It’s hard to escape needing to know the basics in accounting, no matter what your job. If it’s been awhile since you’ve taken a refresher course, or you skipped it to begin with, check out these sites!
- Cliffs Notes. Search this site for understanding financial statements, for a great primer in what the various financial statements are, and how to read them.
- NetMBA. Understanding how to use the information in financial statements to determine a company’s fiscal health is a matter of knowing how to calculate basic ratios. This site has some plain English explanations!
- Investopedia. Do you long for some easy- to-understand information about investing? This site gives you the goods in plain language. Look for great information about retirement planning, investing in tech stocks and more.