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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. VIVIAN

    Simple and easy to understand.

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  2. TAMARA

    Good review of the basics for those of us that haven’t used our accounting skills in awhile!

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  3. DAVID

    this was very well done. I gave it to a new employee. She need the bookkeeping course

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  4. BRENDA

    Great refresher course.

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  5. DORAN

    Great aid in teaching.

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  6. SHAYLYN

    The books were very detailed oriented. Sometimes had to much wording which confused myself and even my professor at times and allot of misspelled words. Other then that it was a great learning experience.

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  7. CRYSTAL

    Extremely helpful for someone transferring into a double-entry system from a single entry format! The explanations were well put together and the practice work made training so much easier! Thank you for a job well done!

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  8. ALEXANDER

    This is the basic process explanation I have been looking for.

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  9. NANCY

    Very easy to understand

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  10. GENTJANA

    This book helped me sooo much to remember basic of accounting .I would suggest to everyone who plans to study bookkeeping , first take a look of this book.Great.

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  11. JOYCE

    I was extremely satisfied with the course. I was having trouble understanding Debits and Credits. The course really broke it down. I believe knowing this basic information is a requirement for being able to However my funds are so tight which is one of the reasons I am doing this piece by piece. Thank you. record income and expenses accurately. I will be taking the entire course I would like to be certified by September 30th.

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  12. SHAW-YUNE

    Perfect introductory course. It makes things simple, easy and clear.

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  13. COLLEEN

    Very basic information, good for a beginning bookkeeper.

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  14. BRANDON

    Nice refresher

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  15. ERICA

    it’s well written and easy to read, the only thing i would sugest that you add the accounting equation A=L+Owner’s equity. The way i was tought is that a credit or a debit is depending on the side of the equation is and what does it do to the account (decrease it or increase it) and that increases are always in the outside…..Also adding pictures will make the reading more pleasent

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  16. JOAN

    Great examples provided in this book… can challenge yourself with test questions

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  17. RICHARD

    Excellent: informative, comprehensive, easy-to-understand and follow.

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  18. KARL

    Excellent review of important Bookkeeping functions!

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  19. LISA

    Great resource

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  20. TAVIA

    This book was easy to understand!

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  21. AGNIESZKA

    Great books for self education.

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  22. APRIL

    The author of the book is very interested in the reader understanding the material and gives real-life examples. The book is written in a manner that is easy to grasp so that the reader can use the material right away.

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  23. DEIRDRE

    The double entry bookkeeping has really help me to further understand how to do double entry

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  24. SHARON

    I’m quite enjoyed reading this. The author does a good job in writing a lively and accessible book about what many might consider to be a somewhat dry subject.

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