Business in Action, 8th Ed.
Chapter 17: Financial Information and Accounting Concepts
"After starting a business, your next task is finding ways to acquire and retain customers.
"After nearly 15 years in banking, I have witnessed firsthand how banks operate and make money.
Still good advice from Libby Kane (photo, left).
"Find out how OCF [Operating Cash Flow] can be used to value a company based on their ability to generate cash from operation.
"Some companies are trying to fool investors by dressing up their financial statements with fairy-tale numbers.
John Boitnott (photo, left) gives a few tips on how to make your financial forecasts more accurate.
"More and more people are calling for a "ban on banking," but that's not as crazy as it sounds," writes Joe Weisenthal (photo, left).
"Most of my clients started their business because they’re amazing at what they do, but they’re not business people by training," observes Evan Horowitz in a post at FreshBooks.
This tutorial is meant to provide a review of major accounting concepts.
A new study based on unpublished Internal Revenue Service data shows the rich are different when it comes to paying taxes: They hide more of their income.
A large percentage of startups fail within the first five years of operation.
If you can read a nutrition label or a baseball box score, you can learn to read basic financial statements.
The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 is mandatory.
In my last post, I explained how my lawyer, Ira Helfgot, who is president of the Illinois Creditors Bar Association, helped me collect a serious and seriously late receivable.
From the large, multi-national corporation down to the corner beauty salon, every business transaction will have an effect on a company’s financial position.
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Get a high-level view of the challenges and benefits of transitioning from GAAP to IFRS.