Financial Accounting For Dummies


Learn to speak fluent finance-and ace your exams!

Warren Buffett said that "accounting is the language of business." And for many accounting and business students, the obscure terminology of accounting makes fluency hard to achieve. Financial Accounting For Dummies can help to demystify abstract concepts in a straightforward, friendly way. With step-by-step examples and real-world scenarios practice, it helps you grasp the fundamentals of accounting until you're ready to interpret, analyze, and evaluate corporate financial statements like you've been doing it all your life.

Packed with easy-to-understand examples, this book takes you from the big three financial statements all the way through to income taxes. Or join the anti-fraud squad by discovering how to spot the ten most common accounting shenanigans.

Grasp introductory financial accounting course material

Explore common concepts financial professionals use to compile reports

Understand leases, free cash flow, and statement analysis

Learn accounting for small businesses

Whether you're studying for your bachelor's, MBA, or MAcc, you'll find everything you need to speak the language of finance like a native-and use it to get to wherever you want to go!