback periods, accounting rate of return and discounted cash flow methods are just some of the new topics covered. The focus will be on the level of understanding that a non-specialist requires in the work place as such, in keeping with the rest of the book, the chapter includes practical examples and exercises to enhance the reader's understanding. * Jargon free and easy to understand - no prior knowledge of the subject necessary * Focuses on the principles and use of accounting information * Review questions to assess progress at each stage and many fully worked exercises and examples

Real Estate Accounting Made Easy

Author: Obioma A. Ebisike
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470648945
Release Date: 2010-07-09
Genre: Business & Economics

All the fundamentals of accounting and finance of the real estate industry-made easy Providing both the theories and practices of real estate from an accounting and financial perspective, Real Estate Accounting Made Easy is a must-read for anyone who needs a thorough and easier understanding of the real estate industry. Walks you through the audit processes, including how to prepare the audit and the different kinds of audits Helps new auditors, the company being audited, and users of audit reports understand the fundamentals of the financial aspect of the real estate business Includes forms of real estate ownership, sole ownership, partnerships, joint ventures and real estate investment trusts (REITs), including the advantages and disadvantages of these entities covered in detail A practical guide to the field of real estate accounting and finance, this easy-to-understand introductory and intermediary book on the field of real estate begins with the elementary and basic aspects of real estate to ensure that those that are new to the field are comfortable with this often-complicated subject matter.

Governmental Accounting Made Easy

Author: Warren Ruppel
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470570369
Release Date: 2009-10-02
Genre: Business & Economics

A hands-on guide to the ins and outs of governmental accounting—made easy! Governmental Accounting Made Easy, Second Edition equips you with the tools you need to run the financial and accounting operations within your organization. This complete and straightforward manual covers a broad range of governmental accounting topics that fall under the Governmental Accounting Standards Board, and its recently revised financial reporting model. Boiling down the complicated details of governmental accounting into manageable essentials, author Warren Ruppel, a leading authority on governmental accounting, offers practical information in easy-to-understand terminology. Even if you do not have a professional understanding of accounting principles and financial reporting, the Second Edition makes it all clear with accounting rules explained in terms anyone can understand, to help you better fulfill your managerial and fiduciary duties. Always practical and never over-technical, this helpful guide: Discusses basic accounting terminology Clearly explains fund accounting Covers the nuts and bolts of governmental financial statements Equips you to understand the reporting entity Discusses revenues from non-exchange transactions Helps you become conversant in various accounting topics The recently adopted reporting model for governments resulted in a radical change in the way governmental financial statements are presented. Suitable for professional managers, budget preparers, school boards, city councils, state legislators, and comptrollers, Governmental Accounting Made Easy, Second Edition is your essential guide for a clear, concise, understandable explanation of government finances.

Accounting Made Simple

Author: Joseph Peter Simini
Publisher: Doubleday
ISBN: 0385232802
Release Date: 1988
Genre: Business & Economics

A completely updated revision of the original 1967 edition containing all-new material reflecting the 1986 tax law, brings this essential business skill to life with figures and real-life situations reflecting today's accounting practices.

Financial Accounting For Dummies UK

Author: Steven Collings
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118554357
Release Date: 2013-03-27
Genre: Business & Economics

Your plain–English guide to financial accounting for students and trainees. Financial Accounting For Dummies provides students who are studying finance, accounting and business with the basic concepts, terminology, and methods to interpret, analyse, prepare and evaluate financial statements. Covers concepts accountants and other business professionals use to prepare reports; mergers and acquisitions purchase and pooling; free cash flow; and financial statement analysis. Whether you′re a student on your way to earning a degree, working towards your ACCA qualification, or a trainee just starting out in your accounts career, Financial Accounting For Dummies gives you a wealth of information to grasp the subject. This UK version is adapted to take in UK accounting practice and international reporting standards Provides a firm grounding in interpreting, analysing, preparing and evaluating corporate financial statements Includes easy–to–understand explanations and real-life examples to consolidate learning

Basic Accounting

Author: Nishat Azmat
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 9781444124446
Release Date: 2015-08-27
Genre: Business & Economics

