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Use smart accounting to maximize profits and minimize confusion.

Whether you're a small business owner or just want to understand your 401(k) statements, this new edition of Accounting for Dummies helps you get a handle on all those columns of numbers. With fully up-to-date accounting basics for business and personal finances, this audiobook will help you to balance your books and stay in the black.

Discover how to:

  • Make sense of bookkeeping basics
  • Read a financial statement
  • Manage budgets for a better bottom line
  • Analyze business strengths and weaknesses
  • Evaluate accounting methods and business structures
©2005 Wiley Publishing, Inc (P)2007 HarperCollins Publishers

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  • Robert
  • Cohasset, MA, USA
  • 02-03-09

Incomplete

This is terrible. It makes references to things that you need to be able to see in order to follow. Without the book its nearly useless. I've tried, I can't find the book anywhere. The only book I've found is Accounting for Dummies 4th edition which is seemingly completely different from this version. What a waste of money this was.

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  • Richard
  • East Hampstead, NH, USA
  • 01-23-08

all Fluff

Most of the dummies series that I have read or listened to before had much more information in them. This entire book seemed like the introduction to the information that I am looking for. I am looking for basic accounting with small business applications.
This was a vague intro to accounting.

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Solid resource for an overview of Accounting

Good overview for those needing a macro view of accounting. Touches a wide breadth of topics and areas. Definitely worth 3 hours of your time. I was looking for resources for our operations team to better understand accounting. This is a good fit!

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best ever

book tells you everything you need to know about accounting and sums it up quickly

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good book for even a dummy like me

the book covers a range from basic accounting to some complex understandings good book I would recommend it for others interested in accounting and maybe investing

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its good. serious ly it is.

great for tieing up what u just heard in accounting class. I recommend it.

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