Anyone Can Learn Accounting: Basic Accounting Simplified Delivers with Clear Language and Valuable Illustrations Gold Award ~ best in Education/Academic/Teaching Gold Award ~ best in Finance/Investment/Economics Silver Award winner in Writing/Publishing category ~ 2011 eLit Awards for Digital Publishing Excellence "...A strongly recommended pick for anyone who is pursuing accounting as his or her career of choice." ~ The Midwest Book Review When the basics are understood, the more advanced aspects of accounting are easier to understand. By simplifying complex concepts, Basic Accounting Simplified helps students of accounting to think through, understand, and master the more difficult issues that will be taught as their accounting education progresses. Straightforward instructions will guide the student through this process and will engage the student every step of the way. The objective of this book is to impart an in-depth understanding of the fundamentals of accounting to the beginning or struggling accounting student, bookkeeper, or business owner. It presents an easy-to-grasp technique that can be mastered in a short time. This book: --Explains journal entries and their relation to the trial balance --Displays and explains the journals and ledgers and all postings --Exhibits a full set of accounting books --Covers the steps necessary to make financial statements Basic Accounting Simplified is the "safety net" every accounting student should have in order to be successful in this field. The "primer" starts with the first element of the accounting method, the journal entry; then skips to the last component, the trial balance. That makes it easier to grasp the essentials of accounting. Then the middle, the journals and ledger, are integrated and clarified, so the whole makes sense. The result is a faster, much clearer comprehension that demystifies in an engaging way. This primer is clear, concise, and full of useful illustrations.