Basic accounting concepts : a beginner's guide to understanding accounting
"Basic Accounting Concepts is a book written for people who desire or need to understand accounting terminology and processes without all of the complexities and technical language often associated with such a study. Readers will learn, in simple, everyday language the main concepts of accounting including the accounting cycle process and other accounting functions used by a business. The concepts learned in this book will also help the reader in organizing their own personal finances. Among the topics discussed in this book are budgeting, bank reconciliations, and preparing a simple Balance Sheet that may be required by the bank if you are applying for a loan or mortgage. The reader will also learn the complete accounting process involved in "keeping the books" for a small business" -- from Amazon.com.