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The Whole Class All of the Videos

    Chapter 1
    Debits, Credits, and the Accounting Equation

  1. The Accounting Equation

    3:02
  2. Assets vs Liabilities

    5:32
  3. Shareholder's Equity

    5:26
  4. The Balance Sheet

    5:52
  5. The Statement of Retained Earnings

    5:51
  6. Retained Earnings vs Shareholder's Equity

    6:41
  7. The Income Statement

    6:19
  8. The Statement of Cash Flows

    6:02
  9. How the Statements Work Together

    9:02
  10. Thank you for your website and great/clear teaching abilities!
    — Julie, Fall 2017

    Chapter 2
    Recording Business Transactions

  11. T-Accounts

    3:15
  12. Debits and Credits

    6:49
  13. Determining Normal Balances For Assets & Liabilities

    10:04
  14. Determining Normal Balance for Shareholder's Equity

    11:53
  15. Normal Balance Shortcut: Double Entry

    11:51
  16. Normal Balance Shortcut: DEAD Mnemonic

    2:36
  17. The Journal, Ledger, Trial Balance

    14:00
  18. It really is a great resource, and you're an excellent accounting instructor.
    — Scott, Spring 2018

    Chapter 3
    Adjustments for Financial Reporting

  19. Cash vs. Accrual Accounting

    7:21
  20. Expense Recognition

    8:07
  21. Accruals and Deferrals

    15:07
  22. What is an Adjusting Entry?

    4:11
  23. Adjusting Entry: Supplies

    1:54
  24. Adjusting Entry: Wages

    4:52
  25. Adjusting Entry: Unearned Revenue

    2:11
  26. Adjusting Entry: Interest

    2:03
  27. Contra-accounts

    4:40
  28. Depreciation

    7:10
  29. Absolutely love your site. I found it super useful as a review during test weeks, and I can confidently say it helped me achieve an A in the course.
    — Jared H., Fall 2019

    Chapter 4
    Completing the Accounting Cycle

  30. The Closing Process

    10:37
  31. The Classified Balance Sheet

    4:48
  32. Current Assets

    9:57
  33. Non-Current Assets

    10:25
  34. Current Liabilities

    6:24
  35. Non-Current Liabilites

    2:00
  36. Contributed Capital

    5:10
  37. Ratios: Current Ratio

    4:00
  38. Your site really saved my GPA and increased my understanding of accounting substantially.
    — Bailey, Fall 2016

    Chapters 5 & 6
    Measuring and Reporting Inventories

  39. The Multistep Income Statement

    12:44
  40. Gross Profit vs Net Profit

    6:15
  41. Profit Margin

    3:22
  42. Net Sales

    10:03
  43. COGS and Inventory

    2:57
  44. Perpetual vs Periodic

    7:10
  45. FOB Shipping?

    8:51
  46. Transportation In

    8:41
  47. COGS

    6:18
  48. Drawbacks to Periodic

    6:07
  49. Specific Identification

    2:17
  50. Weighted Average

    4:21
  51. FIFO and LIFO

    20:17
  52. Estimating with Gross Profit

    7:23
  53. I learn ten times better off of videos like yours.
    — Giancarlo, Spring 2019

    Chapter 8
    Receivables and Payables

  54. A/R and Bad Debts Introduction

    7:09
  55. Direct Method

    4:15
  56. The Allowance Method

    8:56
  57. Income Statement vs Balance Sheet Methods

    13:14
  58. Net Credit Sales

    5:20
  59. Write Offs and Reinstatements

    8:26
  60. Notes Receivable

    11:27
  61. Interest Bearing Notes

    8:26
  62. Non-interest Bearing Notes

    6:16
  63. Contingencies

    5:58
  64. You saved me in accounting and I made an A!
    — Liz, Fall 2016

    Chapter 9
    Long Term Assets and Depreciation

  65. Acquisition Cost of Assets

    13:23
  66. Lump Sum Purchases

    6:01
  67. What is Depreciation?

    11:23
  68. Straight Line Depreciation

    4:33
  69. Double Declining Balance

    13:58
  70. Units of Production

    3:43
  71. Partial Year Depreciation

    5:50
  72. Capital vs. Revenue Expenditures

    10:42
  73. I honestly don't think I would've been able to pass financial without your help. With finals coming up, I feel very confident with accounting and I never thought I would! So again, thank you for all your help!
    — Claire, Fall 2016

    Time Value of Money
    The Time Value of Money

  74. What is Present Value

    8:15
  75. Simple vs Compound

    14:41
  76. PV of a Lump Sum

    4:39
  77. PV of a Lump Sum

    6:09
  78. Ordinary Annuity

    7:16
  79. Purchasing with an Annuity

    4:31
  80. Finding the Payment

    6:07
  81. Your website is so awesome!! Seriously you give a fresh perspective on all the topics talked about in class and the vocabulary you use is very easy to understand. The way you teach almost makes the material feel very easy to comprehend.
    — Kyle F., Fall 2019

    Chapter 10
    Long Term Financing (Bonds)

  82. Intro to Bonds

    10:04
  83. Discounts and Premiums

    7:34
  84. Selling at a Discount

    7:15
  85. Selling for a Premium

    8:11
  86. Amortization

    21:42
  87. Borrowing Cost

    6:33
  88. Interacting with Market Rates

    5:30
  89. Retiring Bonds

    9:54
  90. I stopped going to class after the second test and pretty much just watched your chapter videos.
    — Ryan, Spring 2016

    Chapter 11
    Stockholder's Equity

  91. Shareholder's Equity

    5:12
  92. Stock Classifications

    4:19
  93. Issuance of Stock

    6:37
  94. Treasury Stock

    11:11
  95. Cash Dividends

    9:58
  96. The Effect of Cash Dividends

    6:08
  97. Stock Dividends

    13:48
  98. This website helped me pass the class, which is a miracle. The videos were easier for me to understand than the textbook, my tutor, and my professor.
    — Claire, Fall 2016

    Chapter 12
    Cash Flows

  99. Cash Flow Overview

    6:02
  100. Operating Cash Flows

    18:41
  101. Indirect Method

    14:26
  102. Investing Cash Flows

    5:14
  103. Financing Cash Flows

    3:17
  104. Depreciation in Cash Flows

    5:50
  105. PPE for Cash Flows

    2:39
  106. Bringing it All Together

    13:57
  107. I was crying outside the classroom about my grade and a stranger walked up and told me to watch these videos.
    — Anonymous, Fall 2018