Put the most valuable business tool to work for you!
The balance sheet is the key to everythingfrom efficient business operation to accurate assessment of a company’s worth. It’s a critical business resourcebut 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.
|Publisher:||McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing|
|Edition description:||New Edition|
|Product dimensions:||5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)|
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
Chapter 1 Primer on the Balance Sheet and Income Statement 1
Chapter 2 Assets 15
Chapter 3 Liabilities 31
Chapter 4 Equity 41
Chapter 5 Basic Accounting Principles and Methods 59
Chapter 6 Finance Concepts and Tools 81
Chapter 7 Balance Sheet Utilization and Implications 105
Chapter 8 Balance Sheet Abuses 117
Chapter 9 Effective Balance Sheet Management Techniques 135
Chapter 10 The Cash Flow Statement 141
Chapter 11 Common Mistakes When Starting a Business 147
Chapter 12 Financial Statement Analysis 157
Chapter 13 Summary and Conclusions 173
Appendix Balance Sheet (End of Last Year) 177
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