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A simple bookkeeping spreadsheet in Google Drive

I developed a simple Google Drive template that will allow you to keep a set of books for a simple business.  This will work for a simple business that has a few similar transactions a month.  You can access the template here: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0Aie72K_tO2WedGNiQ2lNdjRqZFFkU0R1RWs1UVROdVE The following video shows you how to use the template: Here is […]

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Debits and credits explained

This video explains debits and credits.  It should help accounting students and especially anyone interested in learning bookkeeping.  Enjoy: [I’m especially proud of the closed-captioning.  Check it out.]

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How to record vendor payments in GnuCash

This is third in my series of GnuCash purchases videos.  Before you watch this, watch “How to record vendor names in GnuCash” and “How to record vendor bills in GnuCash.” This video shows you how to record vendor payments using open-source GnuCash software:

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How to record vendor bills in GnuCash

This is the second in my series of GnuCash videos explaining how to record purchases.  Before you watch it, view the earlier video, How to record vendor names in GnuCash. This video shows you how to record vendor bills:

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How to record vendor names in GnuCash

Here is another installment in my ongoing series on GnuCash.  This video shows you how to record vendor names in GnuCash:.  You will need to record vendor names in order to record purchases and later payments to vendors (topics to be covered later this week).

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How to record payments collected in GnuCash

In my ongoing series on GnuCash, this video shows you how to record cash payments received after you have billed a customer.  (If you haven’t already done so, first watch the previous video showing how to record sales invoices.)

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How to record sales invoices in GnuCash

Use sales invoices when you wish to bill a customer so that you can receive payment later.  This YouTube video shows you how to record sales invoices using GnuCash:

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How to record customer information in GnuCash

This short video shows you how to record customer information in GnuCash: Please let me know topics that would interest you for future GnuCash videos.

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November 30, 2011 reckoning

Here is the blog you have been waiting for: The monthly reckoning. How much money I lost on this blog so far! Before I begin, let me tell you that I bought Darren Rowse’s 31 Days to Build a Better Blog, which I am finding very helpful.  There are many aspects to blogging and social […]

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How to record expenses in GnuCash in less than one minute

Yesterday I showed you how to record cash in GnuCash.  The other basic transaction that you need to know is the expense.  Here we go again!  Quick, cheap, and easy: If you pay many expenses to many different companies, or if your business keeps its own cash account, then you will want to take advantage […]

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