American Association of Daily Money Managers

Keeping the Books


Learn the Basics of Small Business Bookkeeping and Accounting Even if you Consider Yourself “Financially Challenged.”

AADMM Members: $20.00
Non-members: $22.95



“Think of this as the publishing equivalent of eating your spinach… tells you everything you ever wanted or needed to know about financial paperwork.” – Inc. Magazine

Learn the Basics of Small Business Bookkeeping and Accounting Even if you Consider Yourself “Financially Challenged.”

Despite a burning passion for your new business, you won’t succeed as an entrepreneur unless you keep your financial records in order. Learning a few simple bookkeeping and accounting principles will make the difference that will increase your company’s efficiency and profitability.

Over the years, hundreds of thousands of business owners have benefited from the practical and easy-to-use concepts in Keeping the Books. In this new seventh edition, business-planning expert Linda Pinson shares a time-tested recipe for mastering record keeping and accounting fundamentals. Generously illustrated with sample forms and worksheets, including up-to-date IRS forms and information for small businesses, Keeping the Books provides comprehensive hands-on tools that keep you on the right financial track.

You’ll learn how to:

  • Set up an effective bookkeeping system and keep the right records
  • Prepare projected historical financial statements that show where your business is headed and where it stands at any given time
  • Analyze cash flow and important financial benchmarks with ease
  • Maintain records required to prevent tax-time disasters and maximize profits

Keeping the Books includes a business resource section and glossary of accounting terms in addition to its proven processes for smart financial bookkeeping.

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