Is this the right book for me? Basic Accounting is a complete, step-by-step course in elementary accounting. Giving clear and concise explanations of accounting principles and practice including PAYE, cashflow statements, accounting for share capital, accounting standards and non-financial reporting, it is perfect for the newcomer to basic accounting, the first- level accounting student or anybody needing to brush up their accounting skills. No prior knowledge of bookkeeping or accounting is assumed. Clear explanations, diagrams and worked examples enable you to master the basic principles then apply them to practical examples to consolidate and test your knowledge. Basic Accounting includes: Chapter 1: Introduction Chapter 2: Source documents Chapter 3: The ledger system Chapter 4: Balancing the cash book Chapter 5: Double entry theory and practice Chapter 6: The trial balance Chapter 7: Gross profit and stock Chapter 8: Trading and profit and loss and accounts Chapter 9: The balance sheet Chapter 10: Illustrative example Chapter 11: Cash and bank transactions Chapter 12: Bank reconciliation Chapter 13: The petty cash book Chapter 14: Credit transactions and suppliers' accounts Chapter 15: The accounts of credit customers Chapter 16: Purchases and sales returns Chapter 17: VAT and PAYE Chapter 18: Classification of ledger accounts Chapter 19: Final accounts of a sole trader Chapter 20: Interpretation of accounts Chapter 21: Cash flow statements Chapter 22: Capital and revenue expenditure Chapter 23: The genera; journal Chapter 24: Depreciation of fixed assets Chapter 25: Bad debts and provision for bad debts Chapter 26: Year-end adjustments Chapter 27: Incomplete records and single entry Chapter 28: Non-trading concerns and club accounts Chapter 29: Control Accounts Chapter 30: Partnership accounts Chapter 31: Accounting for management Chapter 32: Costs of production and manufacturing accounts Chapter 33: Introduction to limited companies Chapter 34: Accounting for share capital Chapter 35: The final accounts of a limited company Chapter 36: Accounting standards Chapter 37: Non-financial reporting Chapter 38: Computerized accounting Learn effortlessly with easy-to-read page design and interactive features: Not got much time? One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started. Author insights Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the authors' many years of experience. Test yourself Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress. Extend your knowledge Extra online articles to give you a richer understanding of accounting. Try this Innovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.

Not for Profit Accounting Made Easy

Author: Warren Ruppel
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780471271635
Release Date: 2003-02-17
Genre: Study Aids

A practical, introductory guide to the fundamentals of not-for-profit accounting Not-for-Profit Accounting Made Easy focuses on accounting fundamentals for those who run financial and accounting operations in not-for-profit organizations but do not have a professional understanding of accounting principles and financial reporting. It explains complex accounting rules in terms nonaccountants can easily understand in order to help them better fulfill their managerial and fiduciary duties. Always practical and never overtechnical, this helpful guide conforms to FASB and AICPA standards and: * Shows how to read and understand a not-for-profit financial statement * Explains financial accounting and reporting standards * Helps managers and other nonaccountants become conversant in the rules and principles of accounting * Updates board members, executive directors, and other senior managers on the accounting basics they should know for day-to-day operations * Features tables, exhibits, and charts that illustrate the content in a simple and easy-to-understand manner Suitable for fundraising managers and executives-as well as anyone who needs to read and understand a not-for-profit financial statement-this is the ultimate not-an-accountant's guide to not-for-profit accounting.

Accounting Workbook For Dummies

Author: John A. Tracy
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118053060
Release Date: 2011-08-08
Genre: Business & Economics

Balance the books -- without all the headaches! 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 * Understand manufacturing cost accounting

Bookkeeping Made Simple

Author: David A. Flannery
Publisher: Made Simple Books
ISBN: 0767917065
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Study Aids

A streamlined introduction to record keeping, accounting, and more, Bookkeeping Made Simple takes the mystery out of financial jargon for small-business owners and students. Completely up to date, this comprehensive edition now covers the complete accounting cycle, making it easier than ever to master the math of commerce. Topics covered include: * assets and equities * individual accounts * the journal * adjustments to accounts * preparing statements * merchandising accounts * control of cash * petty cash * payroll * partnership * closing the books

Warren Buffett Accounting Book

Author: Preston Pysh
Publisher:
ISBN: 1939370159
Release Date: 2014-05-01
Genre: Business & Economics

"Teaches essential accounting terminology and techniques that serious stock investors need to know." -- Preface