Accounting

  1. How To Calculate Goodwill

    Goodwill is an intangible, but it is still possible to effectively calculate or estimate ...
  2. CPA Exam tips

    Tips for the CPA exam - how to approach it, what to expect, and the time it takes ...
  3. A Day In The Life Of An Accountant

    An analysis of the accountant profession, who becomes an accountant, what they do, ...
  4. The CPA Exam: What You Need To Know

    Interested in becoming a certified public accountant? Here's what you need to know ...
  5. How To Become A CPA

    If you've ever wondered what it takes to earn the CPA designation, here's your answer. ...
  6. How to Use the Gearing Ratio

    The gearing ratio is a figure that compares a company’s owners’ equity to the amount ...
  1. Microsoft Recognizes A Multi-Billion Dollar Error

    Microsoft's large goodwill writedown is a reminder of the cost of overpaying in mergers ...
  2. E&P Operators Drop Natural Gas PUD's

    Several exploration and production companies have been forced to remove natural gas ...
  3. David Einhorn's New Target: Green Mountain

    Einhorn's case doesn't hinge on valuation alone but rather accounting and other issues ...
  4. Obama Goes To War With The Oil Industry

    The Obama administration has proposed an expensive jobs bill and is targeting the ...
  5. Energy Companies Reporting Net Losses

    Some exploration and production companies reported GAAP losses in the second quarter ...
  6. Shaw Group Stumbles

    Shaw Group posted a disappointing third quarter, which the market disliked along ...
  1. Accounting Basics

    What is accounting? Learn the basics of this essential way of recording and summarizing ...
  2. Personal Income Tax Guide

    If the sight of your W-4 has you in the doldrums, read on to learn how to beat the ...
  3. Using Accounting Analysis To Measure Earnings ...

    Learn the accounting concepts that will help you to dig into to the details to find ...
  4. Accounting and Valuing Employee Stock Options

    Learn the different accounting and valuation treatments of ESOs, and discover the ...
  1. Is depreciation only used for tangible assets?

    Learn if tangible assets can be depreciated, as well as what other assets are eligible for depreciation so you can account ...
  2. What does a high weighted average cost of capital (WACC) signify?

    Find out what it means for a company to have a relatively high weighted average cost of capital, or WACC, and why this is ...
  3. How do intangible assets appear on a balance sheet?

    Understand how various types of intangible assets are handled in a company's accounting and which of them you can find on ...
  4. What is the difference between operating cash flow and net income?

    Learn how net income is an income statement for a certain period of time, while cash flow shows inflows and outflows based ...
  1. Series 24

    FINRA/NASAA Series 24 Exam Guide
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    Find out how to repair bad credit in seven simple steps.
  2. 5 Reasons For Corporate Thanksgiving

    In the corporate world, several entities have major reasons to be grateful.
  3. 7 Currency Blunders You Could Cash In On

    The government has made its share of mistakes when it comes to printing money, and ...
  4. Top 5 Reasons Why People Go Bankrupt

    Bankruptcy can be a result of overspending or bad planning, but sometimes, it's no ...
  5. 9 Ways To Trim The Fat From Your Spending

    Bad spending habits are not always obvious. What could you be doing to ensure that ...
  6. 8 Ways To Survive A Market Downturn

    Stay calm, play dead and keep your eyes open for attractive valuations.
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