O'Reilly logo

Alpha Teach Yourself Bookkeeping in 24 Hours by Carol Costa

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Hour 24

Finance and Insurance

Chapter Summary

In this hour you will learn about…

  • Banks
  • Mortgage brokers
  • Insurance

Finance and insurance often go together. That’s because banks and mortgage companies want collateral for the loans they fund, and they expect that the property used for collateral be insured against loss or damage.

 

Both industries offer employment opportunities for bookkeepers with varying degrees of skill and experience. In other words, there are entry-level positions in banking and insurance that will allow the novice to gain valuable experience. Learning a little more about how these businesses operate may also help you make informed decisions when you are applying for personal loans or mortgages.

Banks

As you know, every General Ledger ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required