Introduction to Financial Statements

The financial statements are introduced in the context of building a financial model. The objective is not simply to explain what they are, but to demonstrate how they link to each other.

001 Apr 21, 2019 How to Use This Website

Each topic starts with the same introduction: a short instructional video providing direction for how best to use this website. The work sheet download, however, changes for each introductory video and provides notes relevant to each of the videos that follow in the series.

Get Started » 002 Nov 17, 2016 The Accounting Equation

The accounting equation is the single most important concept in accounting, and it is instrumental in developing a more thorough understanding of financial statements. This video explains how the accounting equation is relevant in building financial models.

Get Started » 003 Nov 17, 2013 Balance Sheet

This video introduces the balance sheet. The video walks through definitions, and concludes by highlighting relationships between the balance sheet and other financial statements that are important to keep in mind as you build financial models.

Get Started » 004 Sep 09, 2013 Income Statement

This video introduces the income statement. The video walks through definitions, and concludes by highlighting relationships between the income statement and other financial statements that are important to keep in mind as you build financial models.

Get Started » 005 Oct 22, 2013 Cash Flow Statement

This video introduces the cash flow statement. The video walks through definitions, and concludes by highlighting relationships between the cash flow statement and other financial statements that are important to keep in mind as you build financial models. This video places greater significance on how the three financial statements relate to one another in a financial model.

Get Started » 006 Jan 06, 2016 Handwritten Quiz

This video introduces a handwritten quiz and one of my favorite interview questions.

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