This updated edition defines and explains key financial terms and discusses topics that include—•Business types and taxation methods • The value of money over time •Capital budgeting • Investing and financing • Dividend policy •Investment decisions based on financial derivatives •Financial analysis • Managing working capital •Analyzing financial statements •Using financial software, and much more. Books in Barron’s Business Review Series are intended mainly for classroom use, and include review questions with answers. They make fine supplements to main texts when included in college-level business courses.
Published by: Barron's Educational Series | Publication date: 10/01/2012Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 640 pages
DON’T LET YOUR FEAR OF FINANCE GET IN THE WAY OF YOUR SUCCESSCan you prepare a breakeven analysis? Do you know the difference between an income statement and a balance sheet? Or understand why a business that’s profitable can still go belly-up? Has your grasp of your company’s numbers helped—or hurt—your career?Whether you’re new to finance or you just need a refresher, this go-to guide will give you the tools and confidence you need to master the fundamentals, as all good managers must.The HBR Guide to Finance Basics for Managers will help you:
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Published by: Harvard Business Review Press | Publication date: 09/18/2012Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 170 pages
More than 5,000 terms related to stocks, mutual funds, tax laws, and transactions in the various financial markets are presented alphabetically with descriptions. The new ninth edition has been updated to take account of new financial regulations and developments.
Published by: Barron's Educational Series | Publication date: 04/01/2014Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 912 pages
Master the fundamentals, hone your business instincts, and save a fortune in tuition. The consensus is clear: MBA programs are a waste of time and money. Even the elite schools offer outdated assembly-line educations about profit-and-loss statements and PowerPoint presentations. After two years poring over sanitized case studies, students are shuffled off into middle management to find out how business really works.Josh Kaufman has made a business out of distilling the core principles of business and delivering them quickly and concisely to people at all stages of their careers. His blog has introduced hundreds of thousands of readers to the best business books and most powerful business concepts of all time. In The Personal MBA, he shares the essentials of sales, marketing, negotiation, strategy, and much more.True leaders aren't made by business schools-they make themselves, seeking out the knowledge, skills, and experiences they need to succeed. Read this book and in one week you will learn the principles it takes most people a lifetime to master.
Published by: Portfolio | Publication date: 12/30/2010Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 464 pages
Business Finances…can I get a collective groan? But WAIT! What if I could explain to you in regular words how to understand your business finances so well that any future discussion with your CPA, your partners, or your bank are on your terms?What if I could teach you a huge chunk of useful information, including how to:
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Published by: Rockin' Beeby Enterprises, LLC | Publication date: 07/06/2017Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 152 pages
Small Business Finance for the Busy Entrepreneur: Blueprint for Building a Solid, Profitable Business
“I could have paid 10x the cost of this book and still considered it a bargain to get these lessons upfront.” – Chad Carson, 14-year real estate entrepreneur and blogger at coachcarson.com “As a busy entrepreneur myself, the last thing I want to do is stop down to research the hard-to-find answers to those difficult business finance questions. Sylvia's done us all a great service by compiling the knowledge and putting this blueprint together.” – Philip Taylor, founder of FinCon“I found the case studies provided an additional way to understand the basic concepts, inspiring me to make thoughtful decisions….and that it’s never too late!” – Leslie Flowers, Managing Member, Leslie Flowers Enterprises, LLCDo you want to keep more of the money you earn, save time, and reduce stress in running your own business? If you are an entrepreneur, and you are not making the profits that you want and need in the business, don't fully understand the numbers in running your business, and are wishing you could get a better handle on the finances in order to spend more time with your family and loved ones, this book is for you.I’ll help you understand the key components that have the biggest impact to creating and maintaining a profitable business.Inside, you’ll discover: - The #1 biggest mistake that over 50% small business owners make that increases the amount of time and money needed to prepare taxes.- How to keep your hard-earned money…and stay in business! Be part of the select group of entrepreneurs that makes it past your fifth year in business. - Case studies from real entrepreneurs that show exactly why these lessons are important and what can happen if you don’t know what to do, and when. - And so much more…How this book is different than any other finance book:- While many finance books and resources are complex and more about general theory, this book is a practical guide that gives you STEP-BY-STEP instructions and details of what to do, and when. - This book includes 21 best practices with all the information in one place. You can jump straight to the chapter that solves your top burning pains and struggles.- Includes a number of important business topics that you won’t find covered in other introductory books. So what are you waiting for? Once you’ve secured yourself a copy of “Small Business Finance for the Busy Entrepreneur,” you’ll find an exclusive invitation to receive bonus materials that will save you even more time and money. Save time. Save money. Become Profitable. ===> Scroll up and click the add to cart button to secure your copy NOW.
