Put the most valuable business tool to work for you!
The balance sheet is the key to everything--from efficient business operation to accurate assessment of a company's worth. It's a critical business resource--but do you know how to read it? How to Read a Balance Sheet breaks down the subject into easy-to-understand components.
If you're a business owner or manager, this book helps you . . .
If you're an investor, this book helps you . . .
How to Read a Balance Sheet gives you the bottom line of what you need to know about:
Cash Flow * Assets * Debt * Equity * Profit and how it all comes together.
|About the author|
Rick J. Makoujy, Jr., is the author of Accounting in an Hour, a 60-minute interactive DVD and e-learning course that promotes financial literacy to nonfinancial employees. He lives in Woolwich Township, NJ.
|Table of contents|
Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter 1. Primer on the Balance Sheet and Income Statement; Chapter 2. Assets; Chapter 3. Liabilities; Chapter 4. Equity; Chapter 5. Basic Accounting Principles and Methods; Chapter 6. Finance Concepts and Tools; Chapter 7. Balance Sheet Utilization and Implications; Chapter 8. Balance Sheet Abuses; Chapter 9. Effective Balance Sheet Management Techniques; Chapter 10. The Cash Flow Statement; Chapter 11. Common Mistakes When Starting a Business; Chapter 12. Financial Statement Analysis; Chapter 13. Summary and Conclusions; Appendix Balance Sheet (End of Last Year); Notes; Index;