Order of the balance sheet

Also... does anybody have any tricks on how to remember the order of the balance sheet? Thanks :001_smile:

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  • sarahwilson
    sarahwilson Experienced Mentor Registered Posts: 567
    I remember it by thinking I have to list assets first from easiest to spend to hardest, its obviously easier to spend cash in the bank than it is money a debtor hasn't paid you yet.

    Liabilities run on order that they will be cleared off, so its creditors before a mortgage.

    Hope that helps
  • Esme
    Esme Experienced Mentor Registered Posts: 711
    Fixed Assets

    Current Assets- In order of liquidity, ie what would be easiest to turn into cash, from bottom to top.

    Liabilities

    Capital (Financed By)
  • AmyCharleton
    AmyCharleton Just Joined Registered Posts: 3
    Thanks for the help! Ive been at FTC today which has helped but the idea about hardest to spend is really good! :thumbup: Thanks guys!
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