How to Read a Balance Sheet: The Bottom Line on What You Need to Know about Cash Flow, Assets, Debt, Equity, Profit...and How It all Comes Together: T by Rick Makoujy

How to Read a Balance Sheet: The Bottom Line on What You Need to Know about Cash Flow, Assets, Debt…

byRick Makoujy, Paul Amadeo

Paperback | May 10, 2010

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Put the most valuable business tool to work for you!

The balance sheet is the key to everything--from efficient business operation to accurate assessment of a company’s worth. It’s a critical business resource--but do you know how to read it? How to Read a BalanceSheet breaks down the subject into easy-to-understand components.

If you're a business owner or manager, this book helps you . . .

  • Manage working capital
  • Generate higher returns on assets
  • Maximize your inventory dollars
  • Evaluate investment opportunities

    If you're an investor, this book helps you . . .

    • Determine the market value of a company's assets and operations
    • Predict future earnings and trends
    • Assess the impact of capital expenditures
    • Identify potential "red flags" before the crowd

      How to Read a Balance Sheet gives you the bottom line of what you need to know about:
      Cash Flow * Assets * Debt * Equity * Profit and how it all comes together.

About The Author

Rick J. Makoujy, Jr., is the author of Accounting in an Hour, a 60-minute interactive DVD and e-learning course that promotes financial literacy to nonfinancial employees. He lives in Woolwich Township, NJ.

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Title:How to Read a Balance Sheet: The Bottom Line on What You Need to Know about Cash Flow, Assets, Debt…Format:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 8.9 × 6.2 × 0.6 inPublished:May 10, 2010Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0071700331

ISBN - 13:9780071700337

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Table of Contents

Preface; Acknowledgments;Introduction;Chapter 1. Primer on the Balance Sheet and Income Statement; Chapter 2. Assets; Chapter 3. Liabilities; Chapter 4. Equity; Chapter 5. Basic Accounting Principles and Methods; Chapter 6. Finance Concepts and Tools; Chapter 7. Balance Sheet Utilization and Implications; Chapter 8. Balance Sheet Abuses; Chapter 9. Effective Balance Sheet Management Techniques; Chapter 10. The Cash Flow Statement; Chapter 11. Common Mistakes When Starting a Business; Chapter 12. Financial Statement Analysis; Chapter 13. Summary and Conclusions; Appendix Balance Sheet (End of Last Year); Notes; Index;