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What Does Study Finance Cover?

Corporate Finance

From investment banking and financial modelling to private equity, venture capital, business valuations and mergers and acquisitions, this track will get you started on your corporate finance career.

This track will cover a lot of topics which will be very useful for anybody who is studying for their MBA or CFA.


This track will introduce and explain the fundamental accounting concepts you need to know, and will also help you with your studies to pass your CPA certification to earn more money as an accountant.

You will also learn about IFRS and US GAAP (generally accepted accounting principles).

Complete Beginners

If you have never studied finance before and you want an introduction to the basic terms and ideas, this is the best track for you.

Our 13-part introductory course will go through the fundamentals to help you better understand finance and accounting to improve your job prospects.

Latest Articles from the Blog

We regularly add new content and finance lessons on a range of topics including financial ratios, corporate finance strategies, economics, the time value of money, and more.

Browse the latest articles below or click here to view all of our finance articles.

Interest Expense to Debt Ratio

The interest expense to debt ratio (IE/D) determines the rate of interest paid by a business on its total debt. It’s a solvency …

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Net Debt

Net debt is a liquidity metric that measures a company’s ability to settle all of its debts should they need to be …

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Industry Practices Constraint

The industry practices constraint, also referred to as the industry practices concept, states that companies in certain industries can use …

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Materiality Concept

The materiality concept states that any transaction that can significantly impact the financial statements should not be ignored. It should …

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Going Concern Concept

The going concern concept states that a business will continue its operations for the foreseeable future. This implies that the …

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Business Entity Concept

The business entity assumption is an accounting principle that makes a legal distinction between the transactions carried out by a …

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Periodicity Assumption

The periodicity assumption states that a company can report its financial information within certain designated or artificial periods of time. …

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Monetary Unit Assumption

Monetary unit assumption states that only transactions which can be measured in monetary terms are recorded in a company’s books …

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Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)

Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) are the rules and accounting concepts that are generally accepted in the United States. Rules …

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Economic Entity Principle

The business entity or the economic entity assumption is an accounting principle that makes a legal distinction between the transactions …

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Accrual Principle

The accrual principle is a very important concept in accounting, and it forms the basis of making adjusting entries during …

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Consistency Principle

The consistency principle states that once a company adopts a certain accounting policy or method, it must be applied consistently …

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Latest Articles from the Blog

Since 1999, Study Finance has been helping to bring finance, accounting, and general business concepts to a larger audience. Our content is actively used in classrooms throughout the world.

We have worked with students who are want to be investment bankers, financial analysts, venture capitalists, accountants, and financial advisors. Our content is also used for those studying to pass their MBA, CPA, CFA, CFP, CPWA, SOA, or any other financial certification acronym you can think of.

We also provide lessons and information for people who just want to understand a few more financial terms, or use Excel better, so that they can better do their job or advance their career.