But that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t understand something about how they go together – otherwise you’ll be flying blind when you sign your tax returns – or prepare cash flows for investors. Alex Glassey – a software developer and entrepreneur out of Victoria, BC – has done a credible job of putting together a business planning tool for very early stage companies called STRATPAD.

In order to pull it together he’s started with a quick and dirty hour long course in understanding financial statements called:

Financial Statements Made Easy