The Easy Way to Learn Accounting – for Free! 2018-04-14T05:32:13+00:00

The Easy Way to Learn Accounting – for Free!

Over 2,500 accounting topics and terms explained. Get started learning with these accounting course topics!

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Welcome to My Accounting

Accounting Training for the rest of us!

Hi, I’m Shaun. I’m a CPA who worked in Public Accounting for the better portion of a decade. Like many of you, I know from experience that accounting can be difficult to understand. Textbooks can be difficult to read and give you more information than necessary to understand accounting concepts. That is why I started My goal is to help you understand accounting principles by breaking down accounting concepts into everyday language, so you can understand them and learn faster– for free. also has many examples of basic accounting events and situations for you to study. My example journal entries include diagrams and tables to help illustrate concepts in the study guide. I also have an ever-expanding accounting dictionary with hundreds of accounting terms for you to reference.

After you get done using my accounting course, you can take advantage of the accountant career planning section. Whether you want to become a CPA, bookkeeper, or just understand your business better, I have information about how to use your new accounting knowledge.

If you have any questions about accounting concepts or principles, my articles, or suggestions for new accounting topics, please feel free to email me.