Learn Finance and Accounting from Scratch

Are you looking to start an exciting and challenging career in finance? Maybe you want to earn more money and increase your job prospects in a growing industry?

Study Finance will help you to choose a career—from corporate finance through to becoming a CPA— and teach you the concepts you need to know to increase your earning potential in a career that you love!

To make sure we provide you with the very best financial education, it would be great to find out exactly what it is you are looking to learn. Then we can customize your learning so that it's personal and specific to YOU.

Get started today by selecting the option below that best suits you.

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.

Accounting

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 Finance Lessons

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 lessons.

Present Value of an Annuity Due

The present value of an annuity due is the current worth of a series of cash flows from an annuity …

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Present Value of an Annuity

The present value of an annuity is a series of cash instalments that are made over a certain period of …

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Future Value of an Annuity Due

Future value of an annuity due is used to predict the future value of a series of payments where the …

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Future Value of Annuity

The future value of an annuity is a calculation that measures how much a series of fixed payments would be …

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Bond Equivalent Yield

Bond equivalent yield (BEY) is a rate that helps an investor determine the annual yield of a bond (or any …

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Unit Elastic Demand

Unit elastic demand is the economic theory that assumes a change in product price causes an equal and proportional change …

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Price to Sales Ratio

Price-to-sales ratio (P/S ratio or PSR), also known as the sales multiple or the revenue multiple, is a valuation ratio …

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What is Production?

Production is the process of making or manufacturing goods and products from raw materials or components. In other words, production …

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Best CPA Review Course

We’ve been helping finance students to further their careers since 1999 and one of the most popular questions we get …

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Present Value Interest Factor

Present value factor, also known as present value interest factor (PVIF) is a factor that is used to calculate the …

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Weighted Average Cost of Capital (WACC)

The weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is a calculation of a company or firm’s cost of capital that weighs …

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Price to Earnings Ratio

The price to earnings ratio (P/E Ratio), also known as the Price Multiple or Earnings Multiple, is a ratio used …

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What is Study Finance?

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.