I receive questions, queries and requests from visitors from time to time and here are your messages and my responses ... a sort of FAQ section.
Here are some of the discussions to date
I got invloved in a discussion on stewardship on AccountingWEB.co.uk ... here are my responses to a few questions that Blandina Gaudueso asked and that I was persuaded to respond to.
Richard Young is a frequent corresponent and lately he asked me to
help him with a discussion of the standard deviation and the normal
distribution. I did that and a bit more: follow the links from the standard
a student from Canada wrote and asked about journals, ledgers and the
trial balance for bookkeepers ... I wrote a brief introduction for that.
Kenneth Frendo and I write to each other from time to time. This time Kenneth wondered if I could give him any pointers as where to to find information on financial and modelling and statistical analysis. I found a few links for him and here they are.
Following up on Trans National Companies, I volunteered to add a section on Transfer Pricing ... I also decided it warranted a page of its own.
Student Glyn us studying in North Wales and asked me how accountants can use depreciation for raising internal funds: this is what I told him!
Following a question from Richard Young, my response to a discussion I took part in concerning the role of Trans National Companies and whether they are a good or a bad thing. My personal views.
Student Sally wrote to me with a simple plea: that she was doing an assignment on historical costs in accounting and didn't know where to start.
I volunteered this one: my attempt at the outline of an answer to a question about environmental and social reporting.
A plea from a Bachelor of Commerce student in Uganda who wanted some assistance with a question relating to Accounting Concepts: this is the bare bones of what I think might be relevant together with some general guidance on putting together an answer
A question from Joe: worth a read and it concerns basic definitions of expenses, income, assets and liabilities
Charts that Communicate
NPER function: NOMINAL v EFFECTIVE interest rates
Determining Interest Rates and Using them in a Budgeting Setting
Following an e-mail request for help, I put together a Cash Budgeting Page
How do you get your name in lights? Write to me with your problem and it could end up here along with my answer!
24 March 2003