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Discover the fast, fun way to learn debits and credits in one sitting (around 2 hours). Even if you are a novice, the step-by-step instruction, cemented with reinforcement quizzes, can turn you into a skilled bookkeeper.

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73 pages [29 self-teaching + 44 self-quizzes with detailed answers]

Master double-entry bookkeeping/accounting in one short sitting —around 2 hours.

Ideal before you start any accounting course, for on-the-job training or to nail down a skill you may feel insecure about.

Section 1: How a business keeps track of its money. How bookkeeping measures every item and activity in dollars. The “chart of accounts” made easy. Self-quiz makes sure you really know it.

Section 2: Every transaction affects two or more accounts. When you buy a car your Asset—Car account goes up, but your Cash account goes down. When you buy an ad in the local paper, your Advertising Expense account goes up, but so does your Accounts Payable (bills that are payable later). Filled with examples. Double- quiz lets you practice as if you were on the job.

Section 3: Recording journal entries. Pick up the simple rules of double-entry bookkeeping. Which amounts go in which accounts and how to show this. Filled with examples. Double-quiz lets you practice until you know it cold.

Section 4: The general ledger accounts. Shows you what a ledger account looks like on a computer v. on paper. Explains how journal entries you learned go into the accounts. Now learn how to quickly find and retrieve financial information from the accounts—such as:

  • your company’s cash balance
  • your company’s sales for any month
  • which bills your company has paid or not paid

And other financial information. Double-quiz lets you practice finding and retrieving financial information fast!

Section 5: The income statement and balance sheet. Snapshot of the financial statements and how they are compiled from the general ledger accounts.

Section 6: The accounting cycle. An overview of the accounting process from start to finish.

Publisher: AIPB

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  1. CATHARINE

    Best accounting book I’ve ever read. 100% easier to read than a college textbook.

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  2. TONY

    Captures the significance and the invariables of bookkeeping

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  3. DEBORAH

    Nice, simple over view of bookkeeping. It helped to read this before any of the other courses.

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  4. KERSHTIN

    Very easy if you know what you are doing. But it is definitely a book that boosted my confidence in what I retained from the other books in the course.

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  5. PHUONG

    This book is not only help us to understand how to records business books but also help us all about the logic and tips in double-entry.

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  6. MARISSA

    I really like this book. Every detail is laid out properly.

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  7. MARISSA

    I really like this book. Every detail is laid out properly.

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  8. NINA

    Clearly explained.easy to learn

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  9. CATHARINE

    Easy and straight-forward. 100x better than my expensive college accounting textbook.

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  10. MARC

    Excellent course. Orients the student to how each entry relates to overall statements and provides a solid easily understood foundation. Great review for experienced bookkeepers as well if you have not worked for a while.

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  11. WANDA

    Awesome read and filled needed information

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  12. SANDRA

    It was a helpful book.

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  13. SHAUN

    I thought it had a lot of great info and concepts

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  14. ANN

    Excellent resource!

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  15. Anonymous

    Perfect , simple and focus 

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  16. ADAM

    I found this workbook helpful in the understanding and application of Double-Entry Bookkeeping and I look forward to getting more of the workbooks from AIPB. I would like to see some online options, but for now, the content was helpful and useful.

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  17. GILBERT

    Fairly simple understandable material to grasp.

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  18. CARLOTTA

    Very good class. Wish they would continue to offer the manual class as I know we are going electronically but I feel that if they can’t do it on their own merit then they will not have a full understanding of it.

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  19. EVELYN

    Great information

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  20. LINDSEY

    Straight-forward and relevant material.

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  21. WENDY

    Excellent

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  22. DEBBIE

    Great explanation of double entry bookkeeping! Well written and easy to understand.

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