TopicHow to read a balance sheet for dummies.
PostedThu, Sep 12th 2019 08:37 AM
You may be wondering why you, as an individual, may need a personal balance sheet. The answer is that it’s an accurate and timely tool for measuring your financial worth and thinking about what changes you can take to enhance it.
Balance sheets are important because they it gives a snapshot of your business. The information it gives to any potential investors or lenders helps them understand how business is functions. It helps them learn about its principal resources are and any threats to its growth. Alongside an incomes statement and balance sheets, potential stakeholders can see trends over time, check ratios and balances. It can even show places where you could put cost-cutting measures in place.