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

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Accounting

Author: Lita Epstein
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781592575305
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Business & Economics

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Accounting, Second Edition, is for small business owners, novice bookkeepers, and accounting clerks who need a comprehensive overview of the monthly accounting process. It guides readers through the ins and outs of creating accounts, conducting transactions, handling employees and payroll, managing month-end procedures, and issuing financial reports. It also covers the various types of accounting software programs available and how to use them to manage a manual set of books. In addition, this new edition includes: Updates to current corporate tax rates Changes to inventory management procedures An all-new appendix featuring the latest government forms Changes to depreciation and sales taxes New and updated computer software programs

Basic Accounting Simplified

Author: Gary S. Lesser
Publisher:
ISBN: 0578076322
Release Date: 2011-02-01
Genre: Business & Economics

When the basics are understood, the more advanced aspects of accounting are easier to understand. By simplifying complex concepts, Basic Accounting Simplified helps students of accounting to think through, understand, and master the more difficult issues that will be taught as their accounting education progresses. Straightforward instructions will guide the student through this process and will engage the student every step of the way.--Publisher's description.

The Lemonade Stand Millionaire

Author: Gail Haynes
Publisher: Morgan James Publishing
ISBN: 9781614483892
Release Date: 2013-03-01
Genre: Business & Economics

Today’s society is plagued with debt. Our schools are not preparing us financially to enter the world of banks, bills, credit cards and mortgages. Families tend not to talk about the real issues of money and how to manage it in order to win the money game! The Lemonade Stand Millionaire is a simple, step-by-step process to teach kids how their money can work for them by simply understanding how to earn, grow, and manage money. Parents will also learn to teach their kids (and themselves!) how to start a small business and how to manage the money within it.

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.

Accounting For Dummies

Author: John A. Tracy
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119245681
Release Date: 2016-06-10
Genre: Business & Economics

Open the books on accounting with this friendly guide Want to make sense of accounting basics but don't know where to begin? This new edition of Accounting For Dummies helps you speak your accountant's language with ease—minimizing confusion as you maximize profits. Written in plain English, it quickly gets you up to speed on how to manage inventory, report income and expenses for private or public companies, evaluate profit margins, analyze business strengths and weaknesses, manage budgets for a better bottom line, and so much more. Whether you're a small business owner, a manager with budget responsibilities, or just want to understand your 401(k) statements, this friendly guide helps you get a handle on all those columns of numbers—without losing your cool. From tips for getting the most out of reading a financial report to ways to analyze and manage profit—and everything in between—it gives you the jargon-free introduction to accounting you need to make sense of those numbers. Get the scoop on accounting basics and standards Read and understand financial statements with ease Report income and expenses for public or private sectors Create great financials and boost your bottom line If the thought of accounting gives you anxiety, you're in luck! Accounting For Dummies is your no-nonsense ticket to success!

The Lemonade Stand

Author: Ara Bagdasarian
Publisher: CreateSpace
ISBN: 1469906562
Release Date: 2012-03-20
Genre: Business & Economics

"Forget the business plan, the venture capital, and the year-long lease. You don't need them. This book will show you how to get a profitable business up and running without risking it all. For anyone who dreams of a new perspective on entrepreneurship in the twenty-first century. The thirteen principles are guidelines that empower and inspire anyone to welcome adversity, embrace challenges, and turn problems into profitable innovations. It all starts with an idea, and there has never been a better time than now to be an entrepreneur."--Back cover.

Basic Accounting

Author:
Publisher: PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd.
ISBN: 9788120342002
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Accounting


Accounting Simplified

Author: William Ruland
Publisher: South-Western Pub
ISBN: 0324116616
Release Date: 2001
Genre: Business & Economics

Accounting is essential, and easy to learn. At its most basic, it's simply the grammar of business, giving structure to the way financial information is recorded. It is also the language of finance, providing the vocabulary that you need to work effectively in the business world. The fact is, if you want to manage successfully and really master the art of business, you have to understand financial statements--those documents that summarize the financial results of your business. Accounting Simplified: A Self-Study Guide will help you accomplish this goal easily and quickly. If you are: An investor considering whether to buy, sell or hold securities; A lender evaluating loan requests; A supplier deciding whether to extend credit; A manager trying to determine how to run your business better; you will immediately benefit from this straightforward, no-nonsense book. Using this simple self-study guide, you'll quickly learn how to: Work comfortably with income statements and balance sheets by understanding revenues and expenses; assets, liabilities, and owners equity; Analyse and record transactions and determine how they relate to the financial statements; Close the books in preparation for a new year; Recognize income whether on an accrual basis or a cash basis, and what the difference is; Understand and record prepaid expenses, inventories, and long-lived assets; And much more. Filled with examples and practice exercises you can do at your own pace, in your own time, this practical "how-to" book will lead you to a higher level of business expertise and give you renewed confidence in your daily business tasks.

Financial Statements

Author: Thomas R. Ittelson
Publisher: Red Wheel/Weiser
ISBN: 9781601630230
Release Date: 2009-01-01
Genre: Business & Economics

Provides an introduction to financial accounting for non-financial managers by way of a transaction-based, business training tool. Includes real-life examples of how financial statements are built and how they interact to present a true financial picture of the enterprise.

Accounting Basics

Author: Michael Celender
Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub
ISBN: 1482324814
Release Date: 2013-05-22
Genre: Business & Economics

With over 360 pages of accounting theory and questions, it is undoubtedly one of the most comprehensive basic accounting guides in existence today, and with its concise and clear explanations and hundreds of diagrams and images, it is also the simplest. It is a guidebook and study aide for the accounting student. And while it has been tailor made for both high school and college students, it is also very handy for working professionals who need to brush up on all the basic accounting concepts and practices.

Basic Accounting

Author: Nishat Azmat
Publisher: Teach Yourself
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.

Understanding Principles of Accounting

Author: Dr. Cryford Mumba
Publisher: Trafford Publishing
ISBN: 9781490762944
Release Date: 2015-08-21
Genre: Education

Discover the Easy Way to Understand Principles of Accounting Accounting is occupying center stage in commerce at the moment mainly due to heightened focus on the need to keep accounting records. This interactive text provides you with knowledge, skills, and applied techniques required for passing principles of accounting exam with flying colors. The text is written by a professionally-qualified specialist who knows from personal experience the importance of top quality materials for exam success. The text is both user-friendly and prepared in accordance with current accounting syllabus. Key Features: Clear presentation and explanation in straightforward English language Key points covered in the chapter summarized Variety of worked examples Thought provoking progress tests after each chapter intended to help students assess their own progress Suggested solutions to all progress clinics Authors Note to highlight an important knowledge area.

Accounting Comes Alive

Author: Mark Robilliard
Publisher:
ISBN: 1450769608
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Accounting

Accounting Comes Alive: The Color Accounting Parable is the story of how an MBA learns the principles of accounting and business from his grandfather. You ll read the book in an evening and come away with a solid grasp of the essential concepts you need to know. The power of the Parable lies in a new way of presenting the subject graphically. The system called Color Accounting uses diagrams and logical color to make obscure ideas come to life. The plain English distills makes the learning quick and easy for anyone.