Published by: SMI Financial Coaching | Publication date: 10/11/2016Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 173 pages
The selling, marketing, and business tips you need to succeedeBay is the perfect place to learn the ropes of what it's like running an online business. It provides the tools, technology, and platform a would-be entrepreneur needs to launch their first successful small business. It takes some know-how, however, to get that business off the ground and grow it into a success. In eBay Business All-in-One For Dummies, Marsha Collier shares the expertise she gained as one of eBay's first Power Sellers on how to get ahead, stay ahead, and expand your business onto other platforms when it's time to grow. eBay continues to grow as it connects new individuals with items to sell with would-be buyers every day. Combining essential information covering seven key topics, this all-encompassing guide shows fledgling entrepreneurs how to sell like a pro, present and market your items, become a power seller, deal with office and legal issues, and so much more.
- Discover the secrets behind driving views for listings
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- Get advice on the back-office tasks of running a business
- Grow your business beyond the eBay platform
Published by: For Dummies | Publication date: 01/08/2018Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 583 pages
Have Your Business Never Be Short of Credit! Fund Your Growth Easily.Learn the Financing Fast Track Strategies Used by Successful Entrepreneurs and InvestorsFinance Your Own Business: Get on the Financing Fast Track will help readers learn how to get funding for a business and build strong business credit ratings -- the right way. The authors cover these important aspects of business credit and finance:* How to obtain business credit cards and small business loans* How to easily build business credit* Finding unique financing strategies for your business* How to understand the opportunities--and pitfalls--of crowd fundingFinance Your Own Business will teach:* The power of business credit* How to get an SBA loan* The secrets of micro lenders* How to prepare your own PPM* The risks of using retirement funds* Financing scams to avoidBonus: The book's Business Credit Resource Guide provides you with valuable contacts to begin building your business credit.
Published by: SuccessDNA | Publication date: 02/16/2016Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 320 pages
TExES Business and Finance 6-12 (276) Secrets Study Guide: TExES Test Review for the Texas Examinations of Educator Standards
This TExES Business and Finance 6-12 study guide includes TExES Business and Finance 6-12 practice test questions. Our TExES Business and Finance 6-12 study guide contains easy-to-read essential summaries that highlight the key areas of the TExES Business and Finance 6-12 test. Mometrix's TExES Business and Finance 6-12 test study guide reviews the most important components of the TExES Business and Finance 6-12 exam.The TExES Business and Finance 6-12 Exam is extremely challenging, and thorough test preparation is essential for success. TExES Business and Finance 6-12 (276) Exam Secrets Study Guide is the ideal prep solution for anyone who wants to pass the TExES Business and Finance 6-12 (276).Not only does it provide a comprehensive guide to the TExES Business and Finance 6-12 Exam as a whole, it also provides practice test questions as well as detailed explanations of each answer.TExES Business and Finance 6-12 (276) Exam Secrets Study Guide includes:
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Published by: Mometrix Media LLC | Publication date: 12/11/2017Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 314 pages
Entrepreneurial Finance, Third Edition: Finance and Business Strategies for the Serious Entrepreneur
The premier guide to setting up and managing your business’s finances Whatever business you run or plan to launch, Entrepreneurial Finance provides the essential tools and know-how you need to build a sturdy foundation that will support it for many years to come. Entrepreneurial Finance, Third Edition, offers potent methods for keeping firm financial control of your enterprise and insightful tips for avoiding the multitude of financial barriers that may block your entrepreneurial dream. This exciting update covers all the major topics that have made Entrepreneurial Finance the definitive book on the subject--from understanding financial statements and measuring cash flow to making a company profitable, valuing a company, and raising additional debt and equity capital--as well as brand-new, need-to-know information about:
- Marketing your crowdfunding campaign to finance not only technology companies, but also arts, sciences, biotechnology, and community development organizations
- Pursuing "intrapreneurship," or the financing of growth within an existing company using a mindset of entrepreneurship
- The "Entrepreneurship Spectrum," or the many ways to pursue your dreams of running your own company
- Discovering sources of debt and equity capital for the fast-growing millions of women and minority business owners
- Business plans -- What they are, what they can do, how to prepare them
- Financial statements -- How to develop them, how to analyze them
- Money -- Where and how to find it, techniques for maintaining positive cash flow
Published by: McGraw-Hill Education | Publication date: 04/18/2014Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 352 pages