Accounting & Personal Finance Basics

Accounting_BasicsWritten by Eddy Hood

Accounting plays an important role in many different aspects of life, from private endeavors, to the public sector. Much of the information used in personal finance involves accounting and it is important for all people, not just accountants or business owners, to have a basic understanding of accounting. This includes valuation methods as well as common terminology used within the accounting field. In addition to using accounting basics in your personal life, it can help people have a better understanding of how businesses handle their finances. Having a better understanding of how businesses make a profit allows you to make smarter choices regarding investments, and other financial decisions. To learn about some of the basics of accounting and personal finance, consult the resources listed below.

The Basics of Accounting

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    1. Accounting 101 - The Basics
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    3. Accounting Basics - An Introduction
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    5. A Guide For Students Studying Accounting
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    7. Accounting Study Tips - Learning Key Concepts
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    9. Basic Accounting Principles
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    11. Tips For Creating Basic Accounting Spreadsheets
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Small Business Accounting 

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  1. Small Business Accounting Tips
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  3. Basic Bookkeeping Tips For Your Business
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  5. Bookkeeping Basics For Small Business
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  7. Basic Terms and Concepts - Small Business Accounting
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  9. Accounting A-Z - Small Business Accounting
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  11. How to Help Your Accountant
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Becoming an Accountant

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    1. The 5 Step Guide to Becoming an Accountant
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    3. Occupational Outlook Handbook - Accountants and Auditors
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    5. Becoming a Certified Public Accountant
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    7. What Does an Accountant Do?
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    9. Here's What an Accountant Does All Day
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Personal Finance and Accounting

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  1. 8 Experts Recall Their Best Personal Finance Advice
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  3. Personal Finance - What Do You Want to Learn?
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  5. Fundamentals of Personal Financial Planning
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  7. Personal Finance and Budgeting
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  9. Money Management Tips
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  11. Practical Money Skills - Personal Finance
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  13. Steps to Financial Confidence
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Accounting and Finances for Kids

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  1. Things Kids Need to Know to Live Financially Smart Lives
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  3. Teaching Kids About Money
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  5. Finance in the Classroom Activities
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  7. Teaching Kids About Money - An Age by Age Guide
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  9. Biz Kids Personal Finances
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