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Accounting for Non-Accountants

“Net income minus dividends equals retained earnings. What does that mean?!? Aaah!” cried Marcus. He tossed up his pencil in frustration.   Rachel entered the kitchen and looked over his shoulder. “You’ll figure this out.”   “Don’t even get me … Continue reading

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Slip of the Tongue

Tamara tossed a bill across the table in frustration. “I can’t stand this. Why is it so hard to make ends meet?” Lance shuffled to the table, eating an apple and rolling his eyes. “We gotta cut costs,” said Tamara. … Continue reading

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Sexy Science

After a long day at work, Markus felt like a champ when he discovered an entire bus seat for himself. It was a short lived victory. A guy dressed in a lumberjack shirt and jeans sat beside him. “Did you … Continue reading

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Follow The Money

“Did you hear about the free agent pitcher that signed with a new team for two hundred and seventeen million dollars?” asked Stacey. “Is that per year?” asked Melanie. “It’s over seven years. That’s thirty-one million dollars per year. It’s … Continue reading

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The Value of Family Pursuits

When the registered package first arrived, Gideon set it on his kitchen table and stared at it for twenty minutes. He knew it was coming. The lawyer told him it would. Two weeks earlier Gideon got a call from Handly, … Continue reading

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