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Learn Accounting for Free with these Resources

Accounting is an important skill to have, both for business and everyday life. Yet many individuals, even business leaders, aren’t accounting literate! It can be hard to find the time to do online accounting courses, and they can be expensive. That is why we are presenting you with a bunch of FREE online accounting courses that you can take at your own pace. Let’s look at a few sites that offer free accounting resources.

Accounting Seed Resources

At Accounting Seed, we believe in the power of accounting and strive for everyone to be accounting literate, so they can achieve their professional and personal goals. To help you, we have compiled free accounting resources. 

Accounting Seed offers a variety of free guides that you can easily download. We included a few below for easy access!

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Accounting Vocabulary Guide

Those just learning the basics of accounting need a guide that contains all of the industry’s terminology—and that’s what our Accounting Vocabulary Guide offers. In it, you’ll find comprehensive textbook definitions as well as street definitions, so you know what’s what. We created this resource to be an insightful, amusing guide to help our users approach accounting. 

Accounting Software Buyers Guide

As businesses rely more on cloud-based technology, this presents many opportunities, but also challenges. This guide will help you understand the threats to your financial data and help you pinpoint critical features needed for a truly secure accounting system. Download it today!

Integration Guide

Many businesses cringe at the thought of integrating to a new accounting system, anticipating an expensive and complicated process. But it doesn’t have to be that way if you transition to a modern accounting system that uses a robust API. Here, you’ll learn everything you need to know about integrating your accounting software with the rest of your company’s entire financial cycles and how it can transform your business. 

Accounting Seed Blog

We believe in giving you the latest scoop on new accounting trends, industry-related tech, and more articles that create the foundation of accounting for those who are learning. From deferred revenue to the principles behind the general ledger, we post two blogs a week to help you understand core accounting terms and functions. Many of our blogs also have videos accompanying them too. Subscribe below! 

The Accounting Game with Buddy

Who says learning accounting has to be boring?! Access this fun and educational accounting resource centered around our mascot, Buddy, to experience the accounting board game he invented! 

The game puts players in the role of the accountant. You will identify what financial transactions are being performed and actually balance the debits and credits involved. We’ll delve into the ways debits and credits generated through accounting events and see the different financial dimensions of your business.

Want more interactive videos to familiarize yourself with accounting fundamentals? Watch the companion video. 


After watching, download the Accounting Game Guide, game pieces, and board here. You can also use this guide as a resource and follow along in our video as you play. We hope you have a great time and, as always, good accounting!

If you’re looking for more free accounting resources to enhance your skills, consider exploring the Accounting Seed University.

Accounting Seed University

If you’re an Accounting Seed user looking to learn how to use your accounting technology,  join thousands of others Accounting Seed users in our interactive eLearning environment! Blaze through detailed video lessons and practice quizzes at your own pace and in several categories. It’s an excellent addition to your collection of accounting learning resources.

Ready to Get Started?

If you’re ready to jump into accounting and experience a software native to Salesforce, so everything is on one platform, look no further than Accounting Seed! Explore our software, and let us know how we can help.

If not, no problem! We have a ton of other free accounting resources to educate you and sharpen your skills.

Other Accounting Learning Resources

LearnAccountingForFree.com

Learn Accounting For Free is a website with an online course where you can start to learn accounting for, well, free! This ENTIRE course is free and entirely video-based. You’ll learn through 75+ hours of speed-adjustable lessons with synchronized graphics providing an engaging learning experience. Test yourself with hundreds of practice quizzes and detailed video explanations to make sure the accounting skills are sinking in. 

Accounting Coach

Accounting Coach is another great resource that you can learn accounting basics. You’ll be offered 33 different sections of free accounting information. However, they do offer Pro and Pro Plus options with more advanced classes when you’ve mastered accounting fundamentals. But, for someone just wanting to learn the basics, the free option is just fine! 

Corporate Finance Institute (CFI) Accounting Course

The CFI provides a two-part accounting fundamentals course that will guide you through the accounting process. This course will explore the layout of the balance sheet, income statement, and cash flow statement. You’ll also learn how to prepare financial statements from scratch. This free accounting resource is an essential building block required for performing financial modeling and other types of financial analysis—and you can do it all at your own pace.

Discover More in Our Knowledge Base

Our Knowledge Base is continually updated with free accounting resources poised to answer process questions within Accounting Seed. You’ll find explanations of several core accounting functions and learn how you can manage your accounting lifecycle through our product!

At Accounting Seed, user experience is one of our guiding focus points and among our major strengths. Our award-winning technology gives you easier accounting without the strain of rigid software and meticulous processes. With these free accounting resources at your disposal, you can enhance your accounting skills and make the most of our user-friendly platform.

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