How to Read a Balance Sheet: The Bottom Line on What You Need to Know about Cash Flow, Assets, Debt, Equity, Profit...and How It all Comes Together [NOOK Book]

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How to Read a Balance Sheet: The Bottom Line on What You Need to Know about Cash Flow, Assets, Debt, Equity, Profit...and How It all Comes Together

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Overview

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 . . .



  • Manage working capital

  • Generate higher returns on assets

  • Maximize your inventory dollars

  • Evaluate investment opportunities



If you're an investor, this book helps you . . .



  • Determine the market value of a company's assets and operations

  • Predict future earnings and trends

  • Assess the impact of capital expenditures

  • Identify potential "red flags" before the crowd



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.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071703444
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
  • Publication date: 5/10/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 587,452
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet 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.
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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;
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    Outstanding business overview - easy to follow